Dorries faces 'Celebrity' probe

Conservative backbencher Nadine Dorries has complained of being "hounded" after it emerged she faces fresh questions into whether she should have declared payment for appearing on I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!

'Adds insult to injury' if Dorries failed to declare earnings

It is absolutely right that MPs have to publicise any additional income they receive for other work. It helps constituents to make an informed judgement about their MP's performance at election time.

Mid Bedfordshire residents already have the right to feel let down after Nadine Dorries abandoned them for the jungle - but if she has failed to be straight about what she was paid for the caper, that will only add insult to injury.

At a time when politicians are again in the spotlight over their outside interests, the public expect and deserve nothing less than complete transparency.

– Matthew Sinclair, chief executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance

Nadine Dorries: 'anything I earn I declare'

Mid Bedford MP Nadine Dorries has said defended her earnings record and said that she declares everything she earns as she faces a new probe in to her I'm A Celebrity... earnings.

Ms Dorries recently told the BBC's Sunday Politics programme she had not "personally" benefited from going into the jungle.

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LABOUR MP John Mann reported me to Standards Commissioner for undeclared earnings. Anything I earn, I declare IMMEDIATELY.

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If I haven't declared anything, it's because I haven't earnt anything. I must be the most hounded MP in parliament.

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Nadine Dorries faces fresh I'm A Celebrity... probe

Conservative backbencher Nadine Dorries has complained of being "hounded" after it emerged she faces fresh questions into whether she should have declared payment for appearing on I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!

The Mid Bedfordshire MP controversially starred in the ITV show last autumn, but no fee has yet featured in the Commons register of financial interests.

Nadine Dorries faces fresh questions over her I'm A Celeb payment.
Nadine Dorries faces fresh questions over her I'm A Celeb payment. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The MP is already under investigation by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa) over expenses allegations.

It emerged this evening that Commons standards commissioner Kathryn Hudson has accepted a complaint about whether she should have registered her I'm A Celebrity... income.

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