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PM: I will intervene if agreement with Manchester leaders not reached

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PM: I will intervene if agreement with Manchester leaders not reached

PM: I will intervene if agreement with Manchester leaders not reached

Boris Johnson has warned he will intervene and impose Tier 3 restrictions onGreater Manchester if an agreement cannot be struck, as he heaped pressure onmetro mayor Andy Burnham.


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Boris Johnson Boris Johnson Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2019

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Andy Burnham Andy Burnham British Labour politician and Mayor of Greater Manchester

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