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
Orkney & Zetland — PetersfieldPlymouth Devonport — Reading South
Orkney & Zetland
[S] Liberal gain:
J GrimondLiberal9,23746.85%
B Neven-SpenceConservative6,28131.86%
HR LeslieLabour4,19821.29%

Electorate: 29,131; Turnout: 67.68%;
Majority: 2,956 (14.99%)


Ormskirk
[E] Conservative win
R CrossConservative28,65466.27%
LC EdwardsLabour14,58333.73%

Electorate: 51,535; Turnout: 83.90%;
Majority: 14,071 (32.54%)


Orpington
[E] Conservative win
W SmithersConservative24,45056.68%
GHC VaughanLabour14,16132.83%
Lady AbrahamsLiberal4,52310.49%

Electorate: 50,704; Turnout: 85.07%;
Majority: 10,289 (23.85%)


Oswestry
[E] Conservative win
WD Ormsby-GoreConservative23,56261.81%
AG WaitLabour14,55638.19%

Electorate: 48,700; Turnout: 78.27%;
Majority: 9,006 (23.63%)


Oxford
[E] Conservative win
Q HoggConservative27,50846.85%
Lady PakenhamLabour23,90240.71%
D TweddleLiberal6,80711.59%
E KeelingCommunist4940.84%

Electorate: 69,161; Turnout: 84.89%;
Majority: 3,606 (6.14%)


Paddington North
[E] unchanged:
WJ FieldLabour18,61951.52%
L TurnerConservative14,82941.03%
JA SeabrookLiberal2,0815.76%
D CohenCommunist4171.15%
G McClatchieSocialist Party of GB1920.53%

Electorate: 44,486; Turnout: 81.23%;
Majority: 3,790 (10.49%)


Paddington South
[E] unchanged:
S de ChairConservative19,96455.93%
CFH Wegg-ProsserLabour13,14136.82%
S MyerLiberal2,5897.25%

Electorate: 48,210; Turnout: 74.04%;
Majority: 6,823 (19.12%)


Paisley
[S] Labour win
DH JohnstonLabour29,20456.12%
H BlackConservative19,00136.52%
VM ShawLiberal3,8307.36%

Electorate: 61,874; Turnout: 84.10%;
Majority: 10,203 (19.61%)


Peckham
[E] Labour win
F CorbettLabour32,62366.44%
EH LeeConservative13,32327.13%
KGP GunnellLiberal2,2674.62%
T GibsonCommunist8861.80%

Electorate: 63,283; Turnout: 77.59%;
Majority: 19,300 (39.31%)


Pembroke
[W] Labour gain
D DonnellyLabour25,55050.13%
G Lloyd-GeorgeLib & Conservative25,42149.87%

Electorate: 61,253; Turnout: 83.21%;
Majority: 129 (0.25%)


Penistone
[E] Labour win
HG McGheeLabour34,97961.99%
D HinchcliffeConservative16,12828.58%
AF SmithLiberal5,3169.42%

Electorate: 64,333; Turnout: 87.70%;
Majority: 18,851 (33.41%)


Penrith & the Border
[E] Conservative win
RD ScottConservative21,21448.23%
W RobertsLiberal12,33328.04%
CJ TaylorLabour10,44123.74%

Electorate: 51,594; Turnout: 85.26%;
Majority: 8,881 (20.19%)


Perth & East Perthshire
[S] unchanged:
A Gomme-DuncanConservative24,85056.10%
W HughesLabour11,70626.43%
D StewartScottish Nationalist4,1189.30%
JL WilsonLiberal3,6238.18%

Electorate: 54,296; Turnout: 81.58%;
Majority: 13,144 (29.67%)


Peterborough
[E] Conservative win
H NichollsConservative22,81545.94%
S TiffanyLabour22,67145.65%
WI AkstLiberal4,1808.42%

Electorate: 57,502; Turnout: 86.37%;
Majority: 144 (0.29%)


Petersfield
[E] Conservative win
G JeffreysConservative27,40155.15%
I CandyLabour15,47231.14%
HHL DicksonLiberal6,81313.71%

Electorate: 63,409; Turnout: 78.36%;
Majority: 11,929 (24.01%)

Plymouth Devonport
[E] Labour win
M FootLabour30,81250.59%
R ChurchillConservative & Nat Lib27,32944.87%
AC CannLiberal2,7664.54%

Electorate: 69,881; Turnout: 87.16%;
Majority: 3,483 (5.72%)


Plymouth Sutton
[E] Labour win
L MiddletonLabour27,51247.73%
JJ AstorConservative26,58846.13%
KHB MajorLiberal3,5416.14%

Electorate: 66,711; Turnout: 86.40%;
Majority: 924 (1.60%)


Pontefract
[E] Labour win
GO SylvesterLabour35,43275.61%
M GrantLib & Conservative11,43124.39%

Electorate: 53,682; Turnout: 87.30%;
Majority: 24,001 (51.22%)


Pontypool
[W] Labour win
DG WestLabour28,26772.25%
A RussellConservative6,61616.91%
EAR MathiasLiberal4,24010.84%

Electorate: 46,147; Turnout: 84.78%;
Majority: 21,651 (55.34%)


Pontypridd
[W] unchanged:
A PearsonLabour30,94568.94%
TE Rhys-RobertsConservative9,04920.16%
DIC LewisLiberal4,89510.90%

Electorate: 53,275; Turnout: 84.26%;
Majority: 21,896 (48.78%)


Poole
[E] Conservative win
MJ WheatleyConservative24,34449.37%
EM KingLabour17,83136.16%
W RidgwayLiberal7,13014.46%

Electorate: 56,606; Turnout: 87.10%;
Majority: 6,513 (13.21%)


Poplar
[E] Labour win
C KeyLabour30,75678.23%
RTH LonsdaleConservative6,08815.48%
JF PurkisLiberal1,9334.92%
H WatsonCommunist5401.37%

Electorate: 50,154; Turnout: 78.39%;
Majority: 24,668 (62.74%)


Portsmouth Langstone
[E] Conservative win
GP StevensConservative29,47758.97%
P KnightLabour17,69135.39%
AE JonesLiberal2,8215.64%

Electorate: 59,711; Turnout: 83.72%;
Majority: 11,786 (23.58%)


Portsmouth South
[E] Conservative win
J LucasConservative31,12463.95%
LC MerrionLabour17,54536.05%

Electorate: 58,288; Turnout: 83.50%;
Majority: 13,579 (27.90%)


Portsmouth West
[E] Conservative win
TH ClarkeConservative24,92450.71%
DWT BruceLabour23,97948.78%
G SwantonCommunist2510.51%

Electorate: 58,892; Turnout: 83.46%;
Majority: 945 (1.92%)


Preston North
[E] Conservative win
J AmeryConservative21,88848.41%
S SegalLabour20,95046.33%
CJ HemelrykLiberal2,0124.45%
PJ DevineCommunist3660.81%

Electorate: 52,086; Turnout: 86.81%;
Majority: 938 (2.07%)


Preston South
[E] Labour win
EAA ShackletonLabour22,71650.16%
NLD McLeanConservative22,56749.84%

Electorate: 53,072; Turnout: 85.32%;
Majority: 149 (0.33%)


Pudsey
[E] Conservative win
C BanksConservative18,26941.33%
AG CollingsLabour18,20541.18%
WS WainwrightLiberal7,73117.49%

Electorate: 49,729; Turnout: 88.89%;
Majority: 64 (0.14%)


Putney
[E] Conservative win
H LinsteadConservative28,00751.76%
I ChaplinLabour22,31541.24%
B AltonLiberal3,7857.00%

Electorate: 66,158; Turnout: 81.78%;
Majority: 5,692 (10.52%)


Reading North
[E] Labour win
RWG MackayLabour15,68146.02%
JSV MarlingConservative15,15444.48%
M DerrickLiberal3,2389.50%

Electorate: 39,261; Turnout: 86.79%;
Majority: 527 (1.55%)


Reading South
[E] Labour win
I MikardoLabour17,70448.67%
DC RissikConservative15,45042.47%
GL OppermanLiberal3,2258.87%

Electorate: 41,307; Turnout: 88.07%;
Majority: 2,254 (6.20%)

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