UK General Election results October 1951

25th October 1951
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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 hold
J GrimondLiberal11,74557.48%
A TennantConservative5,35426.20%
MA FairnieLabour3,33516.32%

Electorate: 29,603; Turnout: 69.03%;
Majority: 6,391 (31.28%)


Ormskirk
[E] Conservative hold
JA SalterConservative26,72967.43%
E KavanaghLabour12,90832.57%

Electorate: 50,379; Turnout: 78.68%;
Majority: 13,821 (34.87%)


Orpington
[E] Conservative hold
W SmithersConservative27,24462.65%
RD Vaughan WilliamsLabour16,24137.35%

Electorate: 53,023; Turnout: 82.01%;
Majority: 11,003 (25.30%)


Oswestry
[E] Conservative hold
WD Ormsby-GoreConservative23,84362.23%
A WaitLabour14,47137.77%

Electorate: 49,830; Turnout: 76.89%;
Majority: 9,372 (24.46%)


Oxford
[E] Conservative hold
HFL TurnerConservative32,36756.00%
GH ElvinLabour25,42744.00%

Electorate: 70,494; Turnout: 81.98%;
Majority: 6,940 (12.01%)


Paddington North
[E] Labour hold
WJ FieldLabour19,92355.72%
JR RidsdaleConservative15,83444.28%

Electorate: 44,215; Turnout: 80.87%;
Majority: 4,089 (11.44%)


Paddington South
[E] Conservative hold
RA AllanConservative20,74159.82%
CFH Wegg-ProsserLabour13,93240.18%

Electorate: 48,356; Turnout: 71.70%;
Majority: 6,809 (19.64%)


Paisley
[S] Labour hold
DH JohnstonLabour29,57055.37%
JF WilsonConservative16,54530.98%
VM ShawLiberal7,29113.65%

Electorate: 63,281; Turnout: 84.40%;
Majority: 13,025 (24.39%)


Peckham
[E] Labour hold
FK CorbetLabour33,70369.84%
CV FordConservative14,55730.16%

Electorate: 63,815; Turnout: 75.62%;
Majority: 19,146 (39.67%)


Pembroke
[W] Labour hold
DL DonnellyLabour25,99448.45%
FW Farey-JonesConservative16,96831.63%
DH PennantLiberal10,68819.92%

Electorate: 62,381; Turnout: 86.00%;
Majority: 9,026 (16.82%)


Penistone
[E] Labour hold
HG McGheeLabour36,16964.23%
D HinchcliffeConservative20,14535.77%

Electorate: 66,156; Turnout: 85.12%;
Majority: 16,024 (28.45%)


Penrith & the Border
[E] Conservative hold
RD ScottConservative23,27454.07%
J RaffertyLabour10,75924.99%
SVS HowardLiberal8,85720.57%
W BrownriggInd1580.37%

Electorate: 51,575; Turnout: 83.47%;
Majority: 12,515 (29.07%)


Perth & East Perthshire
[S] Conservative hold
AG Gomme-DuncanConservative25,79859.38%
N McBrideLabour11,16725.70%
DR McIntyreScottish National6,47914.91%

Electorate: 55,502; Turnout: 78.27%;
Majority: 14,631 (33.68%)


Peterborough
[E] Conservative hold
H NichollsConservative24,53648.05%
AEVA FarrerLabour24,16347.32%
WI AkstLiberal2,3674.64%

Electorate: 58,831; Turnout: 86.80%;
Majority: 373 (0.73%)


Petersfield
[E] Conservative hold
PR LeghConservative29,84558.75%
EE PreidelLabour15,77031.05%
HHL DicksonLiberal5,18210.20%

Electorate: 65,259; Turnout: 77.84%;
Majority: 14,075 (27.71%)

Plymouth Devonport
[E] Labour hold
MM FootLabour32,15851.93%
RFES ChurchillConservative & Nat Lib29,76848.07%

Electorate: 72,611; Turnout: 85.28%;
Majority: 2,390 (3.86%)


Plymouth Sutton
[E] Conservative gain
JJ AstorConservative28,90850.62%
LA MiddletonLabour28,19849.38%

Electorate: 66,894; Turnout: 85.37%;
Majority: 710 (1.24%)


Pontefract
[E] Labour hold
GO SylvesterLabour35,28076.16%
IMP PikeConservative & Lib11,04323.84%

Electorate: 53,856; Turnout: 86.01%;
Majority: 24,237 (52.32%)


Pontypool
[W] Labour hold
DG WestLabour29,55375.74%
AO HewittConservative9,46424.26%

Electorate: 46,290; Turnout: 84.29%;
Majority: 20,089 (51.49%)


Pontypridd
[W] Labour hold
A PearsonLabour32,58672.26%
JL ManningConservative12,51127.74%

Electorate: 54,126; Turnout: 83.32%;
Majority: 20,075 (44.52%)


Poole
[E] Conservative hold
RA PilkingtonConservative26,99853.60%
LJ MatchanLabour18,34636.42%
W RidgwayLiberal5,0299.98%

Electorate: 59,286; Turnout: 84.97%;
Majority: 8,652 (17.18%)


Poplar
[E] Labour hold
CW KeyLabour31,37782.03%
PFH EmeryConservative6,87517.97%

Electorate: 50,509; Turnout: 75.73%;
Majority: 24,502 (64.05%)


Portsmouth Langstone
[E] Conservative hold
GP StevensConservative31,75263.00%
J O'N RyanLabour18,64737.00%

Electorate: 61,641; Turnout: 81.76%;
Majority: 13,105 (26.00%)


Portsmouth South
[E] Conservative hold
JM LucasConservative30,54863.78%
DS WallaceLabour17,35036.22%

Electorate: 59,306; Turnout: 80.76%;
Majority: 13,198 (27.55%)


Portsmouth West
[E] Conservative hold
TH ClarkeConservative25,36351.26%
AL BirkLabour24,11548.74%

Electorate: 59,262; Turnout: 83.49%;
Majority: 1,248 (2.52%)


Preston North
[E] Conservative hold
J AmeryConservative23,59851.20%
T HouriganLabour22,49048.80%

Electorate: 52,647; Turnout: 87.54%;
Majority: 1,108 (2.40%)


Preston South
[E] Labour hold
EAA ShackletonLabour22,76050.02%
NLD McLeanConservative22,74449.98%

Electorate: 52,610; Turnout: 86.49%;
Majority: 16 (0.04%)


Pudsey
[E] Conservative hold
C BanksConservative24,13853.74%
AG CollingsLabour20,78246.26%

Electorate: 50,521; Turnout: 88.91%;
Majority: 3,356 (7.47%)


Putney
[E] Conservative hold
HN LinsteadConservative29,68655.83%
EC HutchisonLabour23,48944.17%

Electorate: 64,933; Turnout: 81.89%;
Majority: 6,197 (11.65%)


Reading North
[E] Conservative gain
FM BennettConservative17,37850.44%
RWG MackayLabour17,07649.56%

Electorate: 39,681; Turnout: 86.83%;
Majority: 302 (0.88%)


Reading South
[E] Labour hold
I MikardoLabour18,57051.40%
H PryceConservative17,56148.60%

Electorate: 41,694; Turnout: 86.66%;
Majority: 1,009 (2.79%)

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