att Hancock has said that “each and every death in a care home weighs heavily on me, and it always will,” as he faces a grilling from MPs.
The Health Secretary, appearing in front of the Science and Technology and Health and Social Care committees, also said he did not lie to Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
On the allegation he lied about people getting the treatment they required, the Health Secretary said: “I did absolutely say in private and in public that everybody got the Covid treatment they needed.”
Mr Hancock also said that “government has operated better over the past six months” in a clear dig at Dominic Cummings, who had earlier accused him of lying. He said he “welcomed this opportunity to tell the truth”.
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