1929 General Election

Glasgow Shettleston

Labour hold / John Wheatley
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourWheatley, John19,59460.4%+9.1%
 Scottish UnionistMoss, Herbert James12,87039.6%-9.1%
Majority6,72420.8%+18.2%
Turnout32,46476.9%-4.9%
Swing+9.1%
By-election held due to the MP's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourMcGovern, John10,69942.8%-17.6%
 Scottish UnionistTempleton, William Paterson10,30341.2%+1.6%
 National Party of ScotlandMcNicol, John2,52710.1%N/A
 CommunistSaklatvala, Shapurji1,4595.8%N/A
Majority3961.6%-19.2%
Turnout24,98859.2%-17.7%
Swing-9.6%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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