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Five things we’ve learned on day three of Hancock’s lockdown files

Matt Hancock (Credit: Getty images)

Ping! It’s day three of the ‘Lockdown Files’ and a whole new tranche of former Health Secretary Matt Hancock’s WhastApp messages has just landed. Mr Steerpike has taken a look at what the Telegraph released last night:

  1. Matt Hancock said ‘we are going to get heavy with the police’

A worried Hancock told Cabinet Secretary Simon Case that the police needed to get a grip on mandating lockdown restrictions.

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