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Labour: Tory MP Benton should have resigned ‘much sooner’

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Labour: Tory MP Benton should have resigned ‘much sooner’

Labour: Tory MP Benton should have resigned ‘much sooner’

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 recall petition, paving the way for a by-election.

Report by Jonesia.

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