The Labour Party cheer in Houghton and Sunderland South
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Labour win first announced seat in Houghton and Sunderland South

The Labour Party have won the first seat to be announced as part of the results of the 2015 general election.

Bridget Phillipson took 21,218 votes in the safe Labour seat of Houghton and Sunderland South, with UKIP in second place with 8,280 votes.

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