Hancock won’t resign over unlawful Covid contracts – and why should he when Starmer supports him?

With friends like these: Matt Hancock has refused to resign for breaking the law – and Tory-in-Labour-clothing Keir Starmer has supported him. So much for democracy. So much for justice.

Matt Hancock has refused to resign after the High Court said he had breached a legal obligation to publish details of Covid-19-related contracts with private firms. He said he had been doing what was needed in order to save lives.

That, of course, has yet to be seen – and we shouldn’t have to wait too long.

The court’s decision means details of Hancock’s hidden contracts must be publicised at last. We will be able to judge whether he spent billions of pounds of public money on measures that have actually saved lives…

… Or simply funnelled cash into the pockets of Tory cronies and chums who then failed to do anything useful with it at all.

Sadly, Hancock is under no political pressure whatsoever to resign after Keir Starmer, a so-called “Blue Labour” turncoat who pretends to lead Her Majesty’s Opposition but instead acts more like a cheerleader for the Conservative government, spoke in support of him instead:

What a betrayal – well, you can tell how This Writer feels about it from my own response:

All Labour – as a party – has done is urge Hancock to publish details of contracts that remain secret at the time of writing, which is no more than the High Court ordered.

And Labour said he should stop using emergency procurement powers in order to put a stop to cronyism. He should have stopped months ago; procurement of Covid-related equipment and services was an emergency matter in February 2020 but by now it should be subject to the proper tendering process – the emergency should be over.

Some Labour MPs have demonstrated that they have more backbone than the party’s fake of a leader, though:

It is hard to tell what is most disappointing about the way this story is developing.

If the UK’s government was functioning properly, then Hancock should have been out of a job within minutes of the High Court’s decision becoming public.

But government hasn’t functioned properly in this way since the 1980s, if I recall correctly.

The news media failed to grip the story properly; it is only because the social media publicised it that they felt pressured into mentioning it at all.

And the inaction of the Labour leader has been nothing short of contemptible.

Source: Matt Hancock refuses to resign over failure to publish details of Covid contracts – Mirror Online

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2 thoughts on “Hancock won’t resign over unlawful Covid contracts – and why should he when Starmer supports him?

  1. Hecuba

    Little England is now a one party fascist state and that fake labour leader – aka puppet Starmer is obeying his master little fascist dictator dick johnson!

    Why should fascist Hancock resign? He committed a crime and he is corrupt just as his fellow fascist tory bros but because they have immense political power they will never be held to account. No matter how many court rulings happen they won’t have any impact whatsoever on the crooked and criminal fascist tories!

    Never mind the fascist crooked tories continue to enrich themselves because ‘the emergency will last as long as it is profitable for them!’ Meanwhile we morons continue to believe all the lies fascist tories are peddling to their equally corrupt media!

  2. disabledgrandad

    Someone, please give me one good reason the leader of the oppression should never call out Tory incompetence or lawbreaking?

    Bear in mind he used to be the Director of public prosecutions so you think he whould care about breaking the law whould you not?

    Because I can see no reason for his quite frankly cheerleading for the Tory party if he likes them so much maybe he should go join them like all the other fake Labour people.

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