One win for Labour in holding Stoke One win for the Conservatives in gaining Copeland.
All the political news this morning is dominated by the results of the two by-elections. Good news for the Conservatives and Labour MP’s are already describing the result in Copeland as a disaster for them. It was encouraging that the Conservative share of the vote increased in both seats.
Full details can be found on the BBC website here:
Interesting too that the Liberal democrats the self proclaimed by-election specialists came third in Copeland and fourth in Stoke not reaching ten percent in either seat.