HIS favourite show is the Thick of It and he once sang Taylor Swift at a karaoke bar in Istanbul with an army general — these are probably just a few things you didn't know about Isle of Wight MP Bob Seely.

Mr Seely was interviewed by online tv station, Core Politics, as part of their 'Meet the MPs' series.

Mr Seely also revealed that he is the sixth member of his paternal family to be an MP, although he is the first deliberately to be elected as a Tory.

One was elected as a Conservative by accident, having originally thought he was being put up as a Liberal. All the others were Liberals, apart from his his great-great grandfather, who Queen Victoria refused to speak to him for 25 years after he stood as a Chartered Republican.

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