Reacting to the news that Matt Hancock has resigned as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey said:
“Matt Hancock's resignation was inevitable. You cannot be a rule maker and rule breaker. His hypocrisy undermined the efforts of millions of Brits who have made huge sacrifices to keep everyone safe throughout this pandemic.
"Just yesterday, the Prime Minister swiftly came to the conclusion that the matter was closed. He was wrong. His judgement is now seriously under question.