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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New Labour MP: Turnout 'disappointing'

Stephen Doughty admitted a turnout of 25.35% was 'disappointing', but he thought the increase in Labour's share of the vote since 2010 was 'remarkable'.

He told our Political Reporter Owain Phillips that his resounding victory 'shows that people are fed up of the policies of this coalition government and they want to see a different way ahead.'

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