Nadine Dorries claims the Tories created twice as many jobs in Hartlepool as there are people
The local and mayoral elections are due to take place in a couple of days, but the constituency of Hartlepool will also hold a by-election, after the resignation of its MP.
It would be a feather in the cap of the Conservatives to take the traditional Labour seat, so Tory MPs have been making their case on social media.
Nadine Dorries decided to wave the flag for Boris Johnson’s job creation.
There was at least one problem with her claim.
— Chris Ballingall 🏴🇪🇺🏳️🌈 #FBPA (@Chrisballingall) May 3, 2021
These are the reactions her tweet deserved.
Please join me and Nads next month for our new podcast: "Feint by Numbers" where we'll cover topics such as claiming we've created twice as many jobs as residents and that we'll build 40 "new" hospitals https://t.co/6AnyzA68dl
— Not Andrea Jenkyns MP (@BlandreaJ) May 3, 2021
— GET A GRIP (@docrussjackson) May 3, 2021
Has Boris personally doubled the population?
— Sue Perkins 💙 (@sueperkins) May 3, 2021
Can't spell the constituency, claims twice as many jobs as residents. Just phoning it in now. https://t.co/vfRpdRAzJw
— Steve Peers (@StevePeers) May 3, 2021
With 92,000 residents, the Conservative party have secured almost two jobs for every person in Hartlepool.
Another great example of Tory double standards. https://t.co/aatXzH4BQE
— 🥛🇬🇧Michael Govern Ready🇬🇧🥛 (@mikegove12) May 3, 2021
Nadine taking the Priti Patel route with numbers 🙄 https://t.co/TrDOLvuc30
— Scarsey (@silly_old_sod) May 3, 2021
TBF everyone has to work two jobs now.
— U Know who💙 (@uknowhoyour) May 3, 2021
GrandmotherLozza had a question.
Define 'well paid' please Nadine? According to your PM, £167k, free housing, and generous expenses aren't enough to live on. https://t.co/awHKNgG5MA
— GrandmotherLozza 🟨🟥💙☮️🌱🌍🔆 (@DameLozza) May 3, 2021
Ms Dorries will answer that, right after the PM says who paid for his wallpaper.
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