Labour Party (UK) deputy leadership election, 1953

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Labour Party deputy leadership election, 1953
← 1952 29 October 1953 (1953-10-29) 1956 →

  Herbert Morrison 1947.jpg Aneurin Bevan.jpg
Candidate Herbert Morrison Aneurin Bevan
Popular vote 181 76
Percentage 70.4% 29.6%

Deputy Leader before election

Herbert Morrison

Elected Deputy Leader

Herbert Morrison

The 1953 Labour Party deputy leadership election took place on 29 October 1953, after sitting deputy leader Herbert Morrison was challenged by Aneurin Bevan.

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Only ballot: 29 October 1953
Candidate Votes %
Herbert Morrison 181 70.4
Aneurin Bevan 76 29.6
Herbert Morrison re-elected

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