It has been announced that the Labour MP for Middlesbrough Sir Stuart Bell died on Saturday 13 October. Sir Stuart had been an MP for 29 years having been elected in 1983. He was 74
Sir Stuart Bell was elected the Member of Parliament for Middlesbrough in the general election held in 1983.
A by-election will now take place in Middlesbrough, further details will be announced once the Writ has been moved. More information on by-elections can be found in the About Parliament section.
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