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Today: How common is 'unresigning'?

May 12th, 2015

Episode 352 of 1744 episodes

Nigel Farage is to remain as UKIP leader after the party rejected his resignation. Mr Farage had previously said he would stand down after failing to win a seat in last week's general election. It’s rare indeed for a politician to so publically resign and then un-resign shortly after. Is it more common in other walks of life – like business? Heather McGregor runs executive head-hunters Taylor Bennett and writes the Mrs Moneypenny column for the FT.

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