1918 General Election
Labour win new seat / John Emanuel Davison
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| ||Labour||Davison, John Emanuel||9,389||52.2%||N/A|
| ||Women's Party||Pankhurst, Christabel Harriette||8,614||47.8%||N/A|
|775||4.4%||N/A||18,003||54.7%||N/A||N/A Pankhurst received coalition endorsement, but not the coupon. Unionist leader Bonar Law personally intervened to ensure no Unionist candidate stood, while Liberal leader Lloyd George wrote a letter of support during the campaign.