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.
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.