1945 General Election

Heywood and Radcliffe

Labour gain from Conservative / John Edmondson Whittaker
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourWhittaker, John Edmondson22,60151%+11.5%
 ConservativeWootton-Davies, James Henry21,70949%-11.5%
Majority8922%N/A
Turnout44,31076.4%-1.8%
Swing+11.5%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 28 Aug 1940 by-election
By-election held due to the MP's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourGreenwood, Arthur William James Anthony22,23850.5%-0.5%
 ConservativeJones, Aubrey21,78649.5%+0.5%
Majority4521%-1%
Turnout44,024INF%0%
Swing-0.5%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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