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Local Government weekly highlights—23 April 2020

Local Government weekly highlights—23 April 2020
Published on: 23 April 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Local Government weekly highlights—23 April 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Healthcare
  • Treatment escalation and best interests (University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust v ED)
  • Conducting a remote hearing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic—practical insights
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—EU promises funds to support hardest hit health care systems
  • Ex-Olympics chief to lead domestic PPE manufacturing amid coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Nearly 12,500 appointments booked by CQC for coronavirus (COVID-19) testing
  • Second Lighthouse Lab opens to boost testing amid coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
  • UK Government advises against use of unapproved coronavirus (COVID-19) antibody testing kits
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Local Government weekly highlights is again predominantly focused on latest legislation, guidance and news on coronavirus (COVID-19) including its impact on healthcare, governance, Brexit, education, social care, social housing, planning and licensing. It also includes case analysis of University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust v ED in which a patient’s treatment escalation was considered not in her best interests during the coronavirus pandemic; analysis on the possibility of extending the Brexit transition period; together with a practical guide on remote hearings. Non-COVID—19 related updates include case analysis of Birmingham City Council v Afsar in which the court held a final injunction against ‘persons unknown’ prohibiting participation in a protest requires ‘persons unknown’ to be identifiable; case analysis on Re Corporation of West Kent and Ashford College on whether education administrators can propose a CVA; analysis of Pereira v Traffic Adjudicators regarding parking on pavement; analysis of R (on the application of Tesco Stores Ltd) v Birmingham Magistrates’ Court which passed the offence of selling food passed it’s use-by date. It also includes other updates relevant for local government lawyers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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