By Election

Labour Win The Wythenshawe And Sale East Parliamentary By-Election, Ukip Beat Tories Into Second

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Politics

Labour and Ukip are celebrating after the Wythenshawe and Sale East parliamentary by-election, with Mike Kane holding the seat for the Ed Miliband's p...

Will Labour Walk The Wythenshawe By-Election?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Politics

Labour has a massive lead in next week's by-election, latest polls show. Some pundits have tipped Ukip to win the battle to success Paul Goggins as...

Bookmakers Issue Odds On Newark By-Election

The Huffington Post | Tom Moseley | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK Politics

The Tories would be the odds-on favourites to hang onto the Newark seat if Tory MP Patrick Mercer quits before the next election. Mercer is under p...

Labour 'Is Not Doing Enough'

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK Politics

Labour's gains in the local elections are "nowhere near" what was expected of the party, one of the nation's leading election gurus has said. Ed Mi...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: The 'Clowns' Strike Back

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK Politics

The one thing you need to know on Friday 3 May 2013... THE 'CLOWNS' STRIKE BACK They were mocked and dismissed as "waifs", "strays", "fruitcake...

'Shoot Rioters With Paintball Guns'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK Politics

Tory by-election candidate Maria Hutchings has stood by her comments that people who riot should be shot with paintball guns. During the London rio...

Labour Select Satirist As Eastleigh By-Election Candidate

PA | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Politics

Labour has selected author and satirist John O'Farrell as its candidate to fight the Eastleigh by-election. Announced on Wednesday night, O'Farrell...

Could Farage Replace Huhne?

The Huffington Post | Tom Moseley | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK Politics

Ukip leader Nigel Farage is "mulling over" whether to run for Chris Huhne's Eastleigh seat, following the former minister's dramatic resignation. T...

The Rise And Rise Of Ukip?

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Politics

The Labour Party may have swept to victory in Thursday's three by-elections but the big political winner of the night was the UK Independence Party (U...

New Labour MPs Rally To Support Rotherham Candidate

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.11.2012 | UK Politics

The three newest MPs in the Commons came together on Saturday to campaign for Labour ahead of the forthcoming Rotherham by-election. Corby by-elect...

Labour Hold Two By-Election Seats

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK Politics

There were swings towards Labour today as the party held its two seats in the parliamentary by-elections. Stephen Doughty claimed Cardiff South and...

Ned Simons

Recall Election Plans Too Weak And Should Be Dropped, Say MPs

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK Politics

The government should abandon its plan to allow voters to sack MPs mid-term, a Commons committee has said. In a report published on Thursday the Po...

George Galloway Is Still Married To Me, Claims Third Wife After MP's Fourth Wedding

Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.04.2012 | UK Politics

George Galloway is undoubtedly riding high on his by-election win and recent fourth wedding – but his third wife may have put a damper on things aft...

By George, British Politics is Opening Up

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 02.06.2012 | UK Politics
Adnan Al-Daini

"They can't lie straight in bed, they say one thing and mean another and they just answer a question with a question". So said a voter in Bradford We...

Britain's 'Most Sensational' By-Election Wins

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Politics

George Galloway has described his victory in Bradford West as the most "sensational victory in by-election history, bar none", but was it? The Resp...

George Galloway Expected To Bid For Bradford West Seat

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Politics

Former MP George Galloway is expected to launch a fresh bid to get back into parliament, with reports that he will make an announcement about whether ...

Eric Joyce Should Quit Parliament If Convicted, Constituency Chairman Says

Posted 27.02.2012 | UK Politics

Eric Joyce should resign as MP for Falkirk West if he is convicted of assaulting a fellow politician, the chairman of his local Labour Party has indic...

By-Election Voters Should 'Send Message' To Coalition On Economy, Miliband Says

PA | Posted 04.02.2012 | UK Politics

Voters will have a first opportunity to pass their verdict on David Cameron and George Osborne's "catastrophic" handling of the economy in next week's...