Bradford South by-election, 1949

A by-election for the constituency of Bradford South in the United Kingdom House of Commons was held on 8 December 1949, caused by the death of the incumbent Labour MP Meredith Titterington on 28 October of that year. The result was a hold for the Labour Party, with their candidate George Craddock winning with a majority of 4,022 and 51.3% of the vote.


Bradford South by-election, 1949[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Craddock 23,335 51.3
Liberal National John Lightfoot Windle 19,313 42.4
Independent Liberal Colin James Canning 2,882 6.3
Majority 4,022 8.9
Labour hold Swing


  1. "1949 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 2012-10-10. Retrieved 2015-09-19.

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