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.
– Matthew Sinclair, chief executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance
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.