05/08/2014 07:28 BST | Updated 05/08/2014 07:59 BST

Baroness Warsi's Nine Most Controversial Moments

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LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 08: Baroness Warsi arrives in Downing Street to attend a weekly cabinet meeting on April 8, 2014 in London, England. Prime Minister David Cameron has continued to defend Mrs Miller who was cleared of funding a home for her parents at taxpayers' expense and has repaid £5,800. (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

Foreign Office minister Baroness Warsi's dramatic resignation over the UK's "morally indefensible" position on the conflict in Gaza took many by surprise.

Even Nick Clegg, the deputy prime minister, told reporters this morning that: "It's the first I have heard of it."

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Warsi told the Huffington Post UK that she decided to quit as she was concerned that the UK was failing to act as an "honest broker" in the Middle East and was on the "wrong side of history".

HuffPostUK has rounded up nine more moments when the outspoken baroness has courted controversy.

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