Matt Hancock loses the whip after joining I’m A Celebrity

Former Well being Secretary Matt Hancock who signed up for ‘I’m A Movie star…Get Me Out of Right here!’ has misplaced the Conservative whip.

The politician, who needed to resign after being discovered to have damaged lockdown guidelines by having an affair within the workplace, would be the twelfth star to enter the jungle.

Information that the previous well being secretary had misplaced the whip adopted shortly after studies introduced he would seem on the truth TV present.

Simon Hart, the Chief Whip, stated: “Following a dialog with Matt Hancock, I’ve thought of the state of affairs and imagine this can be a matter severe sufficient to warrant suspension of the whip with fast impact.”

Hancock reportedly instructed Mr Hart that he would use his time within the jungle to advertise his dyslexia marketing campaign.

This isn’t the primary time {that a} political determine has misplaced the whip in trade for a jungle look. The identical factor occurred to his colleague Nadine Dorries when she appeared on I’m a Celeb in 2012, however she was readmitted not lengthy after.

An ally of Hancock got here to his defence, telling The Solar, “Matt is a sensational signing for the present as producers love a star with a narrative to inform – they usually all the time hope they’ll spill the beans around the campfire. He’s the most recent in a protracted line of figures from the political sphere, together with MP Nadine Dorries, Stanley Johnson and MP Lembit Opik.

Mr Hancock can be publishing a e book documenting his time in authorities presiding over the Covid-19 disaster previous to his resignation over kissing aide Gina Coladangelo, Pandemic Diaries, set to be revealed on December 6.