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Tory Chairman drums up support for Corby by-election

Grant Shapps MP looks for Tory support in Corby Photo: ITV Anglia

The new Conservative Party Chairman Grant Shapps visited Corby today (Saturday 9th September) to drum up support for the new Tory candidate in the town's by-election.

Mr Shapps, who is the MP for Welwyn Hatfield in Hertfordshire, was promoted from Housing Minister in the Prime Minister's Cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday.

The current MP for Corby Louise Mensch announced that she was leaving her post for personal reasons last month. The by-election is expected to take place in November.

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