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Statement from LA7 leaders: Stay vigilant and help us recover

Source: DCC Press Release, published 1 March

This week marks another important stage on the cautious road to recovery with the Budget on Wednesday and schools opening next Monday, but as we said just a few days ago we must continue to be vigilant.

Statement from LA7 leaders: Stay vigilant and help us recover


Prime Minister's press conference

Source: Government, published 22 February

The Prime Minister has announced that the Covid-19 rules will be eased in stages.

Youtube: Prime Minister's Coronavirus press conference (22 February 2021)


LA7 leaders call for more support while welcoming cautious approach to easing of lockdown in latest joint statement

Source: DCC Press Release, published 22 February

The government's announcement of a cautious approach to easing lockdown is sensible but it needs to be kept under constant review.

LA7 leaders call for more support while welcoming cautious approach to easing of lockdown in latest joint statement


Statement from LA7 Leaders

Source: DCC Press Release, published 15 February

Following the most difficult year many of us have ever faced, news of the first 15 million of the most vulnerable people in the United Kingdom receiving their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine is incredibly welcome.

Statement from LA7 Leaders


Statement from LA7 leaders: North East can lead recovery with the right support 

Source: DCC Press Release, published 9 February

The last seven days have seen our infection rates slowly decline while our local NHS colleagues are continuing their brilliant work in delivering the vaccination programme at great speed. It is thanks to this and the efforts of everyone in the region, that we can be cautiously optimistic looking forward.

Statement from LA7 leaders: North East can lead recovery with the right support


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