Councils across the United Kingdom are still seeking new “COVID marshals” despite the government’s apparent commitment to lifting all restrictions on June 21.
The Telegraph is reporting that some county councils will continue to employ COVID marshals beyond June 21. Many of these new positions will not begin until July.
“Hertfordshire County Council is among those advertising for marshals, offering a contract of up to £3 million to firms that can supply 60 marshals from July 1 until January 31 next year,” according to the report. “The contract comes with a possible one-year extension, meaning marshals would still be patrolling until 2023.”
“Their duties will include aiding and encouraging