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Matt "Coco" Hancock has apparently entirely misunderstood repeated calls for him to "get the sack" – after being spotted in a clinch with his aide.
The "hopeless" 42-year-old Health Secretary has admitted breaking social distancing rules and apologised after being caught on camera kissing millionaire mum-of-three Gina Coladangelo, 43.
Both are married. But Coco isn't the only MP who has made a clown out of themselves with their sexual antics, as James Moore reveals…
Sixties scandal: In 1963 John Profumo was forced to quit as War Minister and as an MP after admitting lying about his affair with model Christine Keeler. She had allegedly also been romping with a Russian spy.
Lovechild shocker: Two decades later it was revealed treacly Trade and Industry Secretary Cecil Parkinson had got down to business with his secretary, Sara Keays, who was carrying his baby.
The married dad of three was forced to resign from the Tory Government.
Score point: Married Heritage Secretary David Mellor, dubbed “minister of fun”, resigned in 1992 following revelations about his affair with actress Antonia de Sancha – though details of him wearing a Chelsea football top while romping turned out to be false.
CCTV emerges of Matt Hancock kissing aide he's accused of affair with
Whipped up: Serial cheater Alan Clark was famed for his racy diaries and the 80s Tory minister once had an affair with the wife of a judge – and her two daughters.
Paddy “Pantsdown”: Also in 1992 Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown admitted having a five-month affair with his former secretary, Patricia Howard.
But the ex-Royal Marine’s wife Jane stood by him. Paddy kept his job and even got a boost in the polls.
PICTURED: Bombshell moment Matt Hancock snogs aide sparking 'affair' claims
Basic instinct: The Tory Government’s “back to basics” campaign backfired spectacularly due to a series of scandals that kicked off with the 1994 resignation of Environment Minister Tim Yeo.
He was exposed as fathering an illegitimate child with Conservative councillor Julia Stent.
Cooked up: In 1997 Labour Foreign Secretary Robin Cook revealed he was splitting up with his wife Margaret while at Heathrow Airport, after being advised that revelations about his private life were about to break.
He admitted an affair with one of his staff, Gaynor Regan.
Eggstra-marital: Tory Health Minister Edwina Currie became infamous for quitting over the salmonella in eggs scandal in 1988.
She later made the nation cringe by revealing that she had a four-year affair with future PM John Major, while both were married.
Home goal: Divorcee David Blunkett had a three-year affair with married Spectator magazine publisher Kimberly Quinn and fathered a child by her.
The relationship ended in 2004 and the fallout saw him resign as Home Secretary.
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Two sh*gs: In 2006 it emerged married dad of two John Prescott, nicknamed “Two Jags” due to his love of posh motors, had enjoyed a two-year affair with his diary secretary Tracey Temple. But the Deputy PM hung on to his role.
Bonking Bozo: PM Boris Johnson, married three times, is notorious for playing away.
In 2004 he was sacked from the Conservative front bench for lying about an affair with Petronella Wyatt, originally labelling claims an “inverted pyramid of piffle”.
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