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
Fife West — Glasgow CentralGlasgow Craigton — Goole
Fife West
[S] Labour hold
WW HamiltonLabour26,84962.62%
NR WylieConservative10,63824.81%
W LauchlanCommunist5,38912.57%

Electorate: 53,417; Turnout: 80.27%;
Majority: 16,211 (37.81%)


Finchley
[E] Conservative hold
J CrowderConservative30,23354.56%
TR LancasterLabour17,40831.41%
M SykesLiberal7,77514.03%

Electorate: 70,757; Turnout: 78.32%;
Majority: 12,825 (23.14%)


Flint East
[W] Labour hold
EL WhiteLabour22,82852.62%
KG KneeConservative20,55447.38%

Electorate: 51,560; Turnout: 84.14%;
Majority: 2,274 (5.24%)


Flint West
[W] Conservative hold
ENC BirchConservative20,98055.70%
HJ JonesLabour12,62833.52%
G OwenLiberal4,06010.78%

Electorate: 46,529; Turnout: 80.96%;
Majority: 8,352 (22.17%)


Folkestone & Hythe
[E] Conservative hold
H MackesonConservative23,85164.99%
LL ReevesLabour12,84935.01%

Electorate: 50,392; Turnout: 72.83%;
Majority: 11,002 (29.98%)


Fulham
[E] Labour win
M StewartLabour23,97255.04%
M de la MotteConservative19,57844.96%

Electorate: 55,373; Turnout: 78.65%;
Majority: 4,394 (10.09%)


Fylde North
[E] Conservative hold
RO StanleyConservative23,81272.24%
L SpriggsLabour9,15227.76%

Electorate: 48,081; Turnout: 68.56%;
Majority: 14,660 (44.47%)


Fylde South
[E] Conservative hold
CG LancasterConservative33,20475.44%
RC JelleyLabour10,80924.56%

Electorate: 60,623; Turnout: 72.60%;
Majority: 22,395 (50.88%)


Gainsborough
[E] Conservative hold
HFC CrookshankConservative21,57655.78%
GRS HawkinsLabour17,10744.22%

Electorate: 50,399; Turnout: 76.75%;
Majority: 4,469 (11.55%)


Galloway
[S] Conservative hold
JH MackieConservative15,89366.86%
WS GrayLabour7,87933.14%

Electorate: 34,366; Turnout: 69.17%;
Majority: 8,014 (33.71%)


Gateshead East
[E] Labour win
AS MoodyLabour21,65356.45%
G GloverConservative16,70643.55%

Electorate: 48,692; Turnout: 78.78%;
Majority: 4,947 (12.90%)


Gateshead West
[E] Labour win
JT HallLabour22,04065.32%
J QuigleyConservative11,70134.68%

Electorate: 46,567; Turnout: 72.46%;
Majority: 10,339 (30.64%)


Gillingham
[E] Conservative hold
FA BurdenConservative20,98455.48%
JJ HuddartLabour16,83944.52%

Electorate: 47,561; Turnout: 79.53%;
Majority: 4,145 (10.96%)


Glasgow Bridgeton
[S] Labour win
J CarmichaelLabour20,47657.73%
P CowcherConservative12,37534.89%
G StoneInd Labour Party2,619 7.38%

Electorate: 53,733; Turnout: 66.01%;
Majority: 8,101 (22.84%)


Glasgow Cathcart
[S] Conservative hold
J HendersonConservative25,26572.64%
LP ThomasLabour9,51427.36%

Electorate: 45,969; Turnout: 75.66%;
Majority: 15,751 (45.29%)


Glasgow Central
[S] Labour win
J McInnesLabour16,67461.80%
ID Barber-FlemingConservative10,30738.20%

Electorate: 43,068; Turnout: 62.65%;
Majority: 6,367 (23.60%)

Glasgow Craigton
[S] Conservative win
JN BrowneConservative19,12050.28%
B MillanLabour18,91049.72%

Electorate: 48,065; Turnout: 79.12%;
Majority: 210 (0.55%)


Glasgow Gorbals
[S] Labour win
A CullenLabour22,56761.16%
WB ThomsonConservative11,83932.09%
P KerriganCommunist2,491 6.75%

Electorate: 56,627; Turnout: 65.16%;
Majority: 10,728 (29.08%)


Glasgow Govan
[S] Labour win
J RankinLabour24,81861.99%
AG HuttonConservative15,21638.01%

Electorate: 55,743; Turnout: 71.82%;
Majority: 9,602 (23.98%)


Glasgow Hillhead
[S] Conservative win
TGD GalbraithConservative20,10667.57%
JB DavidsonLabour9,64832.43%

Electorate: 40,802; Turnout: 72.92%;
Majority: 10,458 (35.15%)


Glasgow Kelvingrove
[S] Conservative win
W ElliotConservative14,85455.38%
JL WilliamsLabour11,96644.62%

Electorate: 39,682; Turnout: 67.59%;
Majority: 2,888 (10.77%)


Glasgow Maryhill
[S] Labour hold
W HannanLabour21,17462.81%
AA BellConservative12,53637.19%

Electorate: 48,197; Turnout: 69.94%;
Majority: 8,638 (25.62%)


Glasgow Pollok
[S] Conservative win
JC GeorgeConservative23,97561.31%
AE MacarthurLabour15,13038.69%

Electorate: 51,800; Turnout: 75.49%;
Majority: 8,845 (22.62%)


Glasgow Provan
[S] Labour win
W ReidLabour15,53350.29%
C McFarlaneConservative15,35349.71%

Electorate: 41,326; Turnout: 74.74%;
Majority: 180 (0.58%)


Glasgow Scotstoun
[S] Conservative win
JRH HutchisonConservative18,65450.58%
H JamesLabour18,22649.42%

Electorate: 46,370; Turnout: 79.53%;
Majority: 428 (1.16%)


Glasgow Shettleston
[S] Labour hold
J McGovernLabour21,46457.84%
JOM HunterConservative15,64542.16%

Electorate: 53,533; Turnout: 69.32%;
Majority: 5,819 (15.68%)


Glasgow Springburn
[S] Labour win
JC FormanLabour16,13157.57%
JA YoungConservative10,35836.97%
F HartCommunist1,532 5.47%

Electorate: 40,537; Turnout: 69.12%;
Majority: 5,773 (20.60%)


Glasgow Woodside
[S] Conservative win
W GrantConservative19,84656.08%
J McGinleyLabour15,54343.92%

Electorate: 48,632; Turnout: 72.77%;
Majority: 4,303 (12.16%)


Gloucester
[E] Labour win
M Turner-SamuelsLabour21,35450.89%
DC NapleyConservative20,60649.11%

Electorate: 51,841; Turnout: 80.94%;
Majority: 748 (1.78%)


Gloucestershire South
[E] Conservative win
FV CorfieldConservative21,76052.06%
ES BishopLabour20,03447.94%

Electorate: 51,166; Turnout: 81.68%;
Majority: 1,726 (4.13%)


Gloucestershire West
[E] Labour hold
MP PriceLabour22,36654.94%
BJY WilliamsConservative18,34645.06%

Electorate: 51,772; Turnout: 78.64%;
Majority: 4,020 (9.87%)


Goole
[E] Labour hold
G JegerLabour25,42062.19%
G WelbyConservative & Lib15,45637.81%

Electorate: 52,190; Turnout: 78.32%;
Majority: 9,964 (24.38%)

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