Could Nadine jump ship to UKIP? It’s now evens that an MP will defect before the general election

November 6th, 2012

Her suspension might just provoke a switch

Ladbrokes have tonight tightened the odds to evens that there’ll be a defection to UKIP during this parliament.

This follows the move by the Chief Whip to suspend Nadine Dorries as a Conservative MP because she’s taking part in he latest series of “I’m a celebrity get me out of here”.

My reading is there must now be a chance and I also believe that if Nadine did stand at the next election under the UKIP flag in her central Bedfordshire constituency then she’d have a fighting chance of being returned.

I wonder whether the action against her is too harsh and that Cameron might come to regret it.

Mike Smithson

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