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
Leeds South East — Liverpool Edge HillLiverpool Garston — Luton
Leeds South East
[E] Labour win
AM BaconLabour25,71466.18%
WWJ DunnConservative13,14233.82%

Electorate: 57,211; Turnout: 67.92%;
Majority: 12,572 (32.36%)


Leeds West
[E] Labour win
TC PannellLabour24,57652.75%
J HileyConservative18,31239.31%
H HudsonLiberal3,699 7.94%

Electorate: 60,202; Turnout: 77.38%;
Majority: 6,264 (13.45%)


Leek
[E] Labour hold
H DaviesLabour28,27350.95%
M PikeConservative27,21449.05%

Electorate: 68,062; Turnout: 81.52%;
Majority: 1,059 (1.91%)


Leicester North East
[E] Labour hold
L Ungoed-ThomasLabour22,26456.57%
T StreetConservative17,09443.43%

Electorate: 50,121; Turnout: 78.53%;
Majority: 5,170 (13.14%)


Leicester North West
[E] Labour hold
B JannerLabour22,80754.17%
FA TomlinsonConservative19,29745.83%

Electorate: 53,472; Turnout: 78.74%;
Majority: 3,510 (8.34%)


Leicester South East
[E] Conservative win
C WaterhouseConservative26,07064.21%
EJ MastersLabour14,52935.79%

Electorate: 51,747; Turnout: 78.46%;
Majority: 11,541 (28.43%)


Leicester South West
[E] Labour hold
HW BowdenLabour21,48755.83%
D RussellConservative16,99844.17%

Electorate: 50,602; Turnout: 76.05%;
Majority: 4,489 (11.66%)


Leigh
[E] Labour hold
H BoardmanLabour30,09862.39%
JB LeckConservative18,14237.61%

Electorate: 60,256; Turnout: 80.06%;
Majority: 11,956 (24.78%)


Leominster
[E] Conservative hold
AE BaldwinConservative18,48765.49%
AT EvansLabour9,74034.51%

Electorate: 40,098; Turnout: 70.40%;
Majority: 8,747 (30.99%)


Lewes
[E] Conservative win
TVH BeamishConservative24,93866.80%
JL EleyLabour12,39233.20%

Electorate: 49,885; Turnout: 74.83%;
Majority: 12,546 (33.61%)


Lewisham North
[E] Conservative hold
AUM HudsonConservative22,07053.96%
ST WilliamsLabour18,83446.04%

Electorate: 52,485; Turnout: 77.93%;
Majority: 3,236 (7.91%)


Lewisham South
[E] Labour hold
HS MorrisonLabour23,82155.79%
JC ArnoldConservative17,47840.93%
J LoverseedInd1,400 3.28%

Electorate: 54,981; Turnout: 77.66%;
Majority: 6,343 (14.86%)


Lewisham West
[E] Conservative hold
HA PriceConservative24,06654.94%
T SargantLabour19,74145.06%

Electorate: 55,056; Turnout: 79.57%;
Majority: 4,325 (9.87%)


Leyton
[E] Labour hold
RW SorensonLabour29,74753.40%
RC BuxtonConservative21,54338.67%
ELF RichardsLiberal4,421 7.94%

Electorate: 74,944; Turnout: 74.34%;
Majority: 8,204 (14.73%)


Lichfield & Tamworth
[E] Labour win
JW SnowLabour21,07153.98%
JOT BlowConservative17,96646.02%

Electorate: 48,250; Turnout: 80.91%;
Majority: 3,105 (7.95%)


Lincoln
[E] Labour hold
GS de FreitasLabour23,77356.17%
PFH EmeryConservative18,55143.83%

Electorate: 49,279; Turnout: 85.89%;
Majority: 5,222 (12.34%)


Liverpool Edge Hill
[E] Labour win
AJ IrvineLabour20,06051.44%
HSL RiggsConservative18,94048.56%

Electorate: 57,391; Turnout: 67.95%;
Majority: 1,120 (2.87%)

Liverpool Exchange
[E] Labour win
EM BraddockLabour19,45756.14%
AE PapworthConservative12,27135.41%
L MurphyInd Labour2,928 8.45%

Electorate: 55,458; Turnout: 62.49%;
Majority: 7,186 (20.74%)


Liverpool Garston
[E] Conservative win
V RaikesConservative28,13063.51%
TE NixonLabour16,16136.49%

Electorate: 62,373; Turnout: 71.01%;
Majority: 11,969 (27.02%)


Liverpool Kirkdale
[E] Conservative win
NA PannellConservative22,35652.11%
W KeenanLabour20,54247.89%

Electorate: 60,738; Turnout: 70.63%;
Majority: 1,814 (4.23%)


Liverpool Scotland
[E] Labour win
DG LoganLabour21,92864.97%
GF AllansonConservative11,82135.03%

Electorate: 56,176; Turnout: 60.08%;
Majority: 10,107 (29.95%)


Liverpool Toxteth
[E] Conservative win
JR BevinsConservative20,57656.20%
WE LawnLabour16,03743.80%

Electorate: 52,575; Turnout: 69.64%;
Majority: 4,539 (12.40%)


Liverpool Walton
[E] Conservative win
KP ThompsonConservative23,85153.19%
JJ ClearyLabour20,98946.81%

Electorate: 59,522; Turnout: 75.33%;
Majority: 2,862 (6.38%)


Liverpool Wavertree
[E] Conservative win
JDRT TilneyConservative28,17269.18%
M AspinLabour12,55230.82%

Electorate: 57,489; Turnout: 70.84%;
Majority: 15,620 (38.36%)


Liverpool West Derby
[E] Conservative win
JV WoollamConservative21,12453.26%
CR FentonLabour18,54046.74%

Electorate: 54,100; Turnout: 73.32%;
Majority: 2,584 (6.51%)


Llanelly
[W] Labour win
J GriffithsLabour34,02166.63%
THH SkeetConservative10,64020.84%
DE MorganWelsh Nationalist6,39812.53%

Electorate: 64,858; Turnout: 78.72%;
Majority: 23,381 (45.79%)


London & Westminster - Cities of
[E] Conservative hold
H WebbeConservative31,31470.24%
DJ NisbetLabour13,27029.76%

Electorate: 74,162; Turnout: 60.12%;
Majority: 18,044 (40.47%)


Londonderry
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
R Chichester-ClarkUlster Unionist35,67364.49%
M CanningSinn Fein19,64035.51%

Electorate: 71,302; Turnout: 77.58%;
Majority: 16,033 (28.99%)


Loughborough
[E] Labour win
JD CroninLabour24,04454.86%
MV ArgyleConservative19,78145.14%

Electorate: 53,183; Turnout: 82.40%;
Majority: 4,263 (9.73%)


Louth
[E] Conservative hold
C OsbourneConservative21,79658.79%
DRLM PoirierLabour15,27641.21%

Electorate: 50,329; Turnout: 73.66%;
Majority: 6,520 (17.59%)


Lowestoft
[E] Labour hold
E EvansLabour23,58752.12%
JT GriffithsConservative21,67247.88%

Electorate: 56,850; Turnout: 79.61%;
Majority: 1,915 (4.23%)


Ludlow
[E] Conservative hold
CJ Holland-MartinConservative20,81661.67%
RJ BarkerLabour12,93738.33%

Electorate: 47,040; Turnout: 71.75%;
Majority: 7,879 (23.34%)


Luton
[E] Liberal & Conservative hold
C HillLib & Conservative24,72251.33%
M JanisLabour20,30442.15%
J HendersonLiberal3,140 6.52%

Electorate: 57,933; Turnout: 83.14%;
Majority: 4,418 (9.17%)

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