Archive image of Dawn Primarolo
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Dawn Primarolo and Hugh Robertson standing down as MPs

The curtain will come down on a number of political careers when Parliament is dissolved later this month, ahead of the general election in May.

There are at least 86 MPs - including 17 former cabinet ministers, 36 Tories, and 37 Labour MPs - who know they are leaving, as they have chosen to stand down.

In a Daily Politics film, Ellie Price spoke to former Labour Paymaster General Dawn Primarolo, and to Hugh Robertson who served as a Conservative sports minister, about knowing when it is time to go.

More: Follow @daily_politics on Twitter and like us on Facebook and watch a recent Politics Europe clip and watch full Politics Europe programmes on iPlayer

  • 16 Mar 2015
Go to next video: 'Clanking my chains from political grave'