Our campaign has already received significant support from North West politicians.
Pictured below are the first councils in the UK to commit to Support Care Workers to Stop the Spread- we call on all other North West councils to follow suit.
Cllr Bev Craig, Exec Member for Adult Services & Health for Manchester City Council
Cllr Gina Reynolds, Lead Member for Adult Services, Health and Wellbeing & Mayor Paul Dennett, Leader of Salford City Council
Cllr Sean Fielding, Leader of Oldham Council
Cllr Rob Polhill, Leader of Halton Council.
Cllr Andrew Western, Leader of Trafford Council.
Cllr Brenda Warrington, Leader of Tameside Council
Cllr Ian Maher, Leader of Sefton Council
Cheshire West and Chester Council, Wigan Council, Knowsley Council and Cheshire East Council have also signed our pledge. Photos to follow.
Meanwhile, several North West MPs have already pledged their support to the campaign:
Paula Barker, MP for Liverpool Wavertree
Navendu Mishra, MP for Stockport
Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey
Afzal Khan, MP for Gorton
Kim Johnson, MP for Liverpool Riverside
Maria Eagle, MP for Garston & Halewood
Mike Amesbury, MP for Weaver Vale
Liz Kendall, MP for Leicester West and Shadow Minister for Social Care
Andrew Gwynne, MP for Denton and Reddish
Ian Byrne, MP for Liverpool West Derby
Justin Madders, MP for Ellesmere Port & Neston
Charlotte Nichols, MP for Warrington North
Jonathan Reynolds, MP for Stalybridge and Hyde
Kate Green, MP for Stretford and Urmston
Yasmin Qureshi, MP for Bolton South East
Debbie Abrahams, MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth