LGA responds to local elections delay

"The swift decision is very helpful. Councils will now continue to put all of their efforts into supporting their local communities as the nation tackles COVID-19.”


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Responding to the Government’s announcement that this year’s local elections will be postponed for one year, Cllr James Jamieson, Chairman of the Local Government Association, said:

“The LGA has been raising a number of issues with government including the possible impact of coronavirus on local elections. The swift decision is very helpful. Councils will now continue to put all of their efforts into supporting their local communities as the nation tackles COVID-19.”