16 Jun 2021

Johnson called Hancock ‘totally hopeless’ in message, says Cummings

Completely “hopeless” – this is how the prime minister appeared to describe Health Secretary Matt Hancock in private WhatsApp messages published today by his former adviser Dominic Cummings.

In an expansive new blog, Mr Cummings presents a picture of a government in utter disarray during the early days of the pandemic.