Patrick O’Flynn Patrick O’Flynn

Burnham’s gamble could collapse around him

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If they were to give out awards for best use of an anorak to communicate stroppy defiance then Andy Burnham would be about to break the stranglehold of former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher.

In a city where it rains on more than 150 days a year, it is perhaps unsurprising that the anorak has become the garb of the everyman.

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