Southwark Central by-election, 1940

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The Southwark Central by-election of 1940 was held on 10 February 1940. The by-election was held due to the death of the incumbent Labour MP, Harry Day. It was won by the Labour candidate John Hanbury Martin.[1]

Southwark Central by-election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Hanbury Martin 5,285 64.3 +11.0
Anti-War Charles W. Searson 1,550 18.9
National Independent Violet Van der Elst 1,382 16.8
Majority 3,735 45.4
Labour hold Swing