UK coronavirus live: PM confirms tier 3 for Greater Manchester as Burnham blames government for collapse of talks

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Boris Johnson confirms Greater Manchester in strictest tier 3 from Friday; mayor asks parliament to intervene to secure ‘a fair offer’

Johnson is wrapping up now.

He says he is walking a fine path. They don’t want to go back to a national lockdown, he says.

Q: You have not visited the north-west. Will you apologise to businesses here? And is Greater Manchester getting the £60m?

Johnson says he is deeply sorry he is having to implement these measures.

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