Hastings by-election, 1921

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The Hastings by-election of 1921 was held on 4 May 1921. The by-election was held due to the resignation of the incumbent Coalition Conservative MP, Laurance Lyon. It was won by the Coalition Conservative candidate Lord Eustace Percy.[1]

Hastings by-election, 1921[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist 11,685 54.7 -21.2
Labour W Richard Davies 5,437 25.5 +1.4
Liberal Arthur Blackman 4,240 19.8 n/a
Majority 6,248 29.2 -22.6
Turnout 78.0 +18.8
Unionist hold Swing -11.3

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig
  3. ^ Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1922