PM: 'Classic mid-term result' in Corby

Prime Minister David Cameron said of the Corby by-election: "It's a classic mid-term result and obviously made difficult by the fact that the Conservative MP left the seat in question."

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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.