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Local Government weekly highlights—24 September 2020

Published on: 24 September 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Local Government weekly highlights—24 September 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Governance
  • New national restrictions announced in England amid coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Venues legally required to enforce rule of six amid coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—self-isolation to be mandated by law from 28 September 2020
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Committee calls for analysis in debate preparations
  • Committee to investigate data transparency and accountability amid coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Government must urgently consider human rights implications of coronavirus (COVID-19) measures, says JCHR
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—stronger measures introduced to North East England
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Local Government weekly highlights is predominantly focused on latest legislation, updated guidance and news on coronavirus (COVID-19) including its impact on healthcare, governance, education, social care, children’s social care, social housing and licensing. It includes analysis of the Coronavirus Act 2020 (Residential Tenancies—Protection from Eviction) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2020 and residential possession notices. It includes non-COVID-19 related updates including case analysis of Tax-Fin-Lex d. o. o. v Ministrstvo za notranje zadeve, providing clarification on the meaning of ‘contracts for pecuniary interest’ within public procurement; analysis on implementing the Rochford review and replacing the P Scale attainment framework in special educational needs; and case analysis of Hackney LBC v Shiva Ltd in which an art installation comprising sharks on pontoons in Regent’s Canal were considered capable of constituting a material change of use. It also includes further Brexit, public procurement, governance, education, children’s social care, social care, social housing, healthcare and planning updates. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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