Conservative MPs have voiced their disappointment on Twitter about Chris Kelly's decision to stand down from the Dudley South constituency at next year's general election.
Very disappointed my colleague Chris Kelly will not contest his Dudley seat at the next election. We are losing the wrong people
Really sad that my friend and Parliamentary neighbour Chris Kelly is standing down at the next election, a great guy who will be missed
Sorry to see Chris Kelly standing down as an MP. He's a good man. Loss to Parliament. I suppose he is more than half my age!!
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