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Labour MP David Blunkett to stand down after general election

21 June 2014 Last updated at 07:06 BST

Former home secretary David Blunkett has announced he will stand down as a Labour MP at the next general election.

Mr Blunkett, who has been the MP for Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough since 1987, said the Labour leadership would want "new faces" in the party.

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