1931 General Election

Lowestoft

Conservative hold / Gervais Squire Chittick Rentoul
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeRentoul, Gervais Squire Chittick22,88667.8%+28%
 LabourNeep, Edward John Cecil10,89432.2%+3.3%
Majority11,99235.6%+27.1%
Turnout33,78070.8%-3%
Swing+12.35%
By-election held due to the MP's appointment as a Metropolitan Police magistrate
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeLoftus, Pierse Creagh15,91247.9%-19.9%
 LabourSorensen, Reginald William13,99242.1%+9.9%
 LiberalSmith, William3,3049.9%N/A
Majority1,9205.8%-29.8%
Turnout33,20867.9%-2.9%
Swing-14.9%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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