| 10.4°C Belfast

Close

Premium


Politics should be less about the briefs, more about the brief

Eimear McGovern


Close

Matt Hancock oversaw coronavirus regulations during the pandemic. Picture: PA

Matt Hancock oversaw coronavirus regulations during the pandemic. Picture: PA

PA

JUPITER, FL - MAY 29: (EDITORS NOTE: Best quality available) In this handout photo provided by The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, golfer Tiger Woods is seen in a police booking photo after his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) May 29, 2017 in Jupiter, Florida. Woods has been released on his own recognizance. (Photo by The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

JUPITER, FL - MAY 29: (EDITORS NOTE: Best quality available) In this handout photo provided by The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, golfer Tiger Woods is seen in a police booking photo after his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) May 29, 2017 in Jupiter, Florida. Woods has been released on his own recognizance. (Photo by The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Getty Images

/

Matt Hancock oversaw coronavirus regulations during the pandemic. Picture: PA

Before it was revealed he was facing an investigation for the use of a personal email account to conduct government business, Matt Hancock had resigned after a whirlwind in which footage of his clinch with aide Gina Coladangelo was leaked to the Press.

What followed was a vague admission shared in a Twitter video. “I breached the social distancing guidance” admitted Mr Hancock as he resigned from his position as rulemaker-in-chief at the Department of Health. He could hardly have done otherwise to which those of us who have seen the video with Ms Coladangelo can attest. The now-couple, both married parents-of-three, were seen to carry out a very thorough Covid swab on each other’s tonsils complete with full-frontal groping while in a corridor purported to be inside the Department of Health.


Top Videos



Privacy