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Pubs to close in Lancashire as tier 3 Covid strategy reluctantly accepted

Measures, which will come into effect on Friday night, accepted in exchange for £42m support * Coronavirus – latest updates * See all our coronavirus coverage Pubs and bars will close for more than 1 million people in Lancashire after the region’s leaders reluctantly accepted the strictest tier 3 coronavirus restrictions in exchange for £42m in financial support. One council leader complained they had been “blackmailed” into accepting the deal after Boris Johnson’s chief strategic adviser threatened to withhold cash from any district council unhappy with the offer. Continue reading...

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