1959 General Election

Blyth

Labour hold / Alfred Robens
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourRobens, Alfred38,61674.6%+1.5%
 ConservativeWalters, Dennis Murray13,12225.4%-1.5%
Majority25,49449.2%+3%
Turnout51,73882.4%2.1%
Swing+1.5%
By-election held due to the MP's appointment as chair of the National Coal Board
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourMilne, Edward James23,43868.9%-5.7%
 ConservativeWalters, Dennis Murray7,36621.6%-3.8%
 IndependentPym, C3,2239.5%N/A
Majority16,07247.3%-1.9%
Turnout34,027INF%0%
Swing-0.95%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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