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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VIDEO: Labour victory in Wythenshawe and Sale East

There was no surprise in the byelection in South Manchester after Labour held onto Wythenshawe and Sale East .

But it was a bad night for the Conservatives who were pushed into third by UKIP - and an even worse one for the Lib Dems, who lost their deposit.

Our political reporter Daniel Hewitt was at the count and reports on a night which saw tempers fraying a little, in some quarters:

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