Lib Dem MP Don Foster to stand down at next election

Liberal Democrat MP Don Foster will stand down at the next General Election, The Bath Chronicle reported.

The MP for Bath said he had taken the "very difficult decision" to step aside "after what will have been 23 wonderful years".

He wrote on Twitter after the announcement was leaked:

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Been a pleasure to represent the people of Bath for over 20 years. Important to focus on the next 17 months now

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