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Treasury Minister Laws quits coalition post  London: Liberal Democrat David Laws has resigned as Chief Secretary to the Treasury after admitting he claimed expenses to pay rent to his partner   Brown 'stepping down as Labour leader'  London: Gordon Brown has announced he will step down as party leader by September - as his party opens formal talks with the Lib Dems   Pressure on PM as another minister quits  London: Gordon Brown is preparing to face his Labour critics after Environment minister Jane Kennedy quit with a blast at his leadership   Minister quits, calls for Brown's resignation
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  Libyan foreign minister defects
Scottish referendum: Salmond to quit after Scots vote No  Scotland: Alex Salmond is to step down as Scottish first minister and leader of the Scottish National Party after voters rejected independence Hague quits as UK foreign secretary   London: William Hague has stood down as foreign secretary and will stay in the cabinet as Leader of the Commons, Downing Street has said BBC boss George Entwistle resigns  London: The BBC's director general, George Entwistle, has resigned in the wake of the Newsnight child abuse broadcast James Murdoch stepping down from BSkyB  London: The son of media magnate Rupert Murdoch, is expected to step down as the chairman of BSkyB on Tuesday,   London police chief resigns amid scandal

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  The widening phone-hacking scandal that brought down one of Britain's biggest newspapers claimed another victim
 Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson resigns
  London: Moussa Koussa arrived in London Wednesday and told the government there that he has resigned

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  London: Prime Minister said he was 'disappointed' over the resignation of James Purnell. In his letter of resignation Purnell also called on Brown to step aside
Jun.3   Brown attacked after Blears quits  London: Communities Secretary Hazel Blears has quit the cabinet, increasing pressure on Prime Minister Gordon Brown Jun.2 Home secretary Smith to step down  London: Jacqui Smith is to stand down in the cabinet reshuffle. Gordon Brown is set to shake up his cabinet after European and English local electio... May.19 Speaker quits 'for sake of unity'
  London: Michael Martin has told MPs he intends to stand down, so becoming the first Commons Speaker to be forced out of office for 300 years
May.15 Justice minister Malik steps down  London: Labour MP Shahid Malik has stepped down pending an inquiry into claims about his expenses made in the Daily Telegraph Apr.9 Police chief quits over blunder  London: Assistant Commissioner Bob Quick has quit after admitting he could have jeopardised an operation aimed to thwart a possible terror plot

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Jun.12 Top UK MP quits over terror law. London

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Dec.4 Top anti-terror cop steps down
. London May.10   Blair: My political journey is over  Northern England: British Prime Minister defended his record as the country's leader for the past decade

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Sep.26   It's hard to let go, admits Blair
  London: Tony Blair used his last Labour conference speech to urge the party to unite and win a fourth term Sep.7   Blair: I will resign within a year
  London: Prime Minister has refused to set a date for his departure
May.5   Embattled Blair axes top ministers  London: rime Minister axed his law and order minister and demoted his foreign secretary in a wide-ranging reshuffle

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May.8 Trimble quits as NI party leader  Northern Ireland: Nobel laureate David Trimble resigned as head of the Ulster Unionist Party after losing his seat in parliament

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Aug.29 Campbel, Blair's right-hand man, quits   London: Downing Street media chief said his resignation was not related to the Hutton inquiry Jan.22 Robertson to step down   NATO: George Robertson is stepping down as NATO secretary general when his 4-year term ends in December

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Jun.30 Trimble has quit  Northern Ireland: Ulster Unionist Party chief resigned as leader of the Catholic-Protestant government

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B. 2014-07-14 Hague quits as UK foreign secretary Downing Street, London
2. 2012-11-10 BBC boss George Entwistle resigns London
D. 2012-04-03 James Murdoch stepping down from BSkyB London
2011-07-17 London police chief resigns amid scandal London
F. 2011-03-30 Libyan foreign minister defects London
6. 2010-05-29 Treasury Minister Laws quits coalition post London
H. 2010-05-10 Brown 'stepping down as Labour leader' London
I. 2009-06-08 Pressure on PM as another minister quits London

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