Nigel Farage calls for Matt Hancock to donate I'm a Celeb fee to lockdown victims - 'Not good enough!'

The GB News presenter hit out at the ex-Health Secretary during an impassioned plea

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Nigel Farage has called on a great deal of Matt Hancock’s reported £400,000 I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! fee to be given to families who have “become victims of lockdown”.

Nigel Farage says many more will die as a result of undiagnosed conditions that arose during lockdown.
Nigel Farage says many more will die as a result of undiagnosed conditions that arose during lockdown.

The GB News presenter hit out at the ex-Health Secretary during an impassioned plea, saying many more people are likely to die as a result of “missed diagnoses” that have been prompted by lockdown.

The presenter spoke in reference to people who were unable to visit NHS services due to many being shut down through the pandemic as the virus was prioritised.

Farage says many young people were unable to experience “proper university lives” as a result of the lockdowns imposed, that he claims were mostly “highly unnecessary”.

Speaking on his GB News show, he said: “I don’t know about you, but my feeling is that this man ruined lots of peoples’ lives.

“Most of that lockdown was highly unnecessary, we should have looked after the elderly and the vulnerable and let everyone else get on with their lives.

“Young people were not able to have proper university lives and not able to have the normal growing up parts of life.

Matt Hancock has faced widespread criticism over his appearance on the reality show.
Matt Hancock has faced widespread criticism over his appearance on the reality show.

“Older people too in many cases were finding themselves cut off and isolated from family, friends and loved ones.

“Hancock was responsible for much of this, but now when he’s questioned, he says he was ‘just taking advice’”, that’s just not good enough.

“I think a big chunk of that £400,000 should go to people and families who have become victims of that lockdown.

“As the years go on, we’ll learn many more people will die through missed NHS diagnoses that were ever going to die of that virus.”

The Tory MP came third in the show, losing out to Jill Scott, who emerged victorious, and Owen Warner, who went home in second place.

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