20 Oct 2023

Labour’s historic by-election wins “redrawing the political map”, says Starmer

Senior Political Correspondent

They were rock solid Tory seats with huge majorities – but Labour managed to pull off a double by-election victory – taking Tamworth and Mid Bedfordshire, in a dismal night for the Conservative party.

Sir Keir Starmer hailed his party’s success – describing it as “history in the making” and claiming Labour was “redrawing the political map”.