1955 Stockport South by-election

The Stockport South by-election was held on 3 February 1955. It was held due to the elevation to a hereditary peerage of the incumbent Conservative MP, Arnold Gridley. It was retained by the Conservative candidate, Harold Macdonald Steward.

VotesEdit

By-election 1955: Stockport South[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Harold Steward 16,321 54.26 +0.09
Labour H Davies 13,758 45.73 -0.09
Majority 2,563 8.53 +0.18
Turnout 30,079
Conservative hold Swing

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