Woolwich East by-election, 1931

The Woolwich East by-election of 1931 was held on 15 April 1931. The by-election was held due to the elevation to the peerage of the incumbent Labour MP, Henry Snell. It was won by the Labour candidate George Hicks.[1]

Woolwich East by-election, 1931
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ernest George Hicks 16,200 56.7
Conservative Edward Shrapnell Shrapnell-Smith 12,357 43.3
Majority 3,843 13.4
Turnout 42,886 66.6
Labour hold Swing


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