Northern mayors threaten legal action over what Andy Burnham refers to as ‘‘ an active option to level down’’

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Mayors of a few of the UK ’ s most significant city areas were threatening legal action versus the federal government last night as they entered into open revolt versus “ grossly unjust ” financial backing for employees in northern England dealing with brand-new” regional lockdowns.

As No   10 frantically attempted to win over council leaders prior to revealing brand-new lockdown guidelines for the north-west and north-east on Monday, Andy Burnham, the mayor of Greater Manchester and previous health secretary, stated Boris Johnson was leaving himself open to court action on premises of discrimination, especially versus individuals in low-paid hospitality tasks throughout the north.

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