Fulham West by-election, 1930

The Fulham West by-election of 1930 was held on 6 May 1930. The by-election was held due to the resignation of the incumbent Labour MP, George Ernest Spero citing ill health[1] (although he was shortly to be declared bankrupt). It was won by the Conservative candidate Cyril Stephen Cobb.

Fulham West by-election, 1930[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sir Cyril Stephen Cobb 16,223 50.4 +11.7
Labour John William Banfield 15,983 49.6 +4.7
Majority 240 0.8
Turnout 32,206 63.6 -7.7
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +3.5


  1. "Resignation Of An M.P. By-Election At West Fulham". The Times. 12 April 1930. p. 12.
  2. Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. pp. 18, 54. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.

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