Author Topic: Andy Burnham warns P.M. of risk to national unity  (Read 198 times)

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-52695348

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham says Boris Johnson faces a "fracturing of national unity" if he ignores the regions in the coronavirus outbreak.
Mr Burnham said mayors had not been told the lockdown was being eased.
Writing in the Observer, he warned that without extra support for the English regions, there was a danger of a "second spike" of the disease.
His intervention came as the prime minister accepted that there had been "frustration" over lockdown rules.
The devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland have refused to follow Mr Johnson's easing plan, while cities such as Liverpool have said they will not start re-opening schools on 1 June as the government wants.

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Re: Andy Burnham warns P.M. of risk to national unity
« Reply #1 on: 13:30:48, 17/05/20 »
Boris getting pressure on both sides of the decision making, I do have strong doubts about the schools being re-opened, but
can't help thinking that it is being used as a political tactic, too alarmist?
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