Nadine Dorries isn’t getting a peerage, so she has quit as an MP. That’s it in a nutshell. However, she won’t stop banging on about it. Nadine Dorries Liverpool legend? Not in a lot of peoples’ eyes
She told TalkTV: “This story is about a girl from Liverpool who had something that was offered to her removed by two privileged posh boys.”
She blames Rishi Sunak and James Forsyth for not getting the peerage she says Boris Johnson promised her.
Here she is in the Mail…
She has a bit of support…
Nadine Dorries Liverpool
As one tweeter pointed out: “As Nadine Dorries attempts to position herself as some kind of Liverpudlian working class hero who grew up in poverty, it might be worth looking at her voting record on issues that largely affect working class people.”
Harsh or fair?
In response, the prime minister’s press secretary said: “As is convention, the prime minister forwarded the former prime minister’s peerage list to Holac unaltered.
“Holac then passed back their approved list. The prime minister then accepted Holac’s approved list and forwarded it unamended to the Sovereign for their approval.
“He had no involvement or input into the approved list. It is a point of fact that it is made public by the commission if a prime minister overrules the commission’s advice.”