Please remember that this is only an intellectual exercise in constitutional contortion.
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If this were to happen, wouldn’t Tony Blair remain the MP for Sedgefield until the election was ‘commenced afresh’? I doubt that this part of the law is meant to deprive a constituency of an MP completely – what would happen if a candidate were to die at the subsequent elections?
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