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
Newbury — NormantonNorthampton — Oldham West
Newbury
[E] Conservative win
AR HurdConservative26,08058.05%
JAA EvansLabour18,84341.95%

Electorate: 57,404; Turnout: 78.26%;
Majority: 7,237 (16.11%)


Newcastle-under-Lyme
[E] Labour hold
ST SwinglerLabour28,31456.76%
FH TaylorConservative21,56943.24%

Electorate: 61,776; Turnout: 80.75%;
Majority: 6,745 (13.52%)


Newcastle upon Tyne Central
[E] Labour win
EW ShortLabour26,10266.59%
G PetersConservative13,09933.41%

Electorate: 55,309; Turnout: 70.88%;
Majority: 13,003 (33.17%)


Newcastle upon Tyne East
[E] Labour hold
A BlenkinsopLabour22,81652.08%
GFH WalkerConservative20,99447.92%

Electorate: 53,907; Turnout: 81.27%;
Majority: 1,822 (4.16%)


Newcastle upon Tyne North
[E] Liberal & Conservative hold
G Lloyd-GeorgeLib & Conservative25,23663.83%
B ChisholmLabour14,30336.17%

Electorate: 50,955; Turnout: 77.60%;
Majority: 10,933 (27.65%)


Newcastle upon Tyne West
[E] Labour win
E PopplewellLabour25,40155.68%
A GreyConservative20,21744.32%

Electorate: 57,142; Turnout: 79.83%;
Majority: 5,184 (11.36%)


New Forest
[E] Conservative win
OE CrosthwaiteConservative27,02768.75%
HJ BarnesLabour12,28531.25%

Electorate: 53,724; Turnout: 73.17%;
Majority: 14,742 (37.50%)


Newport
[W] Labour win
P FreemanLabour31,53753.71%
DS BoxConservative27,17746.29%

Electorate: 71,989; Turnout: 81.56%;
Majority: 4,360 (7.43%)


Newton
[E] Labour win
F LeeLabour29,29957.85%
N MiscampbellConservative21,34442.15%

Electorate: 61,885; Turnout: 81.83%;
Majority: 7,955 (15.71%)


Norfolk Central
[E] National Liberal & Conservative hold
F MedlicottNat Lib & Conservative21,85157.29%
ER LittlejohnLabour16,28842.71%

Electorate: 49,268; Turnout: 77.41%;
Majority: 5,563 (14.59%)


Norfolk North
[E] Labour hold
EG GoochLabour20,89951.53%
W JamesonNat Lib & Conservative19,65748.47%

Electorate: 49,674; Turnout: 81.64%;
Majority: 1,242 (3.06%)


Norfolk South
[E] Conservative hold
JEB HillConservative18,69052.05%
JM StewartLabour17,21547.95%

Electorate: 43,887; Turnout: 81.81%;
Majority: 1,475 (4.11%)


Norfolk South West
[E] Labour gain
S DyeLabour16,78150.29%
DG BullardConservative16,58849.71%

Electorate: 40,396; Turnout: 82.60%;
Majority: 193 (0.58%)


Normanton
[E] Labour hold
A RobertsLabour27,84673.50%
J BirdConservative10,04026.50%

Electorate: 48,514; Turnout: 78.09%;
Majority: 17,806 (47.00%)

Northampton
[E] Labour hold
RT PagetLabour32,11952.75%
WG ClarkConservative28,77147.25%

Electorate: 73,713; Turnout: 82.60%;
Majority: 3,348 (5.50%)


Northamptonshire South
[E] Conservative hold
R Manningham-BullerConservative21,49755.35%
RH LewisLabour17,33944.65%

Electorate: 47,614; Turnout: 81.56%;
Majority: 4,158 (10.71%)


Northwich
[E] Conservative win
JG FosterConservative20,69759.41%
JD PageLabour14,14240.59%

Electorate: 43,691; Turnout: 79.74%;
Majority: 6,555 (18.82%)


Norwich North
[E] Labour hold
J PatonLabour18,68260.72%
TC EatonConservative12,08739.28%

Electorate: 40,843; Turnout: 75.33%;
Majority: 6,595 (21.43%)


Norwich South
[E] Conservative hold
AGF RipponConservative18,65952.47%
MP TylecoteLabour16,90147.53%

Electorate: 45,402; Turnout: 78.32%;
Majority: 1,758 (4.94%)


Norwood
[E] Conservative hold
JG SmythConservative24,83155.64%
JA JoyceLabour19,79944.36%

Electorate: 59,385; Turnout: 75.15%;
Majority: 5,032 (11.27%)


Nottingham Central
[E] Conservative win
JK CordeauxConservative20,90350.92%
I WinterbottomLabour20,14549.08%

Electorate: 56,463; Turnout: 72.70%;
Majority: 758 (1.85%)


Nottingham North
[E] Labour win
J HarrisonLabour26,55255.40%
IG ColvinConservative20,46242.69%
J PeckCommunist916 1.91%

Electorate: 60,234; Turnout: 79.57%;
Majority: 6,090 (12.71%)


Nottingham South
[E] Conservative win
D KeeganConservative29,14556.88%
HN SmithLabour22,09243.12%

Electorate: 65,449; Turnout: 78.29%;
Majority: 7,053 (13.77%)


Nottingham West
[E] Labour win
T O'BrienLabour25,53954.14%
FM RichardsonConservative21,63145.86%

Electorate: 61,969; Turnout: 76.12%;
Majority: 3,908 (8.28%)


Nuneaton
[E] Labour win
FG BowlesLabour25,11255.82%
RDD GriffithConservative14,82832.96%
J FrankenburgLiberal5,04811.22%

Electorate: 56,452; Turnout: 79.69%;
Majority: 10,284 (22.86%)


Ogmore
[W] Labour hold
WE PadleyLabour33,27575.58%
DG JenningsConservative10,75124.42%

Electorate: 55,976; Turnout: 78.65%;
Majority: 22,524 (51.16%)


Oldbury & Halesowen
[E] Labour hold
A MoyleLabour24,12346.07%
PA BridgerConservative19,06836.42%
D MirfinLiberal9,17117.51%

Electorate: 66,622; Turnout: 78.60%;
Majority: 5,055 (9.65%)


Oldham East
[E] Conservative win
I HorobinConservative19,18544.11%
C MappLabour18,80543.23%
R LeslieLiberal5,50612.66%

Electorate: 55,980; Turnout: 77.70%;
Majority: 380 (0.87%)


Oldham West
[E] Labour win
CL HaleLabour23,16454.59%
JEP GriggConservative19,26545.41%

Electorate: 54,352; Turnout: 78.06%;
Majority: 3,899 (9.19%)

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