BREAKING: MP Mark Simmonds resigns from Government

Mark Simmonds, MP for Boston and Skegness
Mark Simmonds, MP for Boston and Skegness

Boston and Skegness MP Mark Simmonds has announced he is to resign from Government.

Mr Simmonds, handed in his resignation to Prime Minister David Cameron on August 4 and it was accepted on August 7.

In his resignation letter he also states he has decided not to stand at the next General Election.

In his letter, he writes: “It has been a huge privilege to serve in your Government, particularly in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as well as having been the Member of Parliament for Boston and Skegness.”

For more see this week’s Boston Standard.