1958 Ealing South by-election

The Ealing South by-election of 12 June 1958 was held after the resignation of Conservative Party MP Angus Maude.

The seat had been won by the Conservatives at the 1955 United Kingdom general election by over 12,000 votes.[1]

Result of the previous general electionEdit

General election 1955: Ealing South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Angus Maude 25,992 59.57
Labour David G. Allen 13,462 30.85
Liberal David Evans 4,182 9.58
Majority 12,530 28.72
Turnout 43,636
Conservative hold Swing

Result of the by-electionEdit

By-election 1958: Eailng South[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Batsford 17,417 50.29 -9.28
Labour H Garside 11,258 32.51 +1.66
Liberal Philip Skelsey 5,956 17.20 +7.62
Majority 6,159 17.78 -10.94
Turnout 34,631
Conservative hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UK General Election results May 1955". politicsresources.net. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  2. ^ "1958 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 25 June 2012. Retrieved 15 August 2015.