The speeding up of turnover rates has almost nothing to do with shifts to the right or left, and much more to do with wider cultural change in Parliament.
The less experience first-time MPs have of fighting a seat, the more likely they are to quit.
One in his first term, one in his fifth, each intends to depart the green benches next year.
She was forced to flee Iran with her family after the Islamic Revolution
Candidates sought to replace Laura Sandys and Lorraine Fullbrook – and perhaps to fight against Farage in 2015.
The Erewash MP’s departure raises serious question for the party on how to retain female MPs.
Laura Sandys’ decision to resign is symptomatic of deep unhappiness among women MPs
Sam Gyimah, the newly-elected MP for Surrey East, delivered his maiden speech on Monday during the Budget debate and welcome the measures announced by George Osborne to help small business: “As in 1981, our party once again faces the task of redefining our economy and reshaping our society. That is why I welcome the Chancellor’s […]