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Ex-health minister, who resigned after he was caught on CCTV kissing an aide, lost his new UN role after only 3 days

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Former UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock was to join the UN to work on African economic recovery.
But three days after the announcement, the UN has withdrawn their offer.
No explanation was given as to why.
Former UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock's new role at the UN has been withdrawn three days after it was announced. Hancock, who resigned from his ministerial role after a public scandal when he was caught on CCTV having an affair with one of his aides , was announced to have been offered a role with the UN helping African economies recover from...
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‘Failed' former Health Secretary Matt Hancock loses UN Africa job just hours after celebrating the appointment online 

‘Failed' former Health Secretary Matt Hancock loses UN Africa job just hours after celebrating the appointment online 

1 month ago   |   By RT

Former UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock won't become the special envoy for a United Nations commission working on Africa's recovery from Covid-19, after the UN suddenly decided not to take his appointment forward.
The job of UN envoy for financial innovation and climate change for the Economic Commission for Africa was seen as a chance for Hancock to revive his career after his scandalous resignation from the UK government this June.
The 43-year-old was forced to quit his job as health secretary after being photographed kissing a female aide at his office in violation of the coronavirus...
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