‘There’s quite a bit of resentment’: is Covid deepening north-south divide?

There are fears lockdown restrictions could exacerbate the differences between the two halves of England

As tensions rise between northern mayors and the government over local lockdown measures in place in major cities across the north of England, fears that coronavirus could exacerbate the north-south divide are growing.

For some families, the distinction between the local lockdowns in the north and the more relaxed measures in the south is particularly acute.

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