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
Hemsworth — Holland with BostonHoniton — Huyton
Hemsworth
[E] Labour win
HE HolmesLabour42,60383.27%
WL LeayConservative8,56116.73%

Electorate: 64,060; Turnout: 79.87%;
Majority: 34,042 (66.54%)


Hendon North
[E] Conservative hold
CI Orr-EwingConservative21,93450.69%
EM MonkhouseLabour17,87441.30%
D Barrington-HudsonLiberal3,467 8.01%

Electorate: 53,653; Turnout: 80.66%;
Majority: 4,060 (9.38%)


Hendon South
[E] Conservative hold
H Lucas-ToothConservative25,35462.96%
B HomaLabour14,91837.04%

Electorate: 54,983; Turnout: 73.24%;
Majority: 10,436 (25.91%)


Henley
[E] Conservative hold
JA HayConservative24,06158.63%
NJT WilesLabour16,98041.37%

Electorate: 54,459; Turnout: 75.36%;
Majority: 7,081 (17.25%)


Hereford
[E] Conservative hold
JPL ThomasConservative18,05851.79%
F OwenLiberal8,65824.83%
ELP SeersLabour8,15423.38%

Electorate: 44,242; Turnout: 78.82%;
Majority: 9,400 (26.96%)


Hertford
[E] Conservative win
Ld BalneilConservative25,01456.79%
J McKnightLabour19,03043.21%

Electorate: 53,556; Turnout: 82.24%;
Majority: 5,984 (13.59%)


Hertfordshire East
[E] Conservative win
DC Walker-SmithConservative26,93656.88%
WS HiltonLabour20,41843.12%

Electorate: 59,857; Turnout: 79.11%;
Majority: 6,518 (13.76%)


Hertfordshire South West
[E] Conservative hold
GJM LongdenConservative28,84756.87%
W ThomasLabour21,87843.13%

Electorate: 62,383; Turnout: 81.31%;
Majority: 6,969 (13.74%)


Heston & Isleworth
[E] Conservative win
RR HarrisConservative25,70557.25%
OM RenierLabour19,19342.75%

Electorate: 56,881; Turnout: 78.93%;
Majority: 6,512 (14.50%)


Hexham
[E] Conservative hold
RM SpeirConservative23,46264.00%
WE GarrettLabour13,19836.00%

Electorate: 47,438; Turnout: 77.28%;
Majority: 10,264 (28.00%)


Heywood & Royton
[E] Conservative hold
JA LeaveyConservative25,82453.31%
AL TillotsonLabour22,61446.69%

Electorate: 59,203; Turnout: 81.82%;
Majority: 3,210 (6.63%)


High Peak
[E] Conservative hold
AHE MolsonConservative19,09448.39%
N McBrideLabour13,65234.60%
S CawleyLiberal6,71217.01%

Electorate: 49,612; Turnout: 79.53%;
Majority: 5,442 (13.79%)


Hitchin
[E] Conservative win
M MaddanConservative26,37150.93%
PJH BenensonLabour25,40649.07%

Electorate: 62,258; Turnout: 83.17%;
Majority: 965 (1.86%)


Holborn & St Pancras South
[E] Labour hold
L JegerLabour17,12649.62%
WT DonovanConservative16,19546.92%
IJ HyamLiberal1,193 3.46%

Electorate: 51,282; Turnout: 67.30%;
Majority: 931 (2.70%)


Holland with Boston
[E] National Liberal & Conservative hold
H ButcherNat Lib & Conservative28,41253.28%
WA RipponLabour19,32936.25%
C ValentineLiberal5,58110.47%

Electorate: 70,040; Turnout: 76.13%;
Majority: 9,083 (17.03%)

Honiton
[E] Conservative hold
R MathewConservative25,80857.63%
JB HalseLiberal11,06724.71%
FW ThorntonLabour7,90717.66%

Electorate: 56,203; Turnout: 79.68%;
Majority: 14,741 (32.92%)


Horncastle
[E] Conservative hold
JFW MaitlandConservative20,39266.83%
W PashbyLabour10,12233.17%

Electorate: 42,970; Turnout: 71.01%;
Majority: 10,270 (33.66%)


Hornchurch
[E] Conservative gain
GW LagdenConservative29,20546.24%
GHC BingLabour27,83344.07%
DS PatersonLiberal6,117 9.69%

Electorate: 77,041; Turnout: 81.98%;
Majority: 1,372 (2.17%)


Hornsey
[E] Conservative hold
LD GammansConservative33,29460.20%
FE MostynLabour20,56837.19%
GJ JonesCommunist1,442 2.61%

Electorate: 72,484; Turnout: 76.30%;
Majority: 12,726 (23.01%)


Horsham
[E] Conservative win
CFH GoughConservative28,59862.60%
WA BakerLabour17,08837.40%

Electorate: 59,776; Turnout: 76.43%;
Majority: 11,510 (25.19%)


Houghton-le-Spring
[E] Labour hold
WR BlytonLabour33,37576.11%
TES EgertonConservative10,47623.89%

Electorate: 55,166; Turnout: 79.49%;
Majority: 22,899 (52.22%)


Hove
[E] Conservative hold
AAH MarloweConservative34,31474.15%
HF ParkerLabour11,96125.85%

Electorate: 65,209; Turnout: 70.96%;
Majority: 22,353 (48.30%)


Howden
[E] Conservative win
P BryanConservative20,48758.28%
RW BowesLabour9,08825.85%
WD RamsdaleLiberal5,57515.86%

Electorate: 47,676; Turnout: 73.73%;
Majority: 11,399 (32.43%)


Huddersfield East
[E] Labour win
JPW MallalieuLabour22,83555.10%
D CliftConservative18,61144.90%

Electorate: 51,672; Turnout: 80.21%;
Majority: 4,224 (10.19%)


Huddersfield West
[E] Liberal win
DW WadeLiberal24,34559.72%
JF DrabbleLabour16,41840.28%

Electorate: 51,427; Turnout: 79.26%;
Majority: 7,927 (19.45%)


Hull East
[E] Labour win
H PurseyLabour28,99055.20%
H RichmanConservative16,28431.01%
J MacCallumLiberal7,24213.79%

Electorate: 69,413; Turnout: 75.66%;
Majority: 12,706 (24.19%)


Hull North
[E] Conservative win
WRA HudsonConservative25,78050.58%
J FoordLabour25,19049.42%

Electorate: 65,880; Turnout: 77.37%;
Majority: 590 (1.16%)


Hull West
[E] Labour win
M HewitsonLabour25,78556.00%
R NorthamConservative20,26244.00%

Electorate: 65,670; Turnout: 70.12%;
Majority: 5,523 (11.99%)


Huntingdonshire
[E] National Liberal & Conservative hold
DL-M RentonNat Lib & Conservative20,60958.42%
JA FranksLabour14,67041.58%

Electorate: 45,757; Turnout: 77.10%;
Majority: 5,939 (16.83%)


Huyton
[E] Labour win
JH WilsonLabour24,85852.71%
WGO MorganConservative22,30047.29%

Electorate: 60,036; Turnout: 78.55%;
Majority: 2,558 (5.42%)

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