Labour MP revels in Lib Dems' by-election misery

Shadow defence secretary Jim Murphy has poked fun at the Liberal Democrats after the party's humiliating performance in the South Shields by-election.


Respite for Clegg as Lib Dems humiliate the Monster Raving Loony Party into a sorry 8th place by trouncing them by 154 votes. #southshields


Labour wins South Shields vote

Labour have comfortably held the seat of South Shields after a by-election triggered by David Miliband standing down.