BORIS Johnson was slammed today by Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham who said he was “playing a game of poker” with people’s lives.
Originally putting £60m on the table to help the people of Greater Manchester get through the harsh Winter Boris Johnson later walked away from negotiations and refused to put £60m on the table.
The Government was accused of “playing with people’s lives” in a “game of poker” after he refused to give real support to Greater Manchester.
“Is this a game of poker?” he asked.
“Are they playing poker with people’s lives in a pandemic? Is that what this is about? Are they piling pressure on people to accept the lowest figure they can get? Is that what this is about?
“Is this a government committed to levelling up this country?
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