Shetland pony in street in Rotherham
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Rotherham by-election: Can Labour maintain dominance

Rotherham, in south Yorkshire, is gearing up for a by-election after the Labour MP Denis MacShane was forced to resign for fiddling thousands of pounds worth of expenses.

The town, where Labour are defending a large majority, hit the headlines when it emerged that foster children were taken away from a local couple because they were members of UKIP.

Robin Brant reports.

  • 28 Nov 2012
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