Cardiff North MP to step down

Jonathan Evans, Conservative MP for Cardiff North, has announced he will step down after the 2015 General Election.

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Welsh Secretary's tribute to Jonathan Evans MP

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My friend and colleague @jonathanevansmp has announced retirement at the next election. A good man and always a gentleman. Wish him well.

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I'm sure that colleagues of all parties will wish @jonathanevansmp well. He is universally liked and respected.

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Cardiff North MP Jonathan Evans to step down in 2015

Jonathan Evans has been MP for Cardiff North since 2010 Credit: David Jones/PA Archive

Jonathan Evans, Conservative MP for Cardiff North, has announced he will step down after the 2015 General Election.

"It is a difficult decision to stand down from public life, but with the introduction of fixed term parliaments, we now know that the next Parliamentary term is likely to run until 2020, and that is a commitment which is I believe is too lengthy for me to make" he told his constituency party today.