Brixton by-election, 1927
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The Brixton by-election was held on the 27 June 1927 following the elevation to the peerage of Davison Alexander Dalziel, he became Lord Dalziel of Wooler. The Conservative Party retained the seat with a reduced majority of 4,326.
- Nigel Colman, the Unionist Party candidate was a business man, a breeder and exhibitor of light horses and represented Brixton on the London County Council.
- Frederick Joseph Laverack was the Liberal Party candidate. He was a non-conformist lay preacher, who had represented Brixton between 1923 and 1924.
- James Adams was the Labour Party candidate, he was a member of the Shop Assistants' Union.
|Unionist||Nigel Claudian Dalziel Colman||10,358||48.1||-8.5|
|Liberal||Frederick Joseph Laverack||5,134||23.9||+6.4|
- "Brixton By-election". News. The Times (44606). London. 13 June 1927. col A, p. 11.
- "Brixton Election Result". News. The Times (44619). London. 28 June 1927. col C, p. 16.
- Craig, F. W. S. (1983) . British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 33. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.