Labour hold by-election seat

Labour's Stephen Doughty is the new MP for Cardiff South and Penarth. He won by 5,334 votes, a small increase on the majority claimed by his predecessor Alun Michael in 2010.

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Labour hold on to Cardiff South and Penarth

Labour have held on to the parliamentary seat of Cardiff South and Penarth in a by-election. Stephen Doughty, who has previously been the head of Oxfam Cymru, will be the new MP.

He replaces Alun Michael, MP since 1987, who stepped down to stand to become South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner. Labour has held the seat since 1945.

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