The public recognises that the response has been more about engagement than enforcement. More police powers are not needed.
Volunteering is thriving. But in Tower Hamlets, we watch which community groups are being given money.
We can make our village, town, and city centres better places than they were before the crisis: more humane, more beautiful, and more liveable.
Dave Stewart: By trialling the Government’s app, the Isle of Wight is leading the fightback against the virus
Thousands of residents downloaded the App as soon as they were able to do so. 30,000 – at critical mass already -on the first morning of the launch.
Councillors and local churches have built up a volunteer network to do weekly shopping.
Coronavirus: Jenrick steps up efforts to help the vulnerable – rough sleepers and victims of domestic violence
The greatest difficulty may prove persuading those who need help, to accept it. Plus – councils given discretion over small business funding.
David Pugh: After the crisis, we need to continue with flexible planning policies to boost economic recovery
We could reduce or waive fees for applications that relate to business development. Virtual meetings can reduce delays.
Distancing enforcement has been applied with a light but firm touch.
I am grateful to the Government for responding to our financial concerns. It’s meant that help has reached those who need it most.
There have been delays in sending payments to businesses. Rubbish collections have been missed.
I support our robust policing in Devon and Cornwall. We have one of the lowest rates of infection and want to keep it that way.
Preparations must be made to clear the backlog of court cases and prosecutions. There will be great pressure on charities helping victims.
In Derbyshire, we have learnt to have a confident approach, not one wrapped in overly cautious, bureaucratic, risk-averse practice.
The biggest bone of contention is that parks are closed in Newport – despite the advice in England that they should stay open.
John Moss: In Waltham Forest, party divisions are forgotten as councillors are pulling together to help our residents
I have been seeking support for businesses which moved into new premises and are not on the Rating List – so are not eligible for support.