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Matt Hancock broke rules with I'm A Celeb appearance, says watchdog

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Matt Hancock broke government rules on post-ministerial jobs by not consulting the anti-corruption watchdog before joining I'm A Celebrity, the body's chairman has said. However, Lord Pickles advised ministers that taking action against the MP would be disproportionate.
Published 3 months ago · London, United Kingdom

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Matt Hancock broke rules with I'm A Celeb appearance, says watchdog

But Acoba's chair says he doesn't believe the ex-health secretary should be punished for the breach.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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Matt Hancock broke government rules over I’m a Celebrity stint, says watchdog chair

Eric Pickles says former health secretary did not consult Acoba before appearing on reality TV show

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Matt Hancock broke rules on post-ministerial jobs, Parliament watchdog says

But Lord Pickles, the Acoba chair, said he believed further disciplinary action would be ‘disproportionate’.

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Hancock's I'm a Celeb appeaarance in breach of anti-corruption rules

Under the Government's Business Appointment Rues, Mr Hancock should have sought clearance from Acoba for any new employment or appointments he takes on within two years of leaving office.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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I'm A Celeb's Matt Hancock has broken Ministerial Code, watchdog rules

Parliament's revolving door watchdog, Acoba, ruled the former Health Secretary had breached the rules by appearing on the show - and on SAS: Who Dares Wins

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Matt Hancock broke rules on post-ministerial jobs, Parliament watchdog says

Matt Hancock has broken Government rules by not consulting Parliament’s anti-corruption watchdog before appearing on I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!, the body’s chairman has ruled.

3 months ago·Ireland
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