Peckham by-election, 1936

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The Peckham by-election of 1936 was held on 6 May 1936. The by-election was held due to the succession to peerage of the incumbent Conservative MP, David Beatty. It was won by the Labour candidate Lewis Silkin.[1]

Peckham by-election, 1936
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lewis Silkin 13,007 50.2
Conservative P.G.A. Harvey 12,907 49.8
Majority 100 0.4
Turnout 56.5
Labour gain from Conservative