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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Turnout close to 45% in Corby by-election

Counting is underway in the Corby by-election with a result expected this afternoon. According to the returning officer voter turnout was nearly 45% in the marginal Northamptonshire seat. The by-election was triggered by the resignation of Tory MP Louise Mensch.

A polling station at Corby Community Centre Credit: Press Assocation

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