Liverpool Exchange by-election, 1933
The Liverpool Exchange by-election, 1933 was a by-election held for the British House of Commons constituency of Liverpool Exchange in Liverpool on 19 January 1933. It was won by the Conservative Party candidate John Joseph Shute.
The Conservative candidate was 60-year-old John Joseph Shute, who had not previously contested a parliamentary election. The Labour Party selected Sydney Silverman, a 37-year-old solicitor who had been imprisoned as a conscientious objector during World War I. The Liberal Party had not contested the seat for many years and did not field a candidate in the by-election.
On a reduced turnout, the result was a victory for the Conservative candidate, John Joseph Shute, with 55% of the votes, a majority significantly below that of his predecessor in 1929. He held the seat until defeat at the 1945 general election.
|By-election, January 1933 
death of Reynolds
Turnout: 27,610 (55.2%) −13.8
Majority: 2,786 (10.0%) −26.6
Swing: 13.8% from Con to Lab
|John Joseph Shute||Conservative||15,198||55.0||−13.8|
|General election, October 1931 
Turnout: 69.0% (+3.1)
Majority: 13,144 (37.6%) +37.0
Swing: 18.5% from Lab to Con
|Sir James Reynolds, Bt||Conservative||+18.5|
- Liverpool Exchange (UK Parliament constituency)
- Liverpool Exchange by-election, 1887
- Liverpool Exchange by-election, 1897
- Liverpool Exchange by-election, 1922
- List of United Kingdom by-elections