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FactCheck: Was the UK able to approve the Pfizer vaccine before the EU because of Brexit?

The head of the UK regulator who approved the Pfizer vaccine said its progress was “totally dependent” on the “rolling review” approach it took.

# matt-hancock - Friday 31 July, 2020

UK government criticised for bringing in new Covid-19 restrictions for north England 'late last night'

Households in Manchester, east Lancashire and West Yorkshire have been banned from meeting each other after a spike in cases.

# matt-hancock - Monday 27 July, 2020

Lose 5lbs to help save the NHS money, says UK Health Secretary

Cabinet minister Matthew Hancock has set the target as the Government prepares to unveil its obesity crackdown.

# matt-hancock - Friday 26 June, 2020

Boris Johnson warns people ‘taking liberties’ could trigger serious infection spike

Johnson’s comments came after the Health Secretary reminded people the Government has powers to close public spaces such as beaches.

# matt-hancock - Monday 8 June, 2020

Two-week quarantine rules for UK arrivals come into force

People who fail to comply could be fined £1,000 (€1,124) in England.

# matt-hancock - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Matt Hancock laughs off suggestion that 'Test and Trace' launched early to distract from Cummings saga

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the system wasn’t being rushed through to distract from the Cummings controversy.

# matt-hancock - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Johnson praises NHS for saving his life as nurses told to refuse to work 'as last resort' over PPE

More than 20 NHS staff are believed to have died from Covid-19.

# matt-hancock - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Covid-19 vaccine could be available in September, Oxford professor claims

The World Health Organization previously said it could take 12 to 18 months for a vaccine to be developed.

# matt-hancock - Sunday 5 April, 2020

Another 621 people have died from Covid-19 in UK as minister warns outside exercise could be banned

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said it was “quite unbelievable” crowds were still gathering over the weekend.

# matt-hancock - Friday 3 April, 2020

A further 684 people die in the UK as Covid-19 death toll there exceeds 3,600

The Queen is set to address the nation over the crisis on Sunday night.

# matt-hancock - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Covid-19 stricken UK Health Secretary returns to work after seven days in self-isolation

Matt Hancock announced plans to test 100,000 people per day by the end of the month.

# matt-hancock - Monday 23 March, 2020

British Health Secretary says people ignoring social-distancing advice are ‘selfish’

Over the weekend, photos emerged showing crowds of people visiting open spaces across many parts of the UK and Ireland.

# matt-hancock - Sunday 15 March, 2020

UK to ask over 70s to self-isolate for up to four months

Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed the request would be made in coming weeks.

# matt-hancock - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Twelve new Covid-19 cases confirmed in UK, bringing total to 35

The UK health secretary said shutting down cities was possible despite a “huge economic and social downside”.

# matt-hancock - Monday 17 February, 2020

'Celebrities are being hounded': Politicians hit out at press intrusion in wake of Caroline Flack's death

The 40 year-old was found dead at her east London flat on Saturday.

# matt-hancock - Monday 9 December, 2019

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist

A claim that a Tory advisor was punched turned out not to be the case.

# matt-hancock - Friday 14 June, 2019

Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race

Hancock received just 20 votes in the first ballot of 313 Tory MPs.

# matt-hancock - Saturday 10 March, 2018

UK government looking into imposing 'time limits' on children using social media

Matt Hancock said it isn’t “beyond the wit of man” to develop an age verification system for children online.