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Ex-vaccine head accuses Hancock of ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ behaviour in meeting

Dame Kate Bingham says former health secretary aggressively questioned her competence in front of cabinet

The leader of Britain’s successful Covid vaccination programme has accused Matt Hancock of aggressive political grandstanding during the pandemic that left her “stuck to the ceiling with fury”.

Dame Kate Bingham, the head of the UK’s vaccine taskforce, said the former health secretary conducted an “extraordinary ambush” in a meeting in June 2020 and questioned her competence in front of cabinet colleagues and civil servants, despite having a “friendly” conversation beforehand.

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