Luton by-election, 1963
The 1963 Luton by-election was held following the resignation of the former "radio doctor" and Conservative Minister Charles Hill. Hill had a majority of over 5,000 at the 1959 general election, but the Luton seat was won by the Labour candidate Will Howie with a majority of 3,749.
|Conservative||Sir John Fletcher-Cooke||17,359||39.49||-15.6|
|Liberal||M A Benjamin||5,001||11.38||+11.38|
|Communist||Anthony P J Chater||490||1.11||+1.11|
|Labour gain from Conservative and National Liberal||Swing|