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Ainsworth to step down

Ainsworth to step down

Labour's former Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth will step down as MP for Coventry at the next election. 

Mr Ainsworth told the Coventry Telegraph:

“It has been an enormous privilege to represent a seat in Coventry, the city where I was born and raised, and I want to thank my constituents and the very many people who have supported me over time.

“We are now past the half way point in this Parliament and I believe it is time to let my local party know my decision to allow them to look for a new candidate.

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