1955 General Election

Melton

Conservative hold / Harold Anthony Nutting
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeNutting, Harold Anthony30,07460.9%+4.6%
 LabourUrwin, Kenneth Frank19,29439.1%-4.6%
Majority10,78021.8%+9.2%
Turnout49,36880.9%-4.6%
Swing+4.6%
By-election held due to the MP's resignation due to a disagreement over the Suez Crisis with his party
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativePike, Irene Mervyn Parnicott19,13353.3%-7.6%
 LabourMasters, Edward John16,77146.7%+7.6%
Majority2,3626.6%-15.2%
Turnout35,904INF%0%
Swing-7.6%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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