Nadine Dorries to stand down as MP for Mid Bedfordshire at next election

“I’m now off … I’ve just said it out aloud
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Former culture secretary Nadine Dorries is stepping down at the next general election.

She made the announcement on her Talk TV show – blaming the lack of cohesion of the Conservatives, the sheer stupidity of her colleagues and the booting out of Boris Johnson.

She said: “I’m now off, my gosh, I’ve just said it out aloud, there’s no going back now.”

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As always, Dorries’ news received a mixed reaction on Twitter.

While some Tweeters agreed with the controversial Mid Bedfordshire MP about the treatment of the disgraced former Prime Minister, others were less charitable.

One said: “Nadine Dorries resigning by complaining about infighting is a level of irony that is only viewable from space.”

While another said: “Technically, Nadine Dorries shouldn’t be announcing her resignation as an MP on her TV show, because hosting her TV show breaks the Ministerial Code.”