1950 General Election

Birmingham Handsworth

Conservative hold / Harold Roberts
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeRoberts, Harold24,24650.6%+11.8%
 LabourBence, Cyril Raymond18,77439.2%+6.5%
 LiberalEades, Ronald William4,92610.3%-2%
Majority5,47211.4%+5.3%
Turnout47,94683.1%12.4%
Swing+2.65%
By-election held due to the MP's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeBoyle, Edward Charles Gurney22,08360.7%+10.1%
 LabourBence, CR13,85238.1%-1.1%
 IndependentKeatley, SW4531.2%N/A
Majority8,23122.6%+11.2%
Turnout36,388INF%0%
Swing+5.6%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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