Johnson takes on Andy Burnham by imposing tougher lockdown on Manchester

Credit: Tamworth Herald- Published on October 20, 2020
The Prime Minister announced he was forcing Greater Manchester to accept tougher lockdown despite opposition from mayor Andy Burnham
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Published on October 19, 2020 -  01:23
Greater Manchester eyes millions in extra lockdown funding as talks continue
Greater Manchester may be offered millions in extra funding to accept thestrictest coronavirus restrictions as Boris Johnson seeks to prevent alockdown revolt and mayor Andy Burnham presses for a Commons vote to break the“impasse”. The Labour mayor was said to have had a “constructive” conversationwith the Prime Minister’s chief strategic adviser, Sir Edward Lister, over theweekend and further talks have been scheduled for Monday.

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