The resignation of Bury St Edmunds MP David Ruffley looks set to dominate a meeting of the local Conservatives Association tonight, as the search begins for a new candidate to stand in next year's General Election.
The Tory MP has represented the town in The Commons since 1997, but faced mounting pressure to stand down after it emerged he'd been cautioned by police for assaulting his former partner.
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