TWO North East MPs have been videoed singing an Elton John classic over karaoke at the Conservative party conference earlier this week. 

Bishop Auckland MP Dehenna Davison and Redcar's Jacob Young were filmed belting out 'Don't Go Breaking My Heart' alongside a live band and in front of a late night audience. 

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Yet the clip didn't go down too well on Twitter with users commenting the pair "killed that song." Another user said: "As tuneless as it was charmless" as well as one person saying "don't give up the day job either of you!"


Work and pensions secretary Theresa Coffey faced criticism earlier this week after she was videoed singing 'Time of My Life' hours before cutting the Universal Credit £20 uplift for 6million people. 

Earlier this week, Ms Davison revealed she was distributing 'Tory Scum' badges to activists and MPs at the conference as a tongue-in-cheek response to the controversial claims made by Labour MP Angela Rayner. 

The deputy leader continued to stoke the row after she called senior Tories “scum” – despite colleagues including Sir Keir Starmer distancing themselves from her remarks.

The Northern Echo: 'Tory Scum' badges were handed out at this week's conference. Picture: DEHENNA DAVISON'Tory Scum' badges were handed out at this week's conference. Picture: DEHENNA DAVISON

Speaking of the badges, the Bishop Auckland MP said: "It's really important to reclaim the narrative and show that abuse in politics isn't ok and have a bit of fun with it.

"If you want to call me Tory scum that's absolutely fine. I'm a Conservative, I am proud to be a Conservative."

Ms Davison also took part in an egg and spoon race with Times Radio presenter Matt Chorley, in which she lost after dropping her egg multiple times. 


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