Manchester Clayton by-election, 1922
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The Manchester Clayton by-election of 18 February 1922 was held after the death of the Conservative politician and Member of Parliament (MP) Edward Hopkinson. Labour took the seat in the by-election. 
- William Henry Flanagan was the Conservative and Unionist candidate and was a Wadding and Wool Merchant.
- John Edward Sutton was the Labour candidate and was a trade union official.
|Manchester Clayton, 1922|
|Labour||John Edward Sutton||14,662||57.05|
|Conservative||William Henry Flanagan||11,038||42.94|
|Labour gain from Conservative||Swing|
- "The Clayton By-Election" (News in Brief). The Times (London). Saturday, 21 January 1922. (42935), col F, p. 12.
- "Labour Win At Clayton. Turnover Of 8,000 Votes" (News). The Times (London). Monday, 20 February 1922. (42960), col F, p. 10.