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

Uxbridge — WednesburyWellingborough — Wigan
Uxbridge
[E] Labour gain
F BeswickLabour25,19043.74%
JJ LlewellinConservative24,10641.85%
JE AylettLiberal8,30014.41%

Electorate: 77,904; {Civ: 69,592; Bus: 22; Serv: 8,290};
Turnout: 73.93%; Majority: 1,084 (1.88%)


Wakefield
[E] Labour hold
A GreenwoodLabour14,37854.75%
H WatsonConservative8,26831.49%
LJ OliverLiberal3,61313.76%

Electorate: 32,673; {Civ: 29,800; Bus: 93; Serv: 2,780};
Turnout: 80.37%; Majority: 6,110 (23.27%)


Wales University
[W] Liberal hold
WJ GruffyddLiberal5,23975.54%
G JonesWelsh Nationalist1,69624.46%

Electorate: 11,847;
Turnout: 58.54%; Majority: 3,543 (51.09%)


Wallasey
[E] Conservative gain
AE MarplesConservative18,44842.94%
GL ReakesInd14,63834.07%
T FindleyLabour9,87922.99%

Electorate: 57,113; {Civ: 50,887; Bus: 34; Serv: 6,192};
Turnout: 75.23%; Majority: 3,810 (8.87%)


Wallsend
[E] Labour gain
J McKayLabour32,06560.06%
I WardConservative21,31939.94%

Electorate: 67,698; {Civ: 61,460; Bus: 62; Serv: 6,176};
Turnout: 78.86%; Majority: 10,746 (20.13%)


Walsall
[E] Labour gain
WT WellsLabour28,32453.93%
G SchusterLiberal National24,19746.07%

Electorate: 68,803; {Civ: 63,317; Bus: 87; Serv: 5,399};
Turnout: 76.34%; Majority: 4,127 (7.86%)


Walthamstow East
[E] Labour gain
HW WallaceLabour15,65051.11%
E HarrisonConservative9,11829.78%
NP DewLiberal5,85419.12%

Electorate: 41,676; {Civ: 36,659; Bus: 51; Serv: 4,966};
Turnout: 73.48%; Majority: 6,532 (21.33%)


Walthamstow West
[E] Labour hold
VL McEnteeLabour17,46065.22%
L SpicerLiberal4,76017.78%
C CurranConservative4,55017.00%

Electorate: 38,169; {Civ: 33,426; Bus: 36; Serv: 4,707};
Turnout: 70.14%; Majority: 12,700 (47.44%)


Wandsworth Central
[E] Labour hold
E BevinLabour14,12661.21%
JG SmythConservative8,95238.79%

Electorate: 31,349; {Civ: 27,917; Bus: 31; Serv: 3,401};
Turnout: 73.62%; Majority: 5,174 (22.42%)


Wansbeck
[E] Labour gain
A RobensLabour40,94860.00%
RD ScottConservative27,29540.00%

Electorate: 87,844; {Civ: 80,425; Bus: 4; Serv: 7,415};
Turnout: 77.69%; Majority: 13,653 (20.01%)


Warrington
[E] Labour gain
E PorterLabour22,26562.94%
NB GoldieConservative13,11037.06%

Electorate: 47,930; {Civ: 43,438; Bus: 305; Serv: 4,187};
Turnout: 73.81%; Majority: 9,155 (25.88%)


Warwick & Leamington
[E] Conservative hold
A EdenConservative37,11061.34%
D ChesworthLabour19,47632.19%
WL DingleyLiberal3,908 6.46%

Electorate: 87,444; {Civ: 81,189; Bus: 22; Serv: 6,233};
Turnout: 69.18%; Majority: 17,634 (29.15%)


Waterloo
[E] Conservative hold
M BullockConservative19,65047.39%
P VosLabour13,79533.27%
JD WeirLiberal7,82318.87%
C FosterInd195 0.47%

Electorate: 54,284; {Civ: 48,505; Bus: 7; Serv: 5,772};
Turnout: 76.38%; Majority: 5,855 (14.12%)


Watford
[E] Labour gain
J FreemanLabour32,13846.03%
W HelmoreConservative29,94442.88%
HES HarbenLiberal7,74311.09%

Electorate: 95,134; {Civ: 85,913; Bus: 9; Serv: 9,212};
Turnout: 73.40%; Majority: 2,194 (3.14%)


Wednesbury
[E] Labour hold
SN EvansLabour29,90968.16%
S EarlNational13,97431.84%

Electorate: 57,881; {Civ: 54,115; Bus: 62; Serv: 3,704};
Turnout: 75.82%; Majority: 15,935 (36.31%)

Wellingborough
[E] Labour gain
GS LindgrenLabour22,41657.71%
AWH JamesConservative16,42642.29%

Electorate: 52,213; {Civ: 47,123; Bus: 4; Serv: 5,086};
Turnout: 74.39%; Majority: 5,990 (15.42%)


Wells
[E] Conservative hold
DC BolesConservative13,00441.34%
C MorganLabour10,53933.51%
V Bonham CarterLiberal7,91025.15%

Electorate: 41,929; {Civ: 38,618; Bus: 12; Serv: 3,299};
Turnout: 75.01%; Majority: 2,465 (7.84%)


Wembley North
[E] Labour win (new constituency)
CR HobsonLabour15,67743.62%
P ScottConservative15,24542.42%
IC BaillieuLiberal5,01913.96%

Electorate: 46,784; {Civ: 41,864; Bus: 18; Serv: 4,902};
Turnout: 76.82%; Majority: 432 (1.20%)


Wembley South
[E] Labour win (new constituency)
C BartonLabour16,92847.84%
N WhitesideConservative13,49738.15%
JJ OverLiberal4,95814.01%

Electorate: 47,207; {Civ: 42,353; Bus: 14; Serv: 4,840};
Turnout: 74.95%; Majority: 3,431 (9.70%)


Wentworth
[E] Labour hold
W PalingLabour44,08083.56%
ALG DowerConservative8,67016.44%

Electorate: 67,225; {Civ: 63,134; Bus: 3; Serv: 4,088};
Turnout: 78.47%; Majority: 35,410 (67.13%)


West Bromwich
[E] Labour hold
J DugdaleLabour27,97969.94%
G NabarroConservative12,02830.06%

Electorate: 55,145; {Civ: 51,505; Bus: 23; Serv: 3,617};
Turnout: 72.55%; Majority: 15,951 (39.87%)


Westbury
[E] Conservative hold
RV GrimstonConservative14,32839.01%
G WardLabour13,39736.48%
WG MilneLiberal9,00424.51%

Electorate: 48,643; {Civ: 44,736; Bus: 5; Serv: 3,902};
Turnout: 75.51%; Majority: 931 (2.53%)


Western Isles
[S] Labour hold
MK MacmillanLabour5,91445.68%
HM SinclairLiberal4,27733.03%
I MacleodConservative2,75621.29%

Electorate: 24,174; {Civ: 21,716; Bus: 0; Serv: 2,458};
Turnout: 53.56%; Majority: 1,637 (12.64%)


Westhoughton
[E] Labour hold
RJ DaviesLabour20,99064.91%
S BellConservative11,34635.09%

Electorate: 41,755; {Civ: 39,029; Bus: 6; Serv: 2,720};
Turnout: 77.44%; Majority: 9,644 (29.82%)


Westmorland
[E] Conservative hold
WMT VaneConservative19,71753.27%
HB RichardsonLabour9,67426.14%
AGD AclandLiberal7,31319.76%
FB Price-HeywoodInd306 0.83%

Electorate: 48,091; {Civ: 44,723; Bus: 1; Serv: 3,367};
Turnout: 76.96%; Majority: 10,043 (27.14%)


Weston super Mare
[E] Conservative hold
IL Orr-EwingConservative30,73049.50%
B CardewLabour20,54233.09%
S SangerLiberal10,80417.40%

Electorate: 84,188; {Civ: 77,240; Bus: 8; Serv: 6,940};
Turnout: 73.73%; Majority: 10,188 (16.41%)


Whitechapel & St George's
[E] Labour hold
WJ EdwardsLabour10,46083.43%
EJB NelsonConservative1,113 8.88%
MK StaubLiberal965 7.70%

Electorate: 18,821; {Civ: 16,463; Bus: 166; Serv: 2,192};
Turnout: 66.62%; Majority: 9,347 (74.55%)


Whitehaven
[E] Labour hold
F AndersonLabour18,56861.10%
WO HillConservative11,82138.90%

Electorate: 36,633; {Civ: 33,925; Bus: 13; Serv: 2,695};
Turnout: 82.96%; Majority: 6,747 (22.20%)


Widnes
[E] Labour gain
CN ShawcrossLabour41,98058.83%
RA PilkingtonConservative29,38241.17%

Electorate: 93,945; {Civ: 84,714; Bus: 19; Serv: 9,212};
Turnout: 75.96%; Majority: 12,598 (17.65%)


Wigan
[E] Labour hold
W FosterLabour31,39268.16%
ECL Hulbert-PowellConservative14,66631.84%

Electorate: 57,278; {Civ: 52,356; Bus: 26; Serv: 4,896};
Turnout: 80.41%; Majority: 16,726 (36.32%)

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