Mike Kane: We did it. Now lets get to work

Mike Kane was elected as the MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East following yesterday's by-election. He tweeted:


Wow. We did it! Thank you so much for all your support, help and hours spent speaking to voters. I am truly humbled. Now let's get to work.

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Ukip beat Conservatives to 2nd in Wythenshawe by-election

Labour has held the seat of Wythenshawe and Sale East parliamentary by-election. Ukip polled in second place, bearing the Conservatives into third. The by-election was brought about by the sudden death of the serving MP Paul Goggins.