Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock affair: is he attempting a Westminster come-back?
Matt Hancock leaving No. 10 with Gina Coladangelo in May 2020
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Matt Hancock affair: is he attempting a Westminster come-back?

Former minister chatting to Tory MPs in ‘backbenchers’ WhatsApp group’
3 Aug 2021
‘The England team shows us Britain’s diversity is its strength’
Gareth Southgate consoles Bukayo Saka after England’s defeat
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‘The England team shows us Britain’s diversity is its strength’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
12 Jul 2021
Political love affairs that shook the nation
Profumo
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Political love affairs that shook the nation

From Matt Hancock to John Profumo, politicians have found themselves caught out time and again
8 Jul 2021
The five most popular political figures in the UK
Rishi Sunak and Boris Johnson on Downing Street
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The five most popular political figures in the UK

Only one other MP tops Boris Johnson in the quarterly YouGov rankings
7 Jul 2021
Quiz of The Week: 26 June - 2 July
Keir Starmer during a visit to Ipswich this week
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Quiz of The Week: 26 June - 2 July

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
2 Jul 2021
‘Love Island has begun – and so have the Matt Hancock memes’
Matt Hancock
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‘Love Island has begun – and so have the Matt Hancock memes’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
1 Jul 2021
Councillors call for Matt Hancock to quit as MP
Matt Hancock with Gina Coladangelo
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Councillors call for Matt Hancock to quit as MP

Former health secretary facing Tory revolt in West Suffolk constituency following affair breach
30 Jun 2021

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‘Chris Whitty is a brave man to continue so fearlessly’
Chris Whitty
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‘Chris Whitty is a brave man to continue so fearlessly’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
29 Jun 2021
‘England’s one-sided football rivalry with Germany has lost its bite’
Paul Gascoigne, Andreas Brehme and Thomas Haessler
Instant Opinion

‘England’s one-sided football rivalry with Germany has lost its bite’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
28 Jun 2021
New health secretary: is Sajid Javid the right choice?
Sajid Javid
Today’s big question

New health secretary: is Sajid Javid the right choice?

Former chancellor said to favour more ‘bullish’ approach to ending lockdown restrictions
28 Jun 2021
Matt Hancock affair: were any laws broken?
Matt Hancock and Gina Coladangelo
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Matt Hancock affair: were any laws broken?

Labour calls for investigations into social distancing breach and Gina Coladangelo’s employment
28 Jun 2021
Why Matt Hancock’s private life is of public interest
Matt Hancock
Expert’s view

Why Matt Hancock’s private life is of public interest

Media coverage of former health secretary’s affair has reawakened debate about press intrusion
28 Jun 2021
Will Hancock survive his affair revelation?
Matt Hancock
Behind the scenes

Will Hancock survive his affair revelation?

Health secretary apologises after breaking Covid restrictions during kiss with aide
25 Jun 2021
‘It’s easy to lambast Matt Hancock without diving into his relationships’
Health Secretary Matt Hancock
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‘It’s easy to lambast Matt Hancock without diving into his relationships’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
25 Jun 2021
NHS facing ‘biggest pressure in history’ as 12 million await treatment
Health Secretary Matt Hancock
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NHS facing ‘biggest pressure in history’ as 12 million await treatment

Health bosses warn that hospital waiting lists are set to more than double
18 Jun 2021
Quiz of The Week: 12 - 18 June
Matt Hancock meets paramedics at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital
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Quiz of The Week: 12 - 18 June

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
18 Jun 2021
‘GB News boycott will infuriate hundreds of thousands of consumers’
GB News launch
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‘GB News boycott will infuriate hundreds of thousands of consumers’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
17 Jun 2021
How will Dominic Cummings strike next after ‘f***ing hopeless’ bombshell?
Dominic Cummings
Today’s big question

How will Dominic Cummings strike next after ‘f***ing hopeless’ bombshell?

Former adviser offers evidence that PM had doubts about Matt Hancock
17 Jun 2021
Matt Hancock in the hot seat: his key lines of defence
Matt Hancock
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Matt Hancock in the hot seat: his key lines of defence

Health secretary says he can ‘face the mirror each morning’ after trying to save lives
10 Jun 2021
‘Exam results have become an all-consuming mania’
LSE graduates
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‘Exam results have become an all-consuming mania’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
3 Jun 2021
Hancock was called to Johnson’s office to explain care home ‘negligence’
Matt Hancock
Behind the scenes

Hancock was called to Johnson’s office to explain care home ‘negligence’

Dominic Cummings has ‘documentary evidence’ that PM feared he was misled over care home testing
28 May 2021
Quiz of The Week: 22 - 28 May
Dominic Cummings leaves his London home
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Quiz of The Week: 22 - 28 May

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
28 May 2021
Does the public trust Dominic Cummings?
Dominic Cummings leaves Parliament
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Does the public trust Dominic Cummings?

Polls suggest former top aide is not seen as credible enough to damage government – for now
27 May 2021
Who’s who in the Greensill scandal
David Cameron
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Who’s who in the Greensill scandal

Labour pushes for full parliamentary inquiry into lobbying
14 Apr 2021
Tories furious about jail time for quarantine-dodgers
Matt Hancock at the daily press briefing
Behind the scenes

Tories furious about jail time for quarantine-dodgers

Backbenchers accuse Matt Hancock of making ‘empty threat’ to people who travel to high-risk countries
10 Feb 2021
Are plans to pay all self-isolating Brits £500 ‘dead on arrival’?
Health Secretary Matt Hancock who is currently self-isolating after testing positive for Covid
Behind the scenes

Are plans to pay all self-isolating Brits £500 ‘dead on arrival’?

Treasury reportedly ‘flummoxed’ by proposal to give one-off payment to everyone who tests positive for Covid
22 Jan 2021
Instant Opinion: ‘Trump 2024? It could happen’
A woman holds a Trump 2024 t-shirt at a rally during the 2020 election.
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Instant Opinion: ‘Trump 2024? It could happen’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 27 November
27 Nov 2020
How and when will Pfizer vaccine be rolled out in Britain?
Matt Hancock
In Depth

How and when will Pfizer vaccine be rolled out in Britain?

Matt Hancock says NHS will be ready to administer doses to vulnerable people from 1 December
11 Nov 2020
‘Long Covid’ patients left with lower IQs and aged brains
Coronavirus patient
In Brief

‘Long Covid’ patients left with lower IQs and aged brains

Imperial College study finds that infection can cause mental decline equivalent to losing 8.5 IQ points
27 Oct 2020
Covid jabs may begin next month, if vaccine is approved
A doctor wearing sterile gloves prepares a vaccination injection.
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Covid jabs may begin next month, if vaccine is approved

Five vaccination sites to be set up in major cities as part of mass inoculation roll-out
8 Oct 2020
Covid test rationing: who will be at the back of the queue?
Coronavirus testing site
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Covid test rationing: who will be at the back of the queue?

Nationwide shortage of Covid-19 testing capacity means some people may have to wait longer for appointments
16 Sep 2020
How a curfew helped Belgium suppress second coronavirus wave
Belgium
In Depth

How a curfew helped Belgium suppress second coronavirus wave

UK government mulling similar restrictions following success of evening shutdowns in Antwerp
11 Sep 2020
Has Britain ‘lost control’ of the coronavirus crisis?
Coronavirus UK
In Depth

Has Britain ‘lost control’ of the coronavirus crisis?

Health secretary says steep hike is ‘concerning’ - but quirk in the testing system could be to blame
7 Sep 2020
Government’s ‘lack of strategy’ on Covid ‘cost lives’
Matt Hancock
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Government’s ‘lack of strategy’ on Covid ‘cost lives’

Think tank finds that ministers’ refusal to take responsibility for decisions resulted in UK going into lockdown too late
2 Sep 2020
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