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Michael Gove Spotted Back On The Dancefloor At Party Conference

Rebecca Shepherd

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Michael Gove Spotted Back On The Dancefloor At Party Conference

Featured Image Credit: Twitter/@johnjohnstonmi

Not long after he was spotted having a boogie in an Aberdeen nightclub, it seems as if Michael Gove is at it again.

This time, the Secretary of State has been filmed linking arms with Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Tom Tugendhat, in Manchester.

The pair busted some shapes to a rendition of Whitney Houston's 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody' while they were winding down following the Conservative Party conference.

The pair clumsily twirled around and danced underneath each other's arms as fellow Tories stood on the sidelines watching and encouraging them.

Politics reporter John Johnston caught the moment on camera and posted it on Twitter alongside the caption: "Michael Gove and Tom Tugendhat are having a *great* time on the dance floor at Tory conference."

Credit: Twitter/@johnjohnstonmi
Credit: Twitter/@johnjohnstonmi

Commenting on the video, someone wrote: "Is that dance called the 'millions waking up to even deeper poverty'?"

Another added: "Sorry now I have seen this I can't unsee it! Deeply disturbing."

Someone else enjoyed the jig, commenting: "I love this thank you for sharing. We all love a good dance. Brightened up my timeline this morning #positivity."

The video comes not long after Gove, who recently separated from his wife, made light of his nightclub dancing exploits before insisting levelling up means helping everyone 'live their best life'.

Credit: Twitter/@johnjohnstonmi
Credit: Twitter/@johnjohnstonmi

With ABBA's 'Dancing Queen' playing in the auditorium before he arrived on stage in Manchester, Mr Gove opened by saying: "Here we are - bright lights, great atmosphere, enthusiastic young people.

"It reminds me of my last night out on the town in Aberdeen - dance like nobody's watching they say. Well I did, but they were watching.

"And I know many people have recently been asking why a middle-aged man spent more than an hour non-stop unleashing a series of wildly uncoordinated gestures in front of a bewildered audience, who were left wondering if this was some sort of bizarre attempt to go back to the '80s.

"But enough of Keir Starmer's conference speech." Buuuurn.

Gove delivering his conference speech. Credit: Mark Thomas/Alamy Live News
Gove delivering his conference speech. Credit: Mark Thomas/Alamy Live News

Mr Gove, who leads the new Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, told party members: "Never let anyone claim that levelling up and wanting all our children to grow tall is a left-wing idea.

"The left want to keep people in their place so that minorities can be patronised, the country can be polarised and ambition is paralysed.

"We want everyone to have the chance to choose their own future, to own their own home, to walk the streets in safety and to live their best life."

Topics: Entertainment, Politics

Rebecca Shepherd
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