Labour's Mike Kane elected for Wythenshawe and Sale East

Labour won the Wythenshawe and Sale East parliamentary by-election today while the Conservatives were pushed into third place by Ukip.

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Labour 'send clear message' to the government

They have rejected the failed policies of the out-of-touch Tories, they have rejected the isolationism and scaremongering of UKIP.

It's a result which emphatically demonstrates that people here know the NHS is not safe in David Cameron's hands, and that we've had enough of his utterly out-of-touch government.

– Mike Kane MP

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