United Kingdom

Labour win Barnsley by election


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The opposition Labour Party have won the Barnsley by election comfortably. They took 61% of the vote on a 36.5% turnout in this by election which was caused as a result of the former Labour MP being jailed for expenses fraud.

The ruling Conservative came third with 12% and their junior coalition partner the Liberal Democratic Party took just 4% of the vote.

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