Leicester mayor warns of residents’ anger if city-wide lockdown is extended

Leicester’s mayor has urged the Government to lift its local lockdown in 90% of the city – and warned that a further two-week extension would leave residents “very angry indeed”.

Speaking ahead of a Government meeting involving Health Secretary Matt Hancock to decide whether the city’s lockdown will continue, mayor Sir Peter Soulsby claimed the local coronavirus outbreak was being dramatically driven down.

Sir Peter claimed data provided to city...
source: Reading Chronicle

2020-07-16 13:08
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