Hancock outraged by paramedic's sudden eviction over coronavirus fears

Staff writer

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has hit out at a landlady who evicted her paramedic tenant over fears he would spread Covid-19.

Joseph Hoar, who works for South Western ambulance service, said he was asked to leave his home by text message.

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Speaking on LBC, Mr Hancock described the incident as "totally outrageous" and said he was "shocked that somebody did it".

Watch the video above to hear what he had to say.