UK General Election results October 1931

27th October 1931
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The region in which each constituency is situated is indicated in square brackets
Paddington North — Plymouth DrakePlymouth Sutton — Renfrew Western
Paddington North
[E] Conservative hold
B BrackenConservative23,90171.35%
Dr E RickardsLabour9,59728.65%

Electorate: 49,601; Total vote: 33,498; Turnout: 67.53%;
Majority: 14,304 (42.70%)


Paddington South
[E] Conservative hold
Vice-Admiral EA TaylorConservative27,20685.72%
Miss LA CoxLabour4,53214.28%

Electorate: 51,651; Total vote: 31,738; Turnout: 61.45%;
Majority: 22,674 (71.44%)


Paisley
[S] Liberal gain
JP MaclayLiberal26,18761.81%
J WelshLabour16,18338.19%

Electorate: 53,373; Total vote: 42,370; Turnout: 79.38%;
Majority: 10,004 (23.61%)


Peckham
[E] Conservative gain
Viscount BorodaleConservative19,45858.14%
J BeckettInd Labour Party11,21733.52%
EJ TitlerNational Labour1,442 4.31%
H BeaumontLabour1,350 4.03%

Electorate: 47,933; Total vote: 33,467; Turnout: 69.82%;
Majority: 8,241 (24.62%)


Peebles & Southern Midlothian
[S] Conservative gain
Capt AHM RamsayConservative17,43565.50%
J WestwoodLabour9,18534.50%

Electorate: 33,394; Total vote: 26,620; Turnout: 79.71%;
Majority: 8,250 (30.99%)


Pembroke
[W] Ind Liberal gain
Maj G Lloyd GeorgeInd Liberal24,60655.71%
Maj CWM PriceConservative19,56044.29%

Electorate: 55,291; Total vote: 44,166; Turnout: 79.88%;
Majority: 5,046 (11.43%)


Penistone
[E] Conservative gain
CWH GlossopConservative19,55647.74%
R SmithLabour14,58435.60%
T NevilleLiberal6,82116.65%

Electorate: 49,985; Total vote: 40,961; Turnout: 81.95%;
Majority: 4,972 (12.14%)


Penrith & Cockermouth
[E] Conservative hold
ACN DixeyConservative12,90453.07%
A HolgateLiberal11,41246.93%

Electorate: 28,070; Total vote: 24,316; Turnout: 86.63%;
Majority: 1,492 (6.14%)


Penryn & Falmouth
[E] Conservative gain
M PetherickConservative16,38840.47%
ED SimonLiberal14,00634.59%
AL RowseLabour10,09824.94%

Electorate: 50,767; Total vote: 40,492; Turnout: 79.76%;
Majority: 2,382 (5.88%)


Perth
[S] Conservative hold
Lord SconeConservative19,25450.20%
F Norie-MillerLiberal15,39640.14%
Mrs H GaultInd Labour Party3,705 9.66%

Electorate: 47,145; Total vote: 38,355; Turnout: 81.36%;
Majority: 3,858 (10.06%)


Peterborough
[E] Conservative gain
Lord BurghleyConservative26,64065.22%
JF HorrabinLabour14,20634.78%

Electorate: 47,947; Total vote: 40,846; Turnout: 85.19%;
Majority: 12,434 (30.44%)


Petersfield
[E] Conservative hold
Col WG NicholsonConservative26,08187.99%
AE AlberyLabour3,55912.01%

Electorate: 43,697; Total vote: 29,640; Turnout: 67.83%;
Majority: 22,522 (75.99%)


Plaistow
[E] Labour hold
W ThorneLabourUnopposed—%

Electorate: 48,748; Turnout: —%;
Majority: — (—%)


Plymouth Devonport
[E] Liberal National gain
L Hore-BelishaLiberal National23,45972.19%
P ReedLabour9,03927.81%

Electorate: 41,568; Total vote: 32,498; Turnout: 78.18%;
Majority: 14,420 (44.37%)


Plymouth Drake
[E] Conservative gain
Capt FE GuestConservative25,06366.42%
JJH MosesLabour12,66933.58%

Electorate: 47,388; Total vote: 37,732; Turnout: 79.62%;
Majority: 12,394 (32.85%)

Plymouth Sutton
[E] Conservative hold
Viscountess AstorConservative24,27763.30%
G WardLabour14,07336.70%

Electorate: 47,862; Total vote: 38,350; Turnout: 80.13%;
Majority: 10,204 (26.61%)


Pontefract
[E] Conservative gain
TE Sotheron-EstcourtConservative20,94155.38%
T SmithLabour16,87044.62%

Electorate: 46,745; Total vote: 37,811; Turnout: 80.89%;
Majority: 4,071 (10.77%)


Pontypool
[W] Labour hold
T GriffithsLabour18,98156.34%
T KeensLiberal National14,70943.66%

Electorate: 41,090; Total vote: 33,690; Turnout: 81.99%;
Majority: 4,272 (12.68%)


Pontypridd
[W] Labour hold
DL DaviesLabour21,75158.37%
B AcworthLiberal13,93737.40%
TI Mardy-JonesInd Labour1,110 2.98%
W LowellNew Party466 1.25%

Electorate: 47,346; Total vote: 37,264; Turnout: 78.71%;
Majority: 7,814 (20.97%)


Poplar South
[E] Labour hold
DM AdamsLabour16,25357.60%
HLM JonesLiberal11,96542.40%

Electorate: 48,166; Total vote: 28,218; Turnout: 58.58%;
Majority: 4,288 (15.20%)


Portsmouth Central
[E] Conservative gain
REB BeaumontConservative24,62362.92%
WG HallLabour14,51237.08%

Electorate: 49,927; Total vote: 39,135; Turnout: 78.38%;
Majority: 10,111 (25.84%)


Portsmouth North
[E] Conservative hold
Sir B FalleConservative26,33168.37%
Rear-Adm KGB DewarLabour12,18231.63%

Electorate: 51,704; Total vote: 38,513; Turnout: 74.49%;
Majority: 14,149 (36.74%)


Portsmouth South
[E] Conservative hold
Sir HR CayzerConservative32,63480.88%
WJ BeckLabour7,71519.12%

Electorate: 55,488; Total vote: 40,349; Turnout: 72.72%;
Majority: 24,919 (61.76%)


Preston (2)
[E] 2 Conservative gains
WM KirkpatrickConservative46,27632.48%
AC MoreingConservative45,84332.17%
T ShawLabour25,71018.04%
E PorterLabour24,66017.31%

Electorate: 84,243; Total vote: 142,489; Turnout: 84.57%;
Majority: 20,133 (14.13%)


Pudsey & Otley
[E] Conservative hold
CG GibsonConservative31,70176.00%
W PicklesLabour10,01324.00%

Electorate: 52,195; Total vote: 41,714; Turnout: 79.92%;
Majority: 21,688 (51.99%)


Putney
[E] Conservative hold
S SamuelConservative27,31881.57%
JC LawderLabour6,17218.43%

Electorate: 50,538; Total vote: 33,490; Turnout: 66.27%;
Majority: 21,146 (63.14%)


Reading
[E] Conservative gain
Dr AB HowittConservative34,43963.10%
Dr S HastingsLabour19,27735.32%
ER TrowardNew Party861 1.58%

Electorate: 65,009; Total vote: 54,577; Turnout: 83.95%;
Majority: 15,162 (27.78%)


Reigate
[E] Conservative hold
GC ToucheConservative33,93482.75%
PH CollickLabour7,07617.25%

Electorate: 54,577; Total vote: 41,010; Turnout: 75.14%;
Majority: 26,858 (65.49%)


Renfrew Eastern
[S] Conservative hold
Marquess of Douglas and ClydesdaleConservative27,74059.38%
J StrainLabour/Co-op12,47726.71%
WO BrownSNP6,49813.91%

Electorate: 57,911; Total vote: 46,715; Turnout: 80.67%;
Majority: 15,263 (32.67%)


Renfrew Western
[S] Conservative gain
HJ Scrymgeour-WedderburnConservative17,31853.50%
Mrs J MannInd Labour Party10,20331.52%
RE MuirheadSNP3,54710.96%
Dr R ForganNew Party1,304 4.03%

Electorate: 38,894; Total vote: 32,372; Turnout: 83.23%;
Majority: 7,115 (21.98%)

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