John Pugh has announced he won’t be running for MP again.

The MP who has served for 16 years will now step down – meaning it’s likely councillor sue McGuire will be chosen as the lib dem replacement nominee. She will go up against the Tories, Labour and UKIP in a General Election on June 8.

Speaking of his decision, John said he did not want another long term parliament dealing with the impact of brexit.

Sue McGuire photographed next to John Pugh will running in the next election.

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