Altrincham and Sale by-election, 1965

The Altrincham and Sale by-election was held on 4 February 1965 when the incumbent Conservative MP, Fred Erroll was raised to a hereditary peerage as Baron Erroll of Hale, of Kilmun in the County of Argyll.[1] It was won by the Conservative candidate Anthony Barber, who returned after losing his Doncaster constituency in the 1964 General Election.

By Election 1965: Altrincham and Sale[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Anthony Barber 20,380 50.00 +3.18
Labour Roy D Roebuck 11,837 29.04 +1.03
Liberal DF Burden 7,898 19.38 -5.79
Independent GO Symes 634 1.56
Majority 8,543 20.96 +2.15
Conservative hold Swing


  1. The London Gazette: no. 43522. p. 10933. 22 December 1964.
  2. "1965 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2015-08-19.

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