PX_SarahTeather1 Sarah Teather speaking at Lib Dem Spring conference, Liverpool 2008-Alex Folkes/flickr

The battle is on for Brent Central as outgoing Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Teather withdraws from the fray.

First elected in 2003 as MP for Brent East, Sarah Teather won the Labour stronghold in a landmark by-election.

At the time, Sarah was the youngest MP in Britain.

As a member of the Liberal Democrats, she then went on to secure the newly created Brent Central seat after the Brent East, Brent South and Brent North seats were abolished in the 2010 General Election.

May 6, 2010 General Election Results for Brent Central May 6, 2010 General Election Results for Brent Central

Screen Shot 2015-04-07 at 12.12.20 Candidate results for 2010 General Election.

She announced in 2013 that she would not be running in the 2015 General Election.

In a statement on her website, she expressed her gratitude to the people of Brent:

It has been a huge privilege to serve as an MP…

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