1965 Altrincham and Sale by-election

The Altrincham and Sale by-election was held on 4 February 1965 when the incumbent Conservative MP, Fred Erroll was raised to a hereditary peerage as Baron Erroll of Hale, of Kilmun in the County of Argyll.[1] It was won by the Conservative candidate Anthony Barber, who returned after losing his Doncaster constituency in the 1964 general election.

By Election 1965: Altrincham and Sale[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anthony Barber 20,380 50.00 +3.18
Labour Roy D Roebuck 11,837 29.04 +1.03
Liberal DF Burden 7,898 19.38 -5.79
Independent GO Symes 634 1.56 New
Majority 8,543 20.96 +2.15
Turnout 40,749
Conservative hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "No. 43522". The London Gazette. 22 December 1964. p. 10933.
  2. ^ "1965 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 19 August 2015.