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

Plymouth Devonport — ReigateRenfrew Eastern — Rothwell
Plymouth Devonport
[E] Labour gain
M FootLabour13,39554.06%
L Hore-BelishaNational11,38245.94%

Electorate: 34,845; {Civ: 29,181; Bus: 35; Serv: 5,629};
Turnout: 71.11%; Majority: 2,013 (8.12%)


Plymouth Drake
[E] Labour gain
HM MedlandLabour15,07050.87%
H GuestConservative12,87143.45%
E TroutCommon Wealth1,681 5.67%

Electorate: 41,380; {Civ: 35,454; Bus: 117; Serv: 5,809};
Turnout: 71.59%; Majority: 2,199 (7.42%)


Plymouth Sutton
[E] Labour gain
L MiddletonLabour15,41751.65%
LD GrandConservative10,73835.97%
JA GavedLiberal3,69512.38%

Electorate: 41,493; {Civ: 35,855; Bus: 57; Serv: 5,581};
Turnout: 71.94%; Majority: 4,679 (15.68%)


Pontefract
[E] Labour hold
PG BarstowLabour24,69060.61%
K HargreavesConservative16,04839.39%

Electorate: 54,250; {Civ: 49,616; Bus: 8; Serv: 4,626};
Turnout: 75.09%; Majority: 8,642 (21.21%)


Pontypool
[W] Labour hold
A JenkinsLabour27,45577.28%
JG WeepleConservative8,07222.72%

Electorate: 46,039; {Civ: 42,838; Bus: 4; Serv: 3,197};
Turnout: 77.17%; Majority: 19,383 (54.56%)


Pontypridd
[W] Labour hold
A PearsonLabour27,82368.62%
CG TraherneConservative7,26017.91%
JE WilliamsLiberal5,46413.48%

Electorate: 53,346; {Civ: 49,386; Bus: 0; Serv: 3,960};
Turnout: 76.01%; Majority: 20,563 (50.71%)


Poplar South
[E] Labour hold
WH GuyLabour11,62089.23%
J VickersConservative1,40310.77%

Electorate: 19,667; {Civ: 17,337; Bus: 56; Serv: 2,274};
Turnout: 66.22%; Majority: 10,217 (78.45%)


Portsmouth Central
[E] Labour gain
JW SnowLabour14,74555.33%
REB BeaumontConservative11,34542.57%
WRC FosterDemocratic Party561 2.10%

Electorate: 36,255; {Civ: 30,997; Bus: 59; Serv: 5,199};
Turnout: 73.51%; Majority: 3,400 (12.76%)


Portsmouth North
[E] Labour gain
DWT BruceLabour15,35251.09%
G HowardConservative14,31047.62%
JEV KeastDemocratic Party388 1.29%

Electorate: 39,873; {Civ: 33,833; Bus: 72; Serv: 5,968};
Turnout: 75.36%; Majority: 1,042 (3.47%)


Portsmouth South
[E] Conservative hold
J LucasConservative15,81055.29%
JF BlitzLabour12,78344.71%

Electorate: 38,150; {Civ: 32,556; Bus: 76; Serv: 5,518};
Turnout: 74.95%; Majority: 3,027 (10.59%)


Preston (2)
[E] Labour gains
S SegalLabour33,05324.24%
JW SunderlandLabour32,88924.12%
R ChurchillConservative29,12921.36%
J AmeryConservative27,88520.45%
JM ToulminLiberal8,251 6.05%
PJ DevineCommunist5,168 3.79%

Electorate: 88,378; {Civ: 80,923; Bus: 110; Serv: 7,345};
Turnout: 77.15%; Majority: 3,760 (3.67%)


Pudsey & Otley
[E] Conservative hold
M Stoddart-ScottConservative22,75543.38%
DW HealeyLabour21,10440.24%
T ClarkeLiberal8,59216.38%

Electorate: 66,540; {Civ: 60,770; Bus: 20; Serv: 5,750};
Turnout: 78.83%; Majority: 1,651 (3.15%)


Putney
[E] Conservative hold
HN LinsteadConservative16,35648.54%
PD StewartLabour12,46937.00%
R AclandCommon Wealth2,686 7.97%
IJ HyamLiberal2,041 6.06%
E TennantInd144 0.43%

Electorate: 45,796; {Civ: 40,886; Bus: 50; Serv: 4,860};
Turnout: 73.58%; Majority: 3,887 (11.54%)


Reading
[E] Labour gain
I MikardoLabour30,46548.84%
WEC McIlroyNational24,07538.60%
RNT JamesLiberal7,83412.56%

Electorate: 84,827; {Civ: 76,651; Bus: 72; Serv: 8,104};
Turnout: 73.53%; Majority: 6,390 (10.24%)


Reigate
[E] Conservative hold
GC ToucheConservative27,41957.07%
CJ GarnsworthyLabour20,62342.93%

Electorate: 65,884; {Civ: 59,510; Bus: 40; Serv: 6,334};
Turnout: 72.92%; Majority: 6,796 (14.15%)

Renfrew Eastern
[S] Conservative hold
EGR LloydConservative42,31053.59%
D McArthurLabour36,63446.41%

Electorate: 116,962; {Civ: 107,140; Bus: 38; Serv: 9,784};
Turnout: 67.50%; Majority: 5,676 (7.19%)


Renfrew Western
[S] Labour gain
T ScollanLabour15,05048.80%
HJ Scrymgeour-WedderburnConservative13,83644.86%
RB WilkieScottish Nationalist1,955 6.34%

Electorate: 44,026; {Civ: 40,846; Bus: 10; Serv: 3,170};
Turnout: 70.05%; Majority: 1,214 (3.94%)


Rhondda East
[W] Labour hold
WH MainwaringLabour16,73348.34%
H PollittCommunist15,76145.53%
JK DaviesWelsh Nationalist2,123 6.13%

Electorate: 41,832; {Civ: 38,685; Bus: 0; Serv: 3,147};
Turnout: 82.75%; Majority: 972 (2.81%)


Rhondda West
[W] Labour hold
W JohnLabourUnopposed—%

Electorate: 39,652; {Civ: 36,980; Bus: 2; Serv: 2,670};
Turnout: —%; Majority: — (—%)


Richmond (Surrey)
[E] Conservative hold
GS Harvie WattConservative24,08552.79%
D Stark MurrayLabour15,76034.54%
GAD GordonLiberal5,02911.02%
D FrankCommon Wealth753 1.65%

Electorate: 59,490; {Civ: 53,444; Bus: 22; Serv: 6,024};
Turnout: 76.70%; Majority: 8,325 (18.25%)


Richmond (Yorks)
[E] Conservative hold
T DugdaleConservative18,33252.87%
MW DarwinLiberal9,42727.19%
GH MetcalfeLabour6,10417.60%
RN ChestertonCommon Wealth813 2.34%

Electorate: 50,709; {Civ: 46,891; Bus: 23; Serv: 3,795};
Turnout: 68.38%; Majority: 8,905 (25.68%)


Ripon
[E] Conservative hold
C YorkConservative29,67461.32%
R HartleyLabour12,59926.03%
M CowleyLiberal6,12212.65%

Electorate: 69,373; {Civ: 63,814; Bus: 6; Serv: 5,553};
Turnout: 69.76%; Majority: 17,075 (35.28%)


Rochdale
[E] Labour hold
HB MorganLabour22,04744.89%
EM NicolConservative16,85234.31%
CGC HarveyLiberal10,21120.79%

Electorate: 60,869; {Civ: 55,753; Bus: 54; Serv: 5,062};
Turnout: 80.68%; Majority: 5,195 (10.58%)


Romford
[E] Labour hold
T MacphersonLabour16,97952.83%
AM BerrymanConservative11,20234.86%
HJG HareLiberal3,95712.31%

Electorate: 43,070; {Civ: 37,873; Bus: 11; Serv: 5,186};
Turnout: 74.62%; Majority: 5,777 (17.98%)


Ross & Cromarty
[S] Liberal National hold
J MacLeodLiberal National10,06162.80%
A MackintoshLabour5,95937.20%

Electorate: 25,655; {Civ: 23,572; Bus: 1; Serv: 2,082};
Turnout: 62.44%; Majority: 4,102 (25.61%)


Rossendale
[E] Labour gain
GH WalkerLabour15,74143.61%
R CrossConservative10,15328.13%
AW JonesLiberal8,54223.66%
W WhittakerCommunist1,663 4.61%

Electorate: 43,402; {Civ: 39,487; Bus: 7; Serv: 3,908};
Turnout: 83.17%; Majority: 5,588 (15.48%)


Rotherham
[E] Labour hold
W DobbieLabour35,65474.16%
EH PhillipsLiberal National12,42025.84%

Electorate: 62,635; {Civ: 58,377; Bus: 8; Serv: 4,250};
Turnout: 76.75%; Majority: 23,234 (48.33%)


Rotherhithe
[E] Labour hold
B SmithLabour9,74179.08%
NC RungeConservative2,57720.92%

Electorate: 18,035; {Civ: 15,600; Bus: 116; Serv: 2,319};
Turnout: 68.30%; Majority: 7,164 (58.16%)


Rother Valley
[E] Labour hold
D GriffithsLabour44,49975.21%
JH BullConservative14,66924.79%

Electorate: 78,528; {Civ: 73,115; Bus: 0; Serv: 5,413};
Turnout: 75.35%; Majority: 29,830 (50.42%)


Rothwell
[E] Labour hold
TJ BrooksLabour43,82974.04%
A PilkingtonConservative15,37025.96%

Electorate: 78,471; {Civ: 71,906; Bus: 7; Serv: 6,558};
Turnout: 75.44%; Majority: 28,459 (48.07%)

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