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#matt hancock

# matt-hancock - Wednesday 27 April, 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 8,730 Views 7 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Thursday 15 July, 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 20,151 Views 3 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Saturday 26 June, 2021

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 68,133 Views 73 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Friday 25 June, 2021

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 47,330 Views 32 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Monday 21 June, 2021

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 36,531 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 13,725 Views 9 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Saturday 22 May, 2021

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 12,292 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.

# matt-hancock - Sunday 16 May, 2021

‘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 18,638 Views 22 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Saturday 1 May, 2021

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 100,285 Views 31 Comments

He wasn’t even drinking Guinness.

# matt-hancock - Thursday 18 March, 2021

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 16,956 Views 30 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Sunday 21 February, 2021

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 29,037 Views 59 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Sunday 10 January, 2021

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 51,770 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 - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

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 33,269 Views 35 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Monday 14 December, 2020

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 73,349 Views 80 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Friday 4 December, 2020

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 20,485 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.

# matt-hancock - Friday 31 July, 2020

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 28,959 Views 19 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Monday 27 July, 2020

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 23,554 Views 31 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Friday 26 June, 2020

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 37,471 Views 27 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Monday 8 June, 2020

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 22,283 Views 8 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Thursday 28 May, 2020

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 10,632 Views 22 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Sunday 12 April, 2020

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 67,110 Views 125 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Saturday 11 April, 2020

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 64,272 Views 51 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Sunday 5 April, 2020

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 61,158 Views 74 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Friday 3 April, 2020

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 56,218 Views 54 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Thursday 2 April, 2020

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 36,003 Views 48 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Monday 23 March, 2020

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 10,087 Views 14 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Sunday 15 March, 2020

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 60,194 Views 80 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Sunday 1 March, 2020

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 40,895 Views 20 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Monday 17 February, 2020

'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 31,638 Views 52 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Monday 9 December, 2019

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 25,168 Views 34 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Friday 14 June, 2019

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 12,458 Views 10 Comments

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

# matt-hancock - Saturday 10 March, 2018

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 11,509 Views 21 Comments

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