"The sign of a civilised society is how we treat the most vulnerable and our social care system is not up to scratch."
Matt Hancock is a British politician who served as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care from 2018 to 2021, and as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in 2018 for six months. A member of the Conservative Party, he has been Member of Parliament for West Suffolk since 2010.
He served as Health Secretary during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom and oversaw the subsequent rollout of the UK's vaccination programme. In June 2021, Hancock resigned as Health Secretary and was succeeded by Sajid Javid.