Hartlepool Labour HOLD - with UKIP gaining three seats.
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Former Newcastle United footballer Peter Beardsley will not be part of FA celebrations for England's 1,000th match.
The man is in custody helping police with their enquiries.
Steelworkers at British Steel's Lackenby and Skinningrove sites welcomed the news, which could also safeguard thousands of North East jobs.