Hancock Resigns As Health Secretary After CCTV Caught Him Kissing Staff
Sequel to the controversy that follows his actions, Matt Hancock has now resigned as Britain's Health Secretary on Saturday, one day after he apologized for breaching Covid regulations.
The married politician was pictured kissing and embracing his adviser, with whom British tabloid The Sun alleges he is having an affair. The newspaper reported that the images were from May 6, two weeks before cross-household contact was allowed indoors in England
I've been to see the Prime Minister to resign as Secretary of State for Health and Social care... Those of us who make these rules have got to stick by them, and that's why I've got to resign," Hancock said in a video posted on his Twitter page.
"I'm very proud of what we've done to protect the NHS at the peak, to deliver that vaccine rollout -- one of the fastest in the world -- and I look forward to supporting the government and the Prime Minister from the backbenches," he added.
In a letter to Boris Johnson, he apologized writing, "I want to reiterate my apology for breaking the guidance and apologise to my family and loved ones for putting them through this."
South Africa Minister of Health Embarrassed Foreigners for using Public Clinic
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UK confirms two more cases of monkeypox as health workers struggle to find its source
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Biden Starts Reversing Several Trump Policy On Immigration, Environment And Health
Just few hours in office, President Joe Biden is beginning the tense task of reversing some of former President Donald Trump’s nativist legacy on immigration, issuing an executive order to end Trump’s controversial travel ban on noncitizens from 13 countries.The policy, colloquially known as the “Muslim ban,” first went into effect in January 2017 and became one of Trump’s signature immigration policiesTrump expanded the ban last February to include additional restr...
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