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Local Government weekly highlights—5 November 2020

Published on: 05 November 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Local Government weekly highlights—5 November 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Governance
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Prime Minister announces new lockdown from 5 November
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—MPs approve 28-day lockdown for England
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Job Retention Scheme extended
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—government increases support to self-employed
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—statutory sick pay enhancement scheme guidance published
  • Councils will maintain their support to people amid coronavirus lockdown measures
  • Enforcement notice served on major high street retailer amid coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Local Government weekly highlights contains the usual legislation, updated guidance and news on coronavirus (COVID-19) including its impact on healthcare, governance, judicial review, education, children’s social care, social care and social housing. Non-COVID-19 related updates include case analysis of AG opinion: European Commission v Republic of Austria on public works contracts and decisive Influence; analysis of Pegaso Srl v Poste Tutela SpA in which the Court of Justice adopted a broad approach to the scope of the Utilities Directive; analysis of Kingston-upon-Thames v Moss in which a council overcharged tenants for water and sewage services; analysis of R (Pathan) v SoS Home Department on the Secretary of State’s duty to notify promptly following licence revocation; and case reports on Re S (a child) (care proceedings: finding of fact), DP v A local authority, TC (Urgent Medical Treatment) and Sheffield City Council and Hussain. It also includes further Brexit, judicial review, 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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