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Boris Johnson described Hancock as ‘totally hopeless’, according to Cummings

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Boris Johnson described Hancock as ‘totally hopeless’, according to Cummings

Boris Johnson described Hancock as ‘totally hopeless’, according to Cummings

Boris Johnson twice described Health Secretary Matt Hancock as “hopeless” early in the coronavirus pandemic, according to private messages published by former aide Dominic Cummings.


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