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In full: MPs threatening to quit

Twenty-five MPs have threatened to resign their frontbench posts or refuse to serve under Charles Kennedy if he does not resign as leader by Monday. Here is the list of those who made the threat in a statement on Friday.

  • Edward Davey (Kingston and Surbiton), education spokesperson
  • Sarah Teather (Brent East), local government spokesperson
  • Norman Baker (Lewes), environment spokesperson
  • Tom Brake (Carshalton and Wallington), transport spokesperson
  • Andrew George (St Ives), international development spokesperson
  • Sandra Gidley (Romsey), spokesperson for women
  • Norman Lamb (Norfolk North), trade and industry spokesperson
  • David Laws (Yeovil), work and pensions spokesperson
  • Jeremy Browne (Taunton), foreign affairs spokesperson
  • Alistair Carmichael (Orkney & Shetland), home affairs spokesperson
  • Nick Clegg (Sheffield Hallam), foreign affairs spokesperson
  • Tim Farron (Westmorland and Lonsdale), youth affairs spokesperson
  • Lynne Featherstone (Hornsey and Wood Green), crime spokesperson
  • Julia Goldsworthy (Falmouth and Camborne), health spokesperson
  • Chris Huhne (Eastleigh), Treasury spokesperson
  • Evan Harris (Oxford West and Abingdon), science spokesperson
  • John Pugh (Southport), transport spokesperson
  • Jo Swinson, (Dunbartonshire East) Culture, Media & Sport spokesperson
  • Stephen Williams, (Bristol West) Health spokesperson, select committee member
  • Nick Harvey, (Devon North) select committee member
  • Martin Horwood (Cheltenham) Home Affairs spokesperson, select committee member
  • Dan Rogerson (Cornwall North) Defra spokesperson, select committee member
  • Adrian Sanders (Torbay)
  • Matthew Taylor (Truro & St Austell) select committee member
  • Jenny Willott (Cardiff Central) select committee member.

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