PMQs: Battle lines drawn over Matt Hancock resignation

Published on June 30, 2021 - Duration: 02:09s

PMQs: Battle lines drawn over Matt Hancock resignation

Opposition leader Sir Keir Starmer has grilled Boris Johnson in the Commons asking why the Prime Minister did not sack former health secretary Matt Hancock after images emerged of him breaking social distancing rules while embracing an aide.The PM refused to answer if he sacked Mr Hancock or if he resigned, claiming that the Government moved quickly to replace the role with the former chancellor, Savid Javid.


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Keir Starmer

Leader of the British Labour Party, MP for Holborn and St Pancras
Sir Keir Starmer has been forced to water down his planned overhaul of Labour rules at the opening of the party's conference in Brighton, as he was accused of an..
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Labour's conference is opening in Brighton after Sir Keir Starmer was forced into a humiliating retreat over his attempt to re-write the party's rulebook.
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Will Britain elect a prime minister people see as weak? This unfortunate question is one Sir Keir Starmer must confront on the eve of his first in-person party..
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Sir Keir Starmer must use the Labour conference to show the nation he "has what it takes" to be prime minister, the leader of the GMB Union has said.
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Boris Johnson

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Boris Johnson has started interviewing candidates to become his new military chief, with an announcement expected early next month, Sky News understands.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson asks Australian counterpart Scott Morrison to ease coronavirus quarantine rules so that families of England cricketers can travel..
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