Dorries on brink of UKIP defection.

tbg. can reveal that Nadine Dorries is on the brink of joining UKIP. Bookies Ladbrokes have cut the odds on a Tory defecting to UKIP to just Evens after an avalanche of bets.

Rumour is that the defector is Dorries and that she will use her high profile on ITV's I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here to ensure maximum exposure.

Dorries suspension from Parliamentary Conservative Party has been confirmed.