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Watch: Johnny Mercer attacks Labour ‘Inbetweeners’ MP

An enjoyable bit of by-election telly this morning. As political bigwigs trooped into the news studios to discuss last night’s results, Sky’s deputy political editor Sam Coates took the chance to ask Johnny Mercer what he made of Selby’s new MP Keir Mather. The ‘baby of the House’ is just 25 years old and is now the first MP born during the Blair government.

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