Bradford West by-election

George Galloway has pulled off a shock victory in the Bradford West by-election.

The Respect candidate called the result a 'massive rejection' of the mainstream parties, as he swept to victory with a majority of over ten thousand

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Imran Hussain reacts to Bradford West defeat

First of all I would like to express my sincere thanks to all my supporters, to the hundreds of people who knocked on thousands of doors and put so much time and effort into this campaign. It was obviously a desperately disappointing result for me personally and for Bradford West Labour Party. We need to learn the lessons from this huge protest vote - a rejection of all three mainstream parties. We will be doing a lot of listening, and must start our fightback now to make sure Labour puts ourselves in a strong position to win this seat back in 2015."

– Imran Hussain, Labour's candidate in the Bradford West by-election

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