The Essex MP and Communities Secretary Eric Pickles says he'll miss Nadine Dorries when she goes off to the jungle to appear in ITV's I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.
Mr Pickles, the MP for Brentwood & Ongar said: "I'll obviously miss her and I'm going to have to struggle on bravely without her.
"I shall be watching it and I shall be ringing in religiously every week to keep her there."
Mid-Bedfordshire MP Nadine Dorries has said she will learn next week whether she is to be restored to the Conservative Party whip.
Mid Bedfordshire MP Nadine Dorries has arrived back in Britain after her appearance on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!
Nadine Dorries says she's already back at work after being the first person to be voted off I'm a Celebrity Get me Out of Here