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Conservatives win city election

Labour have lost to the Tories in the latest council by-election in Leeds.

Conservative David Schofield gained at Temple Newsam, with Labour coming third behind the BNP and avoiding fourth place by only eight votes.

The Tories won 1,785 votes, the BNP was second with 1,502 vote and Labour took 1,476 votes. The Lib Dems were edged into fourth place with 1,468 votes.

Meanwhile, the Conservatives held Skircoat in Calderdale, narrowly beating the Lib Dems.



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