Matt Hancock

What next after the High Court’s Covid care home ruling?
Matt Hancock outside 10 Downing Street
Today’s big question

What next after the High Court’s Covid care home ruling?

Government is ‘staring down the barrel of potentially very costly claims’ after victory for bereaved relatives
28 Apr 2022
Steven Bartlett: from dropout to millionaire
Steven Bartlett
Profile

Steven Bartlett: from dropout to millionaire

The 29-year-old businessman behind The Diary of a CEO podcast is worth around £50m
2 Mar 2022
Famous for 15 minutes: the fleeting stars of 2021
Jackie Weaver
Profile

Famous for 15 minutes: the fleeting stars of 2021

From Jackie Weaver to Pen Farthing, the people who momentarily captured the country’s attention
27 Dec 2021
‘Don’t be surprised if there’s a backlash against the unvaccinated’
Piers Corbyn at a demonstration
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‘Don’t be surprised if there’s a backlash against the unvaccinated’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
3 Dec 2021
Matt Hancock, sleaze and public perceptions: what political standards survey revealed
Former health secretary Matt Hancock
Why we’re talking about . . .

Matt Hancock, sleaze and public perceptions: what political standards survey revealed

The pandemic has eroded public trust in MPs’ ethical standards
2 Nov 2021
The UK’s most popular politicians in 2021
Rishi Sunak and Boris Johnson on Downing Street
Profile

The UK’s most popular politicians in 2021

Chancellor ‘put to the test’ in today’s budget speech
27 Oct 2021
Is Matt Hancock attempting a political comeback?
Matt Hancock leaving No. 10 with Gina Coladangelo in May 2020
The latest on . . .

Is Matt Hancock attempting a political comeback?

The former health secretary has a new United Nations role
13 Oct 2021

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‘Levelling up cannot just be a sound bite. It must be a prescription for saving lives’
A volunteer is seen sorting food at Blackpool Food Bank
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‘Levelling up cannot just be a sound bite. It must be a prescription for saving lives’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
13 Oct 2021
Thousands ‘told to isolate in pinging error’
Matt Hancock and Boris Johnson
In Brief

Thousands ‘told to isolate in pinging error’

Source says Matt Hancock was privately told of the issue shortly before he resigned as health secretary
17 Aug 2021
‘The England team shows us Britain’s diversity is its strength’
Gareth Southgate consoles Bukayo Saka after England’s defeat
Instant Opinion

‘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
In Depth

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
Quiz of The Week: 26 June - 2 July
Keir Starmer during a visit to Ipswich this week
Quizzes and puzzles

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
‘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
Why we’re talking about . . .

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
The latest on . . .

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
Quizzes and puzzles

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
Why we’re talking about . . .

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
Today’s big question

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
Getting to grips with . . .

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.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Trump 2024? It could happen’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 27 November
27 Nov 2020
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