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Matt Hancock grilled by MPs on pandemic decisions

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Matt Hancock grilled by MPs on pandemic decisions

Matt Hancock grilled by MPs on pandemic decisions

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told MPs he never said PPE shortages were the fault of Chancellor Rishi Sunak or NHS chief Sir Simon Stevens, and did not accuse them of blocking approvals.


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