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article 16 November 2012 Politics
Labour regains Corby but police vote turnout is low
Labour achieves a 12.7 per cent swing to retake Corby from the Tories following Louise Mensch's resignation. But turnout in England and Wales is very low in the election for police commissioners.

Labour achieves a 12.7 per cent swing to retake Corby from the Tories following Louise Mensch's resignation. But turnout in England and Wales is very low in the election for police commissioners.

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