Nadine Dorries sends message that claims Tory politicians 'are the idiots'

PUBLISHED: 14:02 20 March 2019 | UPDATED: 14:06 20 March 2019

Nadine Dorries and Alastair Campbell debate the Irish border issue on Peston's new show (Image: ITV)

Nadine Dorries and Alastair Campbell debate the Irish border issue on Peston's new show (Image: ITV)

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Brexiteer MP Nadine Dorries has circulated a message on a Tory group Whatsapp announcing that the Conservative politicians are “the idiots”.

Nadine Dorries sent this message on Whatsapp. Photograph: Twitter.Nadine Dorries sent this message on Whatsapp. Photograph: Twitter.

Dorries was forwarding a message she had received from the chairman of her local Conservative association, who had felt a change in mood with the grassroots and public.

It warned that things were “not looking for 2nd May” when local elections will be held across Britain.

The message read: “The mood on the doors has finally changed. After weeks of politicians being idiots, we are now seeing a change in attitude.”

But rather than positive news for the Tories, he added: “Conservative politicians are the idiots.”

It did, however, add: “Please pass on my thanks to your colleagues”.

It is not clear what the concerns of the chairman are, but Dorries’ behaviour has baffled on-lookers in recent months.

The MP compared Theresa May to Hitler, claimed there will be a transition period if the UK crashes out of the EU, and argued that the Irish border issue “does not exist”.

She also submitted a letter of no confidence against Theresa May, then claimed that she did not want to oust the prime minister.

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