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UK Gov’t hunting whistleblowers in Matt Hancock resignation scandal

- Ex-Governor Jaspert had claimed that VI had a climate of fear yet Fahie administration passed laws to reward whistleblowers
The Johnson government has embarked on a manhunt over the leaked footage that led to the resignation of UK UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock. Photo: Internet Source
Over in the [British] Virgin Islands, to Justify a hastily called Commission of Inquiry, embattled Ex-Governor Augustus J.U Jaspert had claimed without evidence that there was a climate of fear in the territory regarding persons speaking out against those in authority, yet the UK in its latest move has shows that it is willing to hunt down whistleblowers. Photo: VINO/File
Over in the [British] Virgin Islands, to Justify a hastily called Commission of Inquiry, embattled Ex-Governor Augustus J.U Jaspert had claimed without evidence that there was a climate of fear in the territory regarding persons speaking out against those in authority, yet the UK in its latest move has shows that it is willing to hunt down whistleblowers. Photo: VINO/File
A CCTV image shows Matthew J. D. Hancock, a married man, in a clinch with aide Gina Coladangelo in his central London office. Photo: Yahoo News
A CCTV image shows Matthew J. D. Hancock, a married man, in a clinch with aide Gina Coladangelo in his central London office. Photo: Yahoo News
United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, right, who gave the former VI Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert a job on his return to the UK, had been under fire for his refusal to sack disgraced former Health Secretary, Matthew J.D. Hancock, left, for breaking COVID-19 guidelines as soon as pictures emerged of him kissing an aide. Photo: Internet Source
United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, right, who gave the former VI Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert a job on his return to the UK, had been under fire for his refusal to sack disgraced former Health Secretary, Matthew J.D. Hancock, left, for breaking COVID-19 guidelines as soon as pictures emerged of him kissing an aide. Photo: Internet Source
LONDON, UK – In an alarming move that again brings the integrity of the United Kingdom (UK) government into question, it has embarked on a manhunt over the leaked footage that led to the resignation of UK Health Secretary Matthew J.D. Hancock.

The BBC reports that investigators have seized computers after searches at two homes over the leaking of CCTV footage of Hancock kissing an aide in his office.

Images provided by 'angry whistleblower'

After the images were first published by the Sun newspapers in June 2021, it resulted in Mr Hancock resigning as health secretary after he admitted to breaking social distancing rules.

The Sun says an "angry whistleblower" first alerted it to the images; however, the newspaper's editor, Victoria Newton, has since indicated that she would rather go to prison than reveal the leaker's identity.

The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) justified the raids as an alleged data breach. Mr Hancock, who is married with three children, resigned on June 27, 2021, after the images of him kissing his long-time friend and former aide Gina Coladangelo were published two days earlier.

Since then, Officers have searched two homes in southern England and on Thursday, July 15, 2021, seized personal computer equipment and electronic devices.

VI Gov't to reward whistleblowers 

Ms Newton further wrote in the New Statesman magazine last month that the use of the pictures had been "a serious piece of responsible journalism" about a cabinet minister "behaving with extraordinary hypocrisy".

Meanwhile, UK Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, who has already been accused of corruption and mishandling of the pandemic in the UK, was under fire for his refusal to sack Hancock for breaking COVID-19 guidelines as soon as pictures emerged of him kissing an aide.

Over in the [British] Virgin Islands, to justify a hastily called Commission of Inquiry, the controversial ex-Governor Augustus J.U Jaspert had claimed without producing evidence that there was a climate of fear in the territory regarding persons speaking out against those in authority.

However, while the administration of Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has moved to enact legislation to reward whistleblowers, the Johnson Government hypocritically has now shown that it is willing to hunt down whistleblowers even when credible evidence is provided against key government officials.

12 Responses to “UK Gov’t hunting whistleblowers in Matt Hancock resignation scandal”

  • Many times (15/07/2021, 20:03) Like (14) Dislike (7) Reply
    What a BIG fish can do a small fish cannot. FORGET about bringing these articles as they are ineffective.

    Please post.
    • @ many times (16/07/2021, 02:46) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      I am confused what agenda will anyone have in bringing facts ?
    • silk (16/07/2021, 15:43) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Didn't David, a small fish , kill Goliath, a big fish.
      VINO, please continue to bring these articles. They are very informative and they help some of us to see just how bias and hypocritical the UK is.
  • BREAKING NEWS (15/07/2021, 20:08) Like (6) Dislike (2) Reply
    NEXT......
  • hgfgfddsfds (15/07/2021, 20:56) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
  • jack (16/07/2021, 02:32) Like (3) Dislike (3) Reply
    The oppressor is wicked they need to keep off the bvi
  • Rubber Duck (16/07/2021, 02:49) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
    The hypocrisy of the racist is now clear down with the Uk up with the bvi
  • say what (16/07/2021, 05:34) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
    can a child tell the parents what to do especially when living in the parents house we are an overseas dependent territory it even says that in the passport under citizenship

    you and me might not want to hear it but england have the right to do as she desires in her own home also with her territories
  • Really (16/07/2021, 18:20) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    All this is just a waste of time, you do realize the UK is far bigger than us, this racist thing whats going on with the BVI and the UK needs to stop, you guys are showing your real self to the UK. This is just making it bad for us in the BVI.
    Stop the racist act !!!
  • Joker (17/07/2021, 08:01) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Why? So politicians dont like the truth getting out? An affair shows he is deceitful and cant be trusted apart from being a tosserr.


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