Labour shadow foreign secretary Lisa Nandy has accused Matt Hancock of having a “particular personal problem” with Manchester mayor Andy Burnham.
Asked by the BBC’s Andrew Marr whether Burnham had “let down” his city – resulting in it being put in Tier 3 of the government’s new, more stringent Covid-19 restrictions – Nandy said the health secretary’s attitude has been “bizarre”.
“I think that Matt Hancock clearly has a particular personal problem with Andy Burnham which at times I’ve felt was quite bizarre but is not really helpful at all,” she said.
Watch the exchange below.
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