Matt Hancock's surprise comeback crashes to a quick end

Shamed Matt Hancock’s job offer at the United Nations is WITHDRAWN just days after it was announced as his exile continues after he quit Government in disgrace

  • Matt Hancock was previously named as a UN special representative for Africa
  • He would have advised African nations on economic bounce back from Covid
  • He has now reportedly been removed from the post following backlash
  • It comes just months after Hancock resigned in disgrace as Health Secretary
  • Disgraced former minister マット・ハンコック‘s job offer at the 国連 has been withdrawn following uproar surrounding his appointment as an adviser to African nations.

    The shamed ex-Health Secretary, 42, was told his appointment helping the continent’s Coronavirus bounceback was ‘not being taken forwardin an embarrassing climbdown for all involved.

    The unpaid job offer was revoked just days after it was reportedly offered following stinging criticism by leading figures across Africa and UK opposition parties.

    Mr Hancock had planned to balance his roles as a Tory backbencher while working with the international aid giant, after he was offered the role by General Vera Songwe for his ‘successin handling the UK’s pandemic response.

    しかし金曜日に, a UN spokesman confirmed that Mr Hancock’s appointment was not going to be ‘taken forward’.

    MailOnline understands he controversially won the role thanks to Nimko Ali, a campaigner against female genital mutilation who is a close friend of Prime Minister ボリス・ジョンソン’s wife Carrie.

    ハンコック氏, who will remain an MP, was forced to resign as health secretary in disgrace in June after was caught breaching his own department’s social distancing guidance while in a steamy embrace with his aide, ジーナ・コラダンジェロ.

    CCTV images showed Mr Hancock kissing Ms Coladangelo, who were both married, in his office in the Department for Health and Social Care.

    マット・ハンコック (写真) was supposed to help the continent's economies bounce back following the coronavirus pandemic

    マット・ハンコック (写真) was supposed to help the continent’s economies bounce back following the coronavirus pandemic

    Hancock was handed the United Nations role just four months after resigning from his government post (写真: Hancock walks with his former aide and lover Gina Coladangelo). It has now been withdrawn

    Hancock was handed the United Nations role just four months after resigning from his government post (写真: Hancock walks with his former aide and lover Gina Coladangelo). It has now been withdrawn

    Hancock tweeted his reaction to being given the new role, which came just months after he resigned as Health Secretary

    Hancock tweeted his reaction to being given the new role, which came just months after he resigned as Health Secretary

    ハンコック氏, who was forced into an embarrassing resignation after leaked CCTV showed him locked in a steamy embrace with aide Gina Coladangelo in June, has stepped back into the limelight in recent weeks following an interview with the Mail.

    The father-of-three ended his 15-year marriage to wife Martha and has pursued a relationship Ms Coladangelo, a former university friend who was also married with three children.

    二つ, who met while studying at Oxford University, have been pictured together at public gatherings for nearly two years, with one image dating back to the Conservative Party Conference in September 2019.

    In a resignation letter to Mr Johnson he said ministers ‘owe it to people who have sacrificed so much in this pandemic to be honest when we have let them down’.

    Mr Hancock previously said he was honoured to become UN Special Representative on Financial Innovation and Climate Change.

    彼は言った: ‘I’m thrilled to be joining the UN Economic Commission for Africa in its impressive efforts to support Africa strengthen its economic recovery from the pandemic and the sustainability of its development.

    ‘I care deeply about making this happenwe share a view of Africa as a strategic long-term partner.’

    Mr Hancock was a Bank of England economist before entering Parliament in 2010 and the UN’s Economic Commission for Africa said he had been awarded his new role ‘based on his economic policy expertise’ as well as his ‘in-depth understanding of government’.

    Hancock also shared a snap of his acceptance letter for the role of UN Special Representative on Financial Innovation and Climate Change

    Hancock also shared a snap of his acceptance letter for the role of UN Special Representative on Financial Innovation and Climate Change

    The father of three ended his 15-year marriage to wife Martha and has pursued a relationship Miss Coladangelo, a former university friend who was also married with three children

    The father of three ended his 15-year marriage to wife Martha and has pursued a relationship Miss Coladangelo, a former university friend who was also married with three children








    His duties would have included encouraging investment in sustainable economic development working alongside organisations including the IMF and G20.

    The UN said he would also be involved at the COP26 climate change conference being hosted in Glasgow in three weeks.

    Dr Vera Songwe, the UN Under-Secretary General who made the appointment, 前記: ‘His expertise and leadership will offer immediate and long-term impact.’

    In a letter to Mr Hancock that he posted on Twitter, 彼女は付け加えた: ‘Your success on the UK’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and the acceleration of vaccines that has led the UK [に] move faster toward economic recovery is one testament to the strengths that you will bring to this role, together with your fiscal and monetary experience.’

    Mr Hancock was introduced to Dr Songwe by Miss Ali, who is a Government adviser on tackling violence against women and girls.