Clegg: Never thought TV show would be recall issue

Dorries in the Jungle
Dorries in the Jungle Credit: ITV

Nadine Dorries was the subject of debate in the House of Commons today.

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg admitted the "devil is in the detail" about how to define serious wrongdoing.

"I never thought that disappearing to a jungle on the other side of the planet would be one of the things we would have to grapple with on this recall issue," he said at Commons questions.

Mr Clegg said a new poll should not be triggered for frivolous reasons or for political point scoring, and that 10% of constituents would have to sign a petition demanding a recall by-election.


Nadine Dorries back in UK

Tory MP Nadine Dorries has become the first celebrity to be voted off ITV's I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.