The Tory MP, who had to apologise in June for breaking covid restrictions after pictures emerged of him kissing a close aide, whilst he was married.
Hancock plans to make the case to parliament which would affect children at schools in England and Wales, however, the disgraced MP was dealt some hard-hitting questions about breaking covid rules, which he created.
Phil asked: “Was it your dyslexia that meant you misread the social distancing rules?”
As Holly tried to stifle a smile, Hancock looked incredibly awkward as he replied: “No, I can’t blame that on dyslexia or anything else. In fact, I’m not asking for any special favours or anything because I’m dyslexic and in politics I’ve got some things to offer.
“In that case, it was a mistake and I’ve apologised for it and it was a failure of leadership because I came on shows like this and asked people to do this and I didn’t follow rules myself.”
As if things couldn’t get anymore awkward, Holly went on to ask him about his plans for Christmas, according to Mirror Online.
Just days after the images of Hancock emerged he was forced to resign from his position following an angry public backlash.
Today, viewers could not believe what they’d heard, with one tweeting: “savage from phil.”
While another wrote: “The best question Phil has asked for years.”
A third wrote: “Phil you are such a legend.”
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But others were left feeling a little uncomfortable, with one tweeting: “They broke Hancock at the end when they asked what he was doing for Christmas. Feel sorry for him but only got himself to blame. #ThisMorning.”