MX23RW : Tuesday, November 24 00:19:41| >> :600:663005:663005:

Government boycott of Good Morning Britain to end tomorrow

Government boycott of Good Morning Britain to end tomorrow
Piers Morgan reveals that health secretary Matt Hancock will appear on Monday's Good Morning Britain as the government's 201-day boycott of the show comes to an end.

The government's boycott of Good Morning Britain will end tomorrow after 201 days, host Piers Morgan has announced.

A series of fiery interviews between Morgan and several government ministers - most notably health secretary Matt Hancock - towards the start of the coronavirus crisis led to a complete ban of officials appearing on the ITV breakfast programme.

Following the high-profile departure of Downing Street's head of communications Lee Cain last week, however, the government has now decided to drop its stance and will be putting forward Hancock for interview on Monday's edition of the show.

Announcing the news on Twitter, Morgan wrote: "BREAKING: Just had a call from Downing Street. The 201-day Government boycott of @GMB is over & Health Secretary @MattHancock will be appearing on the show tomorrow morning..."

Morgan has been particularly critical of Hancock during the pandemic, describing him variously as "gutless", "smug" and "cocky".


Follow us on Twitter @SMEntsFeed and like us on Facebook for the latest entertainment news alerts.

Latest coronavirus PSA banner

Coronavirus latest - entertainment - Click here for more stories

Click here for more stories about Piers Morgan

Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Piers Morgan spouts off on Good Morning Britain
Read Next:
Piers Morgan unapologetic over heated government interviews on GMB
Latest Entertainment Video

rhs 2.0
New TV Picks header

Tuesday, November 24

The Great British Bake Off: Channel 4, 8pm
It's the final. Who will triumph - Peter, Laura or David?

Emmerdale: Soapy Slip-Ups: ITV, 7.30pm
A collection of bloopers from the long-running soap
Media Mole's Spotify playlist