UK General Election results February 1950

23rd February 1950
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The region in which each constituency is situated is indicated in square brackets
Banff — BebingtonBeckenham — Bethnal Green
Banff
[S] unchanged:
WS DuthieConservative13,95258.15%
J BrownLabour6,30326.27%
G LethemLiberal3,73915.58%

Electorate: 32,359; Turnout: 74.15%;
Majority: 7,649 (31.88%)


Barking
[E] unchanged:
S HastingsLabour30,29966.33%
KEB GlennyConservative10,26922.48%
CH WillcockLiberal5,10911.19%

Electorate: 54,627; Turnout: 83.62%;
Majority: 20,030 (43.85%)


Barkston Ash
[E] Conservative win
L RopnerConservative25,19957.50%
B HazellLabour18,62642.50%

Electorate: 50,180; Turnout: 87.34%;
Majority: 6,573 (15.00%)


Barnet
[E] Conservative win
R MaudlingConservative32,95353.31%
SJL TaylorLabour22,41936.27%
WH JonesLiberal6,44110.42%

Electorate: 70,687; Turnout: 87.45%;
Majority: 10,534 (17.04%)


Barnsley
[E] Labour win
F CollindridgeLabour42,00868.54%
GH WalkerLiberal10,79917.62%
CG SpencerNat Lib & Conservative8,48013.84%

Electorate: 68,905; Turnout: 88.94%;
Majority: 31,209 (50.92%)


Barrow-in-Furness
[E] Labour win
W MonslowLabour26,34256.27%
WH SugdenConservative16,79335.87%
HAA JardineLiberal3,6787.86%

Electorate: 53,300; Turnout: 87.83%;
Majority: 9,549 (20.40%)


Barry
[W] Labour win
D ReesLabour20,77044.48%
M EvansConservative19,74542.29%
JA Emlyn-JonesLiberal6,18013.23%

Electorate: 54,298; Turnout: 86.00%;
Majority: 1,025 (2.20%)


Basingstoke
[E] Conservative win
PW DonnerConservative25,15155.39%
M ClarkLabour20,25744.61%

Electorate: 57,099; Turnout: 79.53%;
Majority: 4,894 (10.78%)


Bassetlaw
[E] unchanged:
FJ BellengerLabour31,58957.64%
JJG IrvingConservative17,62232.16%
WGE DyerLiberal5,59010.20%

Electorate: 62,879; Turnout: 87.15%;
Majority: 13,967 (25.49%)


Bath
[E] unchanged:
IJ PitmanConservative23,07047.16%
HBO CardewLabour19,34039.54%
P HopkinsLiberal6,50813.30%

Electorate: 56,045; Turnout: 87.28%;
Majority: 3,730 (7.63%)


Batley & Morley
[E] Labour win
ADD BroughtonLabour29,77659.95%
W BremnerConservative19,89140.05%

Electorate: 57,066; Turnout: 87.03%;
Majority: 9,885 (19.90%)


Battersea North
[E] Labour win
D JayLabour24,76269.57%
M MaddenConservative9,08425.52%
ER HandscombeLiberal1,0903.06%
J MahonCommunist6551.84%

Electorate: 44,101; Turnout: 80.70%;
Majority: 15,678 (44.05%)


Battersea South
[E] Labour win
CS GanleyLabour16,14246.30%
E PartridgeConservative15,77445.24%
C TyersLiberal2,9498.46%

Electorate: 40,722; Turnout: 85.62%;
Majority: 368 (1.06%)


Bebington
[E] Conservative win
HD OakshottConservative25,30943.85%
F SoskiceLabour22,09038.27%
HG WhiteLiberal10,32417.89%

Electorate: 66,178; Turnout: 87.22%;
Majority: 3,219 (5.58%)

Beckenham
[E] Conservative win
P Buchanan-HepburnConservative38,10259.85%
WA BainLabour18,72329.41%
HH MonroeLiberal6,83410.74%

Electorate: 73,605; Turnout: 86.49%;
Majority: 19,379 (30.44%)


Bedford
[E] Conservative win
C SoamesConservative21,94247.66%
TC Skeffington-LodgeLabour19,83443.08%
LJ HumphreyLiberal4,0608.82%
B MatthewsCommunist2070.45%

Electorate: 52,592; Turnout: 87.55%;
Majority: 2,108 (4.58%)


Bedfordshire Mid
[E] Conservative win
AT Lennox-BoydConservative17,67141.39%
W HowellLabour15,51236.33%
EK MartellLiberal9,51122.28%

Electorate: 49,519; Turnout: 86.22%;
Majority: 2,159 (5.06%)


Bedfordshire South
[E] Labour win
EW MoeranLabour20,07045.26%
WA Fearnley-WhittingstallConservative & Nat Lib18,54641.83%
JS KnightLiberal5,72512.91%

Electorate: 51,039; Turnout: 86.88%;
Majority: 1,524 (3.44%)


Bedwellty
[W] Labour win
HJ FinchLabour31,32983.38%
RC PitmanConservative6,24716.62%

Electorate: 43,954; Turnout: 85.49%;
Majority: 25,082 (66.75%)


Belfast East
[N] unchanged:
A McKibbinUlster Unionist29,84463.27%
T BoydLabour17,32836.73%

Electorate: 61,561; Turnout: 76.63%;
Majority: 12,516 (26.53%)


Belfast North
[N] unchanged:
HM HydeUlster Unionist36,41264.38%
WJ LeeburnLabour20,14635.62%

Electorate: 75,563; Turnout: 74.85%;
Majority: 16,266 (28.76%)


Belfast South
[N] unchanged:
CH GageUlster Unionist34,62075.18%
JE McKernanLabour11,42824.82%

Electorate: 66,486; Turnout: 69.26%;
Majority: 23,192 (50.36%)


Belfast West
[N] unchanged:
JG MacManawayUlster Unionist33,91751.44%
J BeattieIrish Labour30,53946.31%
J SteeleSinn Fein1,4822.25%

Electorate: 78,896; Turnout: 83.58%;
Majority: 3,378 (5.12%)


Belper
[E] Labour win
GA BrownLabour30,90453.16%
MV ArgyllConservative21,58137.12%
JP LawrieLiberal5,6509.72%

Electorate: 65,480; Turnout: 88.78%;
Majority: 9,323 (16.04%)


Bermondsey
[E] Labour win
RJ MellishLabour26,01876.90%
F WarwickConservative5,96417.63%
BE TalbotLiberal1,8525.47%

Electorate: 42,467; Turnout: 79.67%;
Majority: 20,054 (59.27%)


Berwick & East Lothian
[S] unchanged:
JJ RobertsonLabour17,10540.89%
WJ Anstruther-GrayConservative15,37736.76%
JA StodartLiberal9,35222.36%

Electorate: 50,514; Turnout: 82.82%;
Majority: 1,728 (4.13%)


Berwick-upon-Tweed
[E] Conservative win
RAF ThorpConservative14,80443.91%
A Comyns CarrLiberal10,26030.43%
J DavisLabour8,65125.66%

Electorate: 42,075; Turnout: 80.13%;
Majority: 4,544 (13.48%)


Bethnal Green
[E] Labour win
P HolmanLabour20,51963.28%
P HarrisLiberal9,71529.96%
D WelfareConservative1,5824.88%
G MidwaterCommunist6101.88%

Electorate: 42,172; Turnout: 76.89%;
Majority: 10,804 (33.32%)

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