Labour and UKIP agree that it does not look as though UKIP have really eaten into Labour's vote in South Shields - just the other parties' - which would have been interesting.
It is widely expected that the Lib Dems will lose their deposit here in the by-election. Their candidate has resigned himself to a terrible result.
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