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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:
This is an archive report from 1992 on the night of Don Foster's election victory, by our Political Correspondent Bob Constantine. Mr Foster had just beaten the then Conservative Party Chairman Chris Patten. He has held the Bath seat comfortably ever since.
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Bath's long-serving Liberal Democrat MP, Don Foster, is to stand down at the next General Election.