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Former Tory MP Scott Benton resigns from parliament, triggering by-election

Sky News Monday, 25 March 2024
A former Tory MP who was facing the prospect of being removed from his seat by voters has announced he is resigning from parliament - triggering another by-election.
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News video: Labour: Tory MP Benton should have resigned ‘much sooner’

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Labour shadow cabinet minister Jonathan Ashworth says MP Scott Benton should have resigned “much sooner” than he did. The Blackpool South MP lost the Conservative whip after being embroiled in a lobbying scandal. He has announced he will quit Parliament rather than wait for the outcome of a...

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