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
Bexley — Birmingham StechfordBirmingham Yardley — Bournemouth West
Bexley
[E] Conservative hold
ERG HeathConservative32,02557.79%
EA BramallLabour23,39242.21%

Electorate: 64,906; Turnout: 85.38%;
Majority: 8,633 (15.58%)


Billericay
[E] Conservative hold
EL GardnerConservative29,22446.41%
RA SmytheLabour24,40238.75%
PMT Sheldon-WilliamsLiberal9,34714.84%

Electorate: 78,328; Turnout: 80.40%;
Majority: 4,822 (7.66%)


Bilston
[E] Labour hold
R EdwardsLabour27,06853.50%
FJ OxfordConservative23,52346.50%

Electorate: 65,861; Turnout: 76.81%;
Majority: 3,545 (7.01%)


Birkenhead
[E] Labour hold
PH CollickLabour22,99048.91%
KG RoutledgeConservative19,36141.19%
GF BilsonLiberal4,658 9.91%

Electorate: 59,960; Turnout: 78.40%;
Majority: 3,629 (7.72%)


Birmingham All Saints
[E] Conservative gain
JH HollingworthConservative17,23550.03%
DH HowellLabour17,21549.97%

Electorate: 48,611; Turnout: 70.87%;
Majority: 20 (0.06%)


Birmingham Aston
[E] Labour hold
J SilvermanLabour21,51853.13%
AM Beaumont-DarkConservative18,98446.87%

Electorate: 57,593; Turnout: 70.32%;
Majority: 2,534 (6.26%)


Birmingham Edgbaston
[E] Conservative hold
EM PittConservative26,40169.71%
NF HinksLabour11,47330.29%

Electorate: 55,719; Turnout: 67.97%;
Majority: 14,928 (39.41%)


Birmingham Hall Green
[E] Conservative hold
A JonesConservative29,14862.64%
DHV FeredayLabour15,43133.16%
HW MaynardInd Conservative1,955 4.20%

Electorate: 61,066; Turnout: 76.20%;
Majority: 13,717 (29.48%)


Birmingham Handsworth
[E] Conservative hold
ECG BoyleConservative23,24360.80%
A MurieLabour13,11634.31%
SW KeatleyInd1,867 4.88%

Electorate: 55,596; Turnout: 68.76%;
Majority: 10,127 (26.49%)


Birmingham Ladywood
[E] Labour hold
VF YatesLabour14,71763.68%
TG JohnConservative8,39336.32%

Electorate: 39,131; Turnout: 59.06%;
Majority: 6,324 (27.36%)


Birmingham Northfield
[E] Labour hold
WD ChapmanLabour29,58750.81%
RE EyreConservative28,64749.19%

Electorate: 74,269; Turnout: 78.41%;
Majority: 940 (1.61%)


Birmingham Perry Barr
[E] Labour hold
CA HowellLabour16,81142.59%
SC GreatrixConservative16,62842.12%
W LawlerLiberal5,61114.21%
H PearceCommunist424 1.07%

Electorate: 50,306; Turnout: 78.47%;
Majority: 183 (0.46%)


Birmingham Selly Oak
[E] Conservative hold
HE GurdenConservative24,95060.06%
JO RhydderchLabour16,59439.94%

Electorate: 58,017; Turnout: 71.61%;
Majority: 8,356 (20.11%)


Birmingham Small Heath
[E] Labour hold
WE WheeldonLabour19,21357.36%
BC OwensConservative14,28242.64%

Electorate: 51,004; Turnout: 65.67%;
Majority: 4,931 (14.72%)


Birmingham Sparkbrook
[E] Conservative gain
LG SeymourConservative17,75151.28%
JT WebsterLabour16,86548.72%

Electorate: 47,731; Turnout: 72.52%;
Majority: 886 (2.56%)


Birmingham Stechford
[E] Labour hold
RH JenkinsLabour21,91953.57%
JM BaileyConservative18,99646.43%

Electorate: 55,674; Turnout: 73.49%;
Majority: 2,923 (7.14%)

Birmingham Yardley
[E] Conservative gain
LH CleaverConservative23,48251.52%
HC UsborneLabour22,09748.48%

Electorate: 59,135; Turnout: 77.08%;
Majority: 1,385 (3.04%)


Bishop Aukland
[E] Labour hold
HJ BoydenLabour21,70655.01%
NW MurrayConservative13,37733.90%
JG PeaseLiberal4,37711.09%

Electorate: 48,865; Turnout: 80.75%;
Majority: 8,329 (21.11%)


Blackburn
[E] Labour hold
BA CastleLabour27,35652.76%
JMA YerburghConservative24,49047.24%

Electorate: 60,362; Turnout: 85.89%;
Majority: 2,866 (5.53%)


Blackpool North
[E] Conservative hold
T LowConservative25,29757.85%
WH DugdaleLabour9,44021.59%
H HagueLiberal8,99020.56%

Electorate: 57,078; Turnout: 76.61%;
Majority: 15,857 (36.26%)


Blackpool South
[E] Conservative hold
R RobinsonConservative25,76765.89%
PP HallLabour13,33734.11%

Electorate: 52,927; Turnout: 73.88%;
Majority: 12,430 (31.79%)


Blaydon
[E] Labour hold
RE WoofLabour25,96965.43%
GW IredellConservative13,71934.57%

Electorate: 47,854; Turnout: 82.94%;
Majority: 12,250 (30.87%)


Blyth
[E] Labour hold
A RobensLabour38,61674.64%
DM WalterConservative13,12225.36%

Electorate: 62,599; Turnout: 82.65%;
Majority: 25,494 (49.28%)


Bodmin
[E] Conservative hold
D MarshallConservative16,85345.95%
PJ BessellLiberal14,05238.32%
TF MitchellLabour5,76915.73%

Electorate: 45,000; Turnout: 81.50%;
Majority: 2,801 (7.64%)


Bolsover
[E] Labour hold
H NealLabour32,53678.19%
RG MarlarConservative9,07621.81%

Electorate: 50,455; Turnout: 82.47%;
Majority: 23,460 (56.38%)


Bolton East
[E] Conservative hold
PJ BellConservative25,88552.79%
R HainsLabour23,15347.21%

Electorate: 60,580; Turnout: 80.95%;
Majority: 2,732 (5.57%)


Bolton West
[E] Liberal hold
AF HoltLiberal23,53354.63%
P CameronLabour19,54545.37%

Electorate: 54,035; Turnout: 79.72%;
Majority: 3,988 (9.26%)


Bootle
[E] Labour hold
S MahonLabour21,29453.67%
HO CullenConservative18,37946.33%

Electorate: 50,647; Turnout: 78.33%;
Majority: 2,915 (7.35%)


Bosworth
[E] Labour hold
WL WyattLabour27,73451.29%
PL BraithwaiteConservative26,34148.71%

Electorate: 65,115; Turnout: 83.05%;
Majority: 1,393 (2.58%)


Bothwell
[S] Labour hold
J TimmonsLabour25,11954.74%
WG GreigConservative20,76745.26%

Electorate: 55,845; Turnout: 82.17%;
Majority: 4,352 (9.48%)


Bournemouth East & Christchurch
[E] Conservative hold
JH CordleConservative29,01462.34%
JD RutlandLabour9,22219.81%
WJ WarehamLiberal8,30817.85%

Electorate: 60,657; Turnout: 76.73%;
Majority: 19,792 (42.52%)


Bournemouth West
[E] Conservative hold
JB EdenConservative33,57567.78%
GW SpicerLabour15,95732.22%

Electorate: 68,209; Turnout: 72.62%;
Majority: 17,618 (35.57%)

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