Boris Johnson ‘HAD to call grandstanding Andy Burnham’s bluff’

When Boris Johnson threatened to abandon talks with Andy Burnham on a Covid rescue package, Manchester’s mayor figured he was bluffing. Having come to power on a pledge to ‘level up’ the North, the Prime Minister wouldn’t dare face him down over a £5million gap in their positions, would he? Johnson, who craves being loved … Read more Boris Johnson ‘HAD to call grandstanding Andy Burnham’s bluff’

Mancunians send grave Game of Thrones-inspired warning to Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson has incurred the fury of northern politicians and voters after unilaterally plunging Greater Manchester into a Tier 3 lockdown. Mancunians were fuming after having draconian restrictions forced upon them when financial support talks between Andy Burnham and Downing Street collapsed. The Prime Minister, who built his 80-seat majority with Red Wall seats in … Read more Mancunians send grave Game of Thrones-inspired warning to Boris Johnson

Mancunians send grave Game of Thrones-inspired warning to Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson has incurred the fury of northern politicians and voters after unilaterally plunging Greater Manchester into a Tier 3 lockdown. Mancunians were fuming after having draconian restrictions forced upon them when financial support talks between Andy Burnham and Downing Street collapsed. The Prime Minister, who built his 80-seat majority with Red Wall seats in … Read more Mancunians send grave Game of Thrones-inspired warning to Boris Johnson

BEN SPENCER asks why won’t they tell us the truth about coronavirus beds?

Hospital bed occupancy has become a propaganda tool in the bad-tempered row over Covid restrictions in Manchester. Downing Street has used terrifying statistics in an attempt to gain public support for forcing local leaders into accepting strict tier-three measures. They claim the city’s hospitals will become ‘overwhelmed’ within a few weeks, and even the surge … Read more BEN SPENCER asks why won’t they tell us the truth about coronavirus beds?

BEN SPENCER asks why won’t they tell us the truth about coronavirus beds?

Hospital bed occupancy has become a propaganda tool in the bad-tempered row over Covid restrictions in Manchester. Downing Street has used terrifying statistics in an attempt to gain public support for forcing local leaders into accepting strict tier-three measures. They claim the city’s hospitals will become ‘overwhelmed’ within a few weeks, and even the surge … Read more BEN SPENCER asks why won’t they tell us the truth about coronavirus beds?

Fury erupts across the North as Prime Minister imposes Tier 3 rules after 11 days of talks

Boris Johnson was facing an extraordinary Northern revolt last night after ordering Greater Manchester into the toughest level of lockdown restrictions. After 11 days of talks, the Prime Minister broke off negotiations with local leaders and confirmed that the region would be classed as a ‘very high risk’ Covid area and go into Tier Three … Read more Fury erupts across the North as Prime Minister imposes Tier 3 rules after 11 days of talks

Fury erupts across the North as Prime Minister imposes Tier 3 rules after 11 days of talks

Boris Johnson was facing an extraordinary Northern revolt last night after ordering Greater Manchester into the toughest level of lockdown restrictions. After 11 days of talks, the Prime Minister broke off negotiations with local leaders and confirmed that the region would be classed as a ‘very high risk’ Covid area and go into Tier Three … Read more Fury erupts across the North as Prime Minister imposes Tier 3 rules after 11 days of talks

Professor Jonathan Van-Tam slaps down calls for a nationwide lockdown

England’s deputy chief medical officer has slapped down calls for a national ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown to wrestle down the surge in coronavirus cases. Professor Jonathan Van-Tam said imposing harsh restrictions in low-infection areas would not curb spread of the disease in hotspots such as the North West.   Flanking Boris Johnson at a Downing Street press briefing … Read more Professor Jonathan Van-Tam slaps down calls for a nationwide lockdown

Professor Jonathan Van-Tam slaps down calls for a nationwide lockdown

England’s deputy chief medical officer has slapped down calls for a national ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown to wrestle down the surge in coronavirus cases. Professor Jonathan Van-Tam said imposing harsh restrictions in low-infection areas would not curb spread of the disease in hotspots such as the North West.   Flanking Boris Johnson at a Downing Street press briefing … Read more Professor Jonathan Van-Tam slaps down calls for a nationwide lockdown

What did the UK coronavirus graphs presented tonight REALLY show?

Children and young adults were clearly the drivers of the England’s second ripple of Covid-19, according to charts presented by one of the country’s top medics tonight. Professor Jonathan Van-Tam, England’s deputy chief medical officer, appeared at a Downing Street conference with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Professor Stephen Powis, NHS England’s medical director, to … Read more What did the UK coronavirus graphs presented tonight REALLY show?