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
Fife West — Glasgow CentralGlasgow Craigton — Goole
Fife West
[S] Labour hold
WW HamiltonLabour25,55456.13%
AL Buchanan-SmithConservative11,25724.73%
L DalyFife Socialist League4,88610.73%
W LauchlanCommunist3,828 8.41%

Electorate: 55,992; Turnout: 81.31%;
Majority: 14,297 (31.40%)


Finchley
[E] Conservative hold
MH ThatcherConservative29,69753.19%
EP DeakinsLabour13,43724.07%
HI SpenceLiberal12,70122.75%

Electorate: 69,123; Turnout: 80.78%;
Majority: 16,260 (29.12%)


Flint East
[W] Labour hold
EL WhiteLabour22,77650.08%
F HardmanConservative22,70149.92%

Electorate: 52,635; Turnout: 86.40%;
Majority: 75 (0.16%)


Flint West
[W] Conservative hold
ENC BirchConservative20,44652.05%
RG WaterhouseLabour12,92532.90%
LE RobertsLiberal4,31910.99%
ENC WilliamsPlaid Cymru1,594 4.06%

Electorate: 47,490; Turnout: 82.72%;
Majority: 7,521 (19.15%)


Folkestone & Hythe
[E] Conservative hold
AP CostainConservative21,72656.54%
WE SimpkinsLabour9,34624.32%
RD EmersonLiberal7,35119.13%

Electorate: 50,285; Turnout: 76.41%;
Majority: 12,380 (32.22%)


Fulham
[E] Labour hold
M StewartLabour21,52553.67%
ML de la MotteConservative18,58146.33%

Electorate: 52,088; Turnout: 77.00%;
Majority: 2,944 (7.34%)


Fylde North
[E] Conservative hold
RO StanleyConservative27,04570.52%
J MyerscoughLabour11,30729.48%

Electorate: 53,864; Turnout: 71.20%;
Majority: 15,738 (41.04%)


Fylde South
[E] Conservative hold
CG LancasterConservative36,98874.71%
N HoldingLabour12,52125.29%

Electorate: 65,310; Turnout: 75.81%;
Majority: 24,467 (49.42%)


Gainsborough
[E] Conservative hold
M KimballConservative20,05649.58%
HDLG WalstonLabour13,24732.75%
RI DouglasLiberal7,14717.67%

Electorate: 50,051; Turnout: 80.82%;
Majority: 6,809 (16.83%)


Galloway
[S] Conservative hold
HJ BrewisConservative15,45456.29%
SB MackayLiberal6,41223.35%
J PickettLabour5,59020.36%

Electorate: 36,296; Turnout: 75.64%;
Majority: 9,042 (32.93%)


Gateshead East
[E] Labour hold
AS MoodyLabour25,31958.92%
G GloverConservative17,65441.08%

Electorate: 52,662; Turnout: 81.60%;
Majority: 7,665 (17.84%)


Gateshead West
[E] Labour hold
HE RandallLabour21,27764.90%
DA WrightConservative11,50935.10%

Electorate: 42,643; Turnout: 76.88%;
Majority: 9,768 (29.79%)


Gillingham
[E] Conservative hold
FFA BurdenConservative23,14259.33%
GB KaufmanLabour15,86340.67%

Electorate: 48,390; Turnout: 80.61%;
Majority: 7,279 (18.66%)


Glasgow Bridgeton
[S] Labour hold
J CarmichaelLabour21,04863.42%
RJ DochertyConservative12,13936.58%

Electorate: 48,473; Turnout: 68.46%;
Majority: 8,909 (26.84%)


Glasgow Cathcart
[S] Conservative hold
J HendersonConservative30,74359.22%
J JarvieLabour21,16940.78%

Electorate: 64,703; Turnout: 80.23%;
Majority: 9,574 (18.44%)


Glasgow Central
[S] Labour hold
J McInnesLabour15,91864.63%
ID Barker-FlemingConservative8,71235.37%

Electorate: 36,540; Turnout: 67.41%;
Majority: 7,206 (29.26%)

Glasgow Craigton
[S] Labour hold
B MillanLabour19,64950.78%
JN BrowneConservative19,04749.22%

Electorate: 46,768; Turnout: 82.74%;
Majority: 602 (1.56%)


Glasgow Gorbals
[S] Labour hold
A CullenLabour20,73163.33%
WC HunterConservative10,07230.77%
P KerriganCommunist1,932 5.90%

Electorate: 48,004; Turnout: 68.19%;
Majority: 10,659 (32.56%)


Glasgow Govan
[S] Labour hold
J RankinLabour23,13960.37%
AG HuttonConservative13,31934.75%
G McLennanCommunist1,869 4.88%

Electorate: 51,084; Turnout: 75.03%;
Majority: 9,820 (25.62%)


Glasgow Hillhead
[S] Conservative hold
TGD GalbraithConservative20,09468.32%
TB DuncanLabour9,31731.68%

Electorate: 38,154; Turnout: 77.08%;
Majority: 10,777 (36.64%)


Glasgow Kelvingrove
[S] Conservative hold
FJP LilleyConservative12,35550.74%
MA McAlisterLabour11,25446.22%
WC ParkInd Labour Party740 3.04%

Electorate: 34,319; Turnout: 70.95%;
Majority: 1,101 (4.52%)


Glasgow Maryhill
[S] Labour hold
W HannanLabour21,89364.01%
NJ AdamsonConservative12,31135.99%

Electorate: 46,422; Turnout: 73.68%;
Majority: 9,582 (28.01%)


Glasgow Pollok
[S] Conservative hold
JC GeorgeConservative24,33858.77%
JM SmithLabour17,07241.23%

Electorate: 52,472; Turnout: 78.92%;
Majority: 7,266 (17.55%)


Glasgow Provan
[S] Labour hold
W ReidLabour21,60855.62%
RD KernohanConservative17,24144.38%

Electorate: 49,284; Turnout: 78.83%;
Majority: 4,367 (11.24%)


Glasgow Scotstoun
[S] Labour gain
WW SmallLabour24,69053.66%
J BiasConservative21,32046.34%

Electorate: 56,278; Turnout: 81.75%;
Majority: 3,370 (7.32%)


Glasgow Shettleston
[S] Labour hold
M GalpernLabour22,91660.85%
DE DonaldsonConservative14,74339.15%

Electorate: 49,987; Turnout: 75.34%;
Majority: 8,173 (21.70%)


Glasgow Springburn
[S] Labour hold
JC FormanLabour16,29758.84%
EM TaylorConservative10,16736.71%
F HartCommunist1,235 4.46%

Electorate: 38,147; Turnout: 72.61%;
Majority: 6,130 (22.13%)


Glasgow Woodside
[S] Conservative hold
W GrantConservative16,56749.26%
J McGinleyLabour14,48343.06%
GV McLaughlinLiberal2,583 7.68%

Electorate: 44,746; Turnout: 75.16%;
Majority: 2,084 (6.20%)


Gloucester
[E] Labour hold
J DiamondLabour19,45044.75%
HDK ScottConservative16,67938.37%
PH Lort-PhillipsLiberal7,33616.88%

Electorate: 52,836; Turnout: 82.26%;
Majority: 2,771 (6.38%)


Gloucestershire South
[E] Conservative hold
FV CorfieldConservative26,16854.82%
J HollandLabour21,56745.18%

Electorate: 57,026; Turnout: 83.71%;
Majority: 4,601 (9.64%)


Gloucestershire West
[E] Labour hold
CW LoughlinLabour21,63449.42%
OKL Lloyd-BakerConservative16,22337.06%
EJ RadleyLiberal5,92113.53%

Electorate: 54,202; Turnout: 80.77%;
Majority: 5,411 (12.36%)


Goole
[E] Labour hold
G JegerLabour26,35261.38%
D SissonConservative & Lib16,58138.62%

Electorate: 53,191; Turnout: 80.71%;
Majority: 9,771 (22.76%)

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