William Hague announced he will leave the Commons at the next election, but how did he rise to the top of the political spectrum?
William Hague has stepped down as Foreign Secretary. ITV News understands he is likely to be replaced by Philip Hammond.
The Foreign Secretary William Hague has been criticised after he appeared to mouth "you stupid woman" at a Labour MP.
It's being reported that former TV presenter Selina Scott has been approached by the Conservative Party to put her name forward to replace William Hague as MP for Richmond in North Yorkshire.
William Hague, the MP for Richmond in North Yorkshire, has resigned his post as Foreign Secretary and says he will stand down as an MP at next year's general election. The shock news emerged last night as details of a major Cabinet reshuffle were made public.
He said there "plenty of things" that he would like to do outside politics before he is "too old".
Watch Helen Ford's interview with the Foreign Secretary and MP for Richmond here:
On tonight's Around The House, William Hague talks to Helen Ford about his commitment to the campaign to stop rape being used as a weapon of war.
He has joined forces with the actress Angelina Jolie, who is a Special Envoy for the UN Refugee Agency, the UNHCR.
Around The House, tonight (Thursday) at 11:45pm on ITV
In tonight's programme; a special interview with the Foreign Secretary and Richmond MP William Hague, and a panel of MPs consider the pros and cons of Free Schools.
The Foreign Secretary and North Yorkshire MP William Hague is a guest on our political programme Around The House on Thursday evening.
He spoke with our correspondent Helen Ford about the Government's record in boosting the North East economy.
Mr Hague also talked about his commitment to the campaign to stop rape being used as a weapon of war.
On tonight's political programme (Thursday 24 October) William Hague talks to Helen Ford about the challenges facing the Conservatives in the north.
The Foreign Secretary and MP for Richmond also describes his international campaign with Angelina Jolie to stop rape as a weapon of war.
Also in the programme, Dan Ashby reports on Free Schools, followed by a studio discussion with North East MPs Pat Glass, James Wharton and Ian Swales.
Around The House is at 11.45pm tonight on ITV.