1929 General Election

Ashton under Lyne

Labour gain from Unionist / Albert Bellamy
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourBellamy, Albert13,17044.5%+11.7%
 UnionistBroadbent, John9,76333%-6.5%
 LiberalGreenwood, William Gilbert6,69322.6%-5.1%
Majority3,40711.5%N/A
Turnout29,62685.9%-2.4%
Swing+9.1%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 29 Oct 1928 by-election
By-election held due to the MP's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeBroadbent, John12,42044.5%+11.5%
 LabourGordon, JW11,00539.4%-5.1%
 New PartyYoung, Allan4,47216%N/A
Majority1,4155.1%N/A
Turnout27,89780.2%-5.7%
Swing+8.3%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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