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
Westbury — WirralWoking — York
Westbury
[E] Conservative hold
RV GrimstonConservative19,65443.73%
RJ TravessLabour17,62339.21%
HB RichardsonLiberal7,66617.06%

Electorate: 52,129; Turnout: 86.21%;
Majority: 2,031 (4.52%)


Western Isles
[S] Labour hold
MK MacmillanLabour8,03948.77%
J MitchellConservative & Nat Lib6,70940.70%
D MurrayLiberal9165.56%
C MacleanScottish National8204.97%

Electorate: 27,222; Turnout: 60.55%;
Majority: 1,330 (8.07%)


West Ham North
[E] Labour hold
AWJ LewisLabour34,15670.45%
JA Erskine-ShawConservative14,32829.55%

Electorate: 63,318; Turnout: 76.57%;
Majority: 19,828 (40.90%)


West Ham South
[E] Labour hold
FE JonesLabour37,19584.96%
ML de la MotteConservative6,58615.04%

Electorate: 56,627; Turnout: 77.31%;
Majority: 30,609 (69.91%)


Westhoughton
[E] Labour hold
JT PriceLabour29,31961.13%
FJ LandConservative18,64438.87%

Electorate: 55,375; Turnout: 86.61%;
Majority: 10,675 (22.26%)


West Lothian
[S] Labour hold
J TaylorLabour28,90660.52%
HE AtkinsConservative18,85439.48%

Electorate: 56,259; Turnout: 84.89%;
Majority: 10,052 (21.05%)


Westmorland
[E] Conservative hold
WMF VaneConservative23,22758.30%
PN WilsonLabour9,11922.89%
AGD AclandLiberal7,49318.81%

Electorate: 47,697; Turnout: 83.53%;
Majority: 14,108 (35.41%)


Weston-super-Mare
[E] Conservative hold
IL Orr-EwingConservative30,48565.66%
RG AndrewsLabour15,94234.34%

Electorate: 58,241; Turnout: 79.72%;
Majority: 14,543 (31.32%)


Whitehaven
[E] Labour hold
F AndersonLabour23,19059.19%
GW IredellConservative15,99040.81%

Electorate: 45,963; Turnout: 85.24%;
Majority: 7,200 (18.38%)


Widnes
[E] Labour hold
JE MacCollLabour21,68854.22%
FH WilsonConservative18,31545.78%

Electorate: 45,761; Turnout: 87.42%;
Majority: 3,373 (8.43%)


Wigan
[E] Labour hold
RW WilliamsLabour34,53066.91%
DC WallsConservative17,07833.09%

Electorate: 59,318; Turnout: 87.00%;
Majority: 17,452 (33.82%)


Willesden East
[E] Labour hold
M OrbachLabour26,69551.81%
RE SimmsConservative24,82748.19%

Electorate: 62,962; Turnout: 81.83%;
Majority: 1,868 (3.63%)


Willesden West
[E] Labour hold
SP ViantLabour35,29664.26%
JL BottConservative19,63235.74%

Electorate: 66,417; Turnout: 82.70%;
Majority: 15,664 (28.52%)


Wimbledon
[E] Conservative hold
CW BlackConservative42,21866.53%
CH FordLabour21,24233.47%

Electorate: 77,067; Turnout: 82.34%;
Majority: 20,976 (33.05%)


Winchester
[E] Conservative hold
PHBO SmithersConservative31,70056.49%
EC NeateLabour24,41843.51%

Electorate: 67,080; Turnout: 83.66%;
Majority: 7,282 (12.98%)


Windsor
[E] Conservative hold
CE Mott-RadclyffeConservative25,61261.58%
M NicholsonLabour15,97738.42%

Electorate: 52,640; Turnout: 79.01%;
Majority: 9,635 (23.17%)


Wirral
[E] Conservative hold
JSB LloydConservative32,63165.23%
RB ChrimesLabour17,39234.77%

Electorate: 61,197; Turnout: 81.74%;
Majority: 15,239 (30.46%)

Woking
[E] Conservative hold
HA WatkinsonConservative26,52264.95%
WE WolffLabour14,31335.05%

Electorate: 51,867; Turnout: 78.73%;
Majority: 12,209 (29.90%)


Wokingham
[E] Conservative hold
PF RemnantConservative21,65261.01%
EA HubbleLabour10,60629.88%
J McQuadeLiberal3,2339.11%

Electorate: 45,239; Turnout: 78.45%;
Majority: 11,046 (31.12%)


Wolverhampton North East
[E] Labour hold
J BairdLabour30,64362.27%
JPJ EllisConservative & Nat Lib18,56337.73%

Electorate: 60,808; Turnout: 80.92%;
Majority: 12,080 (24.55%)


Wolverhampton South West
[E] Conservative hold
JE PowellConservative23,66053.62%
PL DaviesLabour20,46446.38%

Electorate: 51,124; Turnout: 86.31%;
Majority: 3,196 (7.24%)


Woodford
[E] Conservative hold
WS ChurchillConservative40,93862.96%
WA ArcherLabour22,35934.39%
JR CampbellCommunist8711.34%
A HancockInd8511.31%

Electorate: 77,975; Turnout: 83.38%;
Majority: 18,579 (28.57%)


Wood Green
[E] Labour hold
WJ IrvingLabour30,36055.79%
BG IrvingConservative24,06044.21%

Electorate: 66,586; Turnout: 81.73%;
Majority: 6,300 (11.58%)


Woolwich East
[E] Labour hold
CP MayhewLabour26,98263.63%
RJ HarveyConservative15,42036.37%

Electorate: 51,679; Turnout: 82.05%;
Majority: 11,562 (27.27%)


Woolwich West
[E] Conservative hold
WA StewardConservative23,38549.27%
JE SilkinLabour22,04146.44%
D PhillipsLiberal2,0404.30%

Electorate: 54,226; Turnout: 87.53%;
Majority: 1,344 (2.83%)


Worcester
[E] Conservative hold
GR WardConservative26,06055.48%
LV PikeLabour20,90944.52%

Electorate: 57,192; Turnout: 82.13%;
Majority: 5,151 (10.97%)


Worcestershire South
[E] Conservative hold
R De la BèreConservative27,22965.36%
JPT HopwoodLabour14,43434.64%

Electorate: 54,883; Turnout: 75.91%;
Majority: 12,795 (30.71%)


Workington
[E] Labour hold
TF PeartLabour25,89360.02%
H FoxConservative17,24939.98%

Electorate: 49,291; Turnout: 87.53%;
Majority: 8,644 (20.04%)


Worthing
[E] Conservative hold
OL Prior-PalmerConservative32,30274.63%
GW ReynoldsLabour10,97825.37%

Electorate: 54,125; Turnout: 79.96%;
Majority: 21,324 (49.27%)


The Wrekin
[E] Labour hold
IO ThomasLabour20,10952.35%
JH CordleConservative18,30547.65%

Electorate: 46,254; Turnout: 83.05%;
Majority: 1,804 (4.70%)


Wrexham
[W] Labour hold
R RichardsLabour33,75961.51%
WG CooperConservative & Nat Lib19,12434.85%
AD ThomasWelsh Nationalist1,9973.64%

Electorate: 64,736; Turnout: 84.78%;
Majority: 14,635 (26.67%)


Wycombe
[E] Conservative gain
WW AstorConservative27,08451.67%
JE HaireLabour25,33148.33%

Electorate: 60,799; Turnout: 86.21%;
Majority: 1,753 (3.34%)


Yarmouth
[E] Conservative gain
A FellConservative22,18051.17%
E KinghornLabour21,16548.83%

Electorate: 52,060; Turnout: 83.26%;
Majority: 1,015 (2.34%)


Yeovil
[E] Conservative hold
JWW PeytonConservative23,70146.84%
M MurrayLabour20,78041.07%
ML WinsorLiberal6,11812.09%

Electorate: 57,525; Turnout: 87.96%;
Majority: 2,921 (5.77%)


York
[E] Conservative hold
HBH Hylton-FosterConservative32,77750.71%
TC Skeffington-LodgeLabour31,85649.29%

Electorate: 74,829; Turnout: 86.37%;
Majority: 921 (1.42%)

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