Tottenham North by-election, 1945
The seat had become vacant when the sitting Labour Co-operative Member of Parliament (MP), Robert Morrison had been ennobled on 16 November 1945 as Baron Morrison. He had held the seat since the 1935 general election.
On a much-reduced turnout, Irving held the seat for Labour, with a swing of 8.2% to the Conservatives.
The constituemncy was abolished for the 1950 general election, when Irving was elected for the new Wood Green constituency, and Crowder was elected for the safe Conservative seat of Ruislip-Northwood.
|Labour Co-op||William Irving||12,937||63.6||−8.2|
|Labour Co-op hold||Swing||8.2|
|Labour Co-op||Robert Morrison||25,360||71.8||+14.6|
|Conservative||B. H. Berry||9,955||28.2||−7.3|
|Labour Co-op hold||Swing||−10.0|
- Tottenham North (UK Parliament constituency)
- List of United Kingdom by-elections (1931–1950)