Friday, July 19, 2024

Resignation of the British Minister of Health for non-compliance with health rules


It was a love scandal, but above all a health scandal that led to the resignation of the Minister of Health in the government of Boris Johnson. A photo of Matt Hancock with his adviser Gina Colatangelo was published when The Sun newspaper kissed her in the office. Trampling with this gesture is recommended by COVID-19 related health rules in practice in the country to avoid close contact with a person outside his or her home.

Downing Street released his resignation letter on Saturday, in which he wrote that “those who have sacrificed so much in these epidemics must be honest.” Matt Hancock was a minister at the center of the British government’s war against the epidemic. Regularly inviting the British on television and on the airwaves to respect distant measures to prevent a health crisis.

Find an alternative when contaminants resume

Boris Johnson, who led the Ministry of Health in the forefront of the fight against the epidemic, must find an alternative to him and be responsible for overseeing the health system as the country enjoys The increase in delta variant infection cases is of concern .

The prime minister had on Friday chosen to accept the health minister’s apology and consider the matter closed. But calls for resignation have increased. Labor leader Khair Stormer tweeted, “Boris Johnson should have fired him. “

With 128,000 deaths, Britain has one of the highest COVID-19 deaths in the world, and Matt Hancock, who has been in office for nearly three years, was widely criticized for his early handling of the epidemic.

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