Labour seeks unity against extremists
Labour candidate Tracy Brabin is hoping Conservative and Liberal Democrat supporters back her in the Batley and Spen by-election to show unity against extreme groups.
The Tories and Lib Dems will not field candidates in the by-election, which was triggered by the death of Jo Cox in June, but far-right parties are expected to stand.
Ms Brabin is a near-certainty to win the safe Labour seat, but she is hoping for a strong turnout on October 20 and an “overwhelming” victory.
Ms Brabin, best known to many for her TV acting roles in Coronation Street and Emmerdale, said: “The big emphasis is... read more
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