Matt Hancock, the former UK health secretary forced to resign after a scandal involving an extra-marital breach of social distancing guidelines, may be set to write a book entitled: “How I Won The Covid War”.
According to the Daily Mail, Hancock is in talks with HarperCollins for a blow-by-blow account of lockdown rows with ministers, aides, scientists and doctors. The paper suggests the former Cabinet minister could be set for an advance of up to £100,000.
The Mail quoted Hancock as saying: “I have been approached to write a book, but no decisions have been made.”
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