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by Caroline Colebrook

THE GROWING campaign in support of the Vestas workers who are occupying their wind turbine factory in Newport on the Isle of Wight won a major court victory last Wednesday when a court threw out a bid by the company to have them evicted.

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More woes for Labour

THE RESULT of the Norwich North by- election last week was entirely predictable and totally disastrous for Labour. The Tories overturned the Labour majority with a swing of over 16 per cent in a low 45 per tum-out. Labour’s vote collapsed but the Tory vote also dipped compared to the 2005 election. There was no mass desertion to the Tories, Liberal Democrats or the fringe protest parties. They simply stayed at home.

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