Mr Burnham

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Mr Burnham told : "It's about getting to clean air as quickly as we can," External link

heart Friday, January 21, 2022 1:03:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham told : "It's about getting to clean air as quickly as we can," External link

skynews Friday, January 21, 2022 12:12:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "The appalling treatment of the Hillsborough families at the hands of the legal system shames our nation. "We need to level up the scales of justice in favour of bereaved families so that the truth is established at the first time of asking. "We must spare families the secondary trauma that is often inflicted by cruel treatment at the hands of the system" External link

bbc Friday, January 7, 2022 8:19:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said ( about British ) : “These are the tactics of the British state: to deflect onto the victims, use a lack of progress to grind people down, and create mental torture so people cannot fight injustice” External link

themirror Wednesday, December 15, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham wrote ( about John Eastman ) : “Dr. Eastman has a more than reasonable fear that any statements he makes pursuant to this subpoena will be used in an attempt to mount a criminal investigation against him,” External link

independent-UK Friday, December 3, 2021 11:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham added : “I didn’t necessarily want to die,” External link

nytimes Thursday, November 18, 2021 10:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "I think levelling up would be dealt an extremely severe blow and it's hard to see how beyond that, that the whole concept would be able to mean something to people," External link

heart Wednesday, November 17, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “The fact the Government has not intervened to halt the planned Cambo oil field and the coal mine in Cumbria is evidence that the UK is not practising what it preaches” External link

newsandstar Thursday, November 11, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “I think this is the opportunity that’s staring us now right in the face, the drive to net-zero could re-industrialise the North of England but this time in a good way, where it’s clean and we give people clean air to breathe” External link

YorkshirePost Thursday, November 4, 2021 9:12:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham told : “The way I would describe it is we put forward a powerful case for a London-style public transport system for Manchester, this is a big down payment on it,” External link

belfasttelegraph Saturday, October 23, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “This is infrastructure and what we need is services as well,” External link

belfasttelegraph Saturday, October 23, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham : “Yeah, I’ll agree with that” External link

heraldscotland Monday, October 4, 2021 7:49:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham replied ( about Keir Starmer ) : “Keir Starmer is doing a good job and I, under no circumstances, am going after his job” External link

independent-UK Sunday, October 3, 2021 12:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "The question I keep asking the government is why is it more to travel in some of the poorest parts of the country than in places where there are already more jobs and opportunities?" External link

bbc Saturday, October 2, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "When the UK Government have made changes affecting Greater Manchester, they called us in advance to discuss. © PA Andy Burnham says the travel ban imposed by Nicola Sturgeon is 'unnecessary' " External link

msn-uk Sunday, June 20, 2021 11:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "When the UK Government have made changes affecting Greater Manchester, they called us in advance to discuss. " External link

heart Sunday, June 20, 2021 10:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "When the UK Government have made changes affecting Greater Manchester, they called us in advance to discuss. " External link

skynews Sunday, June 20, 2021 7:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said ( about Westminster Government ) : "That is exactly what the SNP always accuse the Westminster Government of doing - just kind of riding roughshod over people. The SNP are treating the north of England with the same contempt in just bringing that in without any consultation with us. " External link

msn-uk Sunday, June 20, 2021 3:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham told : “I was really disappointed on Friday that the first minister of Scotland just announced out of the blue, as far as we were concerned, a travel ban saying that people couldn't travel from Scotland to Manchester and Salford and people couldn't go the other way,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, June 20, 2021 3:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “I just think it’s double standards. It’s as simple as that. It’s hypocrisy” External link

eveningexpress Sunday, June 20, 2021 2:31:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham told : “I was really disappointed on Friday that the first minister of Scotland just announced out of the blue, as far as we were concerned, a travel ban saying that people couldn't travel from Scotland to Manchester and Salford and people couldn't go the other way,” External link

independent-UK Sunday, June 20, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said ( about Westminster Government ) : "I was really disappointed on Friday that the first minister of Scotland just announced out of the blue - as far as we were concerned - a travel ban saying that people couldn't travel from Scotland to Manchester and Salford, and people couldn't go the other way. "That is exactly what the SNP always accuse the Westminster government of doing - riding roughshod over people. "The SNP are treating the north of England with the same contempt in bringing that in without any consultation with us" External link

bbc Sunday, June 20, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "This is guidance, it is advice to the public. It is not a lockdown. It is not a ban... this is not about telling people to cancel their plans, it is about asking them to be careful in setting any new ones, to minimise non-essential travel" External link

heart Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham added : "I want to try and stick to the 21st June, I think the country wants that, but it's got to be done safely. " External link

msn-uk Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “If you look to this weekend with the weather looking good in Greater Manchester, which is great for everybody with the football coming, we would say minimise the number of people you watch the match with. Watch it outside if you can” External link

worcesternews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham added : "I want to try and stick to the 21st June, I think the country wants that, but it's got to be done safely. " External link

themirror Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "This is guidance, it is advice to the public. It is not a lockdown. It is not a ban... this is not about telling people to cancel their plans, it is about asking them to be careful in setting any new ones, to minimise non-essential travel" External link

skynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:05:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "We would say surge vaccine supplies into high case areas. The need is now to stop the spread of the virus. " External link

thesun Wednesday, June 9, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "This is guidance, it is advice to the public. It is not a lockdown. It is not a ban... this is not about telling people to cancel their plans, it is about asking them to be careful in setting any new ones, to minimise non-essential travel" External link

heart Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "What we are asking for is the bringing forward of Greater Manchester's supplies so that we can run a surge vaccination programme over the next six weeks," External link

heart Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "This is guidance, it is advice to the public. It is not a lockdown. It is not a ban... this is not about telling people to cancel their plans, it is about asking them to be careful in setting any new ones, to minimise non-essential travel" External link

piratefm Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "This is guidance, it is advice to the public. It is not a lockdown. It is not a ban... this is not about telling people to cancel their plans, it is about asking them to be careful in setting any new ones, to minimise non-essential travel" External link

skynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "What we are asking for is the bringing forward of Greater Manchester's supplies so that we can run a surge vaccination programme over the next six weeks," External link

skynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham told : "This is guidance, it is advice to the public. It is not a lockdown" External link

independent-UK Tuesday, June 8, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "I apologize that the Pulaski County court was offended," "I run my mouth a lot and got myself into this, but that's no problem. I'm a big boy" External link

arkansasonline Friday, June 4, 2021 12:35:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "I had to switch to survive," External link

arkansasonline Friday, June 4, 2021 12:35:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "I have not applied any dicamba after May 24, so I am not in violation of the court's order, but I did voice my displeasure," External link

arkansasonline Friday, May 28, 2021 1:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "I admit, I said some pretty mean things," "But I want to make it clear that I have not violated the order. I don't intend to violate the order" External link

arkansasonline Friday, May 28, 2021 1:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “There will be concern out there that this is a local lockdown by stealth” External link

themirror Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “Let’s not repeat the mistakes of last year, let’s have this cleared up immediately ahead of the bank holiday weekend so everyone knows where they stand” External link

themirror Tuesday, May 25, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “Let’s not repeat the mistakes of last year, let’s have this cleared up immediately ahead of the bank holiday weekend so everyone knows where they stand” External link

themirror Tuesday, May 25, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “Let’s not repeat the mistakes of last year, let’s have this cleared up immediately ahead of the bank holiday weekend so everyone knows where they stand” External link

themirror Tuesday, May 25, 2021 5:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham warns : “The trust of the public will be lost if local lockdown restrictions are imposed on them just at the time when the Government is easing them everywhere else” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, May 19, 2021 1:31:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “I still think life would have been different if I had won,” External link

thenorthernecho Sunday, May 16, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham responded : “I don’t think it has to be that way,” “We want to be building up the potential all of this country” External link

standard Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham responded : “I don’t think it has to be that way,” “We want to be building up the potential all of this country” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, May 11, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham replied : "I am Mike. I have started by asking Greater Manchester Police to provide a full explanation of what happened" External link

thesun Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “My decision will mean that we can integrate our buses as part of a joined-up network, so passengers can easily switch between different types of transport. It means simpler fares and ticketing with price capping, so no one pays more than they need to. It also means a ‘one-stop-shop’ for travel information and a single identity for the whole public transport network, which is attractive, clearly recognisable and easy for passengers to navigate and understand” External link

heraldscotland Friday, March 26, 2021 8:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "You cannot level up England top down from Whitehall. You can only do it if you work, if you level up from the bottom up with local government and regional government working in partnership with central government," External link

msn-uk Thursday, March 25, 2021 7:17:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "You cannot level up England top down from Whitehall. You can only do it if you work, if you level up from the bottom up with local government and regional government working in partnership with central government," External link

heart Thursday, March 25, 2021 6:35:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham explains : “It will be quite a challenge for the teachers as well – but really rewarding. These students will appreciate what you know and want to understand everything about [the subject],” External link

thevisitor Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham warned : "shoring up the local government base" External link

yorkshireeveningpost Tuesday, January 26, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham warned : "shoring up the local government base" External link

YorkshirePost Monday, January 25, 2021 7:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "If we were to see more people coming out onto the streets of Greater Manchester it would make what is not just a very difficult situation, potentially, unsustainable," External link

bbc Wednesday, January 6, 2021 7:00:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “It kind of puts finance first before it even thinks about delivery,” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, December 31, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “It kind of puts finance first before it even thinks about delivery,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, December 29, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “It kind of puts finance first before it even thinks about delivery,” External link

thecourier Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “It kind of puts finance first before it even thinks about delivery,” External link

newsandstar Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "It kind of puts finance first before it even thinks about delivery," External link

themirror Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We have been in restrictions coming up for five months and I think we are looking to the Government to give us a bit of hope and reward the good people of Greater Manchester who have followed the restrictions,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, December 16, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham added : “What I would say to the Government is let's make levelling up now really mean something to people on the ground, let's get the delivery happening in the space of a small number of years rather than just promising things that are 10 or 20 or 30 years away” External link

YorkshirePost Monday, December 14, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "We don't know what tier we will be in, that still has not been communicated to us. I think it is fair to say we are heading at some speed to Tier 3 - Tier 2 borderline - given the figures. " External link

msn-uk Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We don't know what tier we will be in, that still has not been communicated to us” External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "We don't know what tier we will be in, that still has not been communicated to us. I think it is fair to say we are heading at some speed to Tier 3 - Tier 2 borderline - given the figures. " External link

heart Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "We don't know what tier we will be in, that still has not been communicated to us. I think it is fair to say we are heading at some speed to Tier 3 - Tier 2 borderline - given the figures. " External link

skynews Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We don't know what tier we will be in, that still has not been communicated to us” External link

bristolpost Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We don't know what tier we will be in, that still has not been communicated to us” External link

nottinghampost Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We don't know what tier we will be in, that still has not been communicated to us” External link

cambridge-news Thursday, November 26, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We don't know what tier we will be in, that still has not been communicated to us” External link

chroniclelive Thursday, November 26, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We don't know what tier we will be in, that still has not been communicated to us” External link

themirror Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “Funding to invest in infrastructure is good but I think people need to look behind the headlines and slogans here because we don’t believe this will be doing much levelling up any time soon” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, November 25, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “Countries that have more balanced governments between the national, regional and local level I think have mounted a better response to this pandemic, but here when they should have localised, our Government instead centralised and privatised,” “It hasn’t joined the dots on the ground” External link

msn-uk Saturday, November 21, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "This is a crucial appointment for us in this period that we're going into and I think it's critical that the elected representatives on this board, I'm not against other involvement, but obviously I think the decision should rest mainly with the elected numbers" External link

YorkshirePost Thursday, November 19, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "That would create the conditions for the biggest drop in cases that we could achieve and it would then create the conditions for some kind of Christmas for more families, because they need it right now" External link

bbc Sunday, November 1, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “I would suggest a period of two weeks' closure towards the second half of November so that schools have time to prepare online learning,” “That would create the conditions for the biggest drop in cases that we could achieve and it would then create the conditions for some kind of Christmas for more families, because they need it right now” External link

msn-uk Sunday, November 1, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “But when we asked you to do that for the lowest-paid people in the North, you refused. People here will remember that” External link

thetelegraphandargus Sunday, November 1, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "But when we asked you to do that for the lowest-paid people in the North, you refused. People here will remember that" External link

getwestlondon Sunday, November 1, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “But when we asked you to do that for the lowest-paid people in the North, you refused. People here will remember that” External link

thecourier Sunday, November 1, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “But when we asked you to do that for the lowest-paid people in the North, you refused. People here will remember that” External link

thenorthernecho Sunday, November 1, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “But when we asked you to do that for the lowest-paid people in the North, you refused. People here will remember that” External link

pressandjournal Sunday, November 1, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “But when we asked you to do that for the lowest-paid people in the North, you refused. People here will remember that” External link

chesterfirst Sunday, November 1, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “I think the government needs not to dig in on its tier system but be open-minded about what is going to deliver the results in terms of the drop of cases, and do least harm to the economy,” External link

independent-UK Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “I think the government needs not to dig in on its tier system but be open-minded about what is going to deliver the results in terms of the drop of cases, and do least harm to the economy,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham told : "In the discussions that we had with the government, we heard the chief medical officer, the deputy chief medical officer, the chief scientific adviser all say that they don't think the tier system and the small number of closures that have been brought about are going to actually deliver the results in terms of the drop in cases," External link

heart Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham told : "In the discussions that we had with the government, we heard the chief medical officer, the deputy chief medical officer, the chief scientific adviser all say that they don't think the tier system and the small number of closures that have been brought about are going to actually deliver the results in terms of the drop in cases," External link

piratefm Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham told : "In the discussions that we had with the government, we heard the chief medical officer, the deputy chief medical officer, the chief scientific adviser all say that they don't think the tier system and the small number of closures that have been brought about are going to actually deliver the results in terms of the drop in cases," External link

skynews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We’ve been under those restrictions for three months,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We asked for summary closure powers of all premises that were not deemed to be Covid-safe,” External link

plymouthherald Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We’ve been under those restrictions for three months,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We asked for summary closure powers of all premises that were not deemed to be Covid-safe,” External link

standard Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We asked for summary closure powers of all premises that were not deemed to be Covid-safe,” External link

cambridge-news Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “Will he apologise to those who have already lost their jobs, seen their businesses slip through their fingers in those areas which have not had that support until now?” External link

msn-uk Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “Honestly, can barely believe what I’m reading here,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "I honestly was just open-mouthed really when I read the headlines last night, that there was going to be a support package, it was billed as being for London and Birmingham. " External link

birminghammail Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham claimed ( about Westminster Government ) : "down there (in Westminster), it's politics before people" External link

thesun Thursday, October 22, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "Greater Manchester has been in 'high' alert for three months but our hospitality businesses haven't had any emergency support. " External link

heart Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "Greater Manchester has been in 'high' alert for three months but our hospitality businesses haven't had any emergency support. " External link

skynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham asked : "Is this a game of poker with people's lives? " External link

thesun Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "It's brutal to be honest, isn't it?" External link

thesun Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham recalls : “I can remember feeling astonished that it happened. I just couldn’t believe it the day when it was first put to us without consultation,” “I think the voice of London business was heard because they were saying, ‘oh, look, the cases are low, we need to get back’. It wasn’t the same for us at that moment; very centralising, very much hearing ‘London first’” External link

ft Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "I don't think it is right to ask people to go into a lockdown, to accept further changes within their lives, without supporting them through all of that. " External link

standard Wednesday, October 21, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "That is what we believe we needed to prevent poverty, to prevent hardship, to prevent homelessness," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham added : "At no point today were we offered enough to protect the poorest people in our communities through the punishing reality of the winter to come," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "What we've seen today is a deliberate a of levelling down," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "It's brutal to be honest, isn't it?" External link

thesun Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “At no point today were we offered enough to protect the poorest people in our communities through the punishing reality of the winter to come,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "That is what we believe we needed to prevent poverty, to prevent hardship, to prevent homelessness," External link

heart Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham added : "At no point today were we offered enough to protect the poorest people in our communities through the punishing reality of the winter to come," External link

heart Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “I don’t believe that we can proceed as a country on this basis through the pandemic by grinding communities down, through punishing financial negotiations” External link

YorkshirePost Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "prevent poverty, to prevent hardship, to prevent homelessness" External link

themirror Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham added : "I don't think it is right to ask people to go into a lockdown, to accept further changes within their lives, without supporting them through all of that. " External link

piratefm Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham added : "I don't think it is right to ask people to go into a lockdown, to accept further changes within their lives, without supporting them through all of that. " External link

skynews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "Tier 3 lockdowns affect the lowest-paid people in society, people who work in pubs, people who drive taxis, people who work on the doors in pubs. These are the people that Westminster politicians traditionally ignore. " External link

themirror Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham added : "It does appear there's been an abrupt change since the summer, where it's the opposite now. " External link

birminghammail Tuesday, October 20, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "If you're going to impose a lockdown here it's going to cause certain harm to all the people I've mentioned," "I don't believe we can consign our residents to hardship in that way" External link

heart Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “People can’t just be pressurized into it,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham added : "It does appear there's been an abrupt change since the summer, where it's the opposite now. " External link

tamworthherald Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "Of course we wouldn't break the law. We've never said that we would. " External link

tamworthherald Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “People can’t just be pressurized into it,” “I’m not going to be pressurized into it. And I’m not just going to kind of roll over at the sight of a check” External link

nytimes Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "They are willing to try and sacrifice jobs and businesses here to try and save them elsewhere”. Mr Johnson this morning backed down from plans to force Greater Manchester and Lancashire to join the Liverpool City Region on the toughest Tier 3 level of restrictions, after meeting resistance from local leaders. Mr Burnham made clear that he and the leaders of 10 Greater Manchester councils were unwilling to accept any intensification of restrictions which did not come with an adequate package of financial support for businesses and workers. The mayor said that following discussions with Prof Van Tam on Wednesday, the civic leaders were “unanimous” in rejecting Mr Johnson’s proposals. He said the deputy chief medical officer said that “to bring the infection rates down any regional lockdown would require widespread closures way beyond pubs to stand any real chance of working, and that would have to be done in tandem with other neighbouring regions, and even then, it would not be certain to work”. He added: “While this is not necessarily greater Manchester's view, the deputy chief medical officer also told us last night that the only certain thing to work is a national lockdown”. But he said: " External link

independent-UK Friday, October 16, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "set up as the canaries in the coalmine for an experimental regional lockdown strategy as an attempt to prevent the expense of what is truly needed”. At a minimum, the government should be offering furlough support worth 80 per cent of wages for those unable to work because of Tier 3 restrictions, rather than the 67 per cent offered by chancellor Rishi Sunak, he said. And he said there should also be support for the incomes of the self-employed, along with a “proper compensation scheme” for businesses. “So far, they have not been prepared to offer that," External link

independent-UK Friday, October 16, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We have to protect the health of the nation but let’s do it as one nation, and not make the north of England the sacrificial lamb for an ill-thought-through Downing Street policy which doesn’t make sense in the real world” External link

independent-UK Friday, October 16, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT



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Mr Burnham told : "It's about getting to clean air as quickly as we can," External link

heart Friday, January 21, 2022 1:03:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham told : "It's about getting to clean air as quickly as we can," External link

skynews Friday, January 21, 2022 12:12:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "The appalling treatment of the Hillsborough families at the hands of the legal system shames our nation. "We need to level up the scales of justice in favour of bereaved families so that the truth is established at the first time of asking. "We must spare families the secondary trauma that is often inflicted by cruel treatment at the hands of the system" External link

bbc Friday, January 7, 2022 8:19:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said ( about British ) : “These are the tactics of the British state: to deflect onto the victims, use a lack of progress to grind people down, and create mental torture so people cannot fight injustice” External link

themirror Wednesday, December 15, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham wrote ( about John Eastman ) : “Dr. Eastman has a more than reasonable fear that any statements he makes pursuant to this subpoena will be used in an attempt to mount a criminal investigation against him,” External link

independent-UK Friday, December 3, 2021 11:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham added : “I didn’t necessarily want to die,” External link

nytimes Thursday, November 18, 2021 10:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "I think levelling up would be dealt an extremely severe blow and it's hard to see how beyond that, that the whole concept would be able to mean something to people," External link

heart Wednesday, November 17, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “The fact the Government has not intervened to halt the planned Cambo oil field and the coal mine in Cumbria is evidence that the UK is not practising what it preaches” External link

newsandstar Thursday, November 11, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “I think this is the opportunity that’s staring us now right in the face, the drive to net-zero could re-industrialise the North of England but this time in a good way, where it’s clean and we give people clean air to breathe” External link

YorkshirePost Thursday, November 4, 2021 9:12:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham told : “The way I would describe it is we put forward a powerful case for a London-style public transport system for Manchester, this is a big down payment on it,” External link

belfasttelegraph Saturday, October 23, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “This is infrastructure and what we need is services as well,” External link

belfasttelegraph Saturday, October 23, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham : “Yeah, I’ll agree with that” External link

heraldscotland Monday, October 4, 2021 7:49:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham replied ( about Keir Starmer ) : “Keir Starmer is doing a good job and I, under no circumstances, am going after his job” External link

independent-UK Sunday, October 3, 2021 12:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "The question I keep asking the government is why is it more to travel in some of the poorest parts of the country than in places where there are already more jobs and opportunities?" External link

bbc Saturday, October 2, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "When the UK Government have made changes affecting Greater Manchester, they called us in advance to discuss. © PA Andy Burnham says the travel ban imposed by Nicola Sturgeon is 'unnecessary' " External link

msn-uk Sunday, June 20, 2021 11:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "When the UK Government have made changes affecting Greater Manchester, they called us in advance to discuss. " External link

heart Sunday, June 20, 2021 10:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "When the UK Government have made changes affecting Greater Manchester, they called us in advance to discuss. " External link

skynews Sunday, June 20, 2021 7:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said ( about Westminster Government ) : "That is exactly what the SNP always accuse the Westminster Government of doing - just kind of riding roughshod over people. The SNP are treating the north of England with the same contempt in just bringing that in without any consultation with us. " External link

msn-uk Sunday, June 20, 2021 3:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham told : “I was really disappointed on Friday that the first minister of Scotland just announced out of the blue, as far as we were concerned, a travel ban saying that people couldn't travel from Scotland to Manchester and Salford and people couldn't go the other way,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, June 20, 2021 3:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “I just think it’s double standards. It’s as simple as that. It’s hypocrisy” External link

eveningexpress Sunday, June 20, 2021 2:31:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham told : “I was really disappointed on Friday that the first minister of Scotland just announced out of the blue, as far as we were concerned, a travel ban saying that people couldn't travel from Scotland to Manchester and Salford and people couldn't go the other way,” External link

independent-UK Sunday, June 20, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said ( about Westminster Government ) : "I was really disappointed on Friday that the first minister of Scotland just announced out of the blue - as far as we were concerned - a travel ban saying that people couldn't travel from Scotland to Manchester and Salford, and people couldn't go the other way. "That is exactly what the SNP always accuse the Westminster government of doing - riding roughshod over people. "The SNP are treating the north of England with the same contempt in bringing that in without any consultation with us" External link

bbc Sunday, June 20, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "This is guidance, it is advice to the public. It is not a lockdown. It is not a ban... this is not about telling people to cancel their plans, it is about asking them to be careful in setting any new ones, to minimise non-essential travel" External link

heart Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham added : "I want to try and stick to the 21st June, I think the country wants that, but it's got to be done safely. " External link

msn-uk Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “If you look to this weekend with the weather looking good in Greater Manchester, which is great for everybody with the football coming, we would say minimise the number of people you watch the match with. Watch it outside if you can” External link

worcesternews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham added : "I want to try and stick to the 21st June, I think the country wants that, but it's got to be done safely. " External link

themirror Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "This is guidance, it is advice to the public. It is not a lockdown. It is not a ban... this is not about telling people to cancel their plans, it is about asking them to be careful in setting any new ones, to minimise non-essential travel" External link

skynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:05:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "We would say surge vaccine supplies into high case areas. The need is now to stop the spread of the virus. " External link

thesun Wednesday, June 9, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "This is guidance, it is advice to the public. It is not a lockdown. It is not a ban... this is not about telling people to cancel their plans, it is about asking them to be careful in setting any new ones, to minimise non-essential travel" External link

heart Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "What we are asking for is the bringing forward of Greater Manchester's supplies so that we can run a surge vaccination programme over the next six weeks," External link

heart Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "This is guidance, it is advice to the public. It is not a lockdown. It is not a ban... this is not about telling people to cancel their plans, it is about asking them to be careful in setting any new ones, to minimise non-essential travel" External link

piratefm Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "This is guidance, it is advice to the public. It is not a lockdown. It is not a ban... this is not about telling people to cancel their plans, it is about asking them to be careful in setting any new ones, to minimise non-essential travel" External link

skynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "What we are asking for is the bringing forward of Greater Manchester's supplies so that we can run a surge vaccination programme over the next six weeks," External link

skynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham told : "This is guidance, it is advice to the public. It is not a lockdown" External link

independent-UK Tuesday, June 8, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "I apologize that the Pulaski County court was offended," "I run my mouth a lot and got myself into this, but that's no problem. I'm a big boy" External link

arkansasonline Friday, June 4, 2021 12:35:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "I had to switch to survive," External link

arkansasonline Friday, June 4, 2021 12:35:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "I have not applied any dicamba after May 24, so I am not in violation of the court's order, but I did voice my displeasure," External link

arkansasonline Friday, May 28, 2021 1:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "I admit, I said some pretty mean things," "But I want to make it clear that I have not violated the order. I don't intend to violate the order" External link

arkansasonline Friday, May 28, 2021 1:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “There will be concern out there that this is a local lockdown by stealth” External link

themirror Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “Let’s not repeat the mistakes of last year, let’s have this cleared up immediately ahead of the bank holiday weekend so everyone knows where they stand” External link

themirror Tuesday, May 25, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “Let’s not repeat the mistakes of last year, let’s have this cleared up immediately ahead of the bank holiday weekend so everyone knows where they stand” External link

themirror Tuesday, May 25, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “Let’s not repeat the mistakes of last year, let’s have this cleared up immediately ahead of the bank holiday weekend so everyone knows where they stand” External link

themirror Tuesday, May 25, 2021 5:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham warns : “The trust of the public will be lost if local lockdown restrictions are imposed on them just at the time when the Government is easing them everywhere else” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, May 19, 2021 1:31:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “I still think life would have been different if I had won,” External link

thenorthernecho Sunday, May 16, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham responded : “I don’t think it has to be that way,” “We want to be building up the potential all of this country” External link

standard Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham responded : “I don’t think it has to be that way,” “We want to be building up the potential all of this country” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, May 11, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham replied : "I am Mike. I have started by asking Greater Manchester Police to provide a full explanation of what happened" External link

thesun Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “My decision will mean that we can integrate our buses as part of a joined-up network, so passengers can easily switch between different types of transport. It means simpler fares and ticketing with price capping, so no one pays more than they need to. It also means a ‘one-stop-shop’ for travel information and a single identity for the whole public transport network, which is attractive, clearly recognisable and easy for passengers to navigate and understand” External link

heraldscotland Friday, March 26, 2021 8:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "You cannot level up England top down from Whitehall. You can only do it if you work, if you level up from the bottom up with local government and regional government working in partnership with central government," External link

msn-uk Thursday, March 25, 2021 7:17:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "You cannot level up England top down from Whitehall. You can only do it if you work, if you level up from the bottom up with local government and regional government working in partnership with central government," External link

heart Thursday, March 25, 2021 6:35:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham explains : “It will be quite a challenge for the teachers as well – but really rewarding. These students will appreciate what you know and want to understand everything about [the subject],” External link

thevisitor Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham warned : "shoring up the local government base" External link

yorkshireeveningpost Tuesday, January 26, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham warned : "shoring up the local government base" External link

YorkshirePost Monday, January 25, 2021 7:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "If we were to see more people coming out onto the streets of Greater Manchester it would make what is not just a very difficult situation, potentially, unsustainable," External link

bbc Wednesday, January 6, 2021 7:00:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “It kind of puts finance first before it even thinks about delivery,” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, December 31, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “It kind of puts finance first before it even thinks about delivery,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, December 29, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “It kind of puts finance first before it even thinks about delivery,” External link

thecourier Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “It kind of puts finance first before it even thinks about delivery,” External link

newsandstar Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "It kind of puts finance first before it even thinks about delivery," External link

themirror Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We have been in restrictions coming up for five months and I think we are looking to the Government to give us a bit of hope and reward the good people of Greater Manchester who have followed the restrictions,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, December 16, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham added : “What I would say to the Government is let's make levelling up now really mean something to people on the ground, let's get the delivery happening in the space of a small number of years rather than just promising things that are 10 or 20 or 30 years away” External link

YorkshirePost Monday, December 14, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "We don't know what tier we will be in, that still has not been communicated to us. I think it is fair to say we are heading at some speed to Tier 3 - Tier 2 borderline - given the figures. " External link

msn-uk Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We don't know what tier we will be in, that still has not been communicated to us” External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "We don't know what tier we will be in, that still has not been communicated to us. I think it is fair to say we are heading at some speed to Tier 3 - Tier 2 borderline - given the figures. " External link

heart Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "We don't know what tier we will be in, that still has not been communicated to us. I think it is fair to say we are heading at some speed to Tier 3 - Tier 2 borderline - given the figures. " External link

skynews Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We don't know what tier we will be in, that still has not been communicated to us” External link

bristolpost Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We don't know what tier we will be in, that still has not been communicated to us” External link

nottinghampost Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We don't know what tier we will be in, that still has not been communicated to us” External link

cambridge-news Thursday, November 26, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We don't know what tier we will be in, that still has not been communicated to us” External link

chroniclelive Thursday, November 26, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We don't know what tier we will be in, that still has not been communicated to us” External link

themirror Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “Funding to invest in infrastructure is good but I think people need to look behind the headlines and slogans here because we don’t believe this will be doing much levelling up any time soon” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, November 25, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “Countries that have more balanced governments between the national, regional and local level I think have mounted a better response to this pandemic, but here when they should have localised, our Government instead centralised and privatised,” “It hasn’t joined the dots on the ground” External link

msn-uk Saturday, November 21, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "This is a crucial appointment for us in this period that we're going into and I think it's critical that the elected representatives on this board, I'm not against other involvement, but obviously I think the decision should rest mainly with the elected numbers" External link

YorkshirePost Thursday, November 19, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "That would create the conditions for the biggest drop in cases that we could achieve and it would then create the conditions for some kind of Christmas for more families, because they need it right now" External link

bbc Sunday, November 1, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “I would suggest a period of two weeks' closure towards the second half of November so that schools have time to prepare online learning,” “That would create the conditions for the biggest drop in cases that we could achieve and it would then create the conditions for some kind of Christmas for more families, because they need it right now” External link

msn-uk Sunday, November 1, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “But when we asked you to do that for the lowest-paid people in the North, you refused. People here will remember that” External link

thetelegraphandargus Sunday, November 1, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "But when we asked you to do that for the lowest-paid people in the North, you refused. People here will remember that" External link

getwestlondon Sunday, November 1, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “But when we asked you to do that for the lowest-paid people in the North, you refused. People here will remember that” External link

thecourier Sunday, November 1, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “But when we asked you to do that for the lowest-paid people in the North, you refused. People here will remember that” External link

thenorthernecho Sunday, November 1, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “But when we asked you to do that for the lowest-paid people in the North, you refused. People here will remember that” External link

pressandjournal Sunday, November 1, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “But when we asked you to do that for the lowest-paid people in the North, you refused. People here will remember that” External link

chesterfirst Sunday, November 1, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “I think the government needs not to dig in on its tier system but be open-minded about what is going to deliver the results in terms of the drop of cases, and do least harm to the economy,” External link

independent-UK Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “I think the government needs not to dig in on its tier system but be open-minded about what is going to deliver the results in terms of the drop of cases, and do least harm to the economy,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham told : "In the discussions that we had with the government, we heard the chief medical officer, the deputy chief medical officer, the chief scientific adviser all say that they don't think the tier system and the small number of closures that have been brought about are going to actually deliver the results in terms of the drop in cases," External link

heart Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham told : "In the discussions that we had with the government, we heard the chief medical officer, the deputy chief medical officer, the chief scientific adviser all say that they don't think the tier system and the small number of closures that have been brought about are going to actually deliver the results in terms of the drop in cases," External link

piratefm Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham told : "In the discussions that we had with the government, we heard the chief medical officer, the deputy chief medical officer, the chief scientific adviser all say that they don't think the tier system and the small number of closures that have been brought about are going to actually deliver the results in terms of the drop in cases," External link

skynews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We’ve been under those restrictions for three months,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We asked for summary closure powers of all premises that were not deemed to be Covid-safe,” External link

plymouthherald Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We’ve been under those restrictions for three months,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We asked for summary closure powers of all premises that were not deemed to be Covid-safe,” External link

standard Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We asked for summary closure powers of all premises that were not deemed to be Covid-safe,” External link

cambridge-news Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “Will he apologise to those who have already lost their jobs, seen their businesses slip through their fingers in those areas which have not had that support until now?” External link

msn-uk Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “Honestly, can barely believe what I’m reading here,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "I honestly was just open-mouthed really when I read the headlines last night, that there was going to be a support package, it was billed as being for London and Birmingham. " External link

birminghammail Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham claimed ( about Westminster Government ) : "down there (in Westminster), it's politics before people" External link

thesun Thursday, October 22, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "Greater Manchester has been in 'high' alert for three months but our hospitality businesses haven't had any emergency support. " External link

heart Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "Greater Manchester has been in 'high' alert for three months but our hospitality businesses haven't had any emergency support. " External link

skynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham asked : "Is this a game of poker with people's lives? " External link

thesun Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "It's brutal to be honest, isn't it?" External link

thesun Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham recalls : “I can remember feeling astonished that it happened. I just couldn’t believe it the day when it was first put to us without consultation,” “I think the voice of London business was heard because they were saying, ‘oh, look, the cases are low, we need to get back’. It wasn’t the same for us at that moment; very centralising, very much hearing ‘London first’” External link

ft Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "I don't think it is right to ask people to go into a lockdown, to accept further changes within their lives, without supporting them through all of that. " External link

standard Wednesday, October 21, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "That is what we believe we needed to prevent poverty, to prevent hardship, to prevent homelessness," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham added : "At no point today were we offered enough to protect the poorest people in our communities through the punishing reality of the winter to come," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "What we've seen today is a deliberate a of levelling down," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "It's brutal to be honest, isn't it?" External link

thesun Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “At no point today were we offered enough to protect the poorest people in our communities through the punishing reality of the winter to come,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "That is what we believe we needed to prevent poverty, to prevent hardship, to prevent homelessness," External link

heart Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham added : "At no point today were we offered enough to protect the poorest people in our communities through the punishing reality of the winter to come," External link

heart Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “I don’t believe that we can proceed as a country on this basis through the pandemic by grinding communities down, through punishing financial negotiations” External link

YorkshirePost Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "prevent poverty, to prevent hardship, to prevent homelessness" External link

themirror Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham added : "I don't think it is right to ask people to go into a lockdown, to accept further changes within their lives, without supporting them through all of that. " External link

piratefm Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham added : "I don't think it is right to ask people to go into a lockdown, to accept further changes within their lives, without supporting them through all of that. " External link

skynews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "Tier 3 lockdowns affect the lowest-paid people in society, people who work in pubs, people who drive taxis, people who work on the doors in pubs. These are the people that Westminster politicians traditionally ignore. " External link

themirror Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham added : "It does appear there's been an abrupt change since the summer, where it's the opposite now. " External link

birminghammail Tuesday, October 20, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "If you're going to impose a lockdown here it's going to cause certain harm to all the people I've mentioned," "I don't believe we can consign our residents to hardship in that way" External link

heart Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “People can’t just be pressurized into it,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

Mr Burnham added : "It does appear there's been an abrupt change since the summer, where it's the opposite now. " External link

tamworthherald Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "Of course we wouldn't break the law. We've never said that we would. " External link

tamworthherald Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “People can’t just be pressurized into it,” “I’m not going to be pressurized into it. And I’m not just going to kind of roll over at the sight of a check” External link

nytimes Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "They are willing to try and sacrifice jobs and businesses here to try and save them elsewhere”. Mr Johnson this morning backed down from plans to force Greater Manchester and Lancashire to join the Liverpool City Region on the toughest Tier 3 level of restrictions, after meeting resistance from local leaders. Mr Burnham made clear that he and the leaders of 10 Greater Manchester councils were unwilling to accept any intensification of restrictions which did not come with an adequate package of financial support for businesses and workers. The mayor said that following discussions with Prof Van Tam on Wednesday, the civic leaders were “unanimous” in rejecting Mr Johnson’s proposals. He said the deputy chief medical officer said that “to bring the infection rates down any regional lockdown would require widespread closures way beyond pubs to stand any real chance of working, and that would have to be done in tandem with other neighbouring regions, and even then, it would not be certain to work”. He added: “While this is not necessarily greater Manchester's view, the deputy chief medical officer also told us last night that the only certain thing to work is a national lockdown”. But he said: " External link

independent-UK Friday, October 16, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : "set up as the canaries in the coalmine for an experimental regional lockdown strategy as an attempt to prevent the expense of what is truly needed”. At a minimum, the government should be offering furlough support worth 80 per cent of wages for those unable to work because of Tier 3 restrictions, rather than the 67 per cent offered by chancellor Rishi Sunak, he said. And he said there should also be support for the incomes of the self-employed, along with a “proper compensation scheme” for businesses. “So far, they have not been prepared to offer that," External link

independent-UK Friday, October 16, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mr Burnham said : “We have to protect the health of the nation but let’s do it as one nation, and not make the north of England the sacrificial lamb for an ill-thought-through Downing Street policy which doesn’t make sense in the real world” External link

independent-UK Friday, October 16, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT



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