Nadine Dorries' jaunt in the jungle has got her suspended from the Tory party. But today her daughters said she got permission for time off from Andrew Mitchell, the former chief whip.
However, Mr Mitchell told Anglia News Mrs Dorries never asked his permission to go on the show and added that requests for time off don't go through his office.
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