Read about the Glasgow North East by-election, held on 12 November 2009. It was triggered by the then Speaker of the House of Commons, Michael Martin, standing down following the MPs’ expenses scandal.

The seat was won by Willie Bain for Labour.


Labour Party under fire for breaking Code of Conduct on postal voting

The Electoral Commission’s report into the November 2009 Parliamentary by-election in Glasgow North East has condemned the Labour Party for breaking the Code of Conduct on postal voting, saying the party repeatedly failed to process postal vote forms promptly. … Read the full post »