Andy Burnham’s Greater Manchester Combined Authority‘s website today is clear:
Avoid travelling outside the part of Greater Manchester where you live.
Yet, he has developed a spat with the Scottish Government which has merely repeated his advice.
Is he cynically using this as a way of promoting a leadership campaign when Starmer gives up after losing the Batley and Spen by-election? If George Galloway delivers the final cut by seducing the Asian vote with his pro-Palestine credentials, he must surely go and the combative Burnham will walk in.
Countless thousands will have been enraged by this fabricated controversy but hey, what does he care.
Oh, and the link to the UK Government advice doesn’t work. No surprise there then.