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Coronavirus: Weekly update from council leader Georgia Gould


05 November, 2020 — By Cllr Georgia Gould


Since the end of September, the number of people catching coronavirus has increased rapidly. I share the disappointment that I know many in Camden will be feeling, but there is now little alternative to this lockdown.

We don’t know what the next few months will hold but Camden Council remains committed to supporting our community and lobbying the Government to do what it takes to protect lives and livelihoods.

As a council, we will keep vital services running – even if they have to be delivered in a different way.

We will continue to fight for our children, ensuring they do not get behind on their education or go hungry. We will ensure no council tenant loses their home because they are affected by COVID-19, and protect care homes and care staff.

We stand ready, with our voluntary and community sector, to support any resident that needs it.

Thank you to everyone for the role you’ve played since the start of the pandemic. We have seen the depths of care and kindness in our community and we will need to pull on that energy again to make sure no one is left in need this winter.

As well as following the lockdown restrictions, it remains absolutely vital that you follow public health advice. The actions we all take over the next month will save lives and protect our NHS. I hope we can all look after each other as we do our bit to stop this virus.

Councillor Georgia Gould, Leader of Camden Council

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