Respect has beaten off a by-elction challenge from Labour’s former council leader Michael Keith in Tower Hamlets, east London. The Shadwell ward by-election was held on Thursday 9 August 2007.
|Michael Jeremy Keith||Labour||1,415|
|William Duncan Crossey||Conservative||476|
|Rosie Francis Clarke||Lib Dems||98|
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