Boris Johnson has been threatened with legal action over his lockdown plans for the north of England as one of his own senior local Tories branded the scheme ‘oppressive’. Boris Johnson is holding a telephone conference with Cabinet members this afternoon as he finalises plans for a new three-tier coronavirus restrictions regime, to be announced on Monday. It is expected to see millions of people ordered not to travel far and see pubs and restaurants ordered to shut in large parts of the North of England. Social interaction between households in Covid-hit areas are also likely to be severely curtailed and people could face fines if they travel between high and lower risk areas. Mr Johnson’s decision to brief Cabinet ministers on a Sunday is a rare move and comes as Northern leaders have expressed anger at the economic impact of further Covid rules in their areas as talks with the Government appeared tense. They accusing the Government of treating the region as ‘second-class’ and did not rule out possible legal action. Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham this morning blasted a lack of communication, telling Times Radio: ‘To be called to a meeting with 10 Downing Street on a Friday evening, to… Read full this story
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