The greatest uncertainty is over how many will be willing to accept the offer of accommodation.
In Epping Forest, Whatsapp groups have emerged with people offering to run errands. People are using newly formed takeaway services.
The reduced service Transport for London is providing is just not sufficient for essential workers to travel across the city safely.
This crisis presents an opportunity for our nation and can leave an important legacy of volunteering and looking out for others.
Local people have come together to create Loughborough Community Volunteers. Other similar groups are now appearing elsewhere in the borough.
Closing 40 tube stations may give us a “nudge” to stay at home. But reducing the frequency of trains makes overcrowding worse.
One of the architects of the famous Tory victory in Wandsworth in 1978, he never stopped campaigning in the borough.
Labour held a seat in Coventry in the only contest this week. All the other by-elections were postponed.
The number of people who have already pledged their support is amazing, but entirely typical of our community spirit and commitment to helping each other.
When problems appear too big, we talk ourselves out of making our contributions. But know this: even the littlest bit helps.
Making full use of the volunteers will mean lifting some of the red tape around vetting and so forth. It is a matter of balancing the risks involved in a practical way.
When our elections finally come next year, we will be campaigning hard to win back an overall majority.
People feel very passionate about their towns. They do not get so excited about their County.
The Electoral Commission had proposed a delay until the autumn. It does leave a number of practical challenges.
The Conservatives lost a seat to an independent in Ashford. The Lib Dems gained a seat from an independent in Stratford-on-Avon.