1959 General Election

Colne Valley

Labour hold / William Glenvil Hall
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourHall, William Glenvil19,28444.3%-9.9%
 ConservativeBarr, Christopher J13,03029.9%-15.9%
 LiberalWainwright, Richard Scurrah11,25425.8%N/A
Majority6,25414.4%+6%
Turnout43,56883.8%2.7%
Swing+3%
By-election held due to the MP's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourHall, William George Glenvil19,28444.3%0%
 ConservativeBarr, Christopher J13,03029.9%0%
 LiberalWainwright, Richard Scurrah11,25425.8%0%
Majority6,25414.4%0%
Turnout43,568INF%0%
Swing+37.1%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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