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
Gosport & Fareham — HamiltonHammersmith North — Hemel Hempstead
Gosport & Fareham
[E] Conservative hold
RFB BennettConservative30,91862.65%
SJ SurreyLabour18,43237.35%

Electorate: 66,475; Turnout: 74.24%;
Majority: 12,486 (25.30%)


Gower
[W] Labour hold
DR GrenfellLabour26,30468.25%
BG JonesNat Lib & Conservative8,13521.11%
EC ReesWelsh Nationalist4,10110.64%

Electorate: 50,193; Turnout: 76.78%;
Majority: 18,169 (47.14%)


Grantham
[E] Conservative hold
JB GodberConservative24,18850.79%
WL WyattLabour21,81345.80%
RC GaulLiberal1,624 3.41%

Electorate: 57,546; Turnout: 82.76%;
Majority: 2,375 (4.99%)


Gravesend
[E] Conservative win
PM KirkConservative22,05846.22%
CJV MishconLabour19,14940.13%
R AclandInd6,51413.65%

Electorate: 59,099; Turnout: 80.75%;
Majority: 2,909 (6.10%)


Greenock
[S] Labour hold
H McNeilLabour19,37851.37%
I MacArthurConservative18,34548.63%

Electorate: 48,400; Turnout: 77.94%;
Majority: 1,033 (2.74%)


Greenwich
[E] Labour hold
J ReevesLabour26,42358.84%
WF RhodesConservative18,48441.16%

Electorate: 61,314; Turnout: 73.24%;
Majority: 7,939 (17.68%)


Grimsby
[E] Labour hold
KG YoungerLabour24,92653.80%
Ld WorsleyConservative21,40446.20%

Electorate: 63,176; Turnout: 73.33%;
Majority: 3,522 (7.60%)


Guildford
[E] Conservative hold
GRH NugentConservative27,11363.20%
GR BellerbyLabour15,78536.80%

Electorate: 56,118; Turnout: 76.44%;
Majority: 11,328 (26.41%)


Hackney Central
[E] Labour win
HW ButlerLabour27,01261.74%
JH AllasonConservative15,21234.77%
J BetteridgeCommunist1,530 3.50%

Electorate: 66,183; Turnout: 66.11%;
Majority: 11,800 (26.97%)


Halifax
[E] Conservative gain
MV MacmillanConservative28,30651.39%
D BrookLabour26,77148.61%

Electorate: 68,714; Turnout: 80.15%;
Majority: 1,535 (2.79%)


Haltemprice
[E] Conservative win
PHB WallConservative26,16268.88%
H RobertsLabour11,82031.12%

Electorate: 50,790; Turnout: 74.78%;
Majority: 14,342 (37.76%)


Hamilton
[S] Labour hold
T FraserLabour26,18767.41%
GL Dalzell-PayneConservative12,66132.59%

Electorate: 51,066; Turnout: 76.07%;
Majority: 13,526 (34.82%)

Hammersmith North
[E] Labour win
F TomneyLabour24,28061.16%
A BowdenConservative15,41738.84%

Electorate: 56,677; Turnout: 70.04%;
Majority: 8,863 (22.33%)


Hampstead
[E] Conservative hold
H BrookeConservative28,22655.91%
A RichardsonLabour16,04031.77%
HC SeigalLiberal6,22212.32%

Electorate: 72,423; Turnout: 69.71%;
Majority: 12,186 (24.14%)


Harborough
[E] Conservative win
JM BaldockConservative27,25753.60%
RN HalesLabour17,07333.57%
EG RushworthLiberal6,52412.83%

Electorate: 61,019; Turnout: 83.34%;
Majority: 10,184 (20.03%)


Harrogate
[E] Conservative hold
JE RamsdenConservative26,79972.32%
T EversLabour10,25827.68%

Electorate: 51,570; Turnout: 71.86%;
Majority: 16,541 (44.64%)


Harrow Central
[E] Conservative win
FP BishopConservative23,99660.06%
FW PoweLabour15,95539.94%

Electorate: 50,344; Turnout: 79.36%;
Majority: 8,041 (20.13%)


Harrow East
[E] Conservative win
ID HarveyConservative22,24354.43%
M ReesLabour18,62145.57%

Electorate: 49,460; Turnout: 82.62%;
Majority: 3,622 (8.86%)


Harrow West
[E] Conservative win
A BraithwaiteConservative31,32170.63%
RL LeonardLabour13,02429.37%

Electorate: 54,616; Turnout: 81.19%;
Majority: 18,297 (41.26%)


The Hartlepools
[E] Labour hold
DT JonesLabour25,14551.63%
G GoodhartConservative23,56048.37%

Electorate: 59,512; Turnout: 81.84%;
Majority: 1,585 (3.25%)


Harwich
[E] Conservative & Liberal hold
JE RidsdaleConservative & Lib23,88956.44%
SVB CatlinLabour14,42534.08%
WI AkstLiberal4,010 9.47%

Electorate: 56,003; Turnout: 75.57%;
Majority: 9,464 (22.36%)


Hastings
[E] Conservative win
E Cooper-KeyConservative20,46955.77%
RG WhiteLabour11,93332.51%
J MontgomerieLiberal4,30311.72%

Electorate: 48,493; Turnout: 75.69%;
Majority: 8,536 (23.26%)


Hayes & Harlington
[E] Labour hold
AM SkeffingtonLabour19,55857.72%
AT CourtneyConservative13,44039.66%
F FosterCommunist886 2.61%

Electorate: 44,259; Turnout: 76.56%;
Majority: 6,118 (18.06%)


Hemel Hempstead
[E] Conservative hold
Visc'ess DavidsonConservative25,64851.02%
NI MacKenzieLabour19,51238.81%
E SaichLiberal5,11110.17%

Electorate: 60,013; Turnout: 83.77%;
Majority: 6,136 (12.21%)

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