Richard Foord(LibDem) wins the Tiverton & Honiton by-election.
"I served as an officer in the British army for 10 years Mr Johnson... leadership means acting with decency & integrity... & your behaviour makes a mockery of leadership.. you're unfit to lead... so resign" https://t.co/psGXyKqiX7
Lib Dem Richard Foord: 22,537.
Tory Helen Hurford: 16,393.
Lib Dem majority: 6,144
New Lib Dem MP Richard Foord damning on the PM's impact in this race to @SamCoatesSky
"Johnson came up on every doorstep...Opposition parties can't oust him but Conservative MPs can. Tonight's result shows it would be a real mistake to retain him. It could be electoral suicide"
Lib Dems overturn 24,000 Tory majority in Tiverton and Honiton and secure their own majority of more than 6,000. Winning candidate Richard Foord says the result has ‘sent a shockwave through British politics’ and sends a ‘loud and clear message that it’s time for Boris to go.’
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Tiverton & Honiton: Liberal Democrat GAIN from Conservative.
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'There's a real feeling now that Boris Johnson has overstayed his welcome as our prime minister.'
Liberal Democrat Richard Foord responds to his victory in Tiverton & Honiton against the Tories' Helen Hurford.
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"The people of Tiverton and Honiton have spoken for Britain... it's time for Boris Johnson to go - and go now."
Newly elected Lib Dem MP Richard Foord - who has overturned a 24,000 Tory majority - says the PM has made "a mockery" out of leadership and needs to resign.
To all the voters of Tiverton/Honiton and Wakefield a very big thank you from me for caring about the future of our Country! Congratulations to Richard Foord and Simon Lightwood 🍾🍷👏Hopefully we have taken our Country back!
Just waking up to an absolutely PHENOMENAL win for the Libdems in one of the safest Tory seats in the country.
A massive congratulations to the new Tiverton and Honiton MP, Richard Foord!
No Tory seat is safe now! #TivertonandHoniton https://t.co/X150fkbhyL
I’m on @BBCDevon
in a moment to congratulate Richard Foord and Simon Lightwood on winning yesterday’s by-elections. It’s been a very bad night for the Conservatives, a very bad night for Boris Johnson. The PM should resign. He won’t, so we need to vote them out.
New MP Richard Foord uses his victory speech to call for Prime Minister Boris Johnson "to go, and go now", promising his constituents: "I will never take you for granted" https://t.co/jgU6owpjAT
Liberal Democrat Richard Foord has been elected as the new MP for Tiverton and Honiton, in a landmark election result https://t.co/j08scKgejR
'It's the biggest by-election victory our country has ever seen''
The Liberal Democrats overturn a 24,000 Tory majority to win Tiverton & Honiton by more than 6,000 votes.
The new MP Richard Foord spoke on #BBCBreakfast
In his victory speech in Tiverton, Richard Foord said the result would “send a shockwave through British politics”.
🗣️“Every day Boris Johnson clings to office, he brings further shame, chaos and neglect" he said
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Tories lose two key byelections on same night in Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton. Richard Foord, defeated Tory 24k majority by 6,144 votes to take a constituency, it's believed to be biggest numerical majority ever overturned in a by-election. https://t.co/WtRM1X3DKf
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#Breaking Liberal Democrat Richard Foord has won the Tiverton and Honiton by-election, taking the seat which the Tories had held with a majority of more than 24,000.
Richard Foord & Simon Lightwood together with their respective teams did fantastic work. The sheer scale of the victory in Tiverton & Honiton is a tribute to the hard work of the people involved.
The Tiverton and Honiton by-election is one for the history books - it is the biggest majority ever overturned in a by-election. The Conservatives won this seat with a majority of 24,239 over Labour, and Richard Foord came from third to overturn that majority.
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Tiverton and Honiton by-election results in full
Richard Foord (LD) 22,537 (52.91%, +38.14%)
Helen Hurford (C) 16,393 (38.49%, -21.72%)
Liz Pole (Lab) 1,562 (3.67%, -15.88%)
Gill Westcott (Green) 1,064 (2.50%, -1.34%)
Not exactly a resounding success for Mr Starmer
Libdem Richard Foord is an interesting chap. He will be an asset in parliament.
The Lib Dems produced another major shock overturning the biggest majority in by-election history 👇 https://t.co/S3uQwp4iyS
“Their leader Ed Davey hails the ‘biggest by-election victory our country has ever seen’ while winning candidate Richard Foord says it has sent a shockwave through politics”
Richard Foord won the Devon seat with more than 22,000 votes.
The by-election was triggered when former Conservative MP Neil Parish resigned after admitting watching porn in Parliament
Did the Tories give up on Tiverton. Richard Foord was v strong but Helen Hurford was the worst candidate I have seen anywhere ever (admit I didn’t follow @SuellaBraverman
campaign). #TacticalVoting it works
Richard Foord MP sounds so good to me.
Hopefully, Chelmsford will change hands at next #GeneralElection