Friday, June 27, 2008

Daily Telegraph says Glasgow Labour MP will resign on Monday

The Torygraph says:

A Labour MP is set to resign forcing another potentially embarrassing by-election for Gordon Brown in the wake of his fifth place humiliation in Henley.

The Telegraph can reveal that David Marshall, the East Glasgow MP, will stand down because of ill-health on Monday.

The seat, with a 13,507 Labour majority, would normally be considered safe.

However, the Scottish National Party will target the seat and Labour sources told the Telegraph that they believed the seat was "vulnerable."

I wish Mr Marshall well, but this has to be the last thing Gordon Brown needs.

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