1950 General Election

Brighouse and Spenborough

Labour win new seat / Frederick Arthur Cobb
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourCobb, Frederick Arthur25,58852.2%N/A
 National LiberalWoolley, William Edward23,45647.8%N/A
Majority2,1324.4%N/A
Turnout49,04488%N/A
SwingN/A
By-election held due to the MP's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourEdwards, Lewis John24,00450.5%-1.7%
 National LiberalWoolley, William Edward23,56749.5%+1.7%
Majority4371%-3.4%
Turnout47,571INF%0%
Swing-1.7%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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