Salford North by-election, 1917

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Sir William Byles

The Salford North by-election of 1917 was held on 2 November 1917. The by-election was held due to the death of the incumbent Liberal MP, Sir William Byles. It was won by the Independent Labour Party candidate Ben Tillett.[1]

Charles Mallet
Salford North by-election, 1917 [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Labour Ben Tillett 2,822
Liberal Charles Mallet 1,545
Majority
Turnout
Independent Labour gain from Liberal Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. ^ Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1918