Bath MP Don Foster to stand down in 2015 after 23 years

Don Foster MP (Lib Dem, Bath) has announced he will stand down in time for the 2015 general election. Mr Foster, 66, has held the Bath seat since beating Chris Patten in 1992.

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Foster: It's been an "enormous privilege" to serve bath

Bath's long-serving Liberal Democrat MP Don Foster has announced he's standing down at the next election.

Mr Foster, who's 66, and currently the Lib Dem chief whip, has a majority of more than eleven thousand. He was first elected in 1992 defeating then Conservative party chairman Chris Patten. Mr Foster says it has been an enormous privilege to serve the people of Bath:

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