Sixty seconds on . . . the pub landlordBMJ 2021; 375 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n3017 (Published 06 December 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;375:n3017
- Gareth Iacobucci
- The BMJ
Time gentlemen, please
Former health secretary Matt Hancock had a not-so-happy-hour this week after he was accused of misleading parliament over the awarding of £40m worth of contracts when he was in post to a company with links to the former proprietor of his local pub.
The row has been brewing since November 2020, when the Guardian1 revealed that Alex Bourne, who formerly ran a pub …