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Coronavirus: Local Government

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 136516, tabled on 12 January 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if the Government will take steps to increase the capacity of local authorities to help tackle the covid-19 outbreak.

Answered on

18 January 2021

The Government has worked closely with local authorities in our joint response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since March 2020 we have committed over £10 billion in additional funding for local authorities to support the response to the virus. We will continue supporting local authorities in our fight against COVID for as long as it is needed.

Answered by

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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