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The key questions facing Matt Hancock as he prepares to give evidence to COVID inquiry

Sky News Tuesday, 28 November 2023
Former health secretary Matt Hancock played a key role in the UK's response to the COVID pandemic - and his decisions will now be scrutinised during the official inquiry.
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