Nadine Dorries


Nadine Dorries’s book is a surprise bestseller

5 June 2014 17:49

Nadine Dorries’s novel, Four Streets, may have been unilaterally panned by the critics, with the Telegraph’s Christopher Howse labelling it the ‘the worst novel I’ve read in 10 years’, but… Continue reading

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Ed Vaizey for the BM?

9 April 2014 15:28

There was only one topic of discussion at the launch of Nadine Dorries’s novel Four Streets last night – will Maria Miller survive? The conversation was particularly pointed because Ed… Continue reading

Nadine Dorries arrives at Heathrow after her appearance on 'I'm a Celebrity'. Picture: PA

Nadine Dorries apologises ‘fully and unreservedly’ over I’m A Celebrity earnings

11 November 2013 17:33

The parliamentary standards commissioner’s inquiry into Nadine Dorries’s appearance on I’m a Celebrity Get Me out of Here was evidently an eventful process. Here are the headlines from the report: 1).… Continue reading

Eleanor Laing, Simon Burns, Brian Binley, Nadine Dorries, Gary Streeter, Henry Bellingham and David Amess.

Who’s who in tomorrow’s Deputy Speaker elections

15 October 2013 18:15

I will fight for the rights of ordinary backbenchers! I make people admire this mother of all Parliaments once again! I am friendly with a sense of humour! I am… Continue reading

Will these Tory MPs want Nigel Farage's kite mark of Euroscepticism ? Photo: Carla Millar.

Nigel Farage: offering Tories the kite mark of Euroscepticism

30 September 2013 18:22

Normally you might lump Nigel Farage and Bill Cash together on the political spectrum. But today there wasn’t much love lost between them, judging by their almighty clash at a… Continue reading

David Cameron's secret EU negotiating strategy? There isn't one. Illustration: Christian Adams.

The View from 22 – Nigel Farage debates future of Ukip, the return of Nadine Dorries, Eurovision and a Boris for Paris

16 May 2013 9:39

Does David Cameron have a plan for dealing with the EU? In this week’s Spectator magazine, James Forsyth reveals that No.10 has little idea of how they will actually renegotiate… Continue reading

UKIP Protestors Carry A Giant Ballot Box

Would joint candidates with Ukip really work?

15 May 2013 19:09

Westminster is on fire with speculation about Tory/Ukip joint candidates after The Spectator’s exclusive this afternoon. But would it really work? CCHQ has already rejected the idea, with a spokesman telling… Continue reading

Nigel Farage is open to offers from Labour and Conservatives to stand as joint Ukip candidates. Photo: Getty Images.

Exclusive: Nigel Farage says yes to Dorries and backs joint Tory and Labour Ukip candidates

15 May 2013 16:15

Following Isabel’s revelation that the newly-reinstated Nadine Dorries will be pursuing an electoral pact with Ukip, Nigel Farage reveals he is open not just to Dorries’ advances but also those… Continue reading


Nadine Dorries: I want to be a joint Tory/Ukip candidate

15 May 2013 15:05

Nadine Dorries has given an interview to The Spectator this week in which she reveals that she will be holding talks with her constituency association about a joint Tory/Ukip endorsement for… Continue reading

Sarah Wollaston

Sarah Wollaston, the next ticking Tory timebomb

10 May 2013 9:06

MPs are having a party next week to celebrate the return of Nadine Dorries to the Tory fold. But as they pop champagne corks for the Prodigal Daughter, they might… Continue reading

Nadine Dorries arrives at Heathrow after her appearance on 'I'm a Celebrity'. Picture: PA

Exclusive: Nadine Dorries reinstated as a Tory MP

8 May 2013 17:02

Nadine Dorries has been given the Conservative whip back by Sir George Young, Coffee House can exclusively reveal. Sources in the Tory party tell me that the MP, who was… Continue reading

Fleet Street Fox has been unmasked. But what about her enemies?

The Fleet Street fox hunt

12 February 2013 14:28

One of London’s worst kept secrets has finally been revealed in an explosion of PR and TV appearances for Susie Boniface, the hack behind the Fleet Street Fox mask. Whilst… Continue reading

Nadine Dorries arrives at Heathrow after her appearance on 'I'm a Celebrity'. Picture: PA

Nadine Dorries: Why shouldn’t a working class MP take a few days off?

29 November 2012 12:26

Fresh from the jungle, Nadine Dorries is the Spectator’s diarist for this week. As well as observing that each of her 11 fellow contestants on I’m a Celebrity: Get Me… Continue reading

Nadine Dorries arrives at Heathrow after her appearance on 'I'm a Celebrity'. Picture: PA

How do you solve a problem like Nadine Dorries?

26 November 2012 14:53

Nadine Dorries has returned to the UK today, with a meeting between the first evictee of I’m a Celebrity: Get me Out of Here! and the chief whip due soon.… Continue reading

Nadine Dorries will be buried in a grave of bugs on television tonight.

Nadine Dorries prepares for burial

12 November 2012 10:20

Nadine Dorries sidled back into view last night on ‘I’m Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here.’ The show is a parody of transportation. A gang of well-known show-offs are… Continue reading

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The View from 22 – Barack Obama’s hollow victory and remodernising the Tories

8 November 2012 9:46

Is there something underwhelming about Obama’s reelection? In this week’s cover feature, John O’Sullivan discusses impact of changing demographics of the America electorate and the challenges this poses for the… Continue reading

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Goodbye Nadine Dorries, hello Louise Mensch

7 November 2012 10:29

Let me salute Nadine Dorries’s principled ambition to bring I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here to a wider audience. For too long this edifying documentary series, which sheds… Continue reading

Nadine Dorries, before being buried in a grave of bugs.

Nadine Dorries suspended from Tory party

6 November 2012 18:22

Tory sources have confirmed that Nadine Dorries has had the whip withdrawn until she returns to Westminster to explain to the chief whip why she has gone on ‘I’m a… Continue reading

Nadine Dorries, before being buried in a grave of bugs.

Dealing with Nadine Dorries

27 June 2012 18:00

Ed Miliband is going to have to start paying Nadine Dorries a salary if the Conservative MP provides him with any more quotes to fling across the chamber at Prime… Continue reading


The battle for the ’22

14 May 2012 18:40

Elections to the 1922 Committee of Tory backbenchers have always been a test of the relative strengths of the right and left of the party. But this year, the split… Continue reading


Osborne brings it back to the economy

6 May 2012 10:56

It wasn’t, as expected, Nick Clegg on Marr this morning but George Osborne as the coalition attempted to move the argument back onto the economy. Osborne kept stressing that the… Continue reading


Cameron on the defensive

29 April 2012 10:31

‘As things stand, I don’t believe Jeremy Hunt broke the ministerial code,’ said David Cameron to Andrew Marr earlier this morning. But the prime minister reiterated that he would act… Continue reading


In PMQs, Cameron has no answers on Hunt

25 April 2012 16:23

Ed Miliband led on the economy at PMQs. But he was only warming himself up for the main event. Leveson dominated proceedings. David Cameron lamented the ‘disappointing’ news that the… Continue reading


Nadine Dorries: Cameron and Osborne ‘are two arrogant posh boys’

23 April 2012 13:09

Nadine Dorries has form when it comes to attacking her party’s leadership, but this sets a new high water mark (from about 1:48 in): “playlist=”> Via the Daily Politics.


Europe is the story again

8 December 2011 0:05

Today was one of those days when we saw just how divisive the European issue can be to the Conservative party. The sight of Malcolm Rifkind and Nadine Dorries treating… Continue reading