TWICKENHAM MP Vince Cable is preparing his sequins after revealing he is to appear in the Christmas edition of Strictly Come Dancing.
The Business Secretary announced at the Association of Colleges conference on Tuesday that he will be partnering ballroom pro Erin Boag for the festive edition of the BBC show.
Dr Cable, a keen ballroom dancer, told reporters at the conference that he was going to perform the American Smooth and the foxtrot and has already started practising.
He said: "I have had a couple of practice sessions with Erin, who is absolutely gorgeous and a great teacher. I am looking forward to it."