Matt Hancock’s eye-watering fee for I’m A Celebrity finally revealed – and it’s more than the cost of an average UK home
Posted by  badge Boss on Jan 27
Matt Hancock earnt a hefty wage for his stint on I’m a Celebrity (Picture: ITV/Shutterstock)

The huge fee has earnt for swapping Westminster for I’m A Celebrity and how much he will donate to charity has been revealed.

The MP appeared on last year’s juggernaut series, alongside the likes of radio DJ Chris Moyles, popstar Boy George and Strictly Come Dancing star Seann Walsh.

While the disgraced politician’s decision to sign up for the show and given the opportunity for a ‘redemption arc’ by ITV was slammed by the nation, it came as a surprise when he made it to the final, coming in third place.

Among the criticism leveled at him was opting to leave his constituents during the cost-of-living crisis to appear on telly and the continued fallout from his stint as health secretary during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Conservative Party even suspended Hancock while he was on I’m A Celeb, while his several of his fellow campmates, including Charlene White,

It has been previously reported that Hancock, 44, was going to earn £400,000 for his time, which amounted to a couple of weeks, on the ITV reality series.

Matt Hancock’s decision to go on I’m A Celeb sparked a huge backlash (Picture: ITV/REX/Shutterstock)

And according to the financial register published by the UK government, that rumour was not far off the truth at all.

T reveals that Lifted Entertainment, the producers of the show, paid him a whooping £320,000 for 30 days work.

According to the latest government’sx from November 2022, that is more than the cost of the average property, which is £294, 910.

The Register of Members’ Financial Interests for Matt Hancock (Picture: Parliament)

It was previously reported Hancock would be donating a support St Nicholas Hospice Care.

A rep told Hancock has donated £10,000 to the Suffolk-based hospice

They added: ‘As well as raising the profile of his dyslexia campaign in front of 11-million viewers, Matt’s donated £10,000 to St Nicholas Hospice in Suffolk and the British Dyslexia Association, off the back of his appearance on I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here.’

Hancock was voted to take part in many Bushtucker Trials (Picture: ITV/Shutterstock)

Hancock also to, for which he spent 80 hours filming.

It comes after the MP was with video showing him being called a ‘murderer’ as shocked commuters watch on.

Geza Tarjanyi, 61, from Leyland in Lancashire, was , accused of common assault and two public order offences.

He will appear in court next month.