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21 April 2017

Election 2017: Which Labour MPs are standing down?

13 Labour MPs have announced they will not fight the June 8 general election.

By New Statesman

Theresa May’s decision to call a snap election – and the grim outlook for Labour – means a number of the party’s MPs will not fight the June 8 poll. Here’s a full list. 

Dave Anderson (Shadow Scotland and Northern Ireland Secretary) – Blaydon (14,227 majority)

Tom Blenkinsop – Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland (2,268 majority)

Andy Burnham – Leigh (14,096 majority)

Jim Dowd – Lewisham West and Penge (12,714 majoirty)

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Michael Dugher – Barnsley East (12,034 majority)

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Pat Glass – North West Durham (10,056 majority)

Alan Johnson – Hull West and Hessle (9,333 majority)

Fiona MacTaggart – Slough (7,336 majority)

Rob Marris – Wolverhampton South West (801 majority)

Steve Rotheram – Liverpol Walton (27,777 majority)

Andrew Smith – Oxford East (15,280 majority)

Gisela Stuart – Birmingham Edgbaston (2,706 majority)

Iain Wright – Hartlepool (3,024 majority)