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

Leeds Central — Lewisham EastLewisham West — Liverpool Walton
Leeds Central
[E] Labour gain
G PorterLabour13,37057.14%
CS DenmanConservative8,01134.24%
B SandelsonLiberal2,017 8.62%

Electorate: 36,889; {Civ: 32,066; Bus: 1,770; Serv: 3,053};
Turnout: 63.43%; Majority: 5,359 (22.90%)


Leeds North
[E] Conservative hold
O PeakeConservative22,84842.01%
R HodgsonLabour22,72041.77%
JA MacCallum ScottLiberal8,82416.22%

Electorate: 75,491; {Civ: 67,746; Bus: 12; Serv: 7,733};
Turnout: 72.05%; Majority: 128 (0.24%)


Leeds North East
[E] Labour gain
A BaconLabour28,87053.10%
JJ Craik HendersonConservative20,40637.53%
FC WilsonLiberal5,097 9.37%

Electorate: 75,746; {Civ: 67,970; Bus: 11; Serv: 7,765};
Turnout: 71.78%; Majority: 8,464 (15.57%)


Leeds South
[E] Labour hold
HTN GaitskellLabour17,89961.03%
AE RamsdenConservative7,49725.56%
W BarfordLiberal3,93313.41%

Electorate: 38,616; {Civ: 34,928; Bus: 17; Serv: 3,671};
Turnout: 75.95%; Majority: 10,402 (35.47%)


Leeds South East
[E] Labour hold
J MilnerLabour20,36371.83%
S BeeversConservative4,51815.94%
CH TyersLiberal3,46612.23%

Electorate: 39,574; {Civ: 35,754; Bus: 21; Serv: 3,799};
Turnout: 71.63%; Majority: 15,845 (55.90%)


Leeds West
[E] Labour gain
W StamfordLabour26,59359.02%
V AdamsConservative12,45727.65%
J BoothLiberal6,00813.33%

Electorate: 59,175; {Civ: 52,996; Bus: 14; Serv: 6,165};
Turnout: 76.14%; Majority: 14,136 (31.37%)


Leek
[E] Labour hold
H DaviesLabour32,56767.19%
TW GrimsonConservative15,90432.81%

Electorate: 63,163; {Civ: 57,976; Bus: 6; Serv: 5,181};
Turnout: 76.74%; Majority: 16,663 (34.38%)


Leicester East
[E] Labour gain
T DonovanLabour28,41456.94%
AM LyonsConservative15,18230.42%
DG GallowayLiberal6,30612.64%

Electorate: 65,621; {Civ: 59,897; Bus: 80; Serv: 5,644};
Turnout: 76.05%; Majority: 13,232 (26.52%)


Leicester South
[E] Labour gain
HW BowdenLabour19,54145.00%
C WaterhouseConservative18,37342.31%
TA PrattLiberal5,50912.69%

Electorate: 57,504; {Civ: 52,295; Bus: 359; Serv: 4,850};
Turnout: 75.51%; Majority: 1,168 (2.69%)


Leicester West
[E] Labour gain
B JannerLabour20,56353.34%
HG NicolsonNational13,34834.63%
JA KirbyLiberal4,63912.03%

Electorate: 50,193; {Civ: 45,515; Bus: 208; Serv: 4,470};
Turnout: 76.80%; Majority: 7,215 (18.72%)


Leigh
[E] Labour hold
H BoardmanLabour32,44769.81%
EHH HillConservative14,02930.19%

Electorate: 57,388; {Civ: 53,296; Bus: 14; Serv: 4,078};
Turnout: 80.99%; Majority: 18,418 (39.63%)


Leith
[S] Labour gain
J HoyLabour19,57160.82%
E BrownLiberal National10,11631.44%
J CormackInd2,493 7.75%

Electorate: 46,450; {Civ: 41,020; Bus: 129; Serv: 5,301};
Turnout: 69.28%; Majority: 9,455 (29.38%)


Leominster
[E] Conservative hold
AE BaldwinConservative14,22451.15%
AE FarrLiberal13,58648.85%

Electorate: 37,389; {Civ: 34,944; Bus: 4; Serv: 2,441};
Turnout: 74.38%; Majority: 638 (2.29%)


Lewes
[E] Conservative hold
TVH BeamishConservative26,17651.26%
AE OramLabour18,51136.25%
P CadoganLiberal6,37412.48%

Electorate: 71,049; {Civ: 63,558; Bus: 30; Serv: 7,461};
Turnout: 71.87%; Majority: 7,665 (15.01%)


Lewisham East
[E] Labour gain
H MorrisonLabour37,36161.82%
A PownallConservative22,14236.64%
F RussellInd931 1.54%

Electorate: 79,318; {Civ: 69,069; Bus: 47; Serv: 10,202};
Turnout: 76.19%; Majority: 15,219 (25.18%)

Lewisham West
[E] Labour gain
AM SkeffingtonLabour20,00853.35%
H BrookeConservative17,49246.65%

Electorate: 50,918; {Civ: 44,423; Bus: 30; Serv: 6,465};
Turnout: 73.65%; Majority: 2,516 (6.71%)


Leyton East
[E] Labour gain
AE BechervaiseLabour13,04865.73%
BR BraineConservative6,80234.27%

Electorate: 29,093; {Civ: 25,609; Bus: 54; Serv: 3,430};
Turnout: 68.23%; Majority: 6,246 (31.47%)


Leyton West
[E] Labour hold
RW SorensenLabour17,23658.52%
TFD RoseConservative8,50728.89%
B GuysterLiberal3,70812.59%

Electorate: 40,503; {Civ: 35,416; Bus: 35; Serv: 5,052};
Turnout: 72.71%; Majority: 8,729 (29.64%)


Lichfield
[E] Labour hold
CC PooleLabour42,80655.18%
GB CraddockNational26,23533.82%
R LambLiberal8,53311.00%

Electorate: 108,471; {Civ: 100,066; Bus: 7; Serv: 8,398};
Turnout: 71.52%; Majority: 16,571 (21.36%)


Limehouse
[E] Labour hold
CR AtleeLabour8,39883.85%
ANP WoodardConservative1,61816.15%

Electorate: 16,301; {Civ: 14,193; Bus: 75; Serv: 2,033};
Turnout: 61.44%; Majority: 6,780 (67.69%)


Lincoln
[E] Labour gain
G DeerLabour14,05241.22%
W LiddallConservative10,41430.55%
FC TrumanLiberal9,62528.23%

Electorate: 42,501; {Civ: 39,227; Bus: 36; Serv: 3,238};
Turnout: 80.21%; Majority: 3,638 (10.67%)


Linlithgow
[S] Labour hold
G MathersLabour24,76264.10%
R SpeirConservative13,87135.90%

Electorate: 52,609; {Civ: 48,085; Bus: 5; Serv: 4,519};
Turnout: 73.43%; Majority: 10,891 (28.19%)


Liverpool East Toxteth
[E] Conservative hold
PEG Buchan-HepburnConservative18,14549.30%
VHE BakerLabour12,37633.62%
WL BleaseLiberal6,28617.08%

Electorate: 52,383; {Civ: 47,038; Bus: 19; Serv: 5,326};
Turnout: 70.27%; Majority: 5,769 (15.67%)


Liverpool Edge Hill
[E] Labour gain
R ClitherowLabour13,15064.90%
W ClothierConservative7,11135.10%

Electorate: 30,559; {Civ: 27,003; Bus: 50; Serv: 3,506};
Turnout: 66.30%; Majority: 6,039 (29.81%)


Liverpool Everton
[E] Labour hold
BV KirbyLabour9,08865.41%
HW HillConservative4,80634.59%

Electorate: 22,010; {Civ: 19,387; Bus: 28; Serv: 2,595};
Turnout: 63.13%; Majority: 4,282 (30.82%)


Liverpool Exchange
[E] Labour gain
EM BraddockLabour8,49452.04%
JJ ShuteConservative7,82947.96%

Electorate: 26,732; {Civ: 22,289; Bus: 2,292; Serv: 2,151};
Turnout: 61.06%; Majority: 665 (4.07%)


Liverpool Fairfield
[E] Labour gain
AS MoodyLabour14,47545.78%
E BrocklebankConservative13,32842.15%
WH LedsomLiberal3,81612.07%

Electorate: 47,905; {Civ: 42,809; Bus: 40; Serv: 5,056};
Turnout: 66.00%; Majority: 1,147 (3.63%)


Liverpool Kirkdale
[E] Labour gain
W KeenanLabour10,64054.13%
AO RobertsConservative6,41432.63%
HD LongbottomInd2,60113.23%

Electorate: 30,559; {Civ: 27,087; Bus: 48; Serv: 3,424};
Turnout: 64.32%; Majority: 4,226 (21.50%)


Liverpool Scotland
[E] Labour hold
DG LoganLabourUnopposed—%

Electorate: 21,325; {Civ: 19,015; Bus: 86; Serv: 2,224};
Turnout: —%; Majority: — (—%)


Liverpool Walton
[E] Labour gain
J HaworthLabour18,38543.61%
R PurbrickConservative15,74937.35%
ER WebsterLiberal8,02819.04%

Electorate: 60,623; {Civ: 53,647; Bus: 26; Serv: 6,950};
Turnout: 69.55%; Majority: 2,636 (6.25%)

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