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Tracy Brabin, New Batley And Spen Labour MP, Heckled During Acceptance Speech And Jo Cox Tibute

Asked about the heckling, MailOnline reports that Brabin said: “It just shows who they are.

“The people of Batley and Spen have given me a mandate but they’ve lost their deposits.

“I get to work and feel very supported. I feel the people of Batley and Spen behind me.”

Cox, 41, was killed outside her constituency office June 16. A local man is due to stand trial for her murder next month.

Meanwhile, the Conservatives managed to retain their seat in David Cameron’s former constituency of Witney in a by-election last night, but saw their majority slashed by 20,000 votes.

Robert Courts was named as the new MP for the Oxfordshire constituency, winning by 5,702 votes.

The Liberal Democrats came second, surging past Labour to increase their share of the vote from 7% to 30%.

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