AS IT HAPPENED: Labour win new Scottish MP in by-election

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  • LABOUR'S Michael Shanks is Scotland's newest MP.
  • The Scottish Labour candidate won the Rutherglen and Hamilton West by-election, with the results announced a little before 2am on Friday morning.
  • Shanks won 17,845 votes, with the SNP in second on 8399.
  • The Scottish Tories lost their deposit after winning just 3.9% of the vote.

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