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Labour wins Corby by-election

Labour has won the Corby by-election caused by the resignation of the former Conservative MP Louise Mensch. The Lib Dems lost their deposit. Labour have also held seats of Manchester Central and Cardiff South in by-elections.

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Corby, Cardiff and Manchester by-elections today

Polls will open this morning in the Corby by-election, the seat was made vacant by the departure of Louise Mensch.

File photo: Corby, Cardiff and Manchester by-elections today Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Voting will also take place in Manchester Central. This seat was made vacant when MP Tony Lloyd resigned to become a candidate for the Police and Crime Commissioner election, which is also running today.

Cardiff South & Penarth will also see a by-election. the previous incumbent Alun Michael also stood down to seek election as a Police and Crime Commissioner.

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