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
Bradford East — Bristol North WestBristol South — Caithness & Sutherland
Bradford East
[E] Labour hold
F McLeavyLabour20,05657.99%
DA DalgleishConservative & Nat Lib14,52942.01%

Electorate: 47,514; Turnout: 72.79%;
Majority: 5,527 (15.98%)


Bradford North
[E] Conservative & National Liberal hold
WJ TaylorConservative & Nat Lib22,85053.10%
J MarshallLabour20,17946.90%

Electorate: 51,957; Turnout: 82.82%;
Majority: 2,671 (6.21%)


Bradford South
[E] Labour hold
G CraddockLabour21,17245.85%
RW JonesConservative & Nat Lib18,15839.32%
H WomersleyLiberal6,85014.83%

Electorate: 57,018; Turnout: 80.99%;
Majority: 3,014 (6.53%)


Bradford West
[E] Conservative & National Liberal hold
A TileyConservative & Nat Lib23,01256.24%
S HyamLabour17,90643.76%

Electorate: 50,044; Turnout: 81.76%;
Majority: 5,106 (12.48%)


Brecon & Radnor
[W] Labour hold
TE WatkinsLabour25,41157.30%
JH DaviesConservative18,93942.70%

Electorate: 51,357; Turnout: 86.36%;
Majority: 6,472 (14.59%)


Brentford & Chiswick
[E] Conservative hold
DG SmithConservative17,86954.45%
HBO CardewLabour14,95045.55%

Electorate: 39,881; Turnout: 82.29%;
Majority: 2,919 (8.89%)


Bridgwater
[E] Conservative hold
G WillsConservative23,00250.44%
J FinniganLabour14,70632.25%
PG WatkinsLiberal7,89317.31%

Electorate: 55,770; Turnout: 81.77%;
Majority: 8,296 (18.19%)


Bridlington
[E] Conservative hold
RF WoodConservative27,43873.20%
H MoorLabour10,04726.80%

Electorate: 55,006; Turnout: 68.15%;
Majority: 17,391 (46.39%)


Brierley Hill
[E] Conservative gain
JE TalbotConservative31,20253.55%
CJ SimmondsLabour27,06946.45%

Electorate: 71,161; Turnout: 81.89%;
Majority: 4,133 (7.09%)


Brigg
[E] Labour hold
EL MallalieuLabour28,99751.88%
RC BakerConservative26,89348.12%

Electorate: 71,138; Turnout: 78.57%;
Majority: 2,104 (3.76%)


Brighouse & Spenborough
[E] Labour hold
LJ EdwardsLabour23,29050.05%
MN ShawLib & Conservative23,24349.95%

Electorate: 54,422; Turnout: 85.50%;
Majority: 47 (0.10%)


Brighton Kemptown
[E] Conservative hold
DP JamesConservative25,41156.37%
LC CohenLabour19,66543.63%

Electorate: 61,119; Turnout: 73.75%;
Majority: 5,746 (12.75%)


Brighton Pavilion
[E] Conservative hold
LWB TeelingConservative27,97269.98%
RG WhiteLabour11,99830.02%

Electorate: 57,238; Turnout: 69.83%;
Majority: 15,974 (39.96%)


Bristol Central
[E] Labour hold
SS AwberryLabour19,90553.63%
LG PineConservative17,20946.37%

Electorate: 49,476; Turnout: 75.01%;
Majority: 2,696 (7.26%)


Bristol North East
[E] Conservative & National Liberal gain
ACN HopkinsConservative & Nat Lib24,25847.69%
W ColdrickLabour21,57442.42%
A PearceLiberal5,030 9.89%

Electorate: 64,319; Turnout: 79.08%;
Majority: 2,684 (5.28%)


Bristol North West
[E] Conservative gain
M McLarenConservative24,93852.00%
TC BoydLabour23,01948.00%

Electorate: 57,831; Turnout: 82.93%;
Majority: 1,919 (4.00%)

Bristol South
[E] Labour hold
WA WilkinsLabour27,01060.78%
GE McWattersConservative17,42839.22%

Electorate: 58,671; Turnout: 75.74%;
Majority: 9,582 (21.56%)


Bristol South East
[E] Labour hold
ANW BennLabour26,27356.24%
MAJ St ClairConservative20,44643.76%

Electorate: 57,416; Turnout: 81.37%;
Majority: 5,827 (12.47%)


Bristol West
[E] Conservative hold
RG CookeConservative27,76867.31%
M CocksLabour7,65118.55%
CA Hart-LevertonLiberal5,83514.14%

Electorate: 56,080; Turnout: 73.56%;
Majority: 20,117 (48.76%)


Brixton
[E] Labour hold
M LiptonLabour18,11753.09%
B WarrenConservative16,00546.91%

Electorate: 52,261; Turnout: 65.29%;
Majority: 2,112 (6.19%)


Bromley
[E] Conservative hold
H MacmillanConservative27,05569.99%
AJ MurrayLabour11,60330.01%

Electorate: 48,937; Turnout: 79.00%;
Majority: 15,452 (39.97%)


Bromsgrove
[E] Conservative hold
JCG DanceConservative32,47358.08%
CBB NorwoodLabour23,43341.92%

Electorate: 66,924; Turnout: 83.54%;
Majority: 9,040 (16.17%)


Buckingham
[E] Conservative hold
SF MarkhamConservative22,30447.02%
IR MaxwellLabour20,55843.34%
ELF RichardsLiberal4,577 9.65%

Electorate: 54,905; Turnout: 86.40%;
Majority: 1,746 (3.68%)


Buckinghamshire South
[E] Conservative hold
RM BellConservative34,15459.10%
RJ SankeyLabour13,05022.58%
RK BrownLiberal10,58918.32%

Electorate: 72,466; Turnout: 79.75%;
Majority: 21,104 (36.52%)


Burnley
[E] Labour hold
D JonesLabour27,67556.97%
E BrooksConservative20,90243.03%

Electorate: 57,990; Turnout: 83.77%;
Majority: 6,773 (13.94%)


Burton
[E] Conservative hold
JC JenningsConservative26,92656.14%
E McGarryLabour21,03243.86%

Electorate: 58,229; Turnout: 82.36%;
Majority: 5,894 (12.29%)


Bury & Radcliffe
[E] Conservative hold
JC BidgoodConservative28,62353.66%
RP WalshLabour24,71546.34%

Electorate: 64,897; Turnout: 82.19%;
Majority: 3,908 (7.33%)


Bury St Edmunds
[E] Conservative hold
WT AitkenConservative26,73058.75%
AMA WalterLabour18,76841.25%

Electorate: 57,908; Turnout: 78.57%;
Majority: 7,962 (17.50%)


Caernarvon
[W] Labour hold
GO RobertsLabour17,50650.94%
TE HoosonConservative9,56427.83%
DO JonesPlaid Cymru7,29321.22%

Electorate: 41,202; Turnout: 83.40%;
Majority: 7,942 (23.11%)


Caerphilly
[W] Labour hold
N EdwardsLabour28,15472.65%
WR LewisConservative7,18118.53%
JDA HowellPlaid Cymru3,420 8.82%

Electorate: 46,671; Turnout: 83.04%;
Majority: 20,973 (54.12%)


Caithness & Sutherland
[S] Independent hold
D RobertsonInd12,16365.39%
RK MurrayLabour6,43834.61%

Electorate: 26,716; Turnout: 69.62%;
Majority: 5,725 (30.78%)

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