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Clegg hails 'strong result' in Oldham East by-election‎

Labour have won the Oldham East and Saddleworth by-election with a majority of more than 3,000.

Labour held off the challenge of the Liberal Democrats, who came in second place, while the Conservatives vote fell by more than 7,000 as they came third.

Speaking outside his home, Nick Clegg said that he was pleased with his party's "strong result" in difficult circumstances at the election.

  • 14 Jan 2011
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