Byelections

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Fears voter ID card delay could disfranchise many in England
Exclusive: Website for those without ID to apply will not be ready in time for electoral changes publicity campaignUK politics live – latest news updates

Peter Walker Political correspondent

21, Dec, 2022 @11:38 AM

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Labour easily holds on to Stretford and Urmston in byelection
Andrew Western wins with a majority of 9,906 with promise to fight for properly funded public services

Helen Pidd North of England editor

16, Dec, 2022 @2:55 AM

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Labour hoping for easy win in Stretford and Urmston byelection
Voters go to polls in byelection called after sitting Labour MP became Greater Manchester mayor’s deputy

Helen Pidd North of England editor

15, Dec, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Lessons that Labour should draw from the Chester byelection | Letters
Letters: Detailed policy proposals two years before an election are not credible, writes Shanti Chakravarty – Labour must instead focus on the principle of redistributing wealth. Plus letters from Les Bright and Keith Flett

06, Dec, 2022 @6:38 PM

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The Guardian view on the Chester byelection: a victory that poses questions for Labour | Editorial
Editorial: Sir Keir Starmer does not have a story of how he could better deal with this economic emergency. A mandate for change will need one

Editorial

02, Dec, 2022 @6:02 PM

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Labour byelection victory ‘a clear message to Sunak’, says Starmer – as it happened
Latest updates: byelection was first test at the ballot box since Rishi Sunak became prime minister

Rachel Hall (now) and Ben Quinn (earlier)

02, Dec, 2022 @5:01 PM

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Labour wins Chester byelection with ‘best result since 2010’
Rishi Sunak’s first test ends brutally, with 14-point swing pollsters say would give Starmer comfortable majority at election

Sammy Gecsoyler and Kiran Stacey

02, Dec, 2022 @2:52 PM

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What would politics look like if Starmer’s plan was working? Like it does now | Rafael Behr
His own party remains cautious, but Tories are pretty sure he is heading for No 10, says Guardian columnist Rafael Behr

Rafael Behr

02, Dec, 2022 @11:13 AM

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Labour stays on course for power with Chester byelection victory
Little sign of Tory resurgence under Rishi Sunak after thumping win for Labour against difficult backdrop

Kiran Stacey Political correspondent

02, Dec, 2022 @9:54 AM

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Chester byelection: polls close in Rishi Sunak’s first electoral test as PM
Labour expected to hold seat with new candidate after resignation of Chris Matheson

Sammy Gecsoyler

01, Dec, 2022 @11:36 PM

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Ian Blackford stepping down as SNP’s leader at Westminster – as it happened
Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon pays tribute after Scottish MP announces he will not stand again for position

Rachel Hall and Jamie Grierson

01, Dec, 2022 @5:17 PM

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Leicester council byelection sees huge swing to Tories in area hit by unrest
Labour relegated to third place in North Evington amid accusations its candidate supported India’s ruling BJP

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

14, Oct, 2022 @1:39 PM

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