12 Facts About Nadine Dorries

1. On 7 August 2018, Nadine Dorries tweeted 'No woman in a liberal, progressive society should be forced to cover up her beauty or her bruises.

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2. On 8 May 2013, Nadine Dorries regained the Conservative whip without any conditions having been applied.

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3. On 6 March 2012, Nadine Dorries criticised David Cameron and Nick Clegg of the coalition government over their taxation policies.

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4. On 27 June 2013, Nadine Dorries announced she would no longer claim her personal expenses as an MP, but would draw on her salary for such costs.

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5. In February 2013, it was reported that Nadine Dorries was being investigated by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority over her expenses, although no specific details were given at this time.

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6. In February 2010 Nadine Dorries took part in the Channel 4 documentary series Tower Block of Commons, in which MPs stay with welfare claimants.

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7. In late 2009, Nadine Dorries campaigned against what she called "a proposal to ban the wearing of high heels in the office" which was to be debated at the 2009 Trades Union Congress.

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8. In January 2010, it was reported that Nadine Dorries was being investigated by John Lyon, the parliamentary commissioner for standards, regarding her claim for second home expenses There was some debate as to the location of her main home.

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9. In May 2008, Nadine Dorries tabled an amendment to the proposed Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill seeking to reduce the upper limit for abortions to 20 weeks from the current 24 weeks of pregnancy.

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10. On 31 October 2006, Nadine Dorries introduced a Private Member's Bill in the House of Commons, which would have reduced the time limit for abortion in Great Britain from 24 to 21 weeks; introduced a ten-day 'cooling-off' period for women wishing to have an abortion, during which time the woman would be required to undergo counselling; and accelerate access to abortion at the end of the cooling-off period.

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11. In 2009 though, Nadine Dorries was highly critical of David Cameron's proposal to consider using all-women shortlists, arguing against a move which would create "two classes of MPs".

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12. In 2008, Nadine Dorries won The Spectator magazine's Readers' Representative Award, and in 2012 she was voted best MP on Twitter by the politics.

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