- West Bromwich by-election, 1941
The West Bromwich by-election, 1941 was a parliamentary
by-electionheld for the British House of Commonsconstituency of West Bromwich in Staffordshireon 16 April 1941. The seat had become vacant on the resignation of the Labour Member of Parliament Frederick Roberts, who had held the seat since the 1935 general election; he died later that year.
The Labour candidate, John Dugdale, was returned unopposed. Most by-elections during
World War IIwere unopposed, since the major parties had agreed not to contest by-elections when vacancies arose in seats held by the other parties; contests occurred only when independent candidates or minor parties chose to stand, and the Common Wealth Partywas formed with the specific aim of contesting war-time by-elections.
West Bromwich (UK Parliament constituency)
West Bromwich by-election, 1963
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