A controversial line-up for I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here, including MP Nadine Dorries, is due to be announced

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The official line-up of contestants to appear in the reality TV show I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here is due to be announced this afternoon.

The ITV1 show has already sparked controversy with the news that Mid Bedfordshire MP Nadine Dorries has flown to Australia and is preparing to take part. It could involve up to four weeks' filming.

Ms Dorries has been suspended as an MP by the Conservative Party for leaving Westminster.

Chief whip Sir George Young took the decision to suspend the whip from Ms Dorries because of concerns that she will not be doing parliamentary and constituency work while she is making the show, which sees contestants cut off from all communication with the outside world.

Ms Dorries, who earns more than £65,000 as an MP, has flown out to Brisbane to prepare for the programme. She also stands to pick up a fee for appearing.

She justified her decision to take part, telling The Sun: "I'm doing the show because 16 million people watch it. If people are watching I'm A Celebrity, that is where MPs should be going. I'm not going in there to upset people, but I have opinions."

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