Matt Hancock, like all the Tory ministers avoiding hard questions at the daily coronavirus press conferences, has been heavily criticised for droning and non-responsive answers and a stream of spin, misinformation and vagueness.
But it comes to something when even the BBC cuts him off just as he’s about to try to answer questions about his claim that the government will be conducting 100,000 tests a day by the end of April.
The government’s previous position was that it hoped to reach 25,000 a day by the end of the month – and it has struggled to reach even half that number so far. But the BBC cut Hancock off just as he was about to try to answer:
Was the BBC editor tired of Hancock’s vacuity – or worried his vacuity would be exposed?
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