1955 General Election

Shoreditch and Finsbury

Labour hold / Victor John Collins
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourCollins, Victor John25,50073.5%+0.9%
 ConservativeAgnew, Malcolm Bowden9,21626.5%-0.9%
Majority16,28447%+1.8%
Turnout34,71661.6%-11.6%
Swing+0.9%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 21 Oct 1954 by-election
By-election held due to the MP's elevation to the House of Lords
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourCliffe, Michael10,21576%+2.5%
 ConservativeWhipham, Thomas Henry Martin3,21924%-2.5%
Majority6,99652%+5%
Turnout13,434INF%0%
Swing+2.5%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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