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Phillip Schofield hit by backlash over 'disrespectful' dyslexia question to Matt Hancock

Phillip Schofield has been criticised by fans for asking Matt Hancock a "disrespectful" dyslexia question on yesterday's This Morning.The presenter who co-hosts the morning hit ITV show with Holly Willoughby took a swipe at the former cabinet minister.The MP was discussing how children should be screened for dyslexia before they start secondary school, a condition with which Hancock was diagnosed while at university.Phil was quick to question Hancock if the condition is why he broke Covid rules.He asked: “Was it your dyslexia that meant you misread the social distancing rules?”Hancock replied: “No, I can’t blame that on dyslexia or anything else.“In fact, I am not asking for any special favours because I am dyslexic.“In politics I have got
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Phillip Bryan Schofield (born 1 April 1962) is an English television presenter who works for ITV. He is currently the co-presenter of This Morning (2002–present) and Dancing on Ice (2006–2014, 2018–present) alongside Holly Willoughby. His other work for ITV includes All Star Mr & Mrs (2008–2016), The Cube (2009–2015), and 5 Gold Rings (2017–present). Schofield gained national attention working for the BBC, first as a continuity presenter for Children's BBC on weekdays from 1985 to 1987, then as a presenter on the children's Saturday morning magazine show Going Live! between September 1987 and April 1993.