UK General Election results July 1945

5th July 1945
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The region in which each constituency is situated is indicated in square brackets
A number in parentheses immediately after the constituency name indicates that the seat returns that number of MPs
Where known, the electorate figures are broken down into those on the Civilian Residence Register, those on the Business Premises Register and those on the Service Register, and these are given after the total electorate

Birmingham Deritend — Blackpool SouthBlaydon — Bridgwater
Birmingham Deritend
[E] Labour gain
F LongdenLabour9,74965.34%
G MatthewsConservative5,17234.66%

Electorate: 23,635; {Civ: 21,624; Bus: 267; Serv: 1,744};
Turnout: 63.13%; Majority: 4,577 (30.67%)


Birmingham Duddeston
[E] Labour gain
EA WillsLabour10,74564.98%
O SimmondsConservative5,79135.02%

Electorate: 25,977; {Civ: 23,728; Bus: 296; Serv: 1,953};
Turnout: 63.66%; Majority: 4,954 (29.96%)


Birmingham Edgbaston
[E] Conservative hold
P BennettConservative21,49753.46%
GC BarrowLabour12,87932.03%
AA ShenfiledLiberal5,83214.50%

Electorate: 58,117; {Civ: 53,087; Bus: 854; Serv: 4,176};
Turnout: 69.18%; Majority: 8,618 (21.43%)


Birmingham Erdington
[E] Labour gain
J SilvermanLabour34,78660.77%
JAC WrightConservative22,45739.23%

Electorate: 83,009; {Civ: 76,542; Bus: 73; Serv: 6,394};
Turnout: 68.96%; Majority: 12,329 (21.54%)


Birmingham Handsworth
[E] Conservative hold
H RobertsConservative15,60737.88%
CR BenceLabour14,14234.33%
N TiptaftInd5,11212.41%
BE LewisLiberal4,94512.00%
J EdenCommunist1,390 3.37%

Electorate: 56,799; {Civ: 52,808; Bus: 50; Serv: 3,941};
Turnout: 72.53%; Majority: 1,465 (3.56%)


Birmingham King's Norton
[E] Labour gain
AR BlackburnLabour32,06255.17%
B PetoConservative19,76434.01%
BS WhiteLiberal6,28910.82%

Electorate: 78,525; {Civ: 72,280; Bus: 45; Serv: 6,200};
Turnout: 74.01%; Majority: 12,298 (21.16%)


Birmingham Ladywood
[E] Labour gain
V YatesLabour13,50355.89%
G LloydConservative10,65744.11%

Electorate: 34,466; {Civ: 31,874; Bus: 116; Serv: 2,476};
Turnout: 70.10%; Majority: 2,846 (11.78%)


Birmingham Moseley
[E] Conservative hold
P HannonConservative22,06351.15%
L StephensLabour21,07048.85%

Electorate: 61,755; {Civ: 56,784; Bus: 42; Serv: 4,929};
Turnout: 69.85%; Majority: 993 (2.30%)


Birmingham Sparkbrook
[E] Labour gain
P ShurmerLabour14,06557.76%
LCS AmeryConservative8,43134.63%
RP DuttCommunist1,853 7.61%

Electorate: 36,517; {Civ: 33,643; Bus: 74; Serv: 2,800};
Turnout: 66.68%; Majority: 5,634 (23.14%)


Birmingham West
[E] Labour gain
CJ SimmonsLabour12,63963.54%
W HiggsConservative7,25336.46%

Electorate: 29,716; {Civ: 26,975; Bus: 562; Serv: 2,179};
Turnout: 66.94%; Majority: 5,386 (27.08%)


Birmingham Yardley
[E] Labour gain
W PerrinsLabour33,83560.49%
EW SaltConservative16,51429.53%
CF MiddletonLiberal5,583 9.98%

Electorate: 80,818; {Civ: 73,928; Bus: 65; Serv: 6,825};
Turnout: 69.21%; Majority: 17,321 (30.97%)


Bishop Auckland
[E] Labour hold
H DaltonLabour20,10064.14%
WJW TilyLiberal National11,24035.86%

Electorate: 42,360; {Civ: 38,472; Bus: 4; Serv: 3,884};
Turnout: 73.98%; Majority: 8,860 (28.27%)


Blackburn (2)
[E] Labour gains
LJ EdwardsLabour35,18226.03%
BA CastleLabour35,14526.01%
D GloverConservative26,32519.48%
RG ParkerConservative25,80719.10%
R ShackletonLiberal6,587 4.87%
MA MacInerneyLiberal6,096 4.51%

Electorate: 82,450; {Civ: 75,520; Bus: 63; Serv: 6,867};
Turnout: 81.95%; Majority: 8,820 (6.91%)


Blackpool North
[E] Conservative win (new constituency)
ARW LowConservative25,56449.33%
CE ThomasLabour13,17025.41%
KI HamiltonLiberal11,45222.10%
A TalbotInd Conservative1,635 3.16%

Electorate: 76,168; {Civ: 70,410; Bus: 34; Serv: 5,724};
Turnout: 68.04%; Majority: 12,394 (23.92%)


Blackpool South
[E] Conservative hold
JR RobinsonConservative27,95756.79%
CS HilditchLabour11,91424.20%
AJ Liddell HartLiberal9,35919.01%

Electorate: 68,136; {Civ: 63,187; Bus: 3; Serv: 4,946};
Turnout: 72.25%; Majority: 16,043 (32.59%)

Blaydon
[E] Labour hold
W WhiteleyLabour29,93171.65%
EC PeakeConservative11,84228.35%

Electorate: 52,416; {Civ: 48,147; Bus: 6; Serv: 4,263};
Turnout: 79.70%; Majority: 18,089 (43.30%)


Bodmin
[E] Conservative hold
DM MarshallConservative15,39643.81%
J FootLiberal13,34937.98%
JH PittsLabour6,40118.21%

Electorate: 46,188; {Civ: 41,826; Bus: 18; Serv: 4,344};
Turnout: 76.09%; Majority: 2,047 (5.82%)


Bolton (2)
[E] Labour gains
JH JonesLabour44,59523.99%
J LewisLabour43,26623.28%
JFR ReynoldsConservative31,21716.79%
C EntwistleConservative30,91116.63%
RK SpeddingLiberal18,180 9.78%
BR ConnellLiberal17,710 9.53%

Electorate: 120,355; {Civ: 110,255; Bus: 39; Serv: 10,061};
Turnout: 77.22%; Majority: 12,049 (6.65%)


Bootle
[E] Labour gain
J KinleyLabour15,82358.60%
E ErringtonConservative11,18041.40%

Electorate: 38,642; {Civ: 34,424; Bus: 82; Serv: 4,136};
Turnout: 69.88%; Majority: 4,643 (17.19%)


Bosworth
[E] Labour gain
AC AllenLabour26,15155.63%
JM TuckerLiberal National20,85444.37%

Electorate: 60,660; {Civ: 55,657; Bus: 7; Serv: 4,996};
Turnout: 77.49%; Majority: 5,297 (11.27%)


Bothwell
[S] Labour hold
J TimminsLabour25,36965.76%
H ShawConservative13,20734.24%

Electorate: 52,757; {Civ: 48,202; Bus: 3; Serv: 4,552};
Turnout: 73.12%; Majority: 12,162 (31.53%)


Bournemouth
[E] Conservative hold
L LyleConservative34,54455.45%
BT WigoderLiberal14,23222.85%
RSW PollardLabour13,52221.71%

Electorate: 87,345; {Civ: 79,962; Bus: 80; Serv: 7,303};
Turnout: 71.32%; Majority: 20,312 (32.60%)


Bow & Bromley
[E] Labour hold
CW KeyLabour10,98284.11%
KD DuthieConservative2,07515.89%

Electorate: 20,809; {Civ: 18,254; Bus: 56; Serv: 2,499};
Turnout: 62.75%; Majority: 8,907 (68.22%)


Bradford Central
[E] Labour hold
M WebbLabour16,76457.42%
TL DallasConservative7,77626.63%
PE TrenchLiberal4,65515.94%

Electorate: 38,255; {Civ: 33,570; Bus: 1,062; Serv: 3,623};
Turnout: 76.32%; Majority: 8,988 (30.79%)


Bradford East
[E] Labour gain
F McLeaveyLabour15,74345.02%
WJ TaylorConservative9,10926.05%
W BallantineInd Labour Party5,10514.60%
JS SnowdenLiberal5,01014.33%

Electorate: 44,305; {Civ: 40,073; Bus: 76; Serv: 4,156};
Turnout: 78.92%; Majority: 6,634 (18.97%)


Bradford North
[E] Labour gain
MW NicholLabour20,26843.65%
J BennConservative16,82436.24%
RW TownLiberal9,33720.11%

Electorate: 58,332; {Civ: 52,801; Bus: 55; Serv: 5,476};
Turnout: 79.59%; Majority: 3,444 (7.42%)


Bradford South
[E] Labour gain
MF TitteringtonLabour24,39452.47%
HW PeelLiberal National15,39233.11%
CE HindleyLiberal6,70714.43%

Electorate: 60,472; {Civ: 54,655; Bus: 167; Serv: 5,650};
Turnout: 76.88%; Majority: 9,002 (19.36%)


Brecon & Radnor
[W] Labour hold
TE WatkinsLabour19,72546.80%
O GuestConservative14,08933.43%
D LewisLiberal8,33519.78%

Electorate: 52,689; {Civ: 49,164; Bus: 43; Serv: 3,482};
Turnout: 80.00%; Majority: 5,636 (13.37%)


Brentford & Chiswick
[E] Labour gain
FE Noel-BakerLabour17,69357.63%
HP MitchellConservative13,00642.37%

Electorate: 40,461; {Civ: 36,434; Bus: 85; Serv: 3,942};
Turnout: 75.87%; Majority: 4,687 (15.27%)


Bridgwater
[E] Independent hold
V BartlettInd17,93745.79%
G WillsConservative15,62539.89%
N CorkhillLabour5,61314.33%

Electorate: 53,896; {Civ: 49,316; Bus: 20; Serv: 4,560};
Turnout: 72.69%; Majority: 2,312 (5.90%)

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