Matt Hancock might think leaked WhatsApp messages will clear him – but he’s wrong

Last Updated: March 3, 2023By Tags: , , , , ,

In a dark place: Matt Hancock.

I’m drawing your attention to the linked Independent editorial for all the wrong reasons: don’t believe it!

The author seems to think that the cache of Matt Hancock’s WhatsApp messages that was leaked to the press vindicates him because it shows he wanted everybody going to care homes to be tested for Covid-19, back in April 2020 and was only prevented from achieving this by a lack of tests.

It doesn’t, though. It shows that Hancock ignored scientific advice and this led to thousands of deaths. Scientists had been telling him that community transmission of the disease was already in care homes since February that year and he had done nothing. And who was responsible for the fact that the UK did not have enough testing kits if not the government?

Comments about his ambition for 100,000 tests to be processed every day are red herrings. He lied about reaching that goal, remember (by including kits that had been sent out but had not been processed).

The evidence suggests extreme failures of government when Hancock was Health Secretary. Don’t let these editorials muddy the waters (to borrow a phrase).

Source: Why Matt Hancock is convinced the leaked messages will vindicate him | The Independent

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  1. flttymartyn March 4, 2023 at 9:11 am - Reply

    Hancock must be charged with social murder, prosecuted and imprisoned…along with any other MPs and MP’s cronies involved in this crime.

  2. Hecuba March 4, 2023 at 11:23 am - Reply

    All the fascist tory fake government ministers are criminals because they are all responsible for corporate manslaughter of over 200,000 women, children and men who died unnecessarily from Coronavirus! Now that fascist criminal Hancock is doing his utmost to claim ‘wah I’m the victim here!’ This is what fascists always do – twist the facts and claim they are never ever responsible for ensuring so many women, children and men died from coronavirus!

  3. flttymartyn March 5, 2023 at 10:09 pm - Reply

    Hancock should be rotting in prison for lies, fraud, corruption and social murder!

  4. flttymartyn March 6, 2023 at 4:29 am - Reply

    Why are MPs continually getting away with their crimes against the British people? Why hasn’t Hancock and all the others involved in this fraud, corruption and social murder been arrested, charged, convicted and sent to prison?

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