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
Hemsworth — Holland with BostonHoniton — Huyton
Hemsworth
[E] Labour hold
A BeaneyLabour45,15382.18%
WH LeayConservative9,78817.82%

Electorate: 65,705; Turnout: 83.62%;
Majority: 35,365 (64.37%)


Hendon North
[E] Conservative hold
CI Orr-EwingConservative21,89850.85%
CH GeneseLabour16,56638.47%
Lady HillsLiberal4,59810.68%

Electorate: 52,729; Turnout: 81.67%;
Majority: 5,332 (12.38%)


Hendon South
[E] Conservative hold
HVHD Lucas-ToothConservative22,97155.86%
PK ArcherLabour11,01626.79%
PH BillennessLiberal7,13417.35%

Electorate: 53,545; Turnout: 76.80%;
Majority: 11,955 (29.07%)


Henley
[E] Conservative hold
JA HayConservative24,41753.44%
A LedgerLabour15,01432.86%
C TrumanLiberal6,26113.70%

Electorate: 58,319; Turnout: 78.35%;
Majority: 9,403 (20.58%)


Hereford
[E] Conservative hold
D Gibson-WattConservative17,76349.28%
R DayLiberal10,18528.26%
JW WardleLabour8,09722.46%

Electorate: 45,340; Turnout: 79.50%;
Majority: 7,578 (21.02%)


Hertford
[E] Conservative hold
Ld BalneilConservative31,41858.17%
GD SouthgateLabour22,59741.83%

Electorate: 64,106; Turnout: 84.26%;
Majority: 8,821 (16.33%)


Hertfordshire East
[E] Conservative hold
DC Walker-SmithConservative28,20151.39%
SJ BidwellLabour18,02032.84%
KJW SpargoLiberal8,65615.77%

Electorate: 66,913; Turnout: 82.01%;
Majority: 10,181 (18.55%)


Hertfordshire South West
[E] Conservative hold
GJM LongdenConservative29,72450.82%
AJ WhitesideLabour19,48733.32%
DAH BanksLiberal9,27815.86%

Electorate: 69,291; Turnout: 84.41%;
Majority: 10,237 (17.50%)


Heston & Isleworth
[E] Conservative hold
RR HarrisConservative24,48654.43%
T PonsonbyLabour15,63634.76%
WP LetchLiberal4,86710.82%

Electorate: 55,121; Turnout: 81.62%;
Majority: 8,850 (19.67%)


Hexham
[E] Conservative hold
RM SpeirConservative25,50062.99%
WHW RobertsLabour14,98037.01%

Electorate: 49,906; Turnout: 81.11%;
Majority: 10,520 (25.99%)


Heywood & Royton
[E] Conservative hold
JA LeaveyConservative19,74240.25%
H NevinLabour17,58835.86%
GE MacPhersonLiberal11,71323.88%

Electorate: 57,868; Turnout: 84.75%;
Majority: 2,154 (4.39%)


High Peak
[E] Conservative hold
AHE MolsonConservative18,73846.04%
B ConlanLabour13,82733.97%
SR CawleyLiberal8,13819.99%

Electorate: 49,196; Turnout: 82.74%;
Majority: 4,911 (12.07%)


Hitchin
[E] Conservative hold
MFM MaddanConservative30,19346.82%
PJH BenensonLabour25,81840.03%
R GlentonLiberal8,48113.15%

Electorate: 75,493; Turnout: 85.43%;
Majority: 4,375 (6.78%)


Holborn & St Pancras South
[E] Conservative gain
GJ SmithConservative17,06550.98%
LM JegerLabour16,40949.02%

Electorate: 48,504; Turnout: 69.01%;
Majority: 656 (1.96%)


Holland with Boston
[E] National Liberal & Conservative hold
HW ButcherNat Lib & Conservative29,01353.54%
JDT WilliamsonLabour17,83932.92%
C ValentineLiberal7,33413.53%

Electorate: 70,588; Turnout: 76.76%;
Majority: 11,174 (20.62%)

Honiton
[E] Conservative hold
R MathewConservative25,95956.69%
JB HalseLiberal12,90628.18%
FW MorganLabour6,92815.13%

Electorate: 57,172; Turnout: 80.10%;
Majority: 13,053 (28.50%)


Horncastle
[E] Conservative hold
JFW MaitlandConservative19,79966.60%
HW PeckLabour9,92833.40%

Electorate: 42,262; Turnout: 70.34%;
Majority: 9,871 (33.21%)


Hornchurch
[E] Conservative hold
GW LagdenConservative34,85247.46%
J RichardsonLabour27,53037.49%
LH JonesLiberal11,05615.05%

Electorate: 87,544; Turnout: 83.89%;
Majority: 7,322 (9.97%)


Hornsey
[E] Conservative hold
Lady GammansConservative30,04855.06%
FE MostynLabour17,71032.45%
S SolomonsLiberal5,70610.46%
GJ JonesCommunist1,107 2.03%

Electorate: 71,151; Turnout: 76.70%;
Majority: 12,338 (22.61%)


Horsham
[E] Conservative hold
CFH GoughConservative37,27560.82%
AE PeglerLabour24,01239.18%

Electorate: 76,618; Turnout: 79.99%;
Majority: 13,263 (21.64%)


Houghton-le-Spring
[E] Labour hold
WR BlytonLabour35,96075.93%
ARC ArbuthnotConservative11,39824.07%

Electorate: 56,780; Turnout: 83.41%;
Majority: 24,562 (51.86%)


Hove
[E] Conservative hold
AAH MarloweConservative36,15074.76%
TJ MarshLabour12,20625.24%

Electorate: 67,018; Turnout: 72.15%;
Majority: 23,944 (49.52%)


Howden
[E] Conservative hold
PEO BryanConservative20,68157.65%
J RhodesLabour7,80921.77%
RH HargeavesLiberal7,38420.58%

Electorate: 47,310; Turnout: 75.83%;
Majority: 12,872 (35.88%)


Huddersfield East
[E] Labour hold
JPW MallalieuLabour22,47453.68%
PM BeardConservative19,38946.32%

Electorate: 52,729; Turnout: 79.39%;
Majority: 3,085 (7.37%)


Huddersfield West
[E] Liberal hold
DW WadeLiberal25,27361.80%
J MarsdenLabour15,62138.20%

Electorate: 51,284; Turnout: 79.74%;
Majority: 9,652 (23.60%)


Hull East
[E] Labour hold
H PurseyLabour30,66752.55%
FCM HeathConservative17,64830.24%
JJ MacCullumLiberal10,04317.21%

Electorate: 72,441; Turnout: 80.56%;
Majority: 13,019 (22.31%)


Hull North
[E] Conservative hold
JM CoulsonConservative23,61245.30%
JH FoordLabour22,91043.95%
A ButcherLiberal5,60410.75%

Electorate: 63,918; Turnout: 81.55%;
Majority: 702 (1.35%)


Hull West
[E] Labour hold
M HewitsonLabour25,44652.51%
THF FarrellConservative23,01147.49%

Electorate: 64,100; Turnout: 75.60%;
Majority: 2,435 (5.03%)


Huntingdonshire
[E] National Liberal & Conservative hold
DL-M RentonNat Lib & Conservative20,25453.83%
JW FearLabour11,98331.85%
REW VanderplankLiberal5,38914.32%

Electorate: 46,794; Turnout: 80.41%;
Majority: 8,271 (21.98%)


Huyton
[E] Labour hold
JH WilsonLabour33,11154.92%
GB WoolfendenConservative27,18445.08%

Electorate: 77,371; Turnout: 77.93%;
Majority: 5,927 (9.83%)

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