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Sir Menzies Campbell announces intention to stand down in 2015

October 9, 2013 3:47 PM
Originally published by Scottish Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for North East Fife, Sir Menzies Campbell, today announced that it was his intention not to stand at the next general election in 2015.

Commenting, Sir Menzies said:

"It's been an enormous privilege to have been an MP for 26 years and toSir Menzies CampbellSir Menzies Campbell represent such a wonderful constituency as North East Fife. My wife and I have made many friends and have been supported by constituents of all political persuasions and none. It is always a regret to begin the process of retiring from the House of Commons but I believe now is the time to start. I have written to Nick Clegg, leader of the Liberal Democrats, and to Harry Wills, chairman of the North East Fife constituency party."