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New questions for Matt Hancock over key data on care homes

Matt Hancock’s claims that there was no list of care homes at the start of the pandemic is at best disingenuous. Family members will be incredibly frustrated to hear yet another excuse from the Secretary of State, and instead of trying to defend his record, he needs to take responsibility for failing to protect care homes during this pandemic.

As we emerge from this pandemic, Ministers must put in place a plan to transform social care, and ensure that care homes never again face a crisis of this scale.

Read more in the Evening Standard.