"Mini-manifestos" written by the Bradford West by-election candidates themselves.


Galloway wants to stand for Bradford

Former MP George Galloway is expected to launch a fresh bid to get back into Parliament with the Bradford West by-election.

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Labour to 'hold Jenrick to account until election'

After the Conservatives win in the Newark by-election, Labour candidate Michael Payne has revealed he will push Robert Jenrick all the way "to the General Election."

Robert Jenrick, the Conservative candidate, won the Newark by-election with Ukip coming in second and Labour in third.

Conservative candidate Robert Jenrick after winning the Newark by-election. Credit: Lynne Cameron/PA

Speaking this morning, Labour's candidate spoke of how proud he was of his party's campaign during the by-election.

He said: "While this was always going to be a tough by-election, I am extremely proud of the campaign that Labour has fought.

"In the months ahead, I'll continue campaigning on those issues and holding Robert Jenrick to account right the way through to the General Election."

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Newark by-election full results

The Conservative's Robert Jenrick has won the Newark by-election with a majority of over 7,000.

Newark election results
Newark election results

Other candidates scored the following votes:

Nick the Flying Brick (The Official Monster Raving Loony Party) - 168

Andy Hayes (Independent) - 117

David Bishop (Bus-Pass Elvis Party) - 87

Dick Rogers (Stop Commercial Banks Owning Britain's Money) - 64

Lee Woods (Patriotic Socialist Party) - 18

Labour and Conservative candidates arrive at Newark count


Labour candidate @michaelpayneuk has arrived in jovial mood. Followed by Tory candidate @robertjenrick who is also smiling. #Newark


High turnout for Newark by-election


Turnout in the #newarkbyelection looking like about 53% from 211 polling stations.


Turnout higher than expected in #Newark so declaration not expected now until after 2am


Party sources suggesting Cons 37%, Ukip 33%, Labour 18%, Lib Dems 2% in Newark.

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