Matt Hancock resigns.

Matt Hancock resigns,

26-06-2021NEIL HALL

Britain's health minister Matt Hancock has resigned after he admitted breaking COVID-19 guidance by kissing and embracing an aide in his office, angering colleagues and the public during lockdown.

Downing Street this evening published Hancock's resignation letter to Boris Johnson and the prime minister's response, in which he said he was sorry to receive it.

"We have worked so hard as a country to fight the pandemic," Hancock said in the letter. "The last thing I would want is for my private life to distract attention from the single-minded focus that is leading us out of this crisis."


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nigel / Hace 7 months

Dave, are you so gullible to believe the MSM, obviously yes. I have trouble believing the MDB, without checking, now we have articles about loss of almond trees, then about masses of solar panels, where do you think the panels are and the trees no longer? More importantly I would like to know how CCTV coverage from 10 Downing Street got to the Sun Newspaper, a far more worrying problem.


Lisa / Hace 7 months

It's all in the name.


johnc / Hace 7 months

Spoken like a true troll. Not only attacking the man in question but the person who gives an opinion.


Dave / Hace 7 months

Made a mistake John!! Yeah gave loads of tax payers money to employ his old college mate in order to get his end away - I'm sure it happens all the time where you work. Not to mention discharging old folk for hospital with out covid tests or failing to get proper PPE for NHS staff at the start of the pandemic. Just every day mistakes we all make I'm sure. He's only resigning because he's been made a laughing stock by getting caught with his pants down and nothing to do with the lies, corruption and needless loss of life on his watch. He should be in jail never mind anything else.


john / Hace 7 months

This is the problem with society today. The man made an error of misjudgment at work,and how many of us in our daily lives have done that? How many of us have been with friends or colleagues and given them an affectionate hug or kiss and we knew after, we probably shouldn't have done it..well all of us I'm sure! It seems now that whenever someone makes a mistake,they get attacked liked wolves by the media and everybody who wants to see them fail. It wasn't so long ago Armengol was having jollys in a bar after midnight breaking restrictions she alone demanded. Nobody can make a mistake anymore.