Legal advice sought in fight to keep remote meetings

By Heather Jameson | 28 January 2021

Local government officers are seeking legal advice to work out if councils can continue to hold meetings remotely without a change to the law.  

Association of Democratic Services Officers (ADSO) and Lawyers in Local Government (LLG) are questioning the Government’s refusal to allow virtual meetings to continue on the grounds there is not time for the primary legislation needed.

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