Here are the Newark stats:
A 16,152 uphill struggle for UKIP based on 2010, but here are the local election results from the beginning of the month:
UKIP were making major gains in the area before this all kicked off.
Dave shouldn’t laugh too hard…
Tory source: "No by-election. He will stand down in 2015."
— Guido Fawkes (@GuidoFawkes) May 31, 2013