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Councils drawn into COVID response as they share £60m fund with forces

Home Office has also launched a loss recovery scheme for police forces to recover proportion of income lost through policing sporting fixtures or airport security.

Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick

Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick

Date - 8th October 2020
By - Chris Smith
After warnings from national police leaders that officers were overstretched – and complaints from council resilience teams that they had been under-supported, the government has shifted the work to tackle the virus outbreak to local...
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