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Matt Hancock: British Conservative politician
Matthew John David Hancock is a British politician serving as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care since 2018. A member of the Conservative Party, he has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for West Suffolk since 2010.

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Britain to isolate anyone returning from Wuhan, minister says

Anyone returning to Britain from the Chinese city of Wuhan will be safely isolated for 14 days to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Britain's Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Wednesday.
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UK asks those who have traveled from Wuhan to isolate themselves

Anyone who has returned to Britain from Wuhan in China in the last fortnight should self-isolate and stay indoors, health minister Matt Hancock said on Monday, due to concerns about pre-symptom..
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Hancock: Government doing everything to keep public safe [Video]Hancock: Government doing everything to keep public safe

Matt Hancock says the Government is "doing everything reasonably possible to keep the public safe." Speaking at the Nuffield Trust Summit in Windsor, the health secretary said he was chairing weekly..

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Covid-19: 'No need to close' schools while pupils are tested [Video]Covid-19: 'No need to close' schools while pupils are tested

Matt Hancock updated MPs on the spread of the coronavirus in a statement in the Commons on Wednesday. The health secretary said there was "no need to close" schools whilst pupils who have returned from..

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Matt Hancock: UK has a clear plan for dealing with Coronavirus [Video]Matt Hancock: UK has a clear plan for dealing with Coronavirus

Secretary of State for Health Matt Hancock makes a statement to the House of Commons concerning recent updates with the global spread of coronavirus, and the UK Government's efforts to contain its..

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UK taking a "belt and braces approach" to fight coronavirus [Video]UK taking a "belt and braces approach" to fight coronavirus

Matt Hancock has said the government is committed to combating the spread of the coronavirus in the UK, while urging the public to take similarly strident measures, describing it as a "belt and braces..

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Matt Hancock on coronavirus: The situation will get worse before it gets better [Video]Matt Hancock on coronavirus: The situation will get worse before it gets better

Health Secretary Matt Hancock makes a statement in the House of Commons updating Parliament on the spread of coronavirus after the number of Brits infected with the virus doubled yesterday to eight. Mr..

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Matt Hancock condemns attacks on Chinese community over coronavirus [Video]Matt Hancock condemns attacks on Chinese community over coronavirus

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he deplores attacks on the Chinese and British Chinese communities since the outbreak of the coronavirus. The death toll from the illness continues to rise, with..

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Members of the Cabinet arrive at Downing Street [Video]Members of the Cabinet arrive at Downing Street

Members of Boris Johnson's cabinet including Jacob Rees Mogg, Matt Hancock and Nicky Morgan arrive for Thursday's meeting ahead of next week's expected cabinet reshuffle. Report by Barnetth. Like us on..

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Hancock: NHS is 'well prepared' for coronavirus [Video]Hancock: NHS is 'well prepared' for coronavirus

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has claimed the NHS is "well prepared" for the possible spread of the coronavirus in the UK, with preparations including isolation beds and vaccine development. Mr Hancock..

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Matt Hancock: We have no plans to evacuate all UK nationals from China [Video]Matt Hancock: We have no plans to evacuate all UK nationals from China

Matt Hancock has updated MPs on how the UK is dealing with the coronavirus outbreak. The Health Secretary says the number of cases of the virus worldwide is doubling roughly every five days but that..

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Hancock on coronavirus: ‘This is a marathon, not a sprint’ [Video]Hancock on coronavirus: ‘This is a marathon, not a sprint’

Health Secretary, Matt Hancock MP, says that the number of coronavirus cases worldwide is “doubling around every five days”, adding that the virus will be with us for “some months to come”...

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Cobra meeting called as Brits return home from China [Video]Cobra meeting called as Brits return home from China

As plans to bring Britons home from China take shape, Health Secretary Matt Hancock, chairs a meeting of the Government's Cobra emergency committee on Wednesday afternoon. UK nationals returning from..

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Coronavirus: Recently returned travellers from China told to ‘self-isolate’ [Video]Coronavirus: Recently returned travellers from China told to ‘self-isolate’

People who have returned to the UK from coronavirus-hit Wuhan in China should “self-isolate” even if they have no symptoms, the Health Secretary has said. In a significant ramping up of the..

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Health Secretary: Risk of coronavirus to UK public remains low [Video]Health Secretary: Risk of coronavirus to UK public remains low

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said the risk to the UK public from the coronavirus “remains low” after chairing a Cobra committee meeting in Whitehall. Mr Hancock said: “As I made clear to the..

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Matt Hancock on coronavirus: Risk to the public remains low [Video]Matt Hancock on coronavirus: Risk to the public remains low

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said the risk surrounding the spread of the coronavirus remains low. Mr Hancock also said that the Chief Medical Officer will be making a "full statement" later today...

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Matt Hancock on coronavirus: We have put in place proportionate, precautionary measures [Video]Matt Hancock on coronavirus: We have put in place proportionate, precautionary measures

Matt Hancock updates the House of Commons on the coronavirus outbreak. He said the Department of Health and Social Care has put in place 'proportionate, precautionary measures'. The DHSC said measures..

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Matt Hancock gives a statement on coronavirus in the UK [Video]Matt Hancock gives a statement on coronavirus in the UK

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said there is an "increased likelihood" of cases of the new coronavirus in the UK, but insisted the risk to the public remains low and the country is "well..

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Hancock hugs colleague Sunak outside 10 Downing Street [Video]Hancock hugs colleague Sunak outside 10 Downing Street

Health Secretary Matt Hancock seemed thrilled to see his cabinet colleague Rishi Sunak outside 10 Downing Street today, giving him a special wave and hug as they entered the prime minister’s..

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Matt Hancock defends NHS 111 helpline [Video]Matt Hancock defends NHS 111 helpline

Matt Hancock has defended the NHS 111 helpline, which is facing calls for an investigation after poor decision-making was linked to the deaths of more than 20 children. The health secretary said that..

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Coronavirus risk to British public remains low: health minister

The risk posed to the British public by the new coronavirus remains low, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Friday, after an emergency response meeting to discuss the virus that has killed 26 people..
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There is no good reason to delay Brexit - UK health minister

British health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday that there was no good reason to delay Britain's exit from the European Union and the country would leave the bloc as scheduled on Oct. 31.
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UK health minister: I accept the law but it could be challenged

British health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday he accepted the law but that did not mean it shouldn't be challenged, when asked about legislation that could force the government to ask the..
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No-deal Brexit 'may well happen': British health minister

British health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday the country "may well" leave the European Union without a deal.
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UK's Johnson will not form pact with Brexit Party: health minister

Incoming British prime minister Boris Johnson will not form an electoral pact with the Brexit Party or seek an early election to gain stronger parliamentary backing for his Brexit plans, health..
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UK health minister say Britain needs to reset ties with U.S.

Britain needs to reset its relationship with the United States following a diplomatic spat with Donald Trump, health minister Matt Hancock said on Wednesday, as he failed to give his full backing to..
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Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain's new PM

Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals and EU supporter Matt Hancock backed him saying he was almost certain to..
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UK's Matt Hancock backs Boris Johnson in leadership bid: Sunday Times

UK Health Minister Matt Hancock said he is backing Boris Johnson "as the best candidate" to lead the Conservative Party and become the next prime minister.
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Britain's next prime minister: Field of contenders narrows to six as Health Secretary Matt Hancock withdraws

The field of contenders vying to become Britain's next prime minister narrowed to six on Friday when Health Secretary Matt Hancock withdrew from the contest.
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UK health minister Hancock pulls out of contest to be next prime minister

Health minister Matt Hancock pulled out of the contest to be the next British prime minister on Friday, leaving six candidates remaining in the fight to replace Theresa May.
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UK PM candidate Hancock mulling end to campaign: BBC

British health minister Matt Hancock is considering whether to abandon his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party, and may announce a decision on Friday, the..
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UK PM candidate Hancock asks: Why should Boris Johnson avoid public scrutiny?

Matt Hancock, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said other candidates such as favorite Boris Johnson should open themselves up to public scrutiny.
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UK PM candidate Hancock says he would not allow parliament to be suspended for Brexit

British health minister Matt Hancock, one of the candidates to replace prime minister Theresa May as prime minister, said he would not allow parliament to be suspended to allow Brexit to occur on Oct...
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