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
Westbury — WirralWoking — York
Westbury
[E] Conservative win
RV GrimstonConservative17,45539.44%
RJ TravessLabour15,76635.63%
HB RichardsonLiberal11,03124.93%

Electorate: 51,252; Turnout: 86.34%;
Majority: 1,689 (3.82%)


Western Isles
[S] unchanged:
MK MacmillanLabour8,38753.21%
HMcD SinclairLiberal6,95044.09%
D MurrayScottish Home Rule4252.70%

Electorate: 28,290; Turnout: 55.72%;
Majority: 1,437 (9.12%)


West Ham North
[E] Labour win
AWJ LewisLabour33,78268.58%
RM PriorConservative12,62325.63%
RL PhillipsLiberal2,3494.77%
GW DickinsonChristian Democrat5031.02%

Electorate: 63,288; Turnout: 77.83%;
Majority: 21,159 (42.96%)


West Ham South
[E] Labour win
FE JonesLabour36,75482.42%
M De La MotteConservative5,42212.16%
GG youngLiberal1,6863.78%
W NorrisCommunist7301.64%

Electorate: 57,250; Turnout: 77.89%;
Majority: 31,332 (70.26%)


Westhoughton
[E] Labour win
RJ DaviesLabour30,11762.26%
J CrowtherConservative18,25937.74%

Electorate: 54,786; Turnout: 88.30%;
Majority: 11,858 (24.51%)


West Lothian
[S] unchanged:
G MathersLabour27,23660.61%
WMcE YoungerConservative15,99935.60%
WM HyndScottish Self-Government1,0392.31%
J BorrowmanCommunist6641.48%

Electorate: 56,339; Turnout: 79.76%;
Majority: 11,237 (25.01%)


Westmorland
[E] unchanged:
WMF VaneConservative22,22855.14%
AGD AclandLiberal9,05422.46%
PN WilsonLabour9,03122.40%

Electorate: 47,130; Turnout: 85.54%;
Majority: 13,174 (32.68%)


Weston-super-Mare
[E] Conservative win
IL Orr-EwingConservative26,76756.41%
MH HillLabour13,29428.01%
FA KewLiberal7,39415.58%

Electorate: 57,098; Turnout: 83.11%;
Majority: 13,473 (28.39%)


Whitehaven
[E] Labour win
F AndersonLabour22,85060.00%
W NunnConservative15,23340.00%

Electorate: 43,751; Turnout: 87.04%;
Majority: 7,617 (20.00%)


Widnes
[E] Labour win
JE MacCollLabour21,25354.10%
RA PilkingtonConservative18,03345.90%

Electorate: 44,528; Turnout: 88.23%;
Majority: 3,220 (8.20%)


Wigan
[E] unchanged:
RW WilliamsLabour32,74662.52%
H DowlingConservative15,73330.04%
IS WebsterLiberal2,6515.06%
T RowlandsonCommunist1,2432.37%

Electorate: 58,667; Turnout: 89.27%;
Majority: 17,013 (32.48%)


Willesden East
[E] Labour win
M OrbachLabour24,34547.13%
SS HammersleyConservative21,00440.66%
WJ DoneLiberal6,31012.21%

Electorate: 62,596; Turnout: 82.53%;
Majority: 3,341 (6.47%)


Willesden West
[E] Labour win
SP ViantLabour33,96361.08%
G RewcastleConservative17,84832.10%
KSB AhluwaliaLiberal2,8535.13%
D MichaelsonCommunist9381.69%

Electorate: 66,796; Turnout: 83.24%;
Majority: 16,115 (28.98%)


Wimbledon
[E] Conservative win
CW BlackConservative40,33961.33%
GL DeaconLabour20,29630.86%
IF GibsonLiberal5,1367.81%

Electorate: 76,728; Turnout: 85.72%;
Majority: 20,043 (30.47%)


Winchester
[E] Conservative win
PHB SmithersConservative31,46256.77%
LF CornillieLabour23,95543.23%

Electorate: 65,960; Turnout: 84.02%;
Majority: 7,507 (13.55%)


Windsor
[E] Conservative win
CE Mott-RadclyffeConservative23,51255.57%
M NicholsonLabour14,30033.80%
A MarsLiberal4,49510.62%

Electorate: 51,580; Turnout: 82.02%;
Majority: 9,212 (21.77%)


Wirral
[E] Conservative win
JSB LloydConservative29,23257.05%
HA KellyLabour15,99331.21%
TM BanksLiberal6,01811.74%

Electorate: 59,642; Turnout: 85.92%;
Majority: 13,239 (25.84%)

Woking
[E] Conservative win
H WatkinsonConservative24,45457.98%
T DaviesLabour13,15731.19%
MF Turner-BridgerLiberal4,56710.83%

Electorate: 50,672; Turnout: 83.24%;
Majority: 11,297 (26.78%)


Wokingham
[E] Conservative win
P RemnantConservative20,61257.74%
EA HubbleLabour10,29628.84%
J McQuadeLiberal4,79313.43%

Electorate: 44,101; Turnout: 80.95%;
Majority: 10,316 (28.90%)


Wolverhampton North East
[E] Labour win
J BairdLabour29,23559.29%
AGH HollandConservative14,59229.59%
A BrownLiberal5,48211.12%

Electorate: 59,338; Turnout: 83.10%;
Majority: 14,643 (29.70%)


Wolverhampton South West
[E] Conservative win
JE PowellConservative20,23945.98%
HD HughesLabour19,54844.41%
WFH RollasonLiberal4,2299.61%

Electorate: 50,460; Turnout: 87.23%;
Majority: 691 (1.57%)


Woodford
[E] unchanged:
WS ChurchillConservative37,23959.61%
S HillsLabour18,74030.00%
H DaviesLiberal5,6649.07%
W BrooksCommunist8271.32%

Electorate: 72,592; Turnout: 86.06%;
Majority: 18,499 (29.61%)


Wood Green
[E] Labour win
WJ IrvingLabour28,48052.38%
JD McEwanConservative20,01336.81%
JPJ EllisLiberal5,87510.81%

Electorate: 66,397; Turnout: 81.88%;
Majority: 8,467 (15.57%)


Woolwich East
[E] Labour win
E BevinLabour26,60461.59%
JD CampbellConservative14,23432.95%
AM SageLiberal1,5043.48%
RP DuttCommunist6011.39%
F HancockInd2520.58%

Electorate: 51,849; Turnout: 83.31%;
Majority: 12,370 (28.64%)


Woolwich West
[E] Conservative win
WA StewardConservative21,25746.56%
H BerryLabour21,11846.26%
WR RobertsLiberal3,2797.18%

Electorate: 52,419; Turnout: 87.09%;
Majority: 139 (0.30%)


Worcester
[E] Conservative win
GR WardConservative24,14749.54%
J EvansLabour19,80740.64%
WHP GardinerLiberal4,7869.82%

Electorate: 56,622; Turnout: 86.08%;
Majority: 4,340 (8.90%)


Worcestershire South
[E] Conservative win
R De la BereConservative26,94863.23%
JPT HopwoodLabour15,66836.77%

Electorate: 53,148; Turnout: 80.18%;
Majority: 11,280 (26.47%)


Workington
[E] Labour win
TF PeartLabour25,10457.61%
FMC FoxConservative14,00932.15%
DCG SibleyLiberal4,46010.24%

Electorate: 48,716; Turnout: 89.44%;
Majority: 11,095 (25.46%)


Worthing
[E] Conservative win
OL Prior-PalmerConservative29,47566.76%
E DuchinLabour10,02822.71%
W HorneLiberal4,64710.53%

Electorate: 52,573; Turnout: 83.98%;
Majority: 19,447 (44.05%)


The Wrekin
[E] Labour win
IO ThomasLabour19,73053.66%
FG BibbingsConservative17,03946.34%

Electorate: 45,209; Turnout: 81.33%;
Majority: 2,691 (7.32%)


Wrexham
[W] unchanged:
R RichardsLabour32,04257.83%
WG CooperConservative & Nat Lib14,11725.48%
HM LewisLiberal8,28714.96%
G BowenWelsh Nationalist9601.73%

Electorate: 63,455; Turnout: 87.32%;
Majority: 17,925 (32.35%)


Wycombe
[E] unchanged:
JE HaireLabour21,49142.09%
WW AstorConservative21,01541.16%
B LawLiberal8,35416.36%
E LeighCommunist1990.39%

Electorate: 59,490; Turnout: 85.83%;
Majority: 476 (0.93%)


Yarmouth
[E] Conservative win
E KinghornLabour19,13144.54%
EC BakerConservative17,96941.83%
R CornwellLiberal5,85413.63%

Electorate: 51,093; Turnout: 84.07%;
Majority: 1,162 (2.71%)


Yeovil
[E] unchanged:
WH KingsmillConservative21,14542.57%
M ShinwellLabour19,53239.33%
L MacLarenLiberal8,99018.10%

Electorate: 56,791; Turnout: 87.46%;
Majority: 1,613 (3.25%)


York
[E] Conservative win
HB Hylton-FosterConservative29,42146.31%
H DaviesLabour29,34446.19%
HS ClayLiberal4,7607.49%

Electorate: 72,527; Turnout: 87.59%;
Majority: 77 (0.12%)

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