UK General Election results May 1955

26th May 1955
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The region in which each constituency is situated is indicated in square brackets
Aberavon — Angus North & MearnsAngus South — Banbury
Aberavon
[W] Labour hold
WG CoveLabour29,00369.54%
REG HoweConservative12,70630.46%

Electorate: 52,616; Turnout: 79.27%;
Majority: 16,297 (39.07%)


Aberdare
[W] Labour hold
A ProbertLabour29,52874.96%
WJA BainConservative6,16215.64%
T BeasleyWelsh Nationalist3,703 9.40%

Electorate: 50,333; Turnout: 78.26%;
Majority: 23,366 (59.32%)


Aberdeen North
[S] Labour win
H HughesLabour33,15366.96%
CAB MaldenConservative16,35733.04%

Electorate: 66,385; Turnout: 74.58%;
Majority: 16,796 (33.92%)


Aberdeen South
[S] Conservative win
Lady TweedsmuirConservative26,81757.74%
CMJ HartLabour19,62742.26%

Electorate: 57,292; Turnout: 81.07%;
Majority: 7,190 (15.48%)


Aberdeenshire East
[S] Conservative win
R BoothbyConservative18,60068.53%
C RossLabour8,54331.47%

Electorate: 45,423; Turnout: 59.76%;
Majority: 10,057 (37.05%)


Aberdeenshire West
[S] Conservative win
HR SpenceConservative20,21659.10%
M MacNeilLabour9,28827.15%
TRL FraserLiberal4,70513.75%

Electorate: 47,125; Turnout: 72.59%;
Majority: 10,928 (31.94%)


Abertillery
[W] Labour hold
L WilliamsLabour25,59982.74%
AG DaviesConservative4,08113.19%
T MorganWelsh Nationalist1,259 4.07%

Electorate: 39,111; Turnout: 79.11%;
Majority: 21,518 (69.55%)


Abingdon
[E] Conservative hold
AMS NeaveConservative25,61350.00%
M ReidLabour16,97933.15%
GR AllenLiberal8,63416.85%

Electorate: 58,487; Turnout: 87.59%;
Majority: 8,634 (16.85%)


Accrington
[E] Labour hold
H HyndLabour22,50251.54%
DC WallsConservative21,15748.46%

Electorate: 50,938; Turnout: 85.71%;
Majority: 1,345 (3.08%)


Acton
[E] Labour hold
JA SparksLabour20,64550.64%
JL BottConservative20,12049.36%

Electorate: 49,373; Turnout: 82.57%;
Majority: 525 (1.29%)


Aldershot
[E] Conservative hold
E ErringtonConservative22,70156.66%
JD RichardsLabour13,12932.77%
E LakemanLiberal4,23210.56%

Electorate: 54,209; Turnout: 73.90%;
Majority: 9,572 (23.89%)


Altrincham & Sale
[E] Conservative hold
FJ ErrollConservative30,58662.17%
T ParkLabour12,17424.75%
DF BurdenLiberal6,43613.08%

Electorate: 61,525; Turnout: 79.96%;
Majority: 18,412 (37.43%)


Anglesey
[W] Labour hold
C HughesLabour13,98648.36%
JW HughesLiberal9,41832.57%
OH HughesConservative3,33311.52%
JR JonesWelsh Nationalist2,183 7.55%

Electorate: 35,980; Turnout: 80.38%;
Majority: 4,568 (15.80%)


Angus North & Mearns
[S] Liberal & Conservative hold
CN Thornton-KemsleyLib & Conservative18,51668.99%
C BuickLabour8,32331.01%

Electorate: 37,146; Turnout: 72.25%;
Majority: 10,193 (37.98%)

Angus South
[S] Liberal & Conservative hold
JAL DuncanLib & Conservative23,96772.71%
HPH GourlayLabour8,99627.29%

Electorate: 44,796; Turnout: 73.58%;
Majority: 14,971 (45.42%)


Antrim North
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
PRH O'NeillUlster Unionist41,76385.98%
J DouganSinn Fein6,80914.02%

Electorate: 67,315; Turnout: 72.16%;
Majority: 34,954 (71.96%)


Antrim South
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
SK CunninghamUlster Unionist50,34790.71%
M TraynorSinn Fein5,155 9.29%

Electorate: 84,939; Turnout: 65.34%;
Majority: 45,192 (81.42%)


Argyll
[S] Conservative hold
D McCallumConservative19,11967.77%
RM YoungLabour9,09132.23%

Electorate: 42,182; Turnout: 66.88%;
Majority: 10,028 (35.55%)


Armagh
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
CW ArmstrongUlster Unionist38,61764.38%
T McCurtainSinn Fein21,36335.62%

Electorate: 72,800; Turnout: 82.39%;
Majority: 17,254 (28.77%)


Arundel & Shoreham
[E] Conservative hold
HB KerbyConservative35,18069.85%
FW BanfieldLabour15,18830.15%

Electorate: 69,034; Turnout: 72.96%;
Majority: 19,992 (39.69%)


Ashfield
[E] Labour win
WN WarbeyLabour32,90571.94%
AS PlaneConservative12,83628.06%

Electorate: 59,820; Turnout: 76.46%;
Majority: 20,069 (43.88%)


Ashford
[E] Conservative hold
WF DeedsConservative23,99260.47%
ND SandelsonLabour15,68539.53%

Electorate: 50,821; Turnout: 78.07%;
Majority: 8,307 (20.94%)


Ashton-under-Lyne
[E] Labour win
H RhodesLabour26,21651.95%
E HodsonConservative24,25148.05%

Electorate: 62,392; Turnout: 80.89%;
Majority: 1,965 (3.89%)


Aylesbury
[E] Conservative hold
GS SummersConservative20,33049.87%
AS HarmanLabour14,56935.74%
H FryLiberal5,86914.40%

Electorate: 49,841; Turnout: 81.80%;
Majority: 5,761 (14.13%)


Ayr
[S] Conservative hold
T MooreConservative20,00659.06%
JMJ AuldLabour13,86640.94%

Electorate: 43,932; Turnout: 77.10%;
Majority: 6,140 (18.13%)


Ayrshire Central
[S] Conservative win
DL Spencer-NairnConservative19,71350.21%
AC ManuelLabour19,54649.79%

Electorate: 47,112; Turnout: 83.33%;
Majority: 167 (0.43%)


Ayrshire North & Bute
[S] Conservative win
C MacAndrewConservative20,33864.52%
D LambieLabour11,18335.48%

Electorate: 44,065; Turnout: 71.53%;
Majority: 9,155 (29.04%)


Ayrshire South
[S] Labour hold
E HughesLabour21,77861.61%
DMH SmithConservative13,56938.39%

Electorate: 46,007; Turnout: 76.83%;
Majority: 8,209 (23.22%)


Banbury
[E] Conservative hold
AD Dodds-ParkerConservative25,59854.38%
NF StogdonLabour21,47345.62%

Electorate: 61,019; Turnout: 77.14%;
Majority: 4,125 (8.76%)

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