Clarifying his point further, Piers did praise the Government’s vaccine rollout but insisted his criticism stemmed from the fact Mr Hancock was judged to have acted “unlawfully” in the publication of PPE contracts.
“The vaccine work has been fantastic,” Piers said to Edwina as she questioned his negative attitude to the Government’s handling of the pandemic. “We are talking about Matt Hancock breaking the law.”
Continuing to stand by Mr Hancock, Edwina insisted Piers would’ve acted in the same way.
“Piers, darling, you are a very responsible person – if you were in charge of PPE last year, you’d have done exactly the same,