Corby By-Election

In Corby, voters will be going to the polls to elect their new MP today. The by-election is taking place after the resignation of Conservative MP Louise Mensch.

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Corby constituents react to Louise Mensch MP's resignation

People in Corby give their views after the announcement the MP for Corby and East Northamptonshire Louise Mensch is stepping down.

The Conservative politician said she was "devastated by the necessary decision" to step down.

Ms Mensch beat Labour minister Phil Hope by 1,951 votes in the May 2010 General Election.

The resignation will mean a by-election in a marginal seat which could take place in November.

Louise Mensch is quitting the Commons to move to the United States with her family.

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