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Starmer hails ‘historic’ moment after Selby by-election victory

21 July 2023

3:27 PM

21 July 2023

3:27 PM

Labour has won the Selby and Ainsty by-election – overturning a majority of more than 20,000, the biggest it has ever overcome at a by-election. But in a surprise result, the Tories held on in Boris Johnson’s former Uxbridge and South Ruislip constituency by 495 votes following a recount.

Elsewhere, Rishi Sunak’s party lost in the Somerton and Frome by-election.

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