U.K. Ex-Prime Minister Brown to Leave Parliament in 2015

December 1, 2014 8:49 PM

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Former U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown said he plans to quit Parliament at the 2015 election, ending 32 years in the House of Commons where he rose to dominate British politics.

Brown, 63, announced his intention to depart in a speech in Kirkcaldy, the district north of Edinburgh that he’s represented since 1983. After he led his Labour Party to one of its worst electoral defeats in 2010, Brown’s interventions in Parliament have been rare: he has spoken there five times thi...

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