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
Banff — BebingtonBeckenham — Bethnal Green
Banff
[S] Conservative hold
WS DuthieConservative14,64369.80%
W PatersonLabour6,33730.20%

Electorate: 38,378; Turnout: 54.67%;
Majority: 8,306 (39.59%)


Barking
[E] Labour hold
S HastingsLabour27,12969.19%
B MasseyConservative12,08230.81%

Electorate: 53,314; Turnout: 73.55%;
Majority: 15,047 (38.37%)


Barkston Ash
[E] Conservative hold
L RopnerConservative24,19457.30%
GW RhodesLabour18,02742.70%

Electorate: 52,066; Turnout: 81.09%;
Majority: 6,167 (14.61%)


Barnet
[E] Conservative win
R MaudlingConservative30,29960.76%
S HyamLabour19,57039.24%

Electorate: 61,255; Turnout: 81.41%;
Majority: 10,729 (21.51%)


Barnsley
[E] Labour hold
R MasonLabour39,48572.77%
RA WilsonConservative & Nat Lib14,77627.23%

Electorate: 68,997; Turnout: 78.64%;
Majority: 24,709 (45.54%)


Barons Court
[E] Labour win
WT WilliamsLabour20,74850.15%
K JosephConservative20,62349.85%

Electorate: 54,613; Turnout: 75.75%;
Majority: 125 (0.30%)


Barrow-in-Furness
[E] Labour hold
W MonslowLabour22,79253.22%
E Du CannConservative20,03346.78%

Electorate: 53,073; Turnout: 80.69%;
Majority: 2,759 (6.44%)


Barry
[W] Conservative hold
HR GowerConservative27,08557.87%
D JonesLabour19,72242.13%

Electorate: 56,003; Turnout: 83.58%;
Majority: 7,363 (15.73%)


Basingstoke
[E] Conservative win
DK FreethConservative24,97357.20%
W RoyleLabour18,68342.80%

Electorate: 57,030; Turnout: 76.55%;
Majority: 6,290 (14.41%)


Bassetlaw
[E] Labour win
FJ BellengerLabour26,87358.11%
KV MaidenConservative19,37541.89%

Electorate: 58,203; Turnout: 79.46%;
Majority: 7,498 (16.21%)


Bath
[E] Conservative hold
IJ PitmanConservative24,48951.94%
TW RichardsonLabour17,64637.43%
B BurwellLiberal5,01110.63%

Electorate: 57,175; Turnout: 82.46%;
Majority: 6,843 (14.51%)


Batley & Morley
[E] Labour hold
ADD BroughtonLabour27,17860.20%
H WatsonConservative17,97039.80%

Electorate: 56,513; Turnout: 79.89%;
Majority: 9,208 (20.40%)


Battersea North
[E] Labour hold
DPT JayLabour20,98070.73%
WI PercivalConservative8,05827.17%
E FennerInd622 2.10%

Electorate: 42,766; Turnout: 69.35%;
Majority: 12,922 (43.57%)


Battersea South
[E] Conservative hold
E PartridgeConservative15,04447.57%
EKI HurstLabour14,36545.42%
AA Cooper-SmithLiberal2,219 7.02%

Electorate: 39,239; Turnout: 80.60%;
Majority: 679 (2.15%)


Bebington
[E] Conservative hold
HD OakshottConservative31,70058.73%
TH HocktonLabour22,27741.27%

Electorate: 68,186; Turnout: 79.16%;
Majority: 9,423 (17.46%)

Beckenham
[E] Conservative hold
PGT Buchan-HepburnConservative38,61468.96%
CFA CullingLabour17,37731.04%

Electorate: 73,177; Turnout: 76.51%;
Majority: 21,237 (37.93%)


Bedford
[E] Conservative win
ACJ SoamesConservative24,73355.55%
HJ AldridgeLabour19,79244.45%

Electorate: 54,439; Turnout: 81.79%;
Majority: 4,941 (11.10%)


Bedfordshire Mid
[E] Conservative win
AT Lennox-BoydConservative23,01254.71%
TC Skeffington-LodgeLabour19,04845.29%

Electorate: 51,699; Turnout: 81.36%;
Majority: 3,964 (9.42%)


Bedfordshire South
[E] Liberal & Conservative hold
NJ ColeLib & Conservative23,36552.79%
EW MoeranLabour20,89747.21%

Electorate: 54,051; Turnout: 81.89%;
Majority: 2,468 (5.58%)


Bedwellty
[W] Labour hold
HJ FinchLabour30,10482.44%
JSR Scott-HopkinsConservative6,41217.56%

Electorate: 44,753; Turnout: 81.59%;
Majority: 23,692 (64.88%)


Belfast East
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
AJ McKibbinUlster Unionist26,93862.45%
TW BoydNI Labour13,04130.23%
L MulcahySinn Fein3,156 7.32%

Electorate: 61,275; Turnout: 70.40%;
Majority: 13,897 (32.22%)


Belfast North
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
HM HydeUlster Unionist33,74563.26%
WR BoydNI Labour15,06528.24%
F McGladeSinn Fein4,534 8.50%

Electorate: 76,990; Turnout: 69.29%;
Majority: 18,680 (35.02%)


Belfast South
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
D CampbellUlster Unionist33,39278.42%
E BrownNI Labour7,50817.63%
P KearneySinn Fein1,679 3.94%

Electorate: 64,845; Turnout: 65.66%;
Majority: 25,884 (60.79%)


Belfast West
[N] Ulster Unionist gain
P McLaughlinUlster Unionist34,19158.26%
J BeattieIrish Labour16,05027.35%
E BoyceSinn Fein8,44714.39%

Electorate: 78,595; Turnout: 74.67%;
Majority: 18,141 (30.91%)


Belper
[E] Labour hold
GA BrownLabour30,21455.61%
J TwellsConservative24,11544.39%

Electorate: 66,585; Turnout: 81.59%;
Majority: 6,099 (11.23%)


Bermondsey
[E] Labour hold
RJ MellishLabour21,70976.75%
C Orr-EwingConservative4,30915.23%
HB WilsonLiberal1,554 5.49%
HS BirkettInd Labour Party715 2.53%

Electorate: 40,695; Turnout: 69.51%;
Majority: 17,400 (61.51%)


Berwick & East Lothian
[S] Conservative hold
W Anstruther-GrayConservative21,73953.32%
P JonesLabour19,02946.68%

Electorate: 50,764; Turnout: 80.31%;
Majority: 2,710 (6.65%)


Berwick-upon-Tweed
[E] Conservative hold
Visc LambtonConservative18,30160.35%
J FraterLabour12,02439.65%

Electorate: 41,664; Turnout: 72.78%;
Majority: 6,277 (20.70%)


Bethnal Green
[E] Labour win
P HolmanLabour27,20569.31%
JW MillbourneConservative6,50416.57%
RI DouglasLiberal5,54114.12%

Electorate: 61,410; Turnout: 63.91%;
Majority: 20,701 (52.74%)

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