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What can local government learn from the coronavirus?

Hambleton, Robin


This short Opinion article for Local Government Chronicle praises the response of UK local government to the covid-19 pandemic. It goes on to discuss three questions that are important for future public policy: 1) Was our country ready for this onslaught?, 2) Why weren't we ready? and 3) What are the implications for local government?


Hambleton, R. (2020). What can local government learn from the coronavirus?. Local Government Chronicle,

Journal Article Type Commentary
Acceptance Date Mar 23, 2020
Online Publication Date Mar 30, 2020
Publication Date Mar 30, 2020
Deposit Date Mar 31, 2020
Publicly Available Date May 1, 2020
Publisher EMAP
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Keywords coronavirus, local leadership, public policy
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