Labour win Corby by-election

Labour have won the Corby by-election taking back the seat they lost to the Conservatives at the General Election in 2010.

Labour's Andy Sawford beat Conservative candidate Christine Emmett and the dozen other candidates.

Conservative Louise Mensch resigned as the MP for Corby in August so she could move her family to New York where her husband works.

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Corby by-election

The Corby by-election is set to take place on November 15th. Corby will elect a new MP on the same day as Police and Crime Commissioners are elected.