UK local government and national government move to “virtual” democracy and “virtual” public meetings as coronavirus restrictions continue

UK local government and national government move to “virtual” democracy and “virtual” public meetings as coronavirus restrictions continue

UK local government and national government move to “virtual” democracy and “virtual” public meetings as coronavirus restrictions continue

                                               

By John Brace (Editor)
and
Leonora Brace (Co-Editor)

Phil Davies at a public meeting of the Merseyside Police and Crime Panel (Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Confirmation Hearing 9th April 2020) from a still of a video filmed by Knowsley Council
Phil Davies at a public meeting of the Merseyside Police and Crime Panel (Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Confirmation Hearing 9th April 2020) from a still of a video filmed by Knowsley Council

After a break of approximately four weeks, the House of Commons and House of Lords both met today (21st April 2020) and agreed new procedural rules which allow a hybrid of in person participation (with social distancing) and virtual participation.
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