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Louise Mensch ‘sorry’ to resign as MP, Cameron says Mensch a ‘truly inspiring’ MP

Louise Mensch ‘sorry’ to resign as MP ITV News Tory Louise Mensch has announced she is to stand down as MP for Corby and East Northamptonshire.

Louise Mensch resigns as MP to put ‘family first’ The Guardian Conservative Louise Mensch has announced she is standing down as MP for Corby and East Northamptonshire, saying she was “devastated by the necessary decision” but had to put her young family first. She told her followers on Twitter that it had “proved impossible to balance the needs of my family”, adding that she had written to David Cameron with her formal letter of resignation.

David Cameron says Louise Mensch has been ‘truly inspiring’ MP ITV News Louise Mensch will announce later this morning that she has tendered her resignation to the Prime Minister, and will stand down as MP for Corby and East Northamptonshire. In the letter, Mrs Mensch thanks the Prime Minister for his support, but said that she had “been struggling for some time”. In the Prime Minister’s reply, he said it was with “enormous regret that I accept your resignation as the Member of Parliament for Corby and East Northamptonshire, a seat that had been Labour for thirteen years before you.

Tory MP Louise Mensch to quit Commons BBC News The MP for Corby is moving to New York with her three children to be with her husband of a year, Peter Mensch, who is manager of rock band Metallica. Her decision to quit will trigger a by-election in the Northamptonshire constituency, a marginal seat.

MP Louise Mensch Resigns For ‘Family Reasons’ Sky News Louise Mensch will announce this morning that she has tendered her resignation to the Prime Minister and will stand down as the MP for Corby and East Northamptonshire.

Louise Mensch quits British politics Herald Scotland The backbencher, who shot to prominence as a member of the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee which investigated the phone-hacking scandal, said she was “devastated” but that it was a “necessary decision”. The move will give rise to a by-election for her seat in Corby, Northamptonshire, a tight marginal which will prove a major test for David Cameron’s Tories.

Conservative Louise Mensch to stand down as an MP The Independent Conservative MP Louise Mensch is to quit the Commons and move to the United States with her family, she announced today.

BREAKING NEWS: Tory MP Louise Mensch quits to move to New York with her rock manager husband Daily Mail A Tory MP who recently admitted she took Class A drugs that ‘messed with her head’ has sensationally quit this morning. Chick lit author Louise Mensch says she can no longer represent Corby in Northamptonshire because she cannot juggle her political and family lives.

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