After joining the new season of The Apprentice, Matt Hancock, an ex-Health Secretary in the United Kingdom was suspended from being a Conservative Member. Get Me Out Of Here!. The season is being shot in Australia and Tory party leaders weren’t thrilled about the idea of him serving as an a whip while half a world away. Hancock cast in the show a group representing U.K. family members who lost loved ones to the coronavirus epidemic. “sickening.”
The latest I’m a CelebrityCast was This announcement was made earlier in the week and will feature Mike Tindall, the husband of King Charles III’s niece, Zara Tindall. Singer Boy George is also participating. The show will air its first season in Australia since 2019, when COVID travel restrictions required that the show be filmed in Wales.
Hancock was a late addition to the line-up on Tuesday and his decision to participate drew instant condemnation, even from Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. “The PM believes that at a challenging time for the country, MPs should be working hard for their constituents, whether that is in the House or in their constituency,”Sunak’s spokesperson said BBC News. According to the spokesman, it was “unlikely”That the new prime minister would be there to watch it.
Conservative MP Tim Loughton was more blunt, calling Hanckock an “absolute prat”For joining I’m a Celebrity. Hancock’s suspension of his employment was “the least he deserves,”Loughton shared the story Times Radio. “I’m completely disappointed and disgusted that he’s put himself and his so-called celebrity career ahead of serving his constituents.”Loughton even asked Hancock’s Conservatives to de-elect him.
Hancock’s constituents West Suffolk told the BBC they believe he should be focusing on important issues at such a critical time in the U.K. instead of taking part in a reality show. He was criticized for joining the show. One other thought it was bad for him to travel to Australia when people in his constituency are struggling.
“Matt doesn’t expect to serve in government again, so it’s an incredible opportunity for him to engage with the 12 million Brits who tune in every single night,”A source close to Hancock spoke to the BBC. “Matt has told the whips in Parliament and he will use his time in the jungle to promote his dyslexia campaign.”
Hancock was previously Secretary of State for Health and Social Care under Prime Ministers Boris Johnson and Theresa May. This is why he was there during the worst coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 Families for Justice U.K. is calling for ITVTo cut him out of the series. He was removed from the Tory whip position, but he is still an MP.