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Barry Sheerman, longest-serving Labour MP, to retire at next election

Labour’s longest-serving MP currently in parliament, Barry Sheerman, has said he will step down at the next election and that representing Huddersfield has been “the honour of my life”. The 81-year-old MP, who was first elected in 1979, said he had informed his constituency party that he would be retiring....
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Barry Sheerman: Longest-serving Labour MP to step down

One of the country's longest-serving MPs has announced he will step down at the next election. Barry Sheerman, 81, who has been Labour MP for Huddersfield since 1979, said it had been "the honour of my life". The former select committee chair said standing down at the next election was...
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