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South Shields by-election: Labour hold solid, Ukip surge, Tories fall and Lib Dems… plummet to 7th. Ouch.

by Stephen Tall on May 3, 2013

The South Shields by-election — triggered by David Miliband’s exit from British political life — has resulted in a solid hold for Labour, which polled just over half the vote, only fractionally down on its 2010 position. But it’s Ukip which has most to celebrate: in a seat they haven’t contested since 2001, they stormed […]