1946 Paddington North by-election

The 1946 Paddington North by-election was held on 20 November 1946. The byelection was held due to the resignation of the incumbent Labour MP, Sir Noel Mason-Macfarlane. It was won by the Labour candidate Bill Field.[1]

Paddington North by-election, 1946[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bill Field 13,082 55.6 -5.6
Conservative Lawrence Turner 10,165 43.2 +6.1
Socialist (GB) Clifford Groves 286 1.2 -0.5
Majority 2,917 12.4 -11.7
Turnout 23,533 53.9 -17.1
Labour hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs
  2. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949 by F.W.S. Craig
  3. ^ "1946 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 5 November 2013. Retrieved 12 August 2015.