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Wakefield by-election result: Labour defeat Tories to retake seat

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NHS worker Simon Lightwood will now represent the West Yorkshire city in the Commons. The ballot was triggered by the resignation of Tory MP Imran Ahmad Khan, who quit after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy. The seat had been represented by Labour since 1932, but was taken by Mr Khan in Boris Johnson's landslide general election win.
Wakefield by-election result: Labour defeat Tories to retake seat
5 days ago·London, United Kingdom

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Wakefield by-election: Labour win a great result, says Keir Starmer

The Labour leader says voters in the city's by-election saw a party "united and focused".

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Reuters

UK PM Johnson's Conservatives lose Wakefield at by-election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives lost the parliamentary seat of Wakefield in northern England on Friday, with voters dealing a blow to the party after months of scandals and a growing cost of living crisis.

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The Guardian

Labour wins Wakefield byelection regaining seat from Conservatives

Labour has regained Wakefield from the Conservatives in a byelection triggered after a Tory MP was imprisoned for sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy.

5 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

Labour wins back red wall seat in crunch Wakefield by-election

Labour takes back the so-called red wall seat won by the Tories in 2019

5 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Mirror

Labour wins back its Wakefield Red Wall seat in crunch by-election test

Boris Johnson may be thousands of miles away in Kigali, Rwanda, but his premiership will undoubtedly come under intense pressure as Labour shows signs of rebuilding back its so called Red Wall.

5 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Express

Boris' electoral humiliation: Top ally RESIGNS as Tories crushed in double loss

THE CONSERVATIVES have suffered an electoral massacre this morning with one of the Prime Minister's close allies resigning after the party was left reeling from a double by-election loss overnight.

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