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    CROSBY, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND

    Mrs Shirley Williams, 51, of the Social Democratic Party/Liberal alliance won the Crosby by-election in Britain by 5,289 votes, from Conservative candidate John Butcher.John Backhouse of Labour was third and lost his deposit.

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    SV Shirley Williams making victory statement 0.21
    GV Party workers celebrating 0.28
    SV Shirley Williams being carried by Party workers 0.41
    SV & GVs Shirley Williams talking to constituents from land-rover as it tours streets on victory circuit (7 shots) 1.11
    SV's Party workers clearing up campaign office (3 shots) 1.26
    SV's Shirley Williams interviewed by David Davis (3 shots) 2.40
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    Background: CROSBY, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND

    Mrs Shirley Williams, 51, of the Social Democratic Party/Liberal alliance won the Crosby by-election in Britain by 5,289 votes, from Conservative candidate John Butcher.John Backhouse of Labour was third and lost his deposit.

    Total votes: Shirley Williams (SMP/Liberal) 28,118
    John Butcher (Conservative) 22,829
    John Backhouse (Labour) 5,450
    Turn out was 68.9%
    Mrs Williams, a former Labour Cabinet minister, added 33.9% to the share of the poll she inherited from the Liberals, and turned a Conservative majority of 19,272 into a 5,289 majority.

    Source: B.B.C. 1" VIDEO TAPE

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF1UJ800WTF8D4RO5RO3GCTJRF
    Media URN:
    VLVAF1UJ800WTF8D4RO5RO3GCTJRF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/11/1981
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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