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

Canterbury — ChesterfieldChester le Street — Colne Valley
Canterbury
[E] Conservative hold
JB WhiteConservative24,28261.61%
JDM BellLabour14,11535.81%
C WilliamsonCommon Wealth1,017 2.58%

Electorate: 57,302; {Civ: 51,796; Bus: 10; Serv: 5,496};
Turnout: 68.78%; Majority: 10,167 (25.80%)


Cardiff Central
[W] Labour gain
TG ThomasLabour16,50649.11%
CS HallinanConservative11,98235.65%
PH MorganLiberal5,12115.24%

Electorate: 46,505; {Civ: 41,696; Bus: 286; Serv: 4,523};
Turnout: 72.27%; Majority: 4,524 (13.46%)


Cardiff East
[W] Labour gain
HA MarquandLabour16,29950.73%
J GriggNational11,30635.19%
JE Emlyn-JonesLiberal4,52314.08%

Electorate: 42,867; {Civ: 38,749; Bus: 44; Serv: 4,074};
Turnout: 74.95%; Majority: 4,993 (15.54%)


Cardiff South
[W] Labour gain
LJA CallaghanLabour17,48960.24%
A EvansConservative11,54539.76%

Electorate: 39,220; {Civ: 35,204; Bus: 194; Serv: 3,822};
Turnout: 74.03%; Majority: 5,944 (20.47%)


Cardigan
[W] Liberal hold
R BowenLiberal18,91263.83%
I MorganLabour10,71836.17%

Electorate: 41,597; {Civ: 39,094; Bus: 3; Serv: 2,500};
Turnout: 71.23%; Majority: 8,194 (27.65%)


Carlisle
[E] Labour gain
E GriersonLabour18,50550.41%
EL SpearsConservative13,35636.39%
GW IredellLiberal4,84513.20%

Electorate: 46,348; {Civ: 41,588; Bus: 56; Serv: 4,704};
Turnout: 79.20%; Majority: 5,149 (14.03%)


Carmarthen
[W] Liberal gain
RH MorrisLiberal19,78351.67%
RM HughesLabour18,50448.33%

Electorate: 50,304; {Civ: 47,742; Bus: 1; Serv: 2,561};
Turnout: 76.11%; Majority: 1,279 (3.34%)


Carshalton
[E] Conservative win (new constituency)
AH HeadConservative20,18145.34%
WF HawkinsLabour19,16443.05%
WJ BarrowLiberal5,16711.61%

Electorate: 57,757; {Civ: 51,129; Bus: 12; Serv: 6,616};
Turnout: 77.07%; Majority: 1,017 (2.28%)


Chatham
[E] Labour gain
AG BottomleyLabour19,25055.34%
LF PluggeConservative15,53444.66%

Electorate: 48,270; {Civ: 42,777; Bus: 29; Serv: 5,464};
Turnout: 72.06%; Majority: 3,716 (10.68%)


Chelmsford
[E] Common Wealth hold
ER MillingtonCommon Wealth27,30946.72%
H AshtonConservative25,22943.17%
H BuckmasterLiberal5,90910.11%

Electorate: 79,482; {Civ: 73,012; Bus: 17; Serv: 6,453};
Turnout: 73.53%; Majority: 2,080 (3.56%)


Chelsea
[E] Conservative hold
AHP NobleConservative12,04363.72%
M SchufeldtLabour5,87431.08%
DA SharpeCommon Wealth984 5.21%

Electorate: 30,095; {Civ: 27,051; Bus: 204; Serv: 2,840};
Turnout: 62.80%; Majority: 6,169 (32.64%)


Cheltenham
[E] Independent Conservative hold
DL LipsonInd Conservative16,08143.29%
P WarnerLabour11,09529.87%
WW Hicks-BeachConservative9,97226.84%

Electorate: 49,173; {Civ: 45,319; Bus: 21; Serv: 3,833};
Turnout: 75.55%; Majority: 4,986 (13.42%)


Chertsey
[E] Conservative hold
A MarsdenConservative37,45652.32%
B BarkerLabour25,19435.19%
W RidgewayLiberal8,94012.49%

Electorate: 103,306; {Civ: 94,797; Bus: 22; Serv: 8,487};
Turnout: 69.30%; Majority: 12,262 (17.13%)


Chester
[E] Conservative hold
B NieldConservative19,06450.33%
D HopkinsonLabour13,58535.87%
AE JonesLiberal5,22913.80%

Electorate: 52,506; {Civ: 47,751; Bus: 14; Serv: 4,741};
Turnout: 72.14%; Majority: 5,479 (14.46%)


Chesterfield
[E] Labour hold
G BensonLabour29,45962.84%
A CavendishConservative17,42437.16%

Electorate: 60,583; {Civ: 56,365; Bus: 9; Serv: 4,209};
Turnout: 77.39%; Majority: 12,035 (25.67%)

Chester-le-Street
[E] Labour win
JJ LawsonLabour33,78876.76%
Visc LambtonConservative10,22823.24%

Electorate: 55,166; {Civ: 50,617; Bus: 2; Serv: 4,547};
Turnout: 79.79%; Majority: 23,560 (53.53%)


Chichester
[E] Conservative hold
LW Joynson-HicksConservative30,98954.61%
F ChamberlayneLabour13,67024.09%
G KiddLiberal11,34519.99%
MH WoodardInd625 1.10%
T CarterDemocratic Party118 0.21%

Electorate: 83,158; {Civ: 74,163; Bus: 32; Serv: 8,963};
Turnout: 68.24%; Majority: 17,319 (30.52%)


Chippenham
[E] Conservative hold
DM EcclesConservative15,88942.60%
A TomlinsonLabour11,86631.81%
DM JohnsonLiberal9,54725.59%

Electorate: 53,462; {Civ: 49,927; Bus: 10; Serv: 3,525};
Turnout: 69.77%; Majority: 4,023 (10.78%)


Chislehurst
[E] Labour gain
GD WallaceLabour25,52249.47%
TL FisherConservative19,24337.30%
ECG HawkinsLiberal6,82413.23%

Electorate: 71,246; {Civ: 63,183; Bus: 13; Serv: 8,050};
Turnout: 72.41%; Majority: 6,279 (12.17%)


Chorley
[E] Labour gain
C KenyonLabour24,55053.20%
RH BrownConservative21,59546.80%

Electorate: 60,598; {Civ: 56,350; Bus: 15; Serv: 4,233};
Turnout: 76.15%; Majority: 2,955 (6.40%)


Cirencester & Tewkesbury
[E] Conservative hold
WS MorrisonConservative19,49048.06%
AEG HawkinsLabour12,38030.53%
CH HarrisLiberal8,68121.41%

Electorate: 59,814; {Civ: 55,379; Bus: 42; Serv: 4,393};
Turnout: 67.80%; Majority: 7,110 (17.53%)


City of London (2)
[E]
A DuncanNational5,33239.48%
G BroadbridgeConservative5,30939.31%
A McFadyeanLiberal1,48711.01%
SW AlexanderInd1,37910.21%

Electorate: 10,830; {Civ: 3,767; Bus: 6,608; Serv: 455};
Turnout: 62.36%; Majority: 3,822 (29.10%)


Clackmannan & Stirlingshire East
[S] Labour hold
A WoodburnLabour24,62262.90%
J GilmourConservative14,52237.10%

Electorate: 54,447; {Civ: 49,505; Bus: 18; Serv: 4,924};
Turnout: 71.89%; Majority: 10,100 (25.80%)


Clapham
[E] Labour gain
JR BattleyLabour15,20554.17%
RL LowndesConservative10,01435.68%
CE PatersonLiberal2,85010.15%

Electorate: 39,657; {Civ: 35,229; Bus: 42; Serv: 4,386};
Turnout: 70.78%; Majority: 5,191 (18.49%)


Clay Cross
[E] Labour hold
H NealLabour27,53882.06%
WP BullConservative6,02117.94%

Electorate: 47,383; {Civ: 45,046; Bus: 1; Serv: 2,336};
Turnout: 70.82%; Majority: 21,517 (64.12%)


Cleveland
[E] Labour gain
O WilleyLabour27,66048.95%
RT BowerConservative19,73934.93%
MR ShawcrossLiberal9,10816.12%

Electorate: 74,306; {Civ: 68,336; Bus: 1; Serv: 5,969};
Turnout: 76.05%; Majority: 7,921 (14.02%)


Clitheroe
[E] Labour gain
HE RandallLabour19,44353.65%
R FortConservative16,79646.35%

Electorate: 43,449; {Civ: 40,294; Bus: 20; Serv: 3,135};
Turnout: 83.41%; Majority: 2,647 (7.30%)


Coatbridge
[S] Labour hold
J MannLabour18,61961.12%
R RussellConservative11,84238.88%

Electorate: 40,022; {Civ: 36,381; Bus: 8; Serv: 3,633};
Turnout: 76.11%; Majority: 6,777 (22.25%)


Colchester
[E] Labour gain
C SmithLabour16,58745.31%
O LewisConservative14,12338.58%
GA RoutledgeLiberal5,89916.11%

Electorate: 49,557; {Civ: 44,913; Bus: 10; Serv: 4,634};
Turnout: 73.87%; Majority: 2,464 (6.73%)


Colne Valley
[E] Labour hold
WG HallLabour23,48854.66%
S SmithConservative11,59326.98%
GK LawrenceLiberal7,89018.36%

Electorate: 54,249; {Civ: 49,623; Bus: 9; Serv: 4,617};
Turnout: 79.21%; Majority: 11,895 (27.68%)

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