Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Politics

Politics

Greater Manchester given midday Tuesday deadline for tier 3 deal | Manchester

The strictest Covid restrictions will be imposed on nearly 3 million people across Greater Manchester if no deal is reached by midday on Tuesday, the government has said in a dramatic ultimatum.The communities secretary, Robert Jenrick, warned northern leaders late on Monday night that if they fail to agree to pub closures and a ban on household mixing, the tier 3 measures will be brought in unilaterally.He said he would have to “advise the prime minister that despite our best endeavours we’ve been unable to reach agreement.”The statement, which came...
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