Purdah guidance

Everything you need to know about how to remain impartial for the duration of the local government elections.
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About this resource

It is critical that all members of the Healthwatch network continue to act in a politically neutral way. This resource aims to give you the guidance you need to remain impartial during purdah.  .

This resource includes:

  • Important points for you, your board and operational team to consider when it comes to purdah.
  • Information on how Healthwatch England will be operating during this period.


Guidance last updated on 10 May 2019.

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