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Ex-Health Secretary Matt Hancock’s wife Martha is all smiles as she is spotted out in north London

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A smiley Martha Hancock has been spotted in London while her husband of 15 years whisked his lover Gina Coladangelo away for a romantic summer break in the Swiss Alps. 

The 44-year-old wife of disgraced former Health Secretary Matt Hancock was pictured in north London earlier today during the school run and appeared to be in good spirits. 

Meanwhile, more than 600 miles away in the snowy Swiss Alps, Mr Hancock and former aide Miss Coladangelo were seen in the posh ski resort of Villars, after being caught in a steamy clinch in his office on CCTV in June.  

The pair, who have continued dating since their affair was exposed, have been staying at The Villars Mountain Lodge, described on the hotel’s website as ‘resolutely modern and at the same time delightfully authentic’.  

Boasting hot showers, a bar and diner, ‘cozy beds, ultra-soft pillows and soundproof rooms’, £87-a-night hotel is located in Villars-sur-Ollon. 

Martha Hancock, 44, appeared to be in good spirits as she was pictured in north London on Thursday

Former health secretary Matt Hancock has been enjoying a romantic break in the Swiss Alps with his lover Gina Coladangelo

Former health secretary Matt Hancock has been enjoying a romantic break in the Swiss Alps with his lover Gina Coladangelo

Boasting hot showers, a bar (pictured) and diner, the hotel is located in Villars-sur-Ollon, a village a short drive from the popular resort town of Montreux and around a 90 minute drive from Geneva

Boasting hot showers, a bar (pictured) and diner, the hotel is located in Villars-sur-Ollon, a village a short drive from the popular resort town of Montreux and around a 90 minute drive from Geneva

With views of the famous Mont Blanc, the village, known for its prestigious and eye-wateringly expensive boarding schools, is part of the wider ski-resort of Villars - a favourite with royalty. Pictured: Inside the Villars Mountain Lodge

With views of the famous Mont Blanc, the village, known for its prestigious and eye-wateringly expensive boarding schools, is part of the wider ski-resort of Villars – a favourite with royalty. Pictured: Inside the Villars Mountain Lodge

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With a cable car station to the top of Le Chamossaire at situated the top of the village and another nearby to the peak of the 6,500ft Chaux Ronde, the area is a hotspot for ski-enthusiasts

The Hancocks – who met while they were both students at Oxford University – had split their time between London and West Suffolk, the constituency he represents. 

They married in 2006 and lived with their daughter, 14, and two sons, 13 and eight, in London and West Suffolk.

The latest scenes come after Mr Hancock announced this week that he would be running the London Marathon next month to raise funds for a hospice. 

The sighting comes just months after Mr Hancock was forced to quit the Cabinet when CCTV from his Whitehall office was leaked of him kissing his married aide Miss Coladangelo in breach of Covid social-distancing guidance. 

Mr Hancock’s kiss with Miss Coladangelo, a mother-of-three whose husband Oliver Tress is the founder of clothing shop Oliver Bonas, is alleged to have taken place on May 6 this year. 

After the footage emerged, Mr Hancock confirmed his resignation and said he wanted to ‘reiterate his apology for breaking the guidance’.

He said: ‘The last thing I would want is for my private life to distract attention from the single-minded focus that is leading us out of this crisis.

‘I want to reiterate my apology for breaking the guidance, and apologise to my family and loved ones for putting them through this. I also need (to) be with my children at this time.’

Mr Hancock stepped down from his Cabinet role in June after CCTV footage was leaked of him breaching Covid social distancing rules by kissing his aide, Gina Coladangelo.

Pictures which were seen last night showed the pair heading out for dinner with friends, The Daily Express reports

Pictures which were seen last night showed the pair heading out for dinner with friends, The Daily Express reports

Mr Hancock was forced to quit the Cabinet when CCTV from his Whitehall office was leaked of him kissing his married aide

Mr Hancock was forced to quit the Cabinet when CCTV from his Whitehall office was leaked of him kissing his married aide

Mr Hancock had been married to his wife Martha for 15 years and they have three children together

Mr Hancock had been married to his wife Martha for 15 years and they have three children together

In the wake of the scandal, Mr Hancock reportedly told his wife Martha, who he married in 2006, that their marriage was over and announced he would be spending time away from the spotlight to focus on his three children. 

And earlier in the summer, he was seen moving boxes, suitcases and clothes out of his marital home in London.     

New images appear to show the new couple enjoying their first romantic getaway together since their affair cost the pair their jobs, and Mr Hancock his cabinet role.

Last night, pictures emerged showing the loved up pair heading out for dinner with friends. Mr Hancock wore a baseball cap, sunglasses and a face mask while Miss Coladangelo dressed casually in denim. 

The couple drove to the resort from the UK for what is thought to be their first holiday abroad together since their relationship was revealed in June, The Daily Express reports. 

It was Mr Hancock’s second holiday in as many weeks after he was spotted hitting the surf in Cornwall with his children last month. 

Mystery surrounds the recruitment of Miss Coladangelo, who met Mr Hancock while volunteering at the student radio station at Oxford University in the 1990s. 

She worked on Mr Hancock’s failed Tory leadership campaign in 2019 and was secretly taken on as an unpaid adviser at the Department of Health last year before being made a non-executive director on a £15,000 contract. 

This year a Tory source said the pair had become inseparable, adding: ‘They always appeared to be incredibly close. Her status was always slightly mysterious but she went everywhere with him. She was in every meeting.’  

Friends insisted the extramarital affair only began in May, the same month that Mr Hancock and Miss Coladangelo were caught in the incriminating footage.

But others said the pair, who have known each other since university days when they met at Oxford, have raised eyebrows for some time. 

Miss Coladangelo was allegedly confronted as long ago as 2019 by ministerial aides who asked outright if there was any romance between the pair, something the twice-married mother-of-three flatly denied. 

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Mystery surrounds the recruitment of Miss Coladangelo, who met Mr Hancock while volunteering at the student radio station at Oxford University in the 1990s. 

She worked on Mr Hancock’s failed Tory leadership campaign in 2019 and was secretly taken on as an unpaid adviser at the Department of Health last year before being made a non-executive director on a £15,000 contract. 

This year a Tory source said the pair had become inseparable, adding: ‘They always appeared to be incredibly close. Her status was always slightly mysterious but she went everywhere with him. She was in every meeting.’ 

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