Conservatives secure stunning Copeland by-election win over Labour

The Labour Party had held the seat for decades, but their candidate Gillian Troughton was beaten by Conservative Trudy Harrison by more than 2,000 votes.

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Copeland by-election turnout exceeds expectations

Turnout has been announced. Credit: PA

Voter turnout for the Copeland by-election has been confirmed as 51.35 percent.

Turnout in Copeland

The figure has exceeded expectations, with many suggesting Storm Doris would put people off heading to the polling stations.

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