Shaun Woodward will step down as the Labour MP for St Helens South ahead of the next general election in 2015.
Woodward has been an MP in the town since 2001.
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Windy throughout the whole of the weekend, especially at the coast. High tides, so beware big waves, coastal gusts 50-60mph
Apart from the strong wind, we have a pretty stagnant weather situation at present. Coastal gusts of 50-60mph, inland gusts of 40-50mph
Windy throughout the weekend with gusts of 50mph especially around the coast. Saturday will be drier and brighter than Sunday