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He was elected as a Conservative MP for Witney at the 1997 election, having previously been a senior official. He was a front-bench spokesman on London for the Conservative opposition under William Hague until 1999 when he was sacked for refusing to oppose the repeal of Section 28, a piece of controversial anti-gay legislation. He later left the party and defected to the ruling Labour Party. He decided not to contest his Witney seat under the Labour banner, and instead was found a safe seat in St Helens South.
His is married to Camilla Sainsbury , daughter of the former Conservative MP Tim Sainsbury.
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