Labour Party (UK) deputy leadership election, 1952

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Labour Party deputy leadership election, 1952
11 November 1952 (1952-11-11) 1953 →

  Herbert Morrison 1947.jpg Aneurin Bevan.jpg
Candidate Herbert Morrison Aneurin Bevan
Popular vote 194 82
Percentage 70.3% 29.7%

Deputy Leader before election

Herbert Morrison

Elected Deputy Leader

Herbert Morrison

The 1952 Labour Party deputy leadership election took place on 11 November 1952, after sitting deputy leader Herbert Morrison was challenged by Aneurin Bevan.

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Only ballot: 11 November 1952
Candidate Votes %
Herbert Morrison 194 70.3
Aneurin Bevan 82 29.7
Herbert Morrison re-elected

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