Labour Marginals – Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland

This seat was first fought in 1997 and mostly replaced the former seat of Langbaurgh. Richard Holt won Langbaurgh for the Conservatives in 1983. He died in 1991, and the seat was won in a by-election by Ashok Kumar for Labour. Kumar lost the seat to Michael Mates at the 1992 general election, but effectively … Continue reading Labour Marginals – Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland

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