By Nick Constable for The Mail on Sunday
Published: 00:56 BST, 20 September 2020 | Updated: 00:56 BST, 20 September 2020
The wife of ex-Minister Hugo Swire has been accused by furious Tory activists in his former constituency of 'betraying' friends with her indiscretion-heavy memoir.
Sasha Swire's tell-all book – Diary Of An MP's Wife: Inside And Outside Power – lifts the lid on sex and political shenanigans in the party, describing David Cameron as 'drunken Dave' with a filthy mouth, Boris Johnson as 'calculating' and Theresa May as a 'glumbucket'.
Lady Swire, 57, sent her diaries to a publisher last year after her husband retired as East Devon MP.
Last night Maddy Chapman, a Conservative district councillor there for 12 years, said local party members were 'absolutely disgusted' at the way she had breached the confidence of friends.
Sasha Swire, pictured with husband Hugo, has been accused by furious Tory activists in his former constituency of 'betraying' friends with her indiscretion-heavy memoir
'She has shown herself for what she is,' said Mrs Chapman. 'She has absolutely no class whatsoever.
'This has not gone down at all well in the constituency. Everyone I speak to is less than impressed and some, including myself, are absolutely disgusted.
'Sasha Swire has never