Previewing the Batley and Spen by-election, Ian Dunt says that anyone expecting a re-run of Hartlepool should think again.

Labour trail six points behind the Conservatives in the polls, going into the by-election on 1st July.

Politics.co.uk’s editor-at-large also spoke about why the Kim Leadbeater is the “perfect candidate” for Labour, and why Ed Davey may be key for the party’s chances.