Mid Bedfordshire MP Nadine Dorries has attracted criticism after heading to the I'm A Celebrity jungle and missing a Remembrance Sunday service in Shefford.
The town's Mayor has described the decision as 'deplorable' and said she should not have let her constituents down.
Video: Nadine Dorries MP tells ITV why she is appearing on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!
She said: "As an MP, people view us with suspicion and that's why I'm doing this; to break that down! Everybody hates politicans, whereas everyone loves a celebrity!"
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A complaint about Nadine Dorries' appearance on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! has been received by the Parliamentary Standards Commissioner.
The Conservative MP for Mid Bedfordshire has sparked controversy by appearing on the ITV1 show.
"We have received a complaint. This is being considered in the usual way," said John Lyon's office.
The Commissioner will consider whether the complaint warrants a full investigation into Ms Dorries' behaviour.