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
Clapham — CrosbyCroydon North East — Derbyshire North East
Clapham
[E] Conservative gain
A GlynConservative22,26652.20%
CW GibsonLabour20,39047.80%

Electorate: 55,984; Turnout: 76.19%;
Majority: 1,876 (4.40%)


Cleveland
[E] Conservative gain
GW ProudfootConservative30,44551.40%
AMF PalmerLabour28,79048.60%

Electorate: 71,281; Turnout: 83.10%;
Majority: 1,655 (2.79%)


Clitheroe
[E] Conservative hold
FF PearsonConservative22,31458.08%
W RutterLabour16,10341.92%

Electorate: 44,350; Turnout: 86.62%;
Majority: 6,211 (16.17%)


Coatbridge & Airdrie
[S] Labour hold
J DempseyLabour22,74750.89%
CS MortonConservative21,95349.11%

Electorate: 53,223; Turnout: 83.99%;
Majority: 794 (1.78%)


Colchester
[E] Conservative hold
CJM AlportConservative24,59251.63%
JI EdmonsonLabour17,09635.89%
PM LinfootLiberal5,94212.48%

Electorate: 57,776; Turnout: 82.44%;
Majority: 7,496 (15.74%)


Colne Valley
[E] Labour hold
WGG HallLabour19,28444.26%
CJ BarrConservative13,03029.91%
RS WainwrightLiberal11,25425.83%

Electorate: 51,777; Turnout: 84.15%;
Majority: 6,254 (14.35%)


Consett
[E] Labour hold
W StonesLabour32,30766.83%
DA OrdeConservative16,03733.17%

Electorate: 59,206; Turnout: 81.65%;
Majority: 16,270 (33.65%)


Conway
[W] Conservative hold
PJM ThomasConservative17,79547.14%
S JonesLabour13,26035.12%
JH BellisLiberal3,84510.18%
IB ReesPlaid Cymru2,852 7.55%

Electorate: 45,660; Turnout: 82.68%;
Majority: 4,535 (12.01%)


Cornwall North
[E] Conservative hold
JSR Scott-HopkinsConservative16,70146.65%
ET MalindineLiberal15,71243.89%
WC FermanLabour3,389 9.47%

Electorate: 42,764; Turnout: 83.72%;
Majority: 989 (2.76%)


Coventry East
[E] Labour hold
RHS CrossmanLabour32,74456.72%
WJ BiffenConservative24,98243.28%

Electorate: 70,689; Turnout: 81.66%;
Majority: 7,762 (13.45%)


Coventry North
[E] Labour hold
M EdelmanLabour23,03551.38%
FC MaynardConservative21,79448.62%

Electorate: 53,598; Turnout: 83.64%;
Majority: 1,241 (2.77%)


Coventry South
[E] Conservative gain
PN HockingConservative28,58451.65%
EF BurtonLabour26,75448.35%

Electorate: 67,394; Turnout: 82.11%;
Majority: 1,830 (3.31%)


Crewe
[E] Labour hold
SS AllenLabour22,81154.52%
GL BeamanConservative19,03045.48%

Electorate: 50,971; Turnout: 82.09%;
Majority: 3,781 (9.04%)


Crosby
[E] Conservative hold
RG PageConservative29,80166.90%
DE BrownLabour14,74533.10%

Electorate: 57,495; Turnout: 77.48%;
Majority: 15,056 (33.80%)

Croydon North East
[E] Conservative hold
JH HallettConservative24,34553.05%
WJ WolfgangLabour15,44033.64%
AE BenderLiberal6,10913.31%

Electorate: 57,174; Turnout: 80.27%;
Majority: 8,905 (19.40%)


Croydon North West
[E] Conservative hold
FW HarrisConservative25,11154.79%
DW ChalkleyLabour14,65831.98%
IE ThurstonLiberal6,06113.22%

Electorate: 58,177; Turnout: 78.78%;
Majority: 10,453 (22.81%)


Croydon South
[E] Conservative hold
RHM ThomsonConservative29,28458.16%
FA MesserLabour21,06941.84%

Electorate: 63,636; Turnout: 79.13%;
Majority: 8,215 (16.31%)


Dagenham
[E] Labour hold
J ParkerLabour37,00969.00%
AF WaleyConservative16,62631.00%

Electorate: 73,968; Turnout: 72.51%;
Majority: 20,383 (38.00%)


Darlington
[E] Conservative hold
AT Bourne-ArtonConservative24,31848.56%
RH LewisLabour19,90139.74%
JP McQuadeLiberal5,86311.71%

Electorate: 59,342; Turnout: 84.40%;
Majority: 4,417 (8.82%)


Dartford
[E] Labour hold
S IrvingLabour25,32345.83%
PE WalkerConservative24,04743.52%
BC DavisLiberal5,88110.64%

Electorate: 66,599; Turnout: 82.96%;
Majority: 1,276 (2.31%)


Darwen
[E] Conservative hold
C Fletcher-CookeConservative27,48358.95%
T ParkLabour19,14141.05%

Electorate: 55,461; Turnout: 84.07%;
Majority: 8,342 (17.89%)


Dearne valley
[E] Labour hold
E WainwrightLabour39,08877.72%
DSW BlackerConservative11,20522.28%

Electorate: 59,444; Turnout: 84.61%;
Majority: 27,883 (55.44%)


Denbigh
[W] Conservative hold
WGO MorganConservative17,89341.75%
GT HughesLiberal13,26830.96%
S WilliamsLabour8,62020.11%
DA JonesPlaid Cymru3,077 7.18%

Electorate: 53,000; Turnout: 80.86%;
Majority: 4,625 (10.79%)


Deptford
[E] Labour hold
LA PlummerLabour21,22661.95%
JD BrimacombeConservative13,03838.05%

Electorate: 49,412; Turnout: 69.34%;
Majority: 8,188 (23.90%)


Derby North
[E] Labour hold
CAB WilcockLabour22,67352.80%
RJ Maxwell-HyslopConservative20,26647.20%

Electorate: 55,976; Turnout: 76.71%;
Majority: 2,407 (5.61%)


Derby South
[E] Labour hold
PJ Noel-BakerLabour20,77648.47%
TM WrayConservative17,34540.46%
AL SmartLiberal4,74611.07%

Electorate: 54,131; Turnout: 79.19%;
Majority: 3,431 (8.00%)


Derbyshire North East
[E] Labour hold
T SwainLabour37,44462.87%
RA WardConservative22,11237.13%

Electorate: 73,678; Turnout: 80.83%;
Majority: 15,332 (25.74%)

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