Health Secretary Matt Hancock is to make a statement to MPs in the House of Commons today giving an update on the latest changes to coronavirus rules.
Speaking this morning, business minister Nadhim Zahawi could not rule out that Health Secretary Matt Hancock will announce Greater Manchester and parts of Lancashire being moved into Tier 3 restrictions.
The mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham is meeting with Downing Street at 10am today ahead of the announcement.
Mr Zahawi appeared to suggest it was a foregone conclusion that Greater Manchester would have the most severe measures imposed when discussing the meeting later today between the region’s MPs and a health minister.
Mr Zahawi told Sky News:
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