Nadine Dorries Attacks Promotion Of 'Slimy And Nasty' Fellow Tory MP

07/10/2013 21:33 | Updated 23 January 2014
  • Ned Simons Assistant Political Editor, The Huffington Post UK

Twitter was awash with MPs congratulating each other on their various promotions on Monday. But trust Nadine Dorries to ruin the love-in.

Conservative MP Hopkins was made a local government minister by David Cameron as part of the long-awaited ministerial reshuffle. The Keighley MP was elected to parliament in 2010 - but apparently does not have a big fan in Dorries despite being a member of the same party.

Dorries animosity towards Hopkins is not new. Earlier this year when Hopkins called for the party to unite behind David Cameron, she responded with: "pass the sick bag." She added, presciently: "Will the PM please give the obsequious Kris Hopkins MP a job, a PPS, anything his begging is painful."

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