Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death
Labour's Tracy Brabin will face nine other candidates in the by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations.
The Tories, Lib Dems and Ukip stood by their pledge not to field candidates in next month's by-election out of respect for Mrs Cox, who was shot and stabbed to death outside her constituency office in Birstall in June.
But nine candidates have been nominated to stand against Ms Brabin, a former Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Eastenders actress, who was selected by Labour as their candidate in the West Yorkshire... read more
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