Abingdon by-election, 1953

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The Abingdon by-election was held in 30 June, 1953 after the previous MP, Ralph Glyn was elevated to the peerage.

Abingdon by-election, 1953

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Airey Middleton Sheffield Neave 22,986 53.2
Labour E Castle 17,126 39.7
Liberal George R Allen 3,060 7.1
Majority 5,860
Turnout 75.9
Conservative hold Swing 1.3