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Elections 2021: winning Tory MP says Hartlepool victory is 'truly historic' - video

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Labour has suffered a humiliating byelection defeat in Hartlepool after the former heartland town elected a Conservative MP for the first time in 62 years. In her victory speech, the winning Tory candidate Jill Mortimer, the first woman to be elected as the town's MP, said Labour had taken Hartlepool for granted for too long Elections 2021 - live updates Labour crashes to humiliating byelection defeat in Hartlepool Results tracker for the local, Scottish and Welsh polls
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Conservative win in Hartlepool by-election hailed as ‘momentous day'

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

The first-time Tory win in Hartlepool has been branded a “truly historic result” and an “absolutely shattering” loss for Labour.
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Conservatives win Hartlepool by-election claiming seat from Labour

1 month ago   |   By Herald Scotland

The Conservatives have won the Hartlepool by-election, taking the constituency for the first time since it was created almost 50 years ago, with Jill Mortimer defeating Labour candidate Dr Paul Williams by 6,940 votes.
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Elections 2021: Tories win Hartlepool by-election

1 month ago   |   By BBC

Conservative Jill Mortimer wins the Hartlepool by-election, giving the seat to the Tories for the first time in more than 50 years.
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Conservatives take Hartlepool seat from Labour

1 month ago   |   By BBC

Hartlepool has a Conservative MP for the first time since the constituency's creation, after Jill Mortimer wins by-election
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Tories win Hartlepool by-election crushing Labour by 7,000 votes

Tories win Hartlepool by-election crushing Labour by 7,000 votes

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Conservative Jill Mortimer defeated Labour candidate Dr Paul Williams by 6,940 votes
The Tories have won the Hartlepool by-election, stealing the seat from Labour for the first time since it was created in 1974, in a major blow to Sir Keir Starmer 's leadership.
Conservative Jill Mortimer defeated Labour candidate Dr Paul Williams by 6,940 votes just after 7am on Friday.
Shadow transport secretary Jim McMahon, who led the Opposition party's campaign to hold the North East town, had admitted it looked clear the party was ‘not over the line' just after 3am this morning.
He told Sky News...
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UK Labour suffers historic defeat in Hartlepool

1 month ago   |   By Politico

LONDON - The U.K. Labour Party has suffered a historic defeat in its first major test of strength since the 2019 general election, losing the northern seat of Hartlepool to Boris Johnson's Conservatives.
Hartlepool has consistently returned Labour MPs since the constituency's creation 1974 and held out against the wave of “red wall” towns which turned blue in 2019. A fierce battle for its control was sparked when the previous MP stood down in March, prompting a by-election.
Labour representatives admitted overnight they had lost the traditional stronghold, with confirmation early on Friday...
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