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Jeremy Hunt’s human touch

MPs often struggle to bring out their human side when they’re on social media. Often, while ministers would like to give the impression that they are personally sending out warm replies and heartfelt facebook messages, in reality they have dedicated advisors writing posts for them.

It seems that Jeremy Hunt might have been caught out by this today, when he sought to congratulate the NHS campaigner Deb Hazeldine on receiving her MBE.

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