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1 March 2020

Matt Hancock sets out new government processes as part of COVID-19 'battle plan'

Summary

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) press release sets out new measures to be introduced as part of the governments battle plan. These include:

  • all government departments to have a junior minister as COVID-19 lead
  • all DHSC ministers will be involved in COVID-19 response efforts
  • COVID-19 will be a standing item on the cabinet agenda and Prime Minister Boris Johnson will continue to lead the response
  • regular government press briefings
  • further COBR meetings.
Source(s)

Gov.uk press release