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On 8 June, Hugh Gaffney was elected the MP for Coatbridge, Chryston and Belshill.

He overturned a majority of 22.7 per cent in favour of the SNP at the 2015 election to win a majority of 1.586 votes (3.5 per cent).

On his way to his first day in Westminster he made an unorthodox outfit choice, and the response was one of praise:

People love the demonstration that politics is meant to work for the people:

Gaffney also answered beautifully:

And he was sent some glorious puns along the way:

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