Boris Johnson rules out Corby bid

Political journalist has tweeted that the Mayor of London will not be aiming to become an MP after Louise Mensch's resignation:

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BREAKING: Boris rules out Corby. "I'm sure Corby is a lovely town but I have a fantastic job running the best big city on the planet".

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Louise Mensch resigns as MP

Louise Mensch has announced she is to resign as MP of Corby and East Northamptonshire. She is set to move to the US with her family.