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OLDHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A view across Oldham and former cotton mills with Manchester on the horizon. The mills of the north made the Cotton Towns some of the wealthiest places in Britain during their heyday. November 24, 2015 in Oldham, England. Oldham Council leader Jim McMahon is the Labour party candidate in the Oldham West and Royton by-election, which takes place on December 3. Jim McMahon is hoping for a Labour win in the seat which was held by the late Michael Meacher. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

OLDHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24:  A view across Oldham and former cotton mills with Manchester on the horizon. The mills of the north made the Cotton Towns some of the wealthiest places in Britain during their heyday. November 24, 2015 in Oldham, England.  Oldham Council leader Jim McMahon is the Labour party candidate in the Oldham West and Royton by-election, which takes place on December 3. Jim McMahon is hoping for a Labour win in the seat which was held by the late Michael Meacher.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)