Jenrick warned of legal action over end to virtual meetings

By Dan Peters | 25 February 2021

Local government secretary Robert Jenrick has been served a pre-action letter warning of legal action to allow virtual council meetings to continue.

The Association of Democratic Services Officers and Lawyers in Local Government have told lawyers to seek a declaratory judgement from the High Court to enable such meetings to take place within existing legislation.

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