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06 November 2019 14:44

Alun Cairns Wales Welsh Conservatives

The Welsh secretary, Alun Cairns, has resigned from Boris Johnson's cabinet over a row about whether he knew of allegations that a former aide sabotaged a rape trial. General election: Alun Cairns quits as Welsh secretary over claim he did not tell truth about discredited aide – live news Read more On Tuesday, BBC Wales published an email it said was sent to Cairns by his special adviser, Geraint Davies, more than a year earlier, in which Davies wrote: "I have spoken to Ross and he is confident no action will be taken by the court." An email sent to Mr Cairns by Geraint Evans, the adviser, said that he had spoken to Mr England and he was confident no further action would be taken against him for collapsing the trial. Mr Cairns made clear he intended to fight on as the Conservative candidate in the crucial marginal seat of Vale of Glamorgan, which he holds over Labour with a majority of just 2,190. Mr Clarke served most of his term as a conservative before he had the whip withdrawn in September 2019 for voting against the government. Ms Rudd served most of her term as a conservative before resigning the whip in October, citing concerns over the government's approach to Brexit.

Earned a majority of 346 in 2017 Chris McAndrew 4/56 Rory Stewart - Independent Former international development secretary served as the member for Penrith and The Border from 2010. Mr Stewart served as a conservative for most of his term until September 2019 when he had the whip withdrawn for voting against the government. Earned a majority of 9,726 in 2017 Chris McAndrew 6/56 Sir Oliver Letwin - Independent Former chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster served as the member for West Dorset from 1997. Mr Letwin served most of his term as a conservative before he had the whip withdrawn in September 2019 for voting against the government. Earned a majority of 14,696 in 2017 Chris McAndrew 8/56 Nicky Morgan - Conservative Culture secretary served as the member for Loughborough from 2010.

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Earned a majority of 4,269 in 2017 Chris McAndrew 9/56 Justine Greening - Independent Former education secretary served as the member for Putney from 2005. Ms Greening served most of her term as a conservative before she had the whip withdrawn in September 2019 for voting against the government. Though Mr Soames served the majority of his term as a conservative, he briefly had the whip removed from September-October 2019 for voting against the government. Earned a majority of 7,915 in 2017 Chris McAndrew 24/56 Geoffrey Robinson - Labour Served as the member for Coventry North West from 1976. Earned a majority of 7,947 in 2017 Chris McAndrew 30/56 Stephen Pound - Labour Served as the member for Ealing North from 1997. Earned a majority of 19,693 in 2017 Chris McAndrew 31/56 Helen Jones - Labour Served as the member for Warrington North from 1997. Mr Bebb served most of his term as a conservative before he had the whip withdrawn in September 2019 for voting against the government. Though Mr Harrington served the majority of his term as a conservative, he briefly had the whip removed from September-October 2019 for voting against the government.