Rosie Holt writes her first book | Why We Were Right: A Catalogue of Conservative Successes

Rosie Holt writes her first book

Why We Were Right: A Catalogue of Conservative Successes

Rosie Holt has written her first book, in the guise of her desperately loyal Conservative MP.

Ebury Press is to publiush Why We Were Right: A Catalogue of Conservative Successes in July - in time for the next election.

In a press release on trade website The Bookseller, Holt said: ‘My MP alter ego is someone who will defend absolutely anything the government does in any way possible, but usually she only gets to do this for two minutes on the internet or an hour tops on stage.

‘Therefore to sit down and write a whole book of terrible Tory excuses was a grim treat. I perversely enjoyed going through all of our government’s most catastrophic failures and arguing they were brilliant.

‘Plus I got to flesh out the character; from her home life with her son and put upon dog Nigel, to her secret yearning for Northern lefty hard man Andy Burnham. I hope everyone enjoys this book as much as I did writing it, and that they don’t find themselves softening towards voting Tory as a result.’

Her book promises to explain how, over the last 14 years in government, ‘the Tories made Britain great again… from getting Brexit done and bending the Ministerial Code, to rowing back on climate change policies and voting in Liz Truss as leader/‘

Ebury’s commissioning editor Suzanne Connell said: ‘As evidenced by the numerous outcries online calling for her immediate resignation from politics, Rosie has perfected the art of political satire. … Why We Were Right will have you laughing (or crying) all the way to the polling booth.’

The news comes after Liz Truss revealed she would be releasing the book Ten Years To Save The West in April.

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Published: 1 Mar 2024

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