Remote meetings

Ministers reject calls for council meetings to be held online

Councils must continue holding meetings in person, the Government has said, as it rejected calls to introduce laws despite the spread of the Omicron variant. Lord Greenhalgh, a minister of state at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, confirmed the policy in response to a written question. Last month the LGA had called […]

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Remote Meetings Government Call For Evidence – Your response is important

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Government announcement confirms remote meetings will not be allowed to continue

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