Van-Tam was praised for showing "the backbone that we have desperately needed to see" after his iconic response to a political question.
“He’s said people around him and in his inner circle who broke the rules must go  – and yet he seems to believe those rules don’t apply to himself."
The government has a lot to answer for over these new claims.
Boris Johnson "owes the British people the truth," according to the shadow cabinet minister.
Out of 137 health trusts in England, 24 have now reported "critical incidents".
The UK is nervously waiting to see if Downing Street will introduce a fourth lockdown in coming weeks.
Downing Street is yet to confirm what kind of measures it might introduce after December 25.
Downing Street will look to London to predict what Omicron might do next.
No immediate restrictions will be introduced but the prime minister said he would "reserve the possibility" of tighter measures soon.