Scientists have discovered the universe may actually have defined structure based on the spin directions of individual galaxies – a finding that could change our understanding of everything. Matt Hancock doesn’t pretend to understand everything. But the health secretary does have a duty not to add to confusion. Hancock has vowed to work with the statistics watchdog after he was told off for spinning testing figures and failing to offer the public a clear understanding of the numbers. Newly-leaked data has also raised fresh questions over his claim the test and trace launch was “successful”. I’m Adam Forrest, and welcome to The Independent’s daily Inside Politics briefing during the coronavirus crisis.
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