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

Brigg — BurslemBurton — Cannock
Brigg
[E] Labour hold
T WilliamsonLabour26,77158.92%
AN DixonConservative18,66741.08%

Electorate: 60,897; {Civ: 56,278; Bus: 8; Serv: 4,611};
Turnout: 74.61%; Majority: 8,104 (17.84%)


Brighton (2)
[E] Conservative hold
W TeelingConservative49,33930.78%
AAH MarloweConservative49,02630.59%
JT HuddartLabour31,07419.39%
GH BarnardLabour30,84419.24%

Electorate: 124,361; {Civ: 112,544; Bus: 159; Serv: 11,658};
Turnout: 64.44%; Majority: 17,952 (11.34%)


Bristol Central
[E] Labour gain
S AwberyLabour13,04563.90%
Lady ApsleyConservative7,36936.10%

Electorate: 29,167; {Civ: 25,920; Bus: 927; Serv: 2,320};
Turnout: 69.99%; Majority: 5,676 (27.80%)


Bristol East
[E] Labour hold
S CrippsLabour27,97573.53%
TD CorpeConservative10,07326.47%

Electorate: 49,845; {Civ: 45,356; Bus: 118; Serv: 4,371};
Turnout: 76.33%; Majority: 17,902 (47.05%)


Bristol North
[E] Labour gain
W ColdrickLabour22,81957.82%
J BrittonLiberal National16,64842.18%

Electorate: 53,363; {Civ: 49,014; Bus: 39; Serv: 4,310};
Turnout: 73.96%; Majority: 6,171 (15.64%)


Bristol South
[E] Labour hold
WA WilkinsLabour24,92958.81%
EH LeatherConservative12,37929.20%
DA JonesLiberal5,08311.99%

Electorate: 56,134; {Civ: 50,624; Bus: 101; Serv: 5,409};
Turnout: 75.52%; Majority: 12,550 (29.61%)


Bristol West
[E] Conservative hold
O StanleyConservative32,14948.59%
WE BalmerLabour25,16338.03%
D AllhusenLiberal8,84913.37%

Electorate: 88,599; {Civ: 81,643; Bus: 118; Serv: 6,838};
Turnout: 74.67%; Majority: 6,986 (10.56%)


Brixton
[E] Labour gain
M LiptonLabour15,58363.58%
NCD ColmanConservative8,92836.42%

Electorate: 37,493; {Civ: 33,226; Bus: 65; Serv: 4,202};
Turnout: 65.37%; Majority: 6,655 (27.15%)


Bromley
[E] Conservative hold
ET CampbellConservative26,10844.91%
A BainLabour19,84934.14%
J SayerLiberal12,17720.95%

Electorate: 81,800; {Civ: 71,938; Bus: 18; Serv: 9,844};
Turnout: 71.07%; Majority: 6,259 (10.77%)


Broxtowe
[E] Labour hold
FS CocksLabour39,54572.05%
G BowmanConservative15,34427.95%

Electorate: 69,964; {Civ: 64,724; Bus: 3; Serv: 5,237};
Turnout: 78.45%; Majority: 24,201 (44.09%)


Buckingham
[E] Labour gain
A CrawleyLabour22,30254.72%
L BerryConservative18,45745.28%

Electorate: 56,808; {Civ: 52,683; Bus: 22; Serv: 4,103};
Turnout: 71.75%; Majority: 3,845 (9.43%)


Bucklow
[E] Conservative win (new constituency)
WS ShepherdConservative30,16557.28%
AW HaycockLabour22,49742.72%

Electorate: 68,905; {Civ: 62,690; Bus: 19; Serv: 6,196};
Turnout: 76.43%; Majority: 7,668 (14.56%)


Buckrose
[E] Liberal gain
G WadsworthLiberal15,93451.53%
AN BraithwaiteConservative14,98548.47%

Electorate: 43,012; {Civ: 39,446; Bus: 4; Serv: 3,562};
Turnout: 71.88%; Majority: 949 (3.07%)


Burnley
[E] Labour hold
WA BurkeLabour32,12263.54%
HM MilnesLiberal National18,43136.46%

Electorate: 62,849; {Civ: 57,267; Bus: 79; Serv: 5,503};
Turnout: 80.44%; Majority: 13,691 (27.08%)


Burslem
[E] Labour gain
AE DaviesLabour20,04460.48%
FM BennettLiberal National9,87729.80%
A MacLarenInd3,223 9.72%

Electorate: 42,121; {Civ: 38,292; Bus: 44; Serv: 3,785};
Turnout: 78.69%; Majority: 10,167 (30.68%)

Burton
[E] Labour gain
W LyneLabour18,28851.06%
JF GrettonConservative17,52848.94%

Electorate: 53,587; {Civ: 48,702; Bus: 17; Serv: 4,868};
Turnout: 66.84%; Majority: 760 (2.12%)


Bury
[E] Conservative hold
W FletcherConservative14,01239.89%
S HandLabour13,90239.58%
AW JamesLiberal7,21120.53%

Electorate: 44,888; {Civ: 40,770; Bus: 27; Serv: 4,091};
Turnout: 78.25%; Majority: 110 (0.31%)


Bury St Edmunds
[E] Conservative hold
GB Clifton BrownConservative15,01348.71%
C McCallLabour9,19529.83%
HC DraytonLiberal5,86319.02%
EC EnglandCommon Wealth750 2.43%

Electorate: 45,482; {Civ: 41,500; Bus: 75; Serv: 3,970};
Turnout: 67.77%; Majority: 5,818 (18.88%)


Bute & Northern Ayrshire
[S] Conservative hold
C MacAndrewConservative21,65252.99%
J WheatleyLabour19,20947.01%

Electorate: 59,529; {Civ: 55,029; Bus: 12; Serv: 4,488};
Turnout: 68.64%; Majority: 2,443 (5.98%)


Caernarvon District
[W] Conservative gain
D Price WhiteConservative11,43232.93%
DS DaviesLiberal11,09631.96%
WE JonesLabour10,62530.61%
JE DanielWelsh Nationalist1,560 4.49%

Electorate: 46,910; {Civ: 43,326; Bus: 19; Serv: 3,565};
Turnout: 74.00%; Majority: 336 (0.97%)


Caernarvonshire
[W] Labour gain
GO RobertsLabour22,04355.34%
G OwenLiberal15,63739.26%
WA BebbWelsh Nationalist2,152 5.40%

Electorate: 51,249; {Civ: 48,084; Bus: 1; Serv: 3,164};
Turnout: 77.72%; Majority: 6,406 (16.08%)


Caerphilly
[W] Labour hold
N EdwardsLabour29,15880.22%
J de CourcyConservative7,18919.78%

Electorate: 47,078; {Civ: 43,832; Bus: 3; Serv: 3,243};
Turnout: 77.21%; Majority: 21,969 (60.44%)


Caithness & Sutherland
[S] Conservative gain
ELG DowerConservative5,56433.47%
R McInnesLabour5,55833.43%
A SinclairLiberal5,50333.10%

Electorate: 25,902; {Civ: 23,452; Bus: 0; Serv: 2,450};
Turnout: 64.18%; Majority: 6 (0.04%)


Camberwell North
[E] Labour hold
C ManningLabour7,18676.66%
ER MayerConservative1,39414.87%
R DisherNational794 8.47%

Electorate: 15,460; {Civ: 13,400; Bus: 29; Serv: 2,031};
Turnout: 60.63%; Majority: 5,792 (61.79%)


Camberwell North West
[E] Labour gain
F CorbetLabour12,25169.62%
LA MayConservative5,34630.38%

Electorate: 26,587; {Civ: 23,165; Bus: 34; Serv: 3,388};
Turnout: 66.19%; Majority: 6,905 (39.24%)


Camborne
[E] Conservative hold
PG AgnewConservative12,25737.06%
FH HaymanLabour11,67335.30%
TR HillLiberal9,14127.64%

Electorate: 51,407; {Civ: 47,774; Bus: 10; Serv: 3,623};
Turnout: 64.33%; Majority: 584 (1.77%)


Cambridge
[E] Labour gain
AL SymondsLabour19,67150.88%
RL TufnellConservative18,98949.12%

Electorate: 55,898; {Civ: 51,295; Bus: 47; Serv: 4,556};
Turnout: 69.16%; Majority: 682 (1.76%)


Cambridgeshire
[E] Labour gain
AE StubbsLabour18,71442.29%
G HowardConservative18,67042.19%
LE GoodmanLiberal6,86715.52%

Electorate: 63,302; {Civ: 58,737; Bus: 43; Serv: 4,522};
Turnout: 69.90%; Majority: 44 (0.10%)


Cambridge University (STV: 2)
[E]
K PickthornConservativeelected on the first count
H Wilson HarrisIndelected on the fourth count

See universities page for details


Cannock
[E] Labour hold
J LeeLabour48,85962.57%
CW ShelfordConservative29,22537.43%

Electorate: 109,455; {Civ: 102,239; Bus: 5; Serv: 7,211};
Turnout: 71.34%; Majority: 19,634 (25.14%)

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