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Chris Skidmore: the eligible bachelor?

Historian turned Tory MP Chris Skidmore will be hoping for something good in today’s reshuffle, especially after he was bigged up by Michael Gove from the stage at the Tory Conference last week as an old friend and one to watch on the backbenches. Praising his former adviser’s brain, the Education Secretary added ‘and most importantly of all ladies, he’s an eligible bachelor’.

Which will come as news to Skidmore’s fiancé.

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