Leadership in a time of crisis

By Heather Jameson | 15 April 2020

As councils across the country deal with the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, Surrey CC chief executive Joanna Killian speaks to Heather Jameson about her experience on the front line of the COVID-19 emergency. 

‘We declared a major incident three weeks ago,’ Surrey CC chief executive Joanna Killian tells The MJ. As the coronavirus crisis took hold in the UK, councils across the country and their partners leapt into action.

‘It felt like it was the right thing to do, to call a major incident. It felt right to call that as the lead authority. It felt right that I was chairing it,’ she says.

Want full article access?


Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.

`

Already a subscriber? Login

Social Care Adult social care Emergency planning Coronavirus
Top

Coronavirus Update

x

In light of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, some of you may not be able to receive your copy of TheMJ magazine. If you’d like to change your delivery address, please contact our subscriptions department at customer@hgluk.com
Read The MJ for free

OR
Keep up to date by subscribing to our daily newsletter

theMJ products