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# matt-hancock - Last month November 2022

Covid campaigners send message to Matt Hancock in the 'I’m A Celebrity' jungle
# I'm A Celeb
# I'm A Celeb

Covid campaigners send message to Matt Hancock in the 'I’m A Celebrity' jungle

Nov 15th 2022, 4:37 PM 31,845 Views 20 Comments

The plane bearing a 35ft banner circled the Australian camp for two hours.

Poll: Do you watch I'm a Celeb?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you watch I'm a Celeb?

Nov 13th 2022, 9:22 AM 42,290 Views 38 Comments

Former UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock was covered in slime in the jungle last night.

Matt Hancock ‘doesn’t expect to serve in Government again’ after I’m A Celebrity
# I'm A Celeb
# I'm A Celeb

Matt Hancock ‘doesn’t expect to serve in Government again’ after I’m A Celebrity

Nov 9th 2022, 8:00 AM 12,531 Views 8 Comments

The former UK health secretary says he has received a lot of support over his appearance on the programme.

Ex-UK health secretary Matt Hancock signs up for I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here
# I'm A Celeb
# I'm A Celeb

Ex-UK health secretary Matt Hancock signs up for I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here

Updated Nov 1st 2022, 10:52 PM 36,714 Views 21 Comments

A fellow MP referred to Hancock as an ‘absolute prat’ after the news was announced

# matt-hancock - This year 2022

UK Government policies discharging Covid patients to care homes 'unlawful', High Court rules
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

UK Government policies discharging Covid patients to care homes 'unlawful', High Court rules

Apr 27th 2022, 11:21 AM 8,763 Views 7 Comments

The case was brought by two women whose fathers died from Covid-19.

# matt-hancock - Last year 2021

Investigators in England raid two homes over leaking of Matt Hancock CCTV
# Matt Hancock
# Matt Hancock

Investigators in England raid two homes over leaking of Matt Hancock CCTV

Jul 15th 2021, 4:32 PM 20,165 Views 3 Comments

Hancock resigned from the Cabinet after footage showed him kissing an aide in his departmental office.

Matt Hancock resigns as English health secretary following scandal
# Gone
# Gone

Matt Hancock resigns as English health secretary following scandal

Jun 26th 2021, 6:27 PM 68,166 Views 73 Comments

Images of him breaking Covid guidelines appeared in the UK press yesterday.

UK health minister apologises for breaching Covid guidance after being accused of affair with aide
# Matt Hancock
# Matt Hancock

UK health minister apologises for breaching Covid guidance after being accused of affair with aide

Jun 25th 2021, 12:56 PM 47,354 Views 32 Comments

The Sun newspaper in the UK today published pictures of Matt Hancock with adviser Gina Coladangelo.

Dominic Cummings steps up criticism of Boris Johnson’s suitability for office
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Dominic Cummings steps up criticism of Boris Johnson’s suitability for office

Jun 21st 2021, 7:00 PM 36,554 Views 29 Comments

Boris Johnson’s former aide Dominic Cummings criticised the UK Prime Minister for a lack of focus.

UK Government moves to scrap ten day quarantine for Covid contacts who are fully vaccinated
# Back To Normality
# Back To Normality

UK Government moves to scrap ten day quarantine for Covid contacts who are fully vaccinated

Jun 21st 2021, 3:33 PM 13,742 Views 9 Comments

Under the plan, the ten day quarantine period could be axed in favour of daily lateral flow tests.

People in England aged 33 and 32 can book their Covid-19 vaccine from today
# NHS
# NHS

People in England aged 33 and 32 can book their Covid-19 vaccine from today

May 22nd 2021, 10:29 AM 12,304 Views 36 Comments

The NHS is urging everyone who is eligible to take up their jab at one of the 1,600 locations across the country.

‘High degree of confidence’ vaccines work against Indian variant, Matt Hancock says
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

‘High degree of confidence’ vaccines work against Indian variant, Matt Hancock says

May 16th 2021, 1:23 PM 18,649 Views 22 Comments

The British Health Secretary said it is “appropriate” to push on with the major easing of lockdown in England.

That photo of Matt Hancock holding a bad pint of Guinness is fake
# Debunked
# Debunked

That photo of Matt Hancock holding a bad pint of Guinness is fake

May 1st 2021, 3:21 PM 100,363 Views 31 Comments

He wasn’t even drinking Guinness.

Fears of delays to lockdown easing in Britain amid ‘constrained’ vaccine supplies
# AstraZenenca
# AstraZenenca

Fears of delays to lockdown easing in Britain amid ‘constrained’ vaccine supplies

Mar 18th 2021, 7:16 AM 16,964 Views 30 Comments

The NHS has warned of a month-long ‘significant reduction’ in weekly supply of the jabs next month

UK plans accelerated vaccine rollout as end of lockdown in sight
# UK Government
# UK Government

UK plans accelerated vaccine rollout as end of lockdown in sight

Feb 21st 2021, 11:44 AM 29,045 Views 59 Comments

Previous targets were to inoculate over-50s by May, with all adults to be vaccinated by the end of September.

Hancock defends UK police fining two women £200 for driving 8km to go for a walk
# Covid Lockdown
# Covid Lockdown

Hancock defends UK police fining two women £200 for driving 8km to go for a walk

Jan 10th 2021, 3:02 PM 51,785 Views 53 Comments

“I’m absolutely going to back the police because the challenge here is that every flex can be fatal,” the UK Health Secretary said.

# matt-hancock - All time

Covid-19: UK health service facing 'unsustainable' pressure as ambulances queue outside hospitals
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Covid-19: UK health service facing 'unsustainable' pressure as ambulances queue outside hospitals

Dec 30th 2020, 9:30 AM 33,277 Views 35 Comments

Health Secretary Matt Hancock is expected to announce more Tier 4 restrictions.

Unclear if quick spread of new Covid-19 variant found in England is due to 'cause and effect'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Unclear if quick spread of new Covid-19 variant found in England is due to 'cause and effect'

Updated Dec 14th 2020, 6:40 PM 73,359 Views 80 Comments

England’s CMO Professor Chris Whitty gave an update on a new variant found in south England.

FactCheck: Was the UK able to approve the Pfizer vaccine before the EU because of Brexit?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Was the UK able to approve the Pfizer vaccine before the EU because of Brexit?

Dec 4th 2020, 6:10 AM 20,510 Views 0 Comments

The head of the UK regulator who approved the Pfizer vaccine said its progress was “totally dependent” on the “rolling review” approach it took.

UK government criticised for bringing in new Covid-19 restrictions for north England 'late last night'
# Matt Hancock
# Matt Hancock

UK government criticised for bringing in new Covid-19 restrictions for north England 'late last night'

Jul 31st 2020, 8:28 AM 28,967 Views 19 Comments

Households in Manchester, east Lancashire and West Yorkshire have been banned from meeting each other after a spike in cases.

Lose 5lbs to help save the NHS money, says UK Health Secretary
# Obesity
# Obesity

Lose 5lbs to help save the NHS money, says UK Health Secretary

Jul 27th 2020, 7:54 AM 23,562 Views 31 Comments

Cabinet minister Matthew Hancock has set the target as the Government prepares to unveil its obesity crackdown.

Boris Johnson warns people ‘taking liberties’ could trigger serious infection spike
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Boris Johnson warns people ‘taking liberties’ could trigger serious infection spike

Updated Jun 26th 2020, 10:03 PM 37,480 Views 27 Comments

Johnson’s comments came after the Health Secretary reminded people the Government has powers to close public spaces such as beaches.

Two-week quarantine rules for UK arrivals come into force
# Self-isolation
# Self-isolation

Two-week quarantine rules for UK arrivals come into force

Jun 8th 2020, 7:57 AM 22,290 Views 8 Comments

People who fail to comply could be fined £1,000 (€1,124) in England.

Matt Hancock laughs off suggestion that 'Test and Trace' launched early to distract from Cummings saga
# Contact Tracing
# Contact Tracing

Matt Hancock laughs off suggestion that 'Test and Trace' launched early to distract from Cummings saga

May 28th 2020, 11:18 AM 10,640 Views 22 Comments

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the system wasn’t being rushed through to distract from the Cummings controversy.

Johnson praises NHS for saving his life as nurses told to refuse to work 'as last resort' over PPE
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Johnson praises NHS for saving his life as nurses told to refuse to work 'as last resort' over PPE

Apr 12th 2020, 7:49 AM 67,118 Views 125 Comments

More than 20 NHS staff are believed to have died from Covid-19.

Covid-19 vaccine could be available in September, Oxford professor claims
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 vaccine could be available in September, Oxford professor claims

Apr 11th 2020, 1:56 PM 64,282 Views 51 Comments

The World Health Organization previously said it could take 12 to 18 months for a vaccine to be developed.

Another 621 people have died from Covid-19 in UK as minister warns outside exercise could be banned
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Another 621 people have died from Covid-19 in UK as minister warns outside exercise could be banned

Updated Apr 5th 2020, 3:18 PM 61,163 Views 74 Comments

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said it was “quite unbelievable” crowds were still gathering over the weekend.

A further 684 people die in the UK as Covid-19 death toll there exceeds 3,600
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

A further 684 people die in the UK as Covid-19 death toll there exceeds 3,600

Updated Apr 3rd 2020, 2:27 PM 56,224 Views 54 Comments

The Queen is set to address the nation over the crisis on Sunday night.

Covid-19 stricken UK Health Secretary returns to work after seven days in self-isolation
# Matt Hancock
# Matt Hancock

Covid-19 stricken UK Health Secretary returns to work after seven days in self-isolation

Apr 2nd 2020, 10:45 PM 36,005 Views 48 Comments

Matt Hancock announced plans to test 100,000 people per day by the end of the month.

British Health Secretary says people ignoring social-distancing advice are ‘selfish’
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

British Health Secretary says people ignoring social-distancing advice are ‘selfish’

Mar 23rd 2020, 4:24 PM 10,097 Views 14 Comments

Over the weekend, photos emerged showing crowds of people visiting open spaces across many parts of the UK and Ireland.

UK to ask over 70s to self-isolate for up to four months
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

UK to ask over 70s to self-isolate for up to four months

Mar 15th 2020, 10:55 AM 60,204 Views 80 Comments

Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed the request would be made in coming weeks.

Twelve new Covid-19 cases confirmed in UK, bringing total to 35
# Matt Hancock
# Matt Hancock

Twelve new Covid-19 cases confirmed in UK, bringing total to 35

Updated Mar 1st 2020, 2:29 PM 40,904 Views 20 Comments

The UK health secretary said shutting down cities was possible despite a “huge economic and social downside”.

'Celebrities are being hounded': Politicians hit out at press intrusion in wake of Caroline Flack's death
# Spotlight
# Spotlight

'Celebrities are being hounded': Politicians hit out at press intrusion in wake of Caroline Flack's death

Feb 17th 2020, 8:35 AM 31,666 Views 52 Comments

The 40 year-old was found dead at her east London flat on Saturday.

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist
# Didn't Happen
# Didn't Happen

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist

Dec 9th 2019, 7:04 PM 25,809 Views 34 Comments

A claim that a Tory advisor was punched turned out not to be the case.

Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race
# Race For Number 10
# Race For Number 10

Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race

Jun 14th 2019, 11:30 AM 12,478 Views 10 Comments

Hancock received just 20 votes in the first ballot of 313 Tory MPs.

UK government looking into imposing 'time limits' on children using social media
# Genuine Concern
# Genuine Concern

UK government looking into imposing 'time limits' on children using social media

Mar 10th 2018, 1:43 PM 11,515 Views 21 Comments

Matt Hancock said it isn’t “beyond the wit of man” to develop an age verification system for children online.