Greater Manchester will move into Tier 3 as talks collapse

By Ann McGauran | 20 October 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Greater Manchester will head into Tier 3 restrictions on Friday after talks with local leaders broke up without a deal.

Local leaders are reported to have asked for £65m in financial support, but it emerged that health secretary Matt Hancock told Greater Manchester MPs this evening they would instead get a package of £22m.

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