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

Consett — DeptfordDerby — Dudley
Consett
[E] Labour hold
TE GlanvilleLabour28,61770.11%
JA McGilleyLiberal National12,19829.89%

Electorate: 52,762; {Civ: 48,751; Bus: 4; Serv: 4,007};
Turnout: 77.36%; Majority: 16,419 (40.23%)


Cornwall Northern
[E] Liberal hold
TL HorabinLiberal18,83652.86%
TP FulfordConservative16,17145.38%
JH WorrallLabour Ind626 1.76%

Electorate: 49,033; {Civ: 45,166; Bus: 14; Serv: 3,853};
Turnout: 72.67%; Majority: 2,665 (7.48%)


Coventry East
[E] Labour win (new constituency)
RHS CrossmanLabour34,37960.51%
H WestonConservative15,63027.51%
W AlexanderCommunist3,986 7.02%
C PayneLiberal2,820 4.96%

Electorate: 79,909; {Civ: 74,676; Bus: 67; Serv: 5,166};
Turnout: 71.10%; Majority: 18,749 (33.00%)


Coventry West
[E] Labour gain
M EdelmanLabour38,24962.21%
WF StricklandConservative23,23637.79%

Electorate: 91,309; {Civ: 85,900; Bus: 91; Serv: 5,318};
Turnout: 67.34%; Majority: 15,013 (24.42%)


Crewe
[E] Labour gain
SS AllenLabour28,41660.61%
D SomervellConservative18,46839.39%

Electorate: 62,768; {Civ: 59,248; Bus: 2; Serv: 3,518};
Turnout: 74.69%; Majority: 9,948 (21.22%)


Croydon North
[E] Conservative hold
HU WillinkConservative23,41741.13%
MG BillsonLabour22,81040.06%
JM HowardLiberal10,71418.82%

Electorate: 77,594; {Civ: 68,860; Bus: 78; Serv: 8,656};
Turnout: 73.38%; Majority: 607 (1.07%)


Croydon South
[E] Labour gain
D Rees-WilliamsLabour27,65053.38%
H WilliamsConservative24,14746.62%

Electorate: 72,979; {Civ: 65,145; Bus: 122; Serv: 7,712};
Turnout: 70.98%; Majority: 3,503 (6.76%)


Cumberland Northern
[E] Liberal hold
W RobertsLiberal12,05350.41%
RN CarrConservative11,85549.59%

Electorate: 31,588; {Civ: 29,538; Bus: 5; Serv: 2,045};
Turnout: 75.69%; Majority: 198 (0.83%)


Dagenham
[E] Labour win (new constituency)
J ParkerLabour36,68683.69%
AE CooperConservative7,14716.31%

Electorate: 63,450; {Civ: 55,596; Bus: 15; Serv: 7,839};
Turnout: 69.08%; Majority: 29,539 (67.39%)


Darlington
[E] Labour gain
DR HardmanLabour21,44248.94%
CU PeatConservative13,15330.02%
GV RogersLiberal9,21521.03%

Electorate: 54,703; {Civ: 49,738; Bus: 57; Serv: 4,908};
Turnout: 80.09%; Majority: 8,289 (18.92%)


Dartford
[E] Labour hold
N DoddLabour36,66568.38%
REW GrubbConservative16,95131.62%

Electorate: 71,591; {Civ: 64,579; Bus: 33; Serv: 6,979};
Turnout: 74.89%; Majority: 19,714 (36.77%)


Darwen
[E] Conservative hold
WRS PrescottConservative13,62341.43%
R HainesLabour11,28234.31%
H BalfourLiberal7,97924.26%

Electorate: 39,774; {Civ: 36,694; Bus: 4; Serv: 3,076};
Turnout: 82.68%; Majority: 2,341 (7.12%)


Daventry
[E] Conservative hold
RE Manningham-BullerConservative14,86342.85%
P WilliamsLabour13,69339.48%
WGE DyerLiberal6,13017.67%

Electorate: 46,221; {Civ: 42,747; Bus: 13; Serv: 3,461};
Turnout: 75.04%; Majority: 1,170 (3.37%)


Denbigh
[W] Liberal National hold
H Morris-JonesLiberal National17,02341.70%
G EvansLiberal12,10129.64%
WLM JonesLabour11,70228.66%

Electorate: 54,572; {Civ: 51,289; Bus: 9; Serv: 3,274};
Turnout: 74.81%; Majority: 4,922 (12.06%)


Deptford
[E] Labour hold
J WilmotLabour22,31373.47%
E CuddonConservative8,05926.53%

Electorate: 44,078; {Civ: 38,714; Bus: 75; Serv: 5,289};
Turnout: 68.91%; Majority: 14,254 (46.93%)

Derby (2)
[E] Labour hold one and gain one
PJ Noel-BakerLabour42,19633.60%
CAB WilcockLabour40,80032.49%
J LochraneConservative21,46017.09%
JM BemroseConservative21,12516.82%

Electorate: 82,194; {Civ: 75,962; Bus: 229; Serv: 6,003};
Turnout: 76.39%; Majority: 19,340 (15.67%)


Derbyshire North Eastern
[E] Labour hold
H WhiteLabour35,79565.58%
RE WarlowConservative18,78934.42%

Electorate: 69,024; {Civ: 64,747; Bus: 2; Serv: 4,275};
Turnout: 79.08%; Majority: 17,006 (31.16%)


Derbyshire Southern
[E] Labour gain
AJ ChampionLabour47,58657.70%
PV Emrys-EvansConservative24,63629.87%
N HeathcoteLiberal10,25512.43%

Electorate: 104,398; {Civ: 96,711; Bus: 42; Serv: 7,645};
Turnout: 79.00%; Majority: 22,950 (27.83%)


Derbyshire Western
[E] Labour hold
CF WhiteLabour18,33148.79%
W AitkenConservative18,17548.37%
R GoodallInd1,068 2.84%

Electorate: 45,917; {Civ: 42,509; Bus: 24; Serv: 3,384};
Turnout: 81.83%; Majority: 156 (0.42%)


Devizes
[E] Conservative hold
MC HollisConservative12,79647.05%
WE CaveLabour8,12029.86%
FL JosephyLiberal6,27823.09%

Electorate: 40,216; {Civ: 36,755; Bus: 4; Serv: 3,457};
Turnout: 67.62%; Majority: 4,676 (17.19%)


Dewsbury
[E] Labour hold
WT PalingLabour16,33056.26%
EER KilnerLiberal National8,67429.88%
TM BanksLiberal4,02313.86%

Electorate: 36,150; {Civ: 32,728; Bus: 27; Serv: 3,395};
Turnout: 80.30%; Majority: 7,656 (26.38%)


Doncaster
[E] Labour hold
E WalkdenLabour40,05070.20%
HA TaylorConservative16,99929.80%

Electorate: 76,356; {Civ: 69,606; Bus: 24; Serv: 6,726};
Turnout: 74.71%; Majority: 23,051 (40.41%)


Don Valley
[E] Labour hold
T WilliamsLabour40,15371.72%
J RossConservative15,83228.28%

Electorate: 76,420; {Civ: 70,894; Bus: 9; Serv: 5,517};
Turnout: 73.26%; Majority: 24,321 (43.44%)


Dorset Eastern
[E] Conservative hold
MJ WheatleyConservative26,56143.81%
C Fletcher-CookeLabour25,09341.39%
JAH ManderLiberal8,97514.80%

Electorate: 80,816; {Civ: 72,467; Bus: 7; Serv: 8,342};
Turnout: 75.02%; Majority: 1,468 (2.42%)


Dorset Northern
[E] Liberal gain
F ByersLiberal14,44453.65%
RH GlynConservative12,47946.35%

Electorate: 35,879; {Civ: 32,821; Bus: 6; Serv: 3,052};
Turnout: 75.04%; Majority: 1,965 (7.30%)


Dorset Southern
[E] Conservative hold
Visc HitchingbrookeConservative14,62642.72%
PS EastmanLabour12,46036.40%
WE WardLiberal7,14920.88%

Electorate: 46,513; {Civ: 41,311; Bus: 11; Serv: 5,191};
Turnout: 73.60%; Majority: 2,166 (6.33%)


Dorset Western
[E] Conservative hold
S Wingfield DigbyConservative13,39950.16%
CJ KaneLabour8,21530.75%
GH NewsomLiberal5,09819.09%

Electorate: 35,780; {Civ: 32,343; Bus: 8; Serv: 3,429};
Turnout: 74.66%; Majority: 5,184 (19.41%)


Dover
[E] Labour gain
JR ThomasLabour17,37352.54%
J ArbuthnotConservative15,69147.46%

Electorate: 45,113; {Civ: 40,543; Bus: 15; Serv: 4,555};
Turnout: 73.29%; Majority: 1,682 (5.09%)


Down (2)
[N] Ind Ulster Unionist & Ulster Unionist hold
J LittleInd Ulster Unionist46,73240.37%
W SmilesUlster Unionist24,14820.86%
JM Blakiston-HoustonUlster Unionist22,73019.63%
J BrownInd22,16319.14%

Electorate: 147,471; {Civ: 142,984; Bus: 387; Serv: 4,100};
Turnout: 39.25%; Majority: 1,418 (1.71%)


Dudley
[E] Labour gain
GEC WiggLabour15,43962.77%
ETC BrintonConservative9,15637.23%

Electorate: 33,321; {Civ: 31,077; Bus: 63; Serv: 2,181};
Turnout: 73.81%; Majority: 6,283 (25.55%)

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