Nadine Dorries announces she’s standing down as MP ‘immediately’ as she says ‘it’s been an honour’

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NADINE Dorries has announced she’s standing down as MP “immediately” as she says “it’s been an honour”.

The bombshell news has triggered a by-election.

Nadine Dorries is standing down

She took to social media to share the news today

The former Culture Secretary announced the move with “immediate effect” in a shock move amid speculation.

She wrote on social media: “I have today informed the chief whip that I am standing down as the MP of Mid Bedforshire, with immediate effect.

“It has been an honour to serve as the MP for such a wonderful constituency but it is now time for another to take the reins.”

Dorries had been a defender of Boris Johnson throughout his time in Number 10 and has been a staunch critic of the current Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.

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