10 MARCH 1928, Page 3

The Liberal candidates have won the two by-elections, declared on

Wednesday. At Middlesbrough, Mr. Griffith had a majority of 89 over the Labour candidate and 2,500 over the Conservative. It means no change for the parties. In the St. Ives division, however, the Liberals gain a seat. Mrs. Runciman polled 10,241 votes to the. 9,478 of the Conservative and the 4,848 of the Labour candidate. Mr. Lloyd George supported the Liberal at Middlesbrough, but we understand that his support was not asked for in St. Ives.

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