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Davis on 'spectacular' result


Former Home Secretary David Davis has won a resounding victory in the Haltemprice and Howden by-election.

He resigned in June to fight his seat on the issue of 42-day detention for terror suspects.

Mr Davis told the BBC that the loss of his place in the cabinet was a price he was "willing to pay for a massive issue of principle".


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