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
Stalybridge & Hyde — StretfordStroud — Thornaby
Stalybridge & Hyde
[E] Labour hold
F BlackburnLabour23,61750.16%
IW OwenConservative23,46249.84%

Electorate: 56,359; Turnout: 83.53%;
Majority: 155 (0.33%)


Stepney
[E] Labour hold
WJ EdwardsLabour27,67773.00%
LF SuttonConservative5,73315.12%
S KayeCommunist2,888 7.62%
F WincklessLiberal1,615 4.26%

Electorate: 65,601; Turnout: 57.79%;
Majority: 21,944 (57.88%)


Stirling & Falkirk
[S] Labour win
M MacPhersonLabour20,65148.16%
J McMillanConservative19,34545.11%
J HallidayScottish National2,885 6.73%

Electorate: 53,833; Turnout: 79.66%;
Majority: 1,306 (3.05%)


Stirlingshire East & Clackmannan
[S] Labour hold
A WoodburnLabour23,58858.72%
RC AitchisonConservative16,57941.28%

Electorate: 50,342; Turnout: 79.79%;
Majority: 7,009 (17.45%)


Stirlingshire West
[S] Labour win
A BalfourLabour18,83654.59%
WA GayConservative15,66945.41%

Electorate: 43,098; Turnout: 80.06%;
Majority: 3,167 (9.18%)


Stockport North
[E] Conservative hold
NJ HulbertConservative23,54755.37%
ME NicholLabour18,98044.63%

Electorate: 53,271; Turnout: 79.83%;
Majority: 4,567 (10.74%)


Stockport South
[E] Conservative hold
HM StewardConservative20,69855.48%
EAC RobertsLabour16,61244.52%

Electorate: 47,251; Turnout: 78.96%;
Majority: 4,086 (10.95%)


Stockton-on-Tees
[E] Labour hold
GR ChetwyndLabour23,42254.43%
CB LongbottomConservative19,60745.57%

Electorate: 51,366; Turnout: 83.77%;
Majority: 3,815 (8.87%)


Stoke Newington & Hackney North
[E] Labour win
D WeitzmanLabour25,25356.96%
L Defries-PorterConservative15,16534.21%
B AshkenaziLiberal2,388 5.39%
A MorrisCommunist1,525 3.44%

Electorate: 65,281; Turnout: 67.91%;
Majority: 10,088 (22.76%)


Stoke-on-Trent Central
[E] Labour win
B StrossLabour28,45263.87%
GB PriceConservative16,09736.13%

Electorate: 62,444; Turnout: 71.34%;
Majority: 12,355 (27.73%)


Stoke-on-Trent North
[E] Labour win
H SlaterLabour29,47366.87%
SF MiddupConservative14,59933.13%

Electorate: 58,518; Turnout: 75.31%;
Majority: 14,874 (33.75%)


Stoke-on-Trent South
[E] Labour win
E SmithLabour31,00363.61%
BGC WebbConservative17,73936.39%

Electorate: 66,212; Turnout: 73.62%;
Majority: 13,264 (27.21%)


Stratford
[E] Conservative hold
JD ProfumoConservative24,58768.56%
TLK LocksleyLabour11,27531.44%

Electorate: 47,451; Turnout: 75.58%;
Majority: 13,312 (37.12%)


Streatham
[E] Conservative hold
D SandysConservative25,86265.55%
RE PrenticeLabour13,59434.45%

Electorate: 52,727; Turnout: 74.83%;
Majority: 12,268 (31.09%)


Stretford
[E] Conservative hold
S StoreyConservative33,10160.88%
FG BartonLabour21,26739.12%

Electorate: 71,410; Turnout: 76.13%;
Majority: 11,834 (21.77%)

Stroud
[E] Conservative win
JA KershawConservative23,31849.42%
RW EvelyLabour19,37541.06%
EB AyliffeLiberal4,489 9.51%

Electorate: 55,862; Turnout: 84.46%;
Majority: 3,943 (8.36%)


Sudbury & Woodbridge
[E] Conservative hold
JH HareConservative25,18553.65%
RJ LewisLabour17,99538.34%
A ScottLiberal3,760 8.01%

Electorate: 58,890; Turnout: 79.71%;
Majority: 7,190 (15.32%)


Sunderland North
[E] Labour hold
FT WilleyLabour24,23753.11%
AM HerbertConservative21,40146.89%

Electorate: 60,255; Turnout: 75.74%;
Majority: 2,836 (6.21%)


Sunderland South
[E] Conservative gain
PG WilliamsConservative24,72751.86%
E ArmstrongLabour22,95348.14%

Electorate: 61,615; Turnout: 77.38%;
Majority: 1,774 (3.72%)


Surbiton
[E] Conservative win
N FisherConservative22,86364.87%
SG RichardsLabour12,38035.13%

Electorate: 44,261; Turnout: 79.63%;
Majority: 10,483 (29.74%)


Surrey East
[E] Conservative hold
CJA DoughtyConservative37,27674.79%
JG HallLabour12,56725.21%

Electorate: 65,179; Turnout: 76.47%;
Majority: 24,709 (49.57%)


Sutton & Cheam
[E] Conservative hold
RC SharplesConservative29,53866.02%
RM LewisLabour15,20533.98%

Electorate: 58,529; Turnout: 76.45%;
Majority: 14,333 (32.03%)


Sutton Coldfield
[E] Conservative win
G LloydConservative31,55269.93%
CBB NorwoodLabour13,56530.07%

Electorate: 58,839; Turnout: 76.68%;
Majority: 17,987 (39.87%)


Swansea East
[W] Labour win
DL MortLabour28,19872.44%
RS GuestConservative10,72627.56%

Electorate: 54,010; Turnout: 72.07%;
Majority: 17,472 (44.89%)


Swansea West
[W] Labour win
P MorrisLabour22,64751.15%
B McGlynnConservative21,62648.85%

Electorate: 58,923; Turnout: 75.14%;
Majority: 1,021 (2.31%)


Swindon
[E] Labour hold
FE Noel-BakerLabour21,92654.93%
PW MeddConservative17,98745.07%

Electorate: 49,879; Turnout: 80.02%;
Majority: 3,939 (9.87%)


Taunton
[E] Conservative hold
HL d'A HopkinsonConservative22,96252.11%
R PestellLabour17,42039.53%
G BarringtonLiberal3,684 8.36%

Electorate: 51,564; Turnout: 85.46%;
Majority: 5,542 (12.58%)


Tavistock
[E] Conservative hold
HG StudholmeConservative18,99154.76%
H LawranceLabour8,75525.24%
R MooreLiberal6,93720.00%

Electorate: 45,095; Turnout: 76.91%;
Majority: 10,236 (29.51%)


Thirsk & Malton
[E] Conservative hold
RH TurtonConservative25,46769.11%
GR MittonLabour11,38230.89%

Electorate: 50,212; Turnout: 73.39%;
Majority: 14,085 (38.22%)

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