As we approach the end of 2020, it is time to reflect on what we have learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.
At the start of this crisis, everybody in local government heard the same message from the Chancellor – that councils should do “whatever it takes” to tackle coronavirus.
We are working more from home and, sorry to say, for longer periods of time.
Our Independent Group members have been very clear on what is needed from the Spending Review, starting with certainty. Thus, the Chancellor’s statement covering only one year falls short.