Five key takeaways from the Tier 3 showdown
Including the prospect of a harder, circuit-breaker lockdown in the North
Good morning Millers - this is a quick members-only post taking stock of what happened in Greater Manchester’s negotiation with the government and our imminent entry into Tier 3 restrictions.
It’s almost 24 hours since the deadline for the negotiation passed and all hell broke loose. In the hours immediately after an event like that - as the kaleidoscope is shaken and the pieces are in flux - you get a lot of political heat, misunderstood numbers and emotional reactions on social media.
All of that’s understandable of course, but now things have settled down a bit, and we’ve heard from all the key players, I thought it would be useful to run through what has emerged. Here are the five key takeaways.