Tory whip not returned to MP Nadine

Published Tuesday, 27 November 2012
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Ousted I'm A Celeb... campmate Nadine Dorries has met with the Conservative Chief Whip, but has not yet been restored to the party's ranks after a row over her reality show appearance.

Tory whip not returned to MP Nadine
Nadine Dorries, pictured during her stint in the Australian jungle. (© Rex Features.)

The chairman of Nadine's local Tory association played down the MP's absence from Westminster and described her talks with Sir George Young as a "Hi, honey, I'm home" type meeting.

But Sir George himself said that the Mid Bedforshire representative would still have to mend fences with both colleagues and constituents before the party whip was reinstated.

"The whip has not been restored and nor will it be until she proves that she can rebuild bridges with her constituents, her association and her parliamentary colleagues," he said in a statement.

But Nadine told a local BBC radio programme that she was confident there wouldn't be a problem.

"We had a very good-natured, a very happy meeting. We have adjourned the meeting and we are reconvening this time next week, if not before," she said.

Nadine returned home from Australia on Monday, after becoming the first celeb to be booted off the show by a public vote.

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