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About our Mid Bedfordshire By-Election news

Latest news on the Mid-Bedfordshire by-election is a parliamentary election that took place on 19 October 2023 and was won by Labour's Alistair Strathern. . The seat was previously held by Nadine Dorries, a Conservative MP who resigned in August 2023 after serving as the culture secretary. She had announced her intention to quit in June 2023, but delayed her formal resignation until August 2023.

Labour's Alistair Strathern won the seat with a majority of 1,192, overturning Ms Dorries's 2019 majority of 24,664. The win is the largest Conservative majority overturned by Labour at a by-election since 1945 and the first time Labour have held the Mid Bedfordshire parliamentary seat since 1931.

The Tamworth by-election also occurred on the same day, with Labour's Sarah Edwards winning the seat which was vacated due to Chris Pincher's resignation.

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