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23 August 2012

Michael Gove: “I don’t want to be prime minister. I couldn’t do it.“

Says he'll sign a parchment in his own blood to prove it.

By Caroline Crampton

We had a “quote of the day” already this morning, but I think in light of comments Michael Gove has just made to Kay Burley on Sky, we might have to retract it. The education secretary said “”I don’t want to prime minister – I know that I couldn’t do it” and then followed it up with this gem:

Strange, certainly, but Boris might just hold him to it…

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