- Andy Sawford, Labour: 17,267
- Christine Emmett, Conservative: 9,476
- Margot Parker, UKIP: 5,108
- Jill Hope, Liberal Democrat:1,770
- Gordon Riddell, BNP: 614
Ed Miliband claimed that Middle England was turning its back on David Cameron, after Labour won the Corby by-election on a 12.7% swing.
Labour today held Manchester Central and Cardiff South and Penarth constituency seats in their respective by-elections.