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Michael Gove accuses Andy Burnham of ‘posturing’ over Covid lockdown

Minister inflames tensions between government and local leaders over tier 3 plan

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Michael Gove has escalated the government’s war of words with Andy Burnham by accusing the Greater Manchester mayor of risking lives by opting for “press conferences and posturing” rather than agreeing to new coronavirus rules.

In comments set to inflame tensions yet more between ministers and local leaders and MPs, Gove dismissed concerns about the level of economic support offered for Greater Manchester to be moved into the top level of restrictions.

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