Matt Hancock’s evidence to MPs yesterday was at best unconvincing and at worst deeply insulting.
The Heath Secretary appeared to blame everybody however himself for the Government’s errors in its dealing with of the virus.
His declare that there was by no means a scarcity of protecting package flies in the face of the evidence.
Frontline employees died due to the lack of PPE; others made theirs from makeshift supplies.
The Mirror and several other different nationwide newspapers highlighted this scandal on a close to each day foundation at the top of the pandemic.
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If package was out there, as Mr Hancock claims, why was it not distributed to NHS employees?
He was equally evasive when it got here to defending the residents of care houses.
Nor was there an enough clarification of why it took so lengthy to introduce the first lockdown.
Mr Hancock, who has but to go to the wall of remembrance for Covid victims, has proven he received’t confront the penalties of his actions …or take accountability for them.
Too typically the world has appeared away in the face of genocide and mass torture.
We are in peril of repeating the similar mistake with China’s brutal repression of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang.
A report by Amnesty International reveals how the Chinese state is finishing up crimes in opposition to humanity with its brainwashing, torture and abuse of a whole lot of 1000’s of Uyghurs in internment camps.
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Limited sanctions imposed by the West should not sufficient. Pressure needs to be placed on multi-nationals that import items made, in some instances reportedly by slave labour, on this area.
People will rightly ask why this disaster just isn’t main the agenda at the G7 summit.
It’s kicking off
A month’s competition of soccer begins on Friday as the Euros get beneath approach.
Whether you’re a supporter of England, Scotland or Wales we hope your workforce does your nation proud.