Corby By-Election

In Corby, voters will be going to the polls to elect their new MP today. The by-election is taking place after the resignation of Conservative MP Louise Mensch.

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By-election for Corby after MP Louise Mensch resigns - full report

One of the region's most high-profile MPs has resigned with immediate effect. Louise Mensch won Corby for the Conservatives at the 2010 general election. But in a letter to the Prime Minister she said she was struggling to balance her working and family lives

The Prime Minister praised her work, but said he understood her situation although it does now mean a tricky by-election in a marginal seat. Russell Hookey reports.

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