UK General Election results October 1959

8th October 1959
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The region in which each constituency is situated is indicated in square brackets
Banff — BebingtonBeckenham — Bethnall Green
Banff
[S] Conservative hold
WS DuthieConservative14,35970.56%
RW IrvineLabour5,99229.44%

Electorate: 32,129; Turnout: 63.34%;
Majority: 8,367 (41.11%)


Barking
[E] Labour hold
TEN DribergLabour23,45457.83%
KF DibbenConservative11,45428.24%
DE EvansLiberal5,64813.93%

Electorate: 51,654; Turnout: 78.51%;
Majority: 12,000 (29.59%)


Barkston Ash
[E] Conservative hold
L RopnerConservative26,20058.42%
RW BowesLabour18,64741.58%

Electorate: 54,448; Turnout: 82.37%;
Majority: 7,553 (16.84%)


Barnet
[E] Conservative hold
R MaudlingConservative33,13662.67%
RM PrideauxLabour19,73737.33%

Electorate: 64,739; Turnout: 81.67%;
Majority: 13,399 (25.34%)


Barnsley
[E] Labour hold
R MasonLabour42,56573.70%
JPH BentConservative15,18926.30%

Electorate: 69,833; Turnout: 82.70%;
Majority: 27,376 (47.40%)


Barons Court
[E] Conservative gain
WC CarrConservative18,65848.88%
WT WilliamsLabour17,74546.49%
SHJA KnottInd Liberal1,766 4.63%

Electorate: 50,032; Turnout: 76.29%;
Majority: 913 (2.39%)


Barrow-in-Furness
[E] Labour hold
W MonslowLabour23,19454.68%
M MetcalfConservative19,22045.32%

Electorate: 51,904; Turnout: 81.72%;
Majority: 3,974 (9.37%)


Barry
[W] Conservative hold
HR GowerConservative30,31359.32%
DR EvansLabour20,79040.68%

Electorate: 60,206; Turnout: 84.88%;
Majority: 9,523 (18.63%)


Basingstoke
[E] Conservative hold
DK FreethConservative25,31452.18%
SG ConbeerLabour14,07029.00%
LG HousdenLiberal9,12618.81%

Electorate: 60,979; Turnout: 79.55%;
Majority: 11,244 (23.18%)


Bassetlaw
[E] Labour hold
J BellengerLabour27,87558.03%
MJ CowlingConservative20,16241.97%

Electorate: 59,907; Turnout: 80.19%;
Majority: 7,713 (16.06%)


Bath
[E] Conservative hold
IJ PitmanConservative24,04850.33%
GE MayerLabour17,51536.66%
G AllenLiberal6,21413.01%

Electorate: 57,150; Turnout: 83.60%;
Majority: 6,533 (13.67%)


Batley & Morley
[E] Labour hold
ADD BroughtonLabour26,78158.35%
BM GardenConservative19,11541.65%

Electorate: 56,031; Turnout: 81.91%;
Majority: 7,666 (16.70%)


Battersea North
[E] Labour hold
DTP JayLabour19,59567.84%
RG TaylorConservative9,28932.16%

Electorate: 40,937; Turnout: 70.56%;
Majority: 10,306 (35.68%)


Battersea South
[E] Conservative hold
E PartridgeConservative14,20348.26%
GW RhodesLabour12,45142.31%
WB MattinsonLiberal2,774 9.43%

Electorate: 37,320; Turnout: 78.85%;
Majority: 1,752 (5.95%)


Bebington
[E] Conservative hold
HD OakshottConservative33,70558.57%
GJ OakesLabour23,84441.43%

Electorate: 70,374; Turnout: 81.78%;
Majority: 9,861 (17.13%)

Beckenham
[E] Conservative hold
PC GoodhartConservative36,52861.61%
H FergusonLabour13,39522.59%
HH MonroeLiberal9,36515.80%

Electorate: 73,421; Turnout: 80.75%;
Majority: 23,133 (39.02%)


Bedford
[E] Conservative hold
ACJ SoamesConservative23,49550.87%
MA FoleyLabour16,72836.22%
ML RowlansonLiberal5,96612.92%

Electorate: 55,278; Turnout: 83.56%;
Majority: 6,767 (14.65%)


Bedfordshire Mid
[E] Conservative hold
AT Lennox-BoydConservative21,30146.79%
BE MageeLabour16,12735.42%
WG MatthewsLiberal8,09917.79%

Electorate: 53,889; Turnout: 84.48%;
Majority: 5,174 (11.36%)


Bedfordshire South
[E] Liberal & Conservative hold
NJ ColeLib & Conservative25,86147.13%
WH JohnsonLabour21,10238.45%
RR SoskinLiberal7,91214.42%

Electorate: 65,416; Turnout: 83.89%;
Majority: 4,759 (8.67%)


Bedwellty
[W] Labour hold
HJ FinchLabour30,69781.83%
CJ CoxConservative6,81718.17%

Electorate: 44,890; Turnout: 83.57%;
Majority: 23,880 (63.66%)


Belfast East
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
SR McMasterUlster Unionist26,51060.08%
JS GardnerNI Labour16,41237.19%
B BoswellSinn Fein1,204 2.73%

Electorate: 48,663; Turnout: 90.68%;
Majority: 10,098 (22.88%)


Belfast North
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
WS MillsUlster Unionist32,17360.74%
JW McDowellNI Labour18,64035.19%
F McGladeSinn Fein2,156 4.07%

Electorate: 74,494; Turnout: 71.11%;
Majority: 13,533 (25.55%)


Belfast South
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
DC CampbellUlster Unionist30,16469.87%
N SearightNI Labour9,31821.58%
SM MurnaghanLiberal3,253 7.54%
B O'ReillySinn Fein434 1.01%

Electorate: 59,861; Turnout: 72.12%;
Majority: 20,846 (48.29%)


Belfast West
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
FPA McLaughlinUlster Unionist28,89854.14%
J BrennanInd Labour20,06237.59%
TA HeenanSinn Fein4,416 8.27%

Electorate: 73,405; Turnout: 72.71%;
Majority: 8,836 (16.55%)


Belper
[E] Labour hold
GA BrownLabour31,34453.72%
J RatcliffeConservative27,00746.28%

Electorate: 69,336; Turnout: 84.16%;
Majority: 4,337 (7.43%)


Bermondsey
[E] Labour hold
RJ MellishLabour20,52876.84%
KP PayneConservative6,18723.16%

Electorate: 37,921; Turnout: 70.45%;
Majority: 14,341 (53.68%)


Berwick & East Lothian
[S] Conservative hold
WJ Anstruther-GrayConservative22,47253.39%
P JonesLabour19,62246.61%

Electorate: 50,569; Turnout: 83.24%;
Majority: 2,850 (6.77%)


Berwick-upon-Tweed
[E] Conservative hold
Visc. LambtonConservative19,90463.11%
RC JelleyLabour11,63736.89%

Electorate: 40,951; Turnout: 77.02%;
Majority: 8,267 (26.21%)


Bethnall Green
[E] Labour hold
P HolmanLabour24,22863.68%
PR RoneyConservative7,41219.48%
J HartLiberal5,50814.48%
JL ReadSocialist Party of GB899 2.36%

Electorate: 57,617; Turnout: 66.03%;
Majority: 16,816 (44.20%)

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