Greater Manchester's mayor will not 'roll over' on COVID cash

By Ann McGauran | 19 October 2020

Greater Manchester’s standoff with government on moving to new tier three COVID-19 restrictions continues today, with mayor Andy Burham saying he will not ‘roll over’ at the sight of a cheque.

Speaking on Sky News this morning, Mr Burnham said he had spoken to the Government yesterday ‘and I’ve made it clear that we’re willing to talk and want to resolve this.’

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