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Retreads

A Member of Parliament who has represented more than one constituency during their political career is commonly known as a retread.

Tony Benn, for example, lost his Bristol South East seat in the 1983 General Election but returned to the Commons in 1984 as MP for Chesterfield following a by-election.




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