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
Bradford East — Bristol North WestBristol South — Caithness & Sutherland
Bradford East
[E] Labour win
F McLeavyLabour23,58861.59%
GC BarberConservative & Nat Lib14,71338.41%

Electorate: 51,453; Turnout: 74.44%;
Majority: 8,875 (23.17%)


Bradford North
[E] Conservative & National Liberal win
WJ TaylorConservative & Nat Lib21,08450.08%
M WebbLabour21,01549.92%

Electorate: 51,472; Turnout: 81.79%;
Majority: 69 (0.16%)


Bradford South
[E] Labour win
G CraddockLabour20,47847.32%
R Winston-JonesConservative & Nat Lib16,76838.75%
AT EllisLiberal6,02913.93%

Electorate: 53,849; Turnout: 80.36%;
Majority: 3,710 (8.57%)


Bradford West
[E] Conservative & National Liberal win
A TileyConservative & Nat Lib22,30653.81%
M FergusonLabour19,14746.19%

Electorate: 50,726; Turnout: 81.72%;
Majority: 3,159 (7.62%)


Brecon & Radnor
[W] Labour hold
TE WatkinsLabour23,95353.10%
GH PartridgeConservative16,41236.38%
WSR ThomasLiberal4,74510.52%

Electorate: 51,969; Turnout: 86.80%;
Majority: 7,541 (16.72%)


Brentford & Chiswick
[E] Conservative hold
PB LucasConservative18,48953.02%
AW FilsonLabour16,38446.98%

Electorate: 42,528; Turnout: 82.00%;
Majority: 2,105 (6.04%)


Bridgwater
[E] Conservative hold
G WillsConservative24,88759.17%
AE SumblerLabour17,17040.83%

Electorate: 53,920; Turnout: 78.00%;
Majority: 7,717 (18.35%)


Bridlington
[E] Conservative win
RF WoodConservative25,88070.92%
KM RobertsLabour10,61429.08%

Electorate: 52,583; Turnout: 69.40%;
Majority: 15,266 (41.83%)


Brierley Hill
[E] Labour win
CJ SimmonsLabour25,01350.97%
WH GreenConservative24,06449.03%

Electorate: 62,179; Turnout: 78.93%;
Majority: 949 (1.93%)


Brigg
[E] Labour hold
EL MallalieuLabour27,84754.95%
DSB HopkinsConservative22,82645.05%

Electorate: 67,808; Turnout: 74.73%;
Majority: 5,021 (9.91%)


Brighouse & Spenborough
[E] Labour win
LJ EdwardsLabour23,67451.78%
FWH CookConservative & Nat Lib22,04848.22%

Electorate: 54,616; Turnout: 83.72%;
Majority: 1,626 (3.56%)


Brighton Kemptown
[E] Conservative win
HS JohnsonConservative23,14256.41%
LC CohenLabour17,88543.59%

Electorate: 58,621; Turnout: 69.99%;
Majority: 5,257 (12.81%)


Brighton Pavilion
[E] Conservative win
LWB TeelingConservative27,12868.04%
L KnowlesLabour12,74231.96%

Electorate: 59,053; Turnout: 67.52%;
Majority: 14,386 (36.08%)


Bristol Central
[E] Labour win
SS AwberyLabour25,15860.53%
KAP DalbyConservative16,40639.47%

Electorate: 56,326; Turnout: 73.79%;
Majority: 8,752 (21.06%)


Bristol North East
[E] Labour win
W ColdrickLabour22,74046.56%
DWE WebsterConservative & Nat Lib21,86444.77%
GW StevensonLiberal4,236 8.67%

Electorate: 62,614; Turnout: 78.00%;
Majority: 876 (1.79%)


Bristol North West
[E] Labour win
TC BoydLabour22,95051.87%
JG BraithwaiteConservative21,29548.13%

Electorate: 55,942; Turnout: 79.09%;
Majority: 1,655 (3.74%)

Bristol South
[E] Labour win
WA WilkinsLabour24,95464.10%
GE McWattersConservative13,97835.90%

Electorate: 52,142; Turnout: 74.67%;
Majority: 10,976 (28.19%)


Bristol South East
[E] Labour win
ANW BennLabour25,25759.47%
RG CookeConservative17,21040.53%

Electorate: 54,499; Turnout: 77.92%;
Majority: 8,047 (18.95%)


Bristol West
[E] Conservative win
W MoncktonConservative32,76775.27%
WH JohnsonLabour10,76624.73%

Electorate: 58,359; Turnout: 74.60%;
Majority: 22,001 (50.54%)


Brixton
[E] Labour hold
M LiptonLabour20,59456.96%
WL RootsConservative15,55943.04%

Electorate: 53,045; Turnout: 68.16%;
Majority: 5,035 (13.93%)


Bromley
[E] Conservative hold
H MacmillanConservative24,61268.21%
GB KaufmanLabour11,47331.79%

Electorate: 47,954; Turnout: 75.25%;
Majority: 13,139 (36.41%)


Bromsgrove
[E] Conservative hold
JCG DanceConservative27,46155.20%
LJ GeorgeLabour22,28744.80%

Electorate: 60,898; Turnout: 81.69%;
Majority: 5,174 (10.40%)


Buckingham
[E] Conservative hold
F MarkhamConservative23,25051.26%
DG EvansLabour22,11048.74%

Electorate: 53,298; Turnout: 85.11%;
Majority: 1,140 (2.51%)


Buckinghamshire South
[E] Conservative hold
RM BellConservative29,16561.75%
WE RobinsonLabour11,18423.68%
P BrunnerLiberal6,88514.58%

Electorate: 60,501; Turnout: 78.07%;
Majority: 17,981 (38.07%)


Burnley
[E] Labour hold
WA BurkeLabour27,86555.63%
E BrooksConservative22,22944.37%

Electorate: 60,023; Turnout: 83.46%;
Majority: 5,636 (11.25%)


Burton
[E] Conservative hold
JC JenningsConservative24,51953.23%
E TaylorLabour21,54646.77%

Electorate: 57,025; Turnout: 80.78%;
Majority: 2,973 (6.45%)


Bury & Radcliffe
[E] Conservative hold
JC BidgoodConservative28,08053.58%
T BrennanLabour24,33146.42%

Electorate: 65,379; Turnout: 80.16%;
Majority: 3,749 (7.15%)


Bury St Edmunds
[E] Conservative hold
WT AitkenConservative24,53255.14%
N StanleyLabour19,96244.86%

Electorate: 56,854; Turnout: 78.26%;
Majority: 4,570 (10.27%)


Caernarvon
[W] Labour hold
GO RobertsLabour17,68250.18%
OM RobertsConservative8,46124.01%
RE JonesWelsh Nationalist5,81516.50%
DG WilliamsLiberal3,277 9.30%

Electorate: 42,753; Turnout: 82.42%;
Majority: 9,221 (26.17%)


Caerphilly
[W] Labour hold
N EdwardsLabour27,85275.21%
JH DaviesConservative9,18024.79%

Electorate: 47,131; Turnout: 78.57%;
Majority: 18,672 (50.42%)


Caithness & Sutherland
[S] Conservative hold
D RobertsonConservative10,45356.53%
HF SutherlandLabour5,36429.01%
JS MowattLiberal2,67414.46%

Electorate: 26,619; Turnout: 69.47%;
Majority: 5,089 (27.52%)

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