Middlesbrough West by-election, 1962

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The 1962 Middlesbrough West by-election was held on 6 June 1962 when the incumbent Conservative MP, Sir Jocelyn Simon was appointed as President of the Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division of the High Court. The by-election was won by the Labour MP, Jeremy Bray, who retained the gain at the 1964 general election.

By Election 6 June 1962: Middlesbrough West[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeremy Bray 15,095
Conservative Bernard Connelly 12,825
Liberal George Edwin Scott 9,829
Independent RE Eckley 189
Independent M Thompson 117
Majority 2,270
Labour gain from Conservative Swing


  1. ^ "1962 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 2012-02-05. Retrieved 2015-08-17.