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
Beverley — Birmingham StechfordBirmingham Yardley — Bournemouth West
Beverley
[E] Conservative win
GW OdeyConservative26,69955.69%
A GrayLabour12,39925.86%
HS FreemantleLiberal7,71916.10%
G ThorleyInd Conservative1,1212.34%

Electorate: 57,782; Turnout: 82.96%;
Majority: 14,300 (29.83%)


Bexley
[E] Conservative win
ERC HeathConservative25,85445.97%
A BramallLabour25,72145.73%
ME HartLiberal4,1867.44%
C JobCommunist4810.86%

Electorate: 63,429; Turnout: 88.67%;
Majority: 133 (0.24%)


Billericay
[E] Conservative win
B BraineConservative23,80350.52%
AE OramLabour19,43741.26%
S HaydenLiberal3,8728.22%

Electorate: 59,209; Turnout: 79.57%;
Majority: 4,366 (9.27%)


Bilston
[E] Labour win
W NallyLabour29,91962.62%
J GodrichConservative17,85837.38%

Electorate: 57,220; Turnout: 83.50%;
Majority: 12,061 (25.24%)


Birkenhead
[E] Labour win
PH CollickLabour26,47249.93%
HB Trevor-CoxConservative20,34338.37%
DR GreenLiberal5,2349.87%
S CoulthardCommunist9711.83%

Electorate: 62,420; Turnout: 84.94%;
Majority: 6,129 (11.56%)


Birmingham Aston
[E] Labour win
WL WyattLabour28,86760.75%
C DoughtyConservative16,82635.41%
A EmbreyLiberal1,4873.13%
SW KeatleyInd3380.71%

Electorate: 60,628; Turnout: 78.38%;
Majority: 12,041 (25.34%)


Birmingham Edgbaston
[E] unchanged:
P BennettConservative29,40462.67%
JA HobsonLabour17,51237.33%

Electorate: 59,571; Turnout: 78.76%;
Majority: 11,892 (25.35%)


Birmingham Erdington
[E] Labour win
S SilvermanLabour29,25251.77%
JAC WrightConservative23,84242.20%
SA FitzgeraldLiberal3,4086.03%

Electorate: 67,755; Turnout: 83.39%;
Majority: 5,410 (9.57%)


Birmingham Hall Green
[E] Conservative win
A JonesConservative24,44450.15%
T CrehanLabour20,59142.25%
GL RoyLiberal3,7037.60%

Electorate: 58,189; Turnout: 83.76%;
Majority: 3,853 (7.91%)


Birmingham Handsworth
[E] unchanged:
H RobertsConservative24,24650.57%
CR BenceLabour18,77439.16%
RW EadesLiberal4,92610.27%

Electorate: 57,668; Turnout: 83.14%;
Majority: 5,472 (11.41%)


Birmingham King's Norton
[E] Conservative win
G LloydConservative27,30850.61%
AF BradbeerLabour21,71540.24%
M BeesleyLiberal4,9409.15%

Electorate: 64,047; Turnout: 84.26%;
Majority: 5,593 (10.36%)


Birmingham Ladywood
[E] Labour win
V YatesLabour25,60361.44%
FM BennettConservative16,07138.56%

Electorate: 51,847; Turnout: 80.38%;
Majority: 9,532 (22.87%)


Birmingham Northfield
[E] Labour win
AR BlackburnLabour26,71452.95%
TL IremongerConservative19,97439.59%
R RichardsLiberal3,2806.50%
R EtheridgeCommunist4790.95%

Electorate: 59,560; Turnout: 84.70%;
Majority: 6,740 (13.36%)


Birmingham Perry Barr
[E] Labour win
CC PooleLabour23,17856.63%
E BoyleConservative15,17237.07%
FN HinksLiberal2,5816.31%

Electorate: 49,312; Turnout: 83.00%;
Majority: 8,006 (19.56%)


Birmingham Small Heath
[E] Labour win
F LongdenLabour31,98562.83%
J PagettConservative15,55630.56%
FG SmithLiberal3,3656.61%

Electorate: 64,233; Turnout: 79.25%;
Majority: 16,429 (32.27%)


Birmingham Sparkbrook
[E] Labour win
PLE ShurmerLabour24,94261.49%
PK DebenhamConservative15,26737.64%
J CrumpCommunist3550.88%

Electorate: 52,287; Turnout: 77.58%;
Majority: 9,675 (23.85%)


Birmingham Stechford
[E] Labour win
RH JenkinsLabour33,07758.48%
E PittConservative20,69936.59%
SW HaslamLiberal2,7894.93%

Electorate: 67,847; Turnout: 83.37%;
Majority: 12,378 (21.88%)

Birmingham Yardley
[E] Labour win
HC UsborneLabour22,34251.16%
G MatthewsConservative18,43142.20%
AS RitchieLiberal2,5535.85%
J FalconerCommunist3470.79%

Electorate: 51,792; Turnout: 84.32%;
Majority: 3,911 (8.96%)


Bishop Auckland
[E] Labour win
H DaltonLabour25,03957.91%
Visc LambtonConservative13,66931.62%
LW MalbyLiberal4,52710.47%

Electorate: 50,011; Turnout: 86.45%;
Majority: 11,370 (26.30%)


Blackburn East
[E] Labour win
B CastleLabour19,48052.81%
JA LeaveyConservative14,66239.75%
H HagueLiberal2,7437.44%

Electorate: 41,377; Turnout: 89.14%;
Majority: 4,818 (13.06%)


Blackburn West
[E] Conservative win
R AsshetonConservative19,32952.55%
LJ EdwardsLabour17,45047.45%

Electorate: 41,068; Turnout: 89.56%;
Majority: 1,879 (5.11%)


Blackpool North
[E] Conservative win
ARW LowConservative31,65567.40%
EB MuirLabour15,30832.60%

Electorate: 59,117; Turnout: 79.44%;
Majority: 16,347 (34.81%)


Blackpool South
[E] Conservative win
JR RobinsonConservative26,80057.90%
EA MachinLabour14,19030.66%
MH WoodwardLiberal5,29511.44%

Electorate: 56,380; Turnout: 82.09%;
Majority: 12,610 (27.24%)


Blaydon
[E] Labour win
W WhiteleyLabour28,34368.94%
LF LawsonConservative12,77231.06%

Electorate: 47,010; Turnout: 87.46%;
Majority: 15,571 (37.87%)


Blyth
[E] Labour win
A RobensLabour40,24574.65%
LJ AmosConservative13,66525.35%

Electorate: 61,984; Turnout: 86.97%;
Majority: 26,580 (49.30%)


Bodmin
[E] Conservative win
D MarshallConservative19,44149.19%
J FootLiberal11,64929.47%
W RoyleLabour8,43421.34%

Electorate: 46,881; Turnout: 84.31%;
Majority: 7,792 (19.71%)


Bolsover
[E] Labour win
H NealLabour34,01780.61%
JK CordeauxConservative8,18419.39%

Electorate: 48,935; Turnout: 86.24%;
Majority: 25,833 (61.21%)


Bolton East
[E] Labour win
A BoothLabour24,82645.48%
P BellConservative21,11738.68%
AF HoltLiberal8,64715.84%

Electorate: 62,414; Turnout: 87.46%;
Majority: 3,709 (6.79%)


Bolton West
[E] Labour win
J LewisLabour23,23244.62%
WW TongConservative18,18434.92%
AL TillotsonLiberal10,65320.46%

Electorate: 59,476; Turnout: 87.55%;
Majority: 5,048 (9.69%)


Bootle
[E] Labour win
J KinleyLabour25,47252.81%
W HillConservative21,67344.93%
B McGinnityIrish Anti-Partitionist1,0922.26%

Electorate: 58,723; Turnout: 82.14%;
Majority: 3,799 (7.88%)


Bosworth
[E] Labour win
AC AllenLabour29,28253.64%
A CrippsConservative15,98829.29%
LW HarveyLiberal9,31517.07%

Electorate: 61,979; Turnout: 88.07%;
Majority: 13,294 (24.35%)


Bothwell
[S] Labour win
J TimmonsLabour25,71556.74%
N CadzowConservative19,60543.26%

Electorate: 53,605; Turnout: 84.54%;
Majority: 6,110 (13.48%)


Bournemouth East & Christchurch
[E] Conservative win
B BrackenConservative27,67758.81%
D LeesLabour12,79027.18%
JC HollandLiberal6,59414.01%

Electorate: 55,378; Turnout: 84.98%;
Majority: 14,887 (31.63%)


Bournemouth West
[E] Conservative win
Visc CranbourneConservative28,54853.62%
WA BoddyLabour15,47629.07%
J CreaseyLiberal9,21617.31%

Electorate: 63,418; Turnout: 83.95%;
Majority: 13,072 (24.55%)

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