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
Thurrock — WallaseyWallsend — West Bromwich
Thurrock
[E] Labour hold
HJ DelargyLabour31,37566.16%
GA PettyConservative16,04633.84%

Electorate: 63,030; Turnout: 75.24%;
Majority: 15,329 (32.33%)


Tiverton
[E] Conservative hold
DH AmoryConservative23,47564.27%
AEP DuffyLabour13,05135.73%

Electorate: 47,858; Turnout: 76.32%;
Majority: 10,424 (28.54%)


Tonbridge
[E] Conservative hold
GW WilliamsConservative29,52160.44%
RL FaggLabour19,32539.56%

Electorate: 64,709; Turnout: 75.49%;
Majority: 10,196 (20.87%)


Torquay
[E] Conservative hold
C WilliamsConservative29,77760.36%
R BriscoeLabour12,54725.43%
P BessellLiberal7,01214.21%

Electorate: 65,353; Turnout: 75.49%;
Majority: 17,230 (34.92%)


Torrington
[E] National Liberal & Conservative hold
G LambertNat Lib & Conservative20,12465.05%
L LambLabour10,81234.95%

Electorate: 44,712; Turnout: 69.19%;
Majority: 9,312 (30.10%)


Totnes
[E] Conservative hold
RL MawbyConservative26,38152.10%
DJP MannLabour14,78729.20%
AC ShobbrookLiberal9,47118.70%

Electorate: 62,710; Turnout: 80.75%;
Majority: 11,594 (22.90%)


Tottenham
[E] Labour hold
F MesserLabour26,63660.01%
IM FraserConservative17,75339.99%

Electorate: 63,242; Turnout: 70.19%;
Majority: 8,883 (20.01%)


Truro
[E] Conservative hold
HGB WilsonConservative19,90046.13%
JN NewbyLabour15,18335.20%
N SeearLiberal8,05618.67%

Electorate: 54,798; Turnout: 78.72%;
Majority: 4,717 (10.93%)


Twickenham
[E] Conservative hold
RG CookeConservative33,72658.35%
P O'GormanLabour17,45030.19%
M NeilsonLiberal6,62611.46%

Electorate: 75,106; Turnout: 76.96%;
Majority: 16,276 (28.16%)


Tynemouth
[E] Conservative hold
IMB WardConservative30,94955.12%
J FineganLabour20,11335.82%
R CairncrossLiberal5,082 9.05%

Electorate: 70,758; Turnout: 79.35%;
Majority: 10,836 (19.30%)


Ulster Mid
[N] Sinn Fein gain
T MitchellSinn Fein29,73750.22%
C BeattieUlster Unionist29,47749.78%

Electorate: 66,852; Turnout: 88.57%;
Majority: 260 (0.44%)


Uxbridge
[E] Labour hold
F BeswickLabour22,24451.00%
C CurranConservative21,36849.00%

Electorate: 53,372; Turnout: 81.71%;
Majority: 876 (2.01%)


Vauxhall
[E] Labour hold
GR StraussLabour19,22064.69%
EH LeeConservative10,49235.31%

Electorate: 47,354; Turnout: 62.74%;
Majority: 8,728 (29.38%)


Wakefield
[E] Labour win
AC JonesLabour28,18060.45%
D HinchcliffeConservative18,43539.55%

Electorate: 59,828; Turnout: 77.92%;
Majority: 9,745 (20.91%)


Wallasey
[E] Conservative hold
AE MarplesConservative33,53763.45%
WT ClementsLabour19,31936.55%

Electorate: 73,149; Turnout: 72.26%;
Majority: 14,218 (26.90%)

Wallsend
[E] Labour hold
J McKayLabour34,62557.80%
RB BairdConservative25,27542.20%

Electorate: 73,928; Turnout: 81.02%;
Majority: 9,350 (15.61%)


Walsall North
[E] Labour win
WT WellsLabour26,66562.54%
FM RobertsLib & Conservative15,97037.46%

Electorate: 55,357; Turnout: 77.02%;
Majority: 10,695 (25.09%)


Walsall South
[E] Conservative win
H d'Avigdor-GoldsmidConservative24,07752.65%
JAF EnnalsLabour21,65147.35%

Electorate: 56,990; Turnout: 80.24%;
Majority: 2,426 (5.31%)


Walthamstow East
[E] Conservative gain
JE HarveyConservative16,87346.23%
HW WallaceLabour15,74443.14%
NH CorkLiberal3,88210.64%

Electorate: 45,169; Turnout: 80.81%;
Majority: 1,129 (3.09%)


Walthamstow West
[E] Labour hold
CR AtleeLabour19,32765.73%
RP HornbyConservative10,07734.27%

Electorate: 40,570; Turnout: 72.48%;
Majority: 9,250 (31.46%)


Wandsworth Central
[E] Conservative gain
MHC Hughes-YoungConservative25,48451.10%
PL DaviesLabour24,39148.90%

Electorate: 64,276; Turnout: 77.60%;
Majority: 1,093 (2.19%)


Warrington
[E] Labour win
E SummerskillLabour22,72157.09%
H DaviesConservative17,07542.91%

Electorate: 53,826; Turnout: 73.93%;
Majority: 5,646 (14.19%)


Warwick & Leamington
[E] Conservative hold
A EdenConservative29,97964.48%
W WilsonLabour16,51335.52%

Electorate: 59,019; Turnout: 78.77%;
Majority: 13,466 (28.96%)


Watford
[E] Conservative gain
FW Farey-JonesConservative22,54651.98%
EA BramallLabour20,82948.02%

Electorate: 52,662; Turnout: 82.36%;
Majority: 1,717 (3.96%)


Wednesbury
[E] Labour win
SN EvansLabour26,06460.36%
RE HallConservative17,12039.64%

Electorate: 59,260; Turnout: 72.87%;
Majority: 8,944 (20.71%)


Wellingborough
[E] Labour hold
GS LindgrenLabour22,74551.04%
AA JonesConservative21,81948.96%

Electorate: 51,811; Turnout: 86.01%;
Majority: 926 (2.08%)


Wells
[E] Conservative hold
SLC MaydonConservative25,62456.48%
M BreslerLabour19,74543.52%

Electorate: 57,057; Turnout: 79.52%;
Majority: 5,879 (12.96%)


Wembley North
[E] Conservative hold
EE BullusConservative22,70156.46%
J PhillipsLabour12,59231.32%
R AbrahamsLiberal4,91612.23%

Electorate: 48,874; Turnout: 82.27%;
Majority: 10,109 (25.14%)


Wembley South
[E] Conservative hold
RS RussellConservative22,05258.57%
EC HutchisonLabour15,59641.43%

Electorate: 46,650; Turnout: 80.70%;
Majority: 6,456 (17.15%)


West Bromwich
[E] Labour hold
J DugdaleLabour26,24261.80%
FJVH DashwoodConservative16,22238.20%

Electorate: 60,485; Turnout: 70.21%;
Majority: 10,020 (23.60%)

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