Tamworth by-election, 1922

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The Tamworth by-election of 1922 was held on 17 January 1922. The by-election was held due to the death of the incumbent Coalition Conservative MP, Henry Wilson-Fox. It was won by the Coalition Conservative candidate Percy Newson.[1]


Tamworth by-election, 1922[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
C Unionist Percy Newson 14,732 68.8 n/a
Labour George Henry Jones 6,671 31.2 n/a
Majority 8,061 17.6 n/a
Turnout 60.0 n/a
Unionist hold Swing n/a
C indicates candidate endorsed by the coalition government.


  1. ^ http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. ^ Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1922