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Louise Mensch to quit as an MP, triggering Corby by-election

The Conservative MP for Corby and East Northamptonshire, Louise Mensch, is to stand down from the role.

The former chick-lit author plans to move to America to be with her husband.

Her decision to quit will trigger a by-election in the Northamptonshire constituency, a marginal seat.

The BBC political correspondent Carole Walker reports.

  • 06 Aug 2012
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