Dorries wrong, Cameron right
by Cordelia Nelson in Politics
Thu November 8, 2012 12:12 p.m. GMT
A strong majority of people think that Nadine Dorries is wrong to appear on “I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here” and the Conservative party is right to suspend her
Over three-quarters (77%) of the British public believe Conservative MP Nadine Dorries is wrong to take part in the television show “I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here”.
This comes amid debate about whether the Tory MP for Mid-Bedfordshire would be neglecting her constituency duties by being involved in the programme, as filming may take up to a month and takes place in Australia. Dorries argues that this is an opportunity for her to show that MPs are in touch with the public, and to promote her own beliefs.
- 77% of Brits say that Nadine Dorries is wrong to take part in “I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here”
- In comparison, just over one in ten (11%) think she should appear on the show
- 12% are unsure
Suspension is right decision
A strong majority (73%) of the public also think that the decision to suspend Nadine Dorries’ membership of the Conservative Party is correct.
- 73% of people believe it is right to suspend Nadine Dorries from the Conservative party
- Less than two in ten (18%) Brits say she should not have been suspended from the party
- 9% do not know