John Bickley

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Henry Bolton announcing his decision not to resign as Ukip leader in Folkestone on Monday. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Ukip leader Henry Bolton has refused to step down after the resignation of a number of senior party figures and a unanimous vote of no confidence in h(...)

UK Labour Party candidate Jim McMahon gestures as he stands with his partner Charlene Duerden after winning the Oldham West and Royton byelection. Phil Noble/Reuters

Jeremy Corbyn successfully passed his first electoral test with flying colours as Labour won the Oldham West and Royton by election. Jim McMahon held(...)

Labour leader Ed Milliband and MP for Heywood and Middleton Liz McInnes meet people on the steps of Heywood library. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Heywood is a relatively undistinguished district on the outskirts of Rochdale, but, in its time, it has made its mark on the political landscape of Br(...)

Ukip candidate Douglas Carswell (left) is congratulated by the Conservative Party candidate Giles Watling (centre) after winning the byelection in Clacton-on-Sea in eastern England this morning. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

The UK Independence Party has trounced the Conservatives in one byelection and run Labour to just over 600 votes in another once-safe seat, in results(...)

Labour leader Ed Miliband and his wife Justine Thornton arrive at Salford Cathedral for the funeral of Labour MP Jim Dobbin on September 20th. The party had already selected its candidate to contest Dobbin’s Heywood and Middleton seat. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

In life Jim Dobbin, a Scot and the son of a coalminer, was Labour MP for Heywood and Middleton outside Rochdale following 30 years of work for the Nat(...)

Labour leader Ed Miliband with candidate Michael Kane on the Wythenshawe and Sale East byelection campaign trail. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA

Mike Kane, Labour’s candidate in the Wythenshawe and Sale East byelection in Manchester, once piped footballer Roy Keane on to the pitch during the la(...)