Morris, who was diagnosed with kidney cancer last year, passed away at Bury Hospice with his daughters, Natalie and Rebecca, at his side on Saturday.
The Manchester United striker had written an emotional letter to MPs today asking them to reconsider the decision to prevent poor children receiving free school meals into the summer holidays.
Footballers left filling the gaps as Sunak accused of “lacking compassion” over plans to axe free school meals
The vouchers, introduced during the COVID-19 lockdown measures, are worth £15 per week and are provided to families of children from poorer backgrounds who receive free school meals at school.
Deansgate is set to be part-pedestrianised, Manchester City Council has announced in response to the COVID-19 crisis and the council’s attempt to “create an enhanced shared space for pedestrians and people on bikes” in order to “enable visitors and workers to socially distance more easily as they return”.
In the first of his daily speeches on the issue, Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday announced the next phase of the government’s “delay” strategy to tackle coronavirus (COVID-19) will commence.
INTERVIEW: ‘Six out of 10’… Manchester Mayor Burnham unsure about Tory budget’s benefits for North West
Giving new Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget “six out of ten”, GM Mayor Andy Burnham has expressed concerns that the budget was “a little high on rhetoric and a little bit low on delivery”.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced the government Spring Budget today, announcing over £600b of spending and pledging to give the NHS “what it needs” as COVID-19 spreads across the UK.
The Jewish Festival of Belonging continues this week, hosting a selection of events from comedy, to films and visual arts.