1951 General Election

Barnsley

Labour hold / Sidney Schofield
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourSchofield, Sidney37,52369.7%+1.1%
 Conservative and National LiberalWhittaker, Geoffrey9,29617.3%+3.5%
 LiberalWalker, Geoffrey Howard7,00213%-4.6%
Majority28,22752.4%+1.4%
Turnout53,82177.2%-11.7%
Swing-1.2%
By-election held due to the MP's resignation
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourMason, Roy29,28372.9%+3.2%
 ConservativeWhittaker, G10,90527.1%+9.8%
Majority18,37845.8%-6.6%
Turnout40,188INF%0%
Swing-3.3%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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