Abingdon by-election, 1953

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

Abingdon by-election, 1953 [1] Electorate
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Airey Neave 22,986 53.24 -2.23
Labour E Castle 17,126 39.67 -4.86
Liberal George R Allen 3,060 7.09 n/a
Majority 5,860 13.57 +2.64
Turnout 43,172 75.9
Conservative hold Swing 1.3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1953 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 2012-10-10. Retrieved 2015-08-13.