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Watch live: Keir Starmer speaks in Selby and Ainsty after Labour’s Keir Mather wins seat


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Watch live as Sir Keir Starmer speaks in Selby and Ainsty on Friday, 21 July, after Labour won the seat in Thursday’s by election.

Keir Mather will grow to be the youngest MP within the Commons at 25 years old after overturning a 20,137 majority within the North Yorkshire constituency.

Labour said Mr Mather’s 4,161 majority within the seat was the very best majority the party had ever overturned in a by-election; the 23.7 per cent swing from Conservative is the second largest swing managed by Labour at a by election since 1945.

The opposition party’s victory got here because the Liberal Democrats took Somerset and Frome.

Rishi Sunak was spared being the primary prime minister since 1968 to lose three by-elections on the identical day as Labour didn’t secure victory in Boris Johnson’s former seat of Uxbridge and South Ruislip.

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