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
Clapham — CrosbyCroydon North East — Derbyshire North East
Clapham
[E] Labour hold
CW GibsonLabour22,39850.25%
WR Van StraubenzeeConservative22,17349.75%

Electorate: 59,015; Turnout: 75.52%;
Majority: 225 (0.50%)


Cleveland
[E] Labour hold
AMF PalmerLabour27,64950.16%
GW ProudfootConservative27,46849.84%

Electorate: 68,208; Turnout: 80.81%;
Majority: 181 (0.33%)


Clitheroe
[E] Conservative hold
R FortConservative21,61556.46%
W RutterLabour16,67143.54%

Electorate: 44,893; Turnout: 85.28%;
Majority: 4,944 (12.91%)


Coatbridge & Airdrie
[S] Labour hold
J MannLabour22,26955.85%
DC AndersonConservative17,60544.15%

Electorate: 50,219; Turnout: 79.40%;
Majority: 4,664 (11.70%)


Colchester
[E] Conservative hold
CJM AlportConservative24,79655.48%
NR ThomasLabour19,89844.52%

Electorate: 55,527; Turnout: 80.49%;
Majority: 4,898 (10.96%)


Colne Valley
[E] Labour win
WG HallLabour23,10854.22%
S CheethamConservative19,51245.78%

Electorate: 52,540; Turnout: 81.12%;
Majority: 3,596 (8.44%)


Consett
[E] Labour hold
W StonesLabour30,97967.05%
WF MontgomeryConservative15,22432.95%

Electorate: 59,607; Turnout: 77.51%;
Majority: 15,755 (34.10%)


Conway
[W] Conservative hold
PJM ThomasConservative18,70548.18%
WEE JonesLabour13,88135.76%
HM LewisLiberal3,217 8.29%
IB ReesWelsh Nationalist3,019 7.78%

Electorate: 45,846; Turnout: 84.68%;
Majority: 4,824 (12.43%)


Cornwall North
[E] Conservative hold
H RoperConservative16,82447.38%
E MalindineLiberal15,22042.86%
VE CornfordLabour3,465 9.76%

Electorate: 43,145; Turnout: 82.30%;
Majority: 1,604 (4.52%)


Coventry East
[E] Labour hold
RHS CrossmanLabour27,71256.19%
MA HookerConservative21,60843.81%

Electorate: 60,769; Turnout: 81.16%;
Majority: 6,104 (12.38%)


Coventry North
[E] Labour hold
M EdelmanLabour24,56553.45%
J PooleConservative21,39246.55%

Electorate: 55,845; Turnout: 82.29%;
Majority: 3,173 (6.90%)


Coventry South
[E] Labour hold
EF BurtonLabour27,44951.59%
ME WilliamsonConservative25,76148.41%

Electorate: 65,404; Turnout: 81.36%;
Majority: 1,688 (3.17%)


Crewe
[E] Labour win
SS AllenLabour21,62952.49%
GF BostonConservative15,27337.06%
TS RothwellLiberal4,30610.45%

Electorate: 50,577; Turnout: 81.48%;
Majority: 6,356 (15.42%)


Crosby
[E] Conservative win
RG PageConservative29,16168.00%
EJ AdamsLabour13,72532.00%

Electorate: 58,187; Turnout: 73.70%;
Majority: 15,436 (35.99%)

Croydon North East
[E] Conservative win
J Hughes-HallettConservative25,09755.03%
DJ BorrieLabour16,61636.43%
J WaltersLiberal3,892 8.53%

Electorate: 58,663; Turnout: 77.74%;
Majority: 8,481 (18.60%)


Croydon North West
[E] Conservative win
FW HarrisConservative26,29756.92%
RW HuzzardLabour15,76034.12%
IE ThurstonLiberal4,139 8.96%

Electorate: 59,575; Turnout: 77.54%;
Majority: 10,537 (22.81%)


Croydon South
[E] Conservative win
RHM ThompsonConservative27,35956.98%
A CarrLabour20,65943.02%

Electorate: 62,177; Turnout: 77.23%;
Majority: 6,700 (13.95%)


Dagenham
[E] Labour hold
J ParkerLabour38,81173.88%
RI GrayConservative13,71826.12%

Electorate: 76,198; Turnout: 68.94%;
Majority: 25,093 (47.77%)


Darlington
[E] Conservative hold
F GrahamConservative25,76552.64%
AJ ParkinsonLabour23,18447.36%

Electorate: 59,448; Turnout: 82.34%;
Majority: 2,581 (5.27%)


Dartford
[E] Labour win
S IrvingLabour25,92854.40%
PE WalkerConservative21,73045.60%

Electorate: 58,854; Turnout: 80.98%;
Majority: 4,198 (8.81%)


Darwen
[E] Conservative win
C Fletcher-CookeConservative26,72958.69%
R HainesLabour18,81341.31%

Electorate: 55,322; Turnout: 82.32%;
Majority: 7,916 (17.38%)


Dearne valley
[E] Labour hold
W PalingLabour36,71877.92%
R WinnConservative10,40222.08%

Electorate: 58,473; Turnout: 80.58%;
Majority: 26,316 (55.85%)


Denbigh
[W] National Liberal hold
EHG EvansNational Liberal18,31243.18%
GT HughesLiberal13,67132.24%
JRJ LewisLabour10,42124.58%

Electorate: 53,589; Turnout: 79.13%;
Majority: 4,641 (10.94%)


Deptford
[E] Labour hold
LA PlummerLabour23,92565.73%
I DowlingConservative12,47234.27%

Electorate: 52,282; Turnout: 69.62%;
Majority: 11,453 (31.47%)


Derby North
[E] Labour win
CAB WilcockLabour24,16255.78%
RCP RouseConservative19,15644.22%

Electorate: 57,201; Turnout: 75.73%;
Majority: 5,006 (11.56%)


Derby South
[E] Labour win
PJ Noel-BakerLabour23,08153.60%
MR KimballConservative16,57238.48%
AL SmartLiberal3,408 7.91%

Electorate: 54,675; Turnout: 78.76%;
Majority: 6,509 (15.12%)


Derbyshire North East
[E] Labour hold
H WhiteLabour34,96566.49%
GR ShawConservative17,62133.51%

Electorate: 68,537; Turnout: 76.73%;
Majority: 17,344 (32.98%)

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