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Disgraced West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock is about to nail a deal for a warts-and-all account of his role in the pandemic, it is believed.

Media reports today from the MailOnline suggest the Haverhill and Newmarket MP could be on the verge of signing a lucrative deal to detail his role in the UK's vaccine effort.

Mr Hancock lost his job earlier this year as Health Secretary when he broke social distancing rules with his lover, Gina Coladangelo (pictured below).

Matt Hancock with Gina Coladangelo (Yui Mok/PA) (53042708)
Matt Hancock with Gina Coladangelo (Yui Mok/PA) (53042708)

MailOnline claims Mr Hancock could use the book to hit back at ex-No 10 aide Dominic Cummings, who accused him of incompetence and lying in a series of explosive outbursts.

Labour, meanwhile, has called on the Cabinet Office to block publication of any possible book from Mr Hancock.

According to @skynews, a spokesman said: “It can't be right that Matt Hancock gets to put his spin on events for a bumper pay cheque before families can find out the truth of what happened at a public inquiry.”

Mr Hancock was recently given a new role in Africa but that was later withdrawn.

Meanwhile, a new poll today suggests voters are moving away from the Tories, with two thirds asked considering the party 'very sleazy'.

A spokesperson for Mr Hancock said: "Matt has been approached to write a book about his experiences in the pandemic, but no decisions have been made. There is no deal.

"The people who were heroic during the pandemic were the NHS staff who worked round the clock to save lives."

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