Rachel Reeves – 2021 Comments on Matt Hancock’s Illegal Actions

The comments made by Rachel Reeves, the Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, on 21 February 2021.

Matt Hancock cannot simply brush off this court ruling. He must commit to cleaning up the cronyism and waste that has marred government contracting during the pandemic.

We have tried to get answers about who is getting VIP treatment but the Conservatives are refusing to tell us. Now we know the Health Secretary acted unlawfully, these are no longer questions he can ignore.

The government must publish the outstanding contracts and details of the VIP lane as a first step to restoring public confidence.