Resignations: Major, Thatcher, Aitken, Cook, Short, Purnell
Politicians are often asked when they will stand down, and so it is important that when they do, they get both the resignation statement and its timing right.
In a Daily Politics film, Giles Dilnot looks into the archives at how some big names decided to call it a day, with some of Westminster's more memorable departures.
20 Nov 2014
- From the section UK Politics