1963 Deptford by-election

The 1963 Deptford by-election was held on 4 July 1963[1] following the death of the incumbent Labour MP Sir Leslie Plummer on 15 April. The seat was comfortably retained by the future Cabinet Member John Silkin.

Deptford by-election, 1963[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Silkin 12,209 58.25 -3.70
Liberal David John Howard Penwarden 4,726 22.55 n/a
Conservative J D Brimacombe 4,023 19.20 -18.85
Majority 7,483 35.70 +11.80
Turnout 20,958
Labour hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1963 By Election Results". www.geocities.com. Archived from the original on 25 September 2009.
  2. ^ "1963 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 25 February 2012. Retrieved 17 August 2015.