1967 Leicester South West by-election
The seat was seen as safe, having been won by Labour at the 1966 United Kingdom general election by over 5,500 votes However, like many other by-elections during this Parliament, the Labour Party saw a steep decline in its support and the Conservative candidate Thomas Boardman gained the seat with a majority of nearly 4,000 votes.
Result of the previous general electionEdit
Result of the by-electionEdit
|Conservative gain from Labour||Swing|