Tory candidate pulls out of race for city seat at general election
The Conservative candidate for Aberdeen South has pulled out of the race to win the seat at the general election.
A spokesman for the Tories confirmed last night that Mark Jones had stepped down because of family health reasons.
The news was greeted with “shock” by members of the 49-year-old’s campaign team, who have been fighting to seize the seat from Labour’s Anne Begg at the election, expected on May 6.
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