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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Stephen Doughty: Vote a 'resounding rejection' of coalition

Stephen Doughty's victory speech was greeted by cheers from a crowd of Labour colleagues Credit: ITV News Wales

The new MP for Cardiff South and Penarth, Stephen Doughty, says his victory was a 'resounding rejection' of the coalition government at Westminster. He pledged to serve 'humbly and faithfully'. His majority was 5,334, a small increase on the 4,709 that Labour predecessor Alun Michael won by in 2010.

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