Statement From RT Hon. Richard Benyon MP For Newbury

Newbury’s MP Richard Benyon has announced today that he is not seeking re-election at the forthcoming election. He has been MP for Newbury since 2005 having fought the seat unsuccessfully in 1997 and 2002. In an email to the Chair of West Berkshire Conservatives he said,

We will not accept any attempt to further delay Brexit

The Prime Minister spoke from 10 Downing Street this evening, at 6pm, pledging to fight crime, improve the NHS, support schools, cut the cost of living, and unlock talent and opportunity across the entire United Kingdom as part of our plan to get the country back on the road to a brighter future.