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Departures (and potential arrivals)

The papers are devoting a lot of effort to reports and rumours. George Osborne announced his departure while Daily Politics was on air, giving the scoop to the Evening Standard online but, as Andrew Neil observed, missing the dealine for the paper edition.

  • Leaving
  • Alan Johnson (Lab)
  • George Osborne (Con)
  • Gisela Stuart (Lab)
  • Douglas Carswell (Ind)
  • Andy Burnham (Lab)
  • Andrew Tyrie (Con)
  • Eric Pickles (Con)
  • Tom Blenkinsop (Lab) Middlesbrough S&EC
  • Graham Allen (Lab) Nottingham N
  • Iain Wright (Lab) Hartlepool
  • Pat Glass (Lab) Durham NW
  • Simon Burns (Con) Chelmsford
  • John Pugh (LibDem) Southport
  • Andrew Smith (Lab) Oxford East
  • Angela Watkinson (Con) Hornchurch &U
  • Jim Dowd (Lab) (Lewisham W&P
  • Fiona McTaggart (Lab) Slough
  • Rob Marris (Lab) Wolverhampton SW
  • Sir Gerald Howarth (Con) Aldershot
  • Dave Anderson (Lab) Blaydon
  • Michael Dugher (Lab) Barnsley East
  • Michelle Thomson (Ind, ex-SNP) Edinburgh W
  • Alan Haselhurst (Con) Saffron Walden
  • David Mackintosh (Con) Northampton S¬†
  • Andrew Turner (Con) Isle of Wight
  • Karen Lumley (Con) Redditch

  • Returning and Arriving (possibly)
  • Vince Cable (LibDem), Twickenham
  • Simon Hughes (LibDem), Bermondsey
  • Ed Davey (LibDem), Kingston
  • Son of Corbyn, Seb (Lab) ?
  • Jo Swinson (LibDem), East Dunbartonshire¬†
  • Bob Russell (LibDem), Colchester
  • Nick Harvey (LibDem), North Devon
  • Jack Monroe (food blogger, Ind), Southend
  • Sophie Walker (WEP) against Philip Davies in Shipley
  • Daniel Hannon (Con MEP) to Aldershot, rumour
  • Leanne Wood to Rhondda, perhaps
  • Zac Goldsmith might try Richmond Park - confirmed
  • Esther McVey is on a shortlilst for Tatton - confirmed
  • Karen Danczuk (his wife) for Bury North - not chosen
  • Paul Nuttall will stand for Boston & Skegness

  • Not Trying
  • Farage confirmed on 20th April that he will not stand for what would have been his eighth time
  • Aaron Banks has pulled out of Clacton
  • Staying
  • Ken Clarke
  • And finally,
  • Speculation continues over Mr Balls-Cooper (probably not)
  • and Milibean, Other

Some stats on the departers and their constituencies:

Name Wiki Age Elected Party Constituency Majority % Maj 2nd 3rd
Dave Anderson wiki 63 2005 Lab Blaydon 14,227 31.7% UKIP, Con
Graham Allen wiki 64 1987 Lab Nottingham North 11,860 33.6% Con, UKIP
Tom Blenkinsop wiki 36 2010 Lab Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland 2,268 5% Con, UKIP
Andy Burnham wiki 47 2001 Lab Leigh 14,096 31.2% Con, UKIP
Simon Burns wiki 64 1987 Con Chelmsford 18,250 33.9% Lab, UKIP
Douglas Carswell wiki 45 2005 Ind (etc.) Clacton 3,437 7.8% Con, Lab
Jim Dowd wiki 66 1992 Lab Lewisham West and Penge 12,714 26.4% Con, Green
Michael Dugher wiki 41 2010 Lab Barnsley East 12,034 31.2% UKIP, Con
Pat Glass wiki 60 2010 Lab North West Durham 10,056 23.5% Con, UKIP
Alan Haselhurst wiki 79 1970 Con Saffron Walden 24,991 43.4% UKIP, Lab
Gerald Howarth wiki 69 1983 Con Aldershot 14,901 32.3% Lab, UKIP
Alan Johnson wiki 66 1997 Lab Kingston West and Hessle 9,333 29.3% UKIP, Con
Karen Lumley wiki 53 2010 Con Redditch 7,054 16% Lab, UKIP
Rob Marris wiki 62 2001 Lab Wolverhampton South West 801 2% Con, UKIP
David Mackintosh wiki 38 2015 Con Northampton S 3,793 9.8% Lab, UKIP
Fiona Mactaggart wiki 63 1997 Lab Slough 7,336 15.2% Con, UKIP
George Osborne wiki 45 2001 Con Tatton 18,241 40.3% Lab, UKIP
Eric Pickles wiki 65 1992 Con Brentwood and Ongar 21,810 42% UKIP, Lab
John Pugh wiki 68 2001 LibDem Southport 1,322 3% Con, Lab
Andrew Smith wiki 66 1987 Lab Oxford East 15,280 30.1% Con, Green
Gisela Stuart wiki 61 1997 Lab Birmingham, Edgbaston 2,706 4.2% Con, UKIP
Michelle Thomson wiki 52 2015 Ind (ex-SNP) Edinburgh West 3,210 5.9% LibDem, Con
Andrew Turner wiki 63 2001 Con Isle of Wight 13,703 19.5% UKIP, Green
Andrew Tyrie wiki 60 1997 Con Chichester 24,413 42.7% UKIP, Lab
Angela Watkinson wiki 75 2001 Con Hornchurch and Upminster 13,074 23.7% UKIP, LAB
Iain Wright wiki 44 2004 Lab Hartlepool 3,024 7.7% UKIP, Con

Age in April 2017


Sources
BBC, parliament.uk