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Slipping through the cracks

By Rob Whiteman and Wajid Shafiq | June 2, 2020

CIPFA and Xantura have set up a data partnership to support the local authority fight against COVID-19.The key aim is to find and protect those in immediate need, say Rob Whiteman and Wajid Shafiq.

 
 

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