1958 Morecambe and Lonsdale by-election

The 1958 Morecambe and Lonsdale by-election was held on 6 November 1958. It was held due to the elevation of the incumbent Conservative MP, Sir Ian Fraser, being elevated to a life peerage. It was retained by the Conservative candidate Basil de Ferranti.

By-election 6 November 1958: Morecambe and Lonsdale[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Basil de Ferranti 23,923 65.3 -5.9
Labour FR McManus 12,692 34.7 +5.9
Majority 11,231 30.6 -11.8
Turnout 36,615
Conservative hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1958 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 25 June 2012. Retrieved 15 August 2015.