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Nick Clegg: I won’t stand again in Sheffield Hallam

Former Liberal Democrat leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has written to constituents in Sheffield Hallam saying that he doesn’t want to be re-selected as the Lib Dem Parliamentary candidate:

It is good of Nick Clegg to make this decision so promptly because, with the possibility of another early general election, the party is already looking at selections for the next election.

He has also previously said that he doesn’t want go to the House of Lords.

UPDATE: Laura Gordon will now be bidding to succeed Nick Clegg.

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One response to “Nick Clegg: I won’t stand again in Sheffield Hallam”

  1. Retiring from electoral politics or just not holding out much hope for his Labour-facing seat but open to a different one? I hope the latter!

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