There was relief for the UK”s main opposition Labour Party early on Friday morning when it unexpectedly won a parliamentary by-election at Batley and Spen in the north of England.
It held off a challenge from the ruling Conservatives to hold the West Yorkshire seat by a mere 323 votes. Labour has held the seat since 1997 and victory was crucial for party leader Sir Keir Starmer, under pressure following recent election defeats.
The winnerThe province announced last week that it is gradually widening vaccine access t, Kim Leadbeater, is the sister of Jo Cox, the seat’s former MP who was murdered by a far-right extremist a week before the Brexit referendum in June 2016.
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