Boost to local test and trace funding

By Martin Ford | 11 December 2020

The Government has promised to increase council test and trace funding by up to £200m per month following criticism from the National Audit Office (NAO).

It has pledged to ‘enhance the role of local teams and directors of public health’ and support every upper-tier local authority to build its own capacity and ‘focus particularly on vulnerable or harder-to-engage groups’.

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