The presenters of Cowardly Women were among many reacting to the footage and CCTV footage of Matt Hancock kissing his assistant.
The alleged incident took place on May 6, when government guidelines said two people from different households should not kiss.
In the Friday (June 25) episode of Cowardly women, Kaye Adams joked that it could be a “kind of new PCR test” to detect Covid-19.
His co-host Jane Moore noted that we are in “an unprecedented period”.
âI think when you’re in a position like this, right now, he probably has the most important position in cabinet, a lot of that is based on public trust, trust is there. ‘trump card of your job, “she said.
She said that “if what we see over there in this picture is what it looks like” then there was a “strong argument” that he had “broken departmental code”.
âI think the country deserves an explanation,â Adams said. “I think we need more than this statement.”
Calls for the health secretary to step down intensified after an instant poll by Savanta ComRes found that 58%, including 46% of Tory supporters, believed he should step down.
Meanwhile, Labor has called for an investigation into the Health Secretary’s lockdown violation, after the 42-year-old admitted his embrace with married 43-year-old Gina Coladangelo broke distancing rules social.
Deputy Chief Angela Rayner wrote in a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson that Mr Hancock had “failed to state that he was engaged in a relationship with someone he had personally appointed at taxpayer expense to serve as an adviser “.
However, Mr Hancock has made it clear that he intends to fight to keep his job. Mr Johnson said he accepted his minister’s apology and considered the matter “closed”.
Labor President Anneliese Dodds insisted that the actions of the cabinet minister constituted “a flagrant abuse of power and a clear conflict of interest” which made his position “hopelessly untenable”.