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Nadine Dorries to Return to Backbenches as Liz Truss Takes the Helm at No 10

Nadine Dorries arrives in Downing Street on Sept. 6. 

Nadine Dorries arrives in Downing Street on Sept. 6. 

Photographer: Daniel Leal/AFP/Getty Images

Nadine Dorries has announced she is standing down as Culture Secretary following Boris Johnson's departure from No 10.

Sources close to the Tory MP - who was a prominent supporter of Liz Truss during the leadership election - said she believed it was the right time to go.