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
Leeds West — Liverpool Edge HillLiverpool Garston — Luton
Leeds West
[E] Labour win
TC PannellLabour21,33951.58%
B MatherConservative16,82440.67%
C RhodesLiberal3,2097.76%

Electorate: 47,873; Turnout: 86.42%;
Majority: 4,515 (10.91%)


Leek
[E] Labour win
H DaviesLabour30,04453.78%
RM SpierConservative25,82046.22%

Electorate: 64,921; Turnout: 86.05%;
Majority: 4,224 (7.56%)


Leicester North East
[E] Labour win
TN DonovanLabour25,30556.49%
HA TaylorConservative14,90833.28%
MJ MoroneyLiberal4,2579.50%
FC WestacottCommunist3270.73%

Electorate: 52,183; Turnout: 85.85%;
Majority: 10,397 (23.21%)


Leicester North West
[E] Labour win
B JannerLabour23,50552.88%
N NicolsonConservative15,91235.80%
RA BurrowsLiberal5,03611.33%

Electorate: 51,740; Turnout: 85.92%;
Majority: 7,593 (17.08%)


Leicester South East
[E] Conservative win
C WaterhouseConservative20,96451.37%
SK LewisLabour14,82336.32%
CA NewportLiberal5,02412.31%

Electorate: 47,497; Turnout: 85.92%;
Majority: 6,141 (15.05%)


Leicester South West
[E] Labour win
HW BowdenLabour23,39954.61%
D RussellConservative14,72734.37%
TA PrattLiberal4,72011.02%

Electorate: 51,134; Turnout: 83.79%;
Majority: 8,672 (20.24%)


Leigh
[E] Labour win
H BoardmanLabour34,32063.51%
JW WhiteleyConservative19,72036.49%

Electorate: 61,804; Turnout: 87.44%;
Majority: 14,600 (27.02%)


Leominster
[E] Conservative win
AE BaldwinConservative18,03655.86%
EJM JonesLabour8,40226.02%
G Morgan-HarrisLiberal5,85018.12%

Electorate: 39,935; Turnout: 80.85%;
Majority: 9,634 (29.84%)


Lewes
[E] Conservative win
T BeamishConservative30,43058.50%
AW BriggsLabour15,02328.88%
F Kingdon-WardLiberal6,56512.62%

Electorate: 64,231; Turnout: 80.99%;
Majority: 15,407 (29.62%)


Lewisham North
[E] Conservative win
AUM HudsonConservative22,46549.56%
FB CopemanLabour19,97444.07%
SG SmithLiberal2,8886.37%

Electorate: 53,636; Turnout: 84.51%;
Majority: 2,491 (5.50%)


Lewisham South
[E] Labour win
H MorrisonLabour26,66654.58%
CFH GoughConservative18,89238.67%
GW RouseLiberal2,6655.45%
JW JonesCommunist6351.30%

Electorate: 56,479; Turnout: 86.51%;
Majority: 7,774 (15.91%)


Lewisham West
[E] Conservative win
HA PriceConservative23,62849.23%
AB SkeffingtonLabour21,43344.65%
AE PritchardLiberal2,9396.12%

Electorate: 56,007; Turnout: 85.70%;
Majority: 2,195 (4.57%)


Leyton
[E] Labour win
RW SorensenLabour35,70254.59%
PJ WilliamsConservative24,05236.77%
CO AppletonLiberal5,6508.64%

Electorate: 78,491; Turnout: 83.33%;
Majority: 11,650 (17.81%)


Lichfield & Tamworth
[E] Labour win
JW SnowLabour29,19954.19%
SA WardConservative24,68145.81%

Electorate: 62,452; Turnout: 86.27%;
Majority: 4,518 (8.39%)


Lincoln
[E] Labour win
G de FreitasLabour21,53750.00%
JWF HillConservative & Nat Lib17,78441.29%
J HendersonLiberal3,7538.71%

Electorate: 48,582; Turnout: 88.66%;
Majority: 3,753 (8.71%)


Liverpool Edge Hill
[E] Labour win
AJ IrvineLabour21,83450.88%
E ErringtonConservative18,83043.88%
J BowenLiberal2,2475.24%

Electorate: 54,806; Turnout: 78.30%;
Majority: 3,004 (7.00%)

Liverpool Exchange
[E] Labour win
EM BraddockLabour19,49257.29%
J ReynoldsConservative14,15041.59%
AG CleatherInd Labour3811.12%

Electorate: 46,756; Turnout: 72.77%;
Majority: 5,342 (15.70%)


Liverpool Garston
[E] Conservative win
HV RaikesConservative31,75057.56%
E HewittLabour17,44731.63%
WL BleaseLiberal5,96610.82%

Electorate: 65,001; Turnout: 84.86%;
Majority: 14,303 (25.93%)


Liverpool Kirkdale
[E] Labour win
W KeenanLabour19,21948.71%
DJ LewisConservative18,59147.12%
JS PritchardLiberal1,6484.18%

Electorate: 49,495; Turnout: 79.72%;
Majority: 628 (1.59%)


Liverpool Scotland
[E] Labour win
D LoganLabour28,08765.41%
JV WoollamConservative14,24033.16%
J CowardCommunist6151.43%

Electorate: 57,393; Turnout: 74.82%;
Majority: 13,847 (32.25%)


Liverpool Toxteth
[E] Conservative win
JR BevinsConservative21,65849.53%
J GibbinsLabour19,03843.54%
AD HoltLiberal3,0306.93%

Electorate: 54,393; Turnout: 80.39%;
Majority: 2,620 (5.99%)


Liverpool Walton
[E] Conservative win
KP ThompsonConservative26,25049.40%
J HaworthLabour21,98341.37%
E HeywoodLiberal4,9019.22%

Electorate: 63,962; Turnout: 83.07%;
Majority: 4,267 (8.03%)


Liverpool Wavertree
[E] Conservative win
JD TilneyConservative26,16452.08%
W HamlingLabour18,55936.94%
TJV ParryLiberal5,51210.97%

Electorate: 60,950; Turnout: 82.42%;
Majority: 7,605 (15.14%)


Liverpool West Derby
[E] Conservative win
D Maxwell FyfeConservative27,44951.92%
BV KirbyLabour25,41748.08%

Electorate: 64,762; Turnout: 81.63%;
Majority: 2,032 (3.84%)


Llanelly
[W] Labour win
J GriffithsLabour39,32670.83%
HG ThomasLiberal7,70013.87%
DP OwenConservative6,36211.46%
DE MorganWelsh Nationalist2,1343.84%

Electorate: 68,655; Turnout: 80.87%;
Majority: 31,626 (56.96%)


London & Westminster - Cities of
[E] Conservative win
H WebbeConservative32,67261.55%
J CurthoysLabour14,84927.98%
JA GorskyLiberal4,6708.80%
G CarrittCommunist8881.67%

Electorate: 73,316; Turnout: 72.40%;
Majority: 17,823 (33.58%)


Londonderry
[N] Ulster Unionist win
R RossUlster Unionist36,60262.59%
H McAteerSinn Fein21,88037.41%

Electorate: 72,515; Turnout: 80.65%;
Majority: 14,722 (25.17%)


Loughborough
[E] Labour win
M FollickLabour25,92157.45%
SF MiddupConservative19,19642.55%

Electorate: 51,873; Turnout: 86.98%;
Majority: 6,725 (14.91%)


Louth
[E] Conservative win
C OsborneConservative19,64748.48%
HJH DyerLabour15,06337.17%
AW CoxLiberal5,81714.35%

Electorate: 49,207; Turnout: 82.36%;
Majority: 4,584 (11.31%)


Lowestoft
[E] Labour win
E EvansLabour20,83844.83%
PG WhitefoordConservative17,51637.68%
RC EnglishLiberal8,13217.49%

Electorate: 55,456; Turnout: 83.83%;
Majority: 3,322 (7.15%)


Ludlow
[E] Conservative win
U CorbettConservative22,34060.52%
J WilliamsLabour14,57339.48%

Electorate: 46,189; Turnout: 79.92%;
Majority: 7,767 (21.04%)


Luton
[E] Liberal & Conservative win
C HillLib & Conservative22,94646.59%
WN WarbeyLabour21,86044.38%
WG MatthewsLiberal4,4479.03%

Electorate: 56,569; Turnout: 87.07%;
Majority: 1,086 (2.20%)

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