Matt Hancock

Prime Minister written question – answered on 6th July 2021.

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Photo of Mark Harper Mark Harper Conservative, Forest of Dean

To ask the Prime Minister, whether he (a) directly or (b) indirectly commissioned the Director General, Propriety & Ethics, Cabinet Office to investigate and report on the matters which led to the resignation of the former Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on 26 June 2021.

Photo of Mark Harper Mark Harper Conservative, Forest of Dean

To ask the Prime Minister, whether he (a) directly or (b) indirectly commissioned the Independent Adviser on Ministers’ Interests to investigate and report on the matters which led to the resignation of the former Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on 26 June 2021.

Photo of Mark Harper Mark Harper Conservative, Forest of Dean

To ask the Prime Minister, what steps he (a) took on 25 June 2021 and (b) has taken subsequently to establish the facts on the matters which led to the resignation of the former Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on 26 June 2021.

Photo of Boris Johnson Boris Johnson The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party, The Prime Minister

My Rt Hon Friend the Member for West Suffolk wrote to me on 26 June 2021, offering his resignation as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. I replied the same day accepting his resignation. These letters are a matter of public record.

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