17 March 2020 – Four new committees established to coordinate COVID-19 response

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Education, Finance/Economy, Health, Local Government
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creating and using advisory groups or committees
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: PM Boris Johnson
Cabinet Office

Overview: “Four new implementation committees focusing on health, public sector preparedness, economy and international response, will feed into a new daily C-19 meeting, which will be chaired by the Prime Minister. The PM will continue to chair regular UK COBR meetings to take strategic decisions and review overall progress in the campaign to contain, delay and mitigate coronavirus”
Full details here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-government-structures-to-coordinate-response-to-coronavirus

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government