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Mirror’s description of Matt Hancock as ‘failed health secretary’ not inaccurate, says watchdog

Article calling him ‘cheating husband who broke the lockdown rules he wrote’ was compliant with press code

The press watchdog has ruled it was not inaccurate to refer to Matt Hancock as a “failed health secretary and cheating husband who broke the lockdown rules he wrote”.

The Daily Mirror piece from November 2022 was among four articles the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) has said did not breach the accuracy clause of the editors’ code of practice, after it investigated a complaint made by Hancock.

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