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William Hague wants to do other things before he is "too old"

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".


William Hague: campaign with Angelina Jolie will continue 'until attitudes have changed'

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

William Hague on Around The House on TTTV

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.

Around The House: Tonight at 11.45pm on ITV

Around The House at 11.45pm on ITV Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

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.

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