Councils to get ‘more say’ in COVID-19 track and trace

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “Councils to get ‘more say’ in COVID-19 track and trace” – below is their description.

    Housing Minister Robert Jenrick says the government will engage local councils more in the contact tracing scheme. But he warned that ministers could not save every job lost as a consequence of the pandemic.

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