1936 Derby by-election

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The Derby by-election of 1936 was held on 9 July 1936. The by-election was held due to the resigned over budget leak of the incumbent National Labour MP, J. H. Thomas. The seat was gained by the Labour candidate Philip Noel-Baker.[1]

Derby by-election, 1936[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Philip Noel-Baker 28,419 52.5
National Labour Archibald Church 25,666 47.5
Majority 2,753 5.0
Turnout 65.5
Labour gain from National Labour Swing


  1. ^ http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. ^ F W S Craig, British Parliamentary Election Results 1918–1949; Political Reference Publications, Glasgow 1949