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
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