Taskforce on reopening places of worship

On Friday 15 May 2020,  the first Taskforce on Reopening Places of Worship was held with faith leaders to plan their safe, phased reopening, for individual prayer and public worship, including weddings and funerals. Extracts from the Press Release are reproduced below.

Press release

New taskforce developing plan to reopen places of worship

Faith leaders and government agree to develop plan to enable phased and safe reopening of places of worship.

Published 15 May 2020

From: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, Stephen Greenhalgh, and The Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP

Faith leaders and government have agreed to develop a plan to enable the phased and safe reopening of places of worship when the evidence shows it is the right time to do so, Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick confirmed today (15 May 2020). Continue reading