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
Ilford North — Kensington NorthKensington South — Leeds South
Ilford North
[E] Conservative hold
TLISV IremongerConservative29,60955.36%
CFH GreenLabour15,96229.84%
DK MillsLiberal7,91514.80%

Electorate: 67,208; Turnout: 79.58%;
Majority: 13,647 (25.52%)


Ilford South
[E] Conservative hold
AE CooperConservative23,87650.50%
GJ BorrieLabour16,56935.05%
RV NethercliftLiberal6,83214.45%

Electorate: 60,678; Turnout: 77.91%;
Majority: 7,307 (15.46%)


Ilkeston
[E] Labour hold
GH OliverLabour39,93068.59%
GI WaltersConservative18,28631.41%

Electorate: 69,719; Turnout: 83.50%;
Majority: 21,644 (37.18%)


Ince
[E] Labour hold
TJ BrownLabour30,75272.28%
W CleggConservative11,79527.72%

Electorate: 51,273; Turnout: 82.98%;
Majority: 18,957 (44.56%)


Inverness
[S] Conservative hold
NLD McLeanConservative15,72844.36%
JM BannermanLiberal11,65332.87%
JF CoulterLabour8,07322.77%

Electorate: 49,546; Turnout: 71.56%;
Majority: 4,075 (11.49%)


Ipswich
[E] Labour hold
D FootLabour25,85841.15%
JC CobboldConservative22,62336.00%
AMPH SykesLiberal14,35922.85%

Electorate: 77,633; Turnout: 80.94%;
Majority: 3,235 (5.15%)


Isle of Ely
[E] Conservative hold
EAH Legge-BourkeConservative26,17357.05%
JD PageLabour19,70542.95%

Electorate: 61,387; Turnout: 74.74%;
Majority: 6,468 (14.10%)


Isle of Thanet
[E] Conservative hold
WR Rees-DaviesConservative29,45354.54%
HA FountainLabour17,55532.51%
GE MacDonald-JonesLiberal6,99812.96%

Electorate: 71,952; Turnout: 75.06%;
Majority: 11,898 (22.03%)


Isle of Wight
[E] Conservative hold
HFM WoodnuttConservative31,22862.93%
EC AmeyLabour18,39637.07%

Electorate: 66,939; Turnout: 74.13%;
Majority: 12,832 (25.86%)


Islington East
[E] Labour hold
EGM FletcherLabour17,76657.56%
KC BurdenConservative13,09742.44%

Electorate: 48,613; Turnout: 63.49%;
Majority: 4,669 (15.13%)


Islington North
[E] Labour hold
GW ReynoldsLabour18,71855.81%
RD BartleConservative14,82044.19%

Electorate: 54,120; Turnout: 61.97%;
Majority: 3,898 (11.62%)


Islington South West
[E] Labour hold
A EvansLabour22,36265.13%
NP ScottConservative11,97434.87%

Electorate: 56,620; Turnout: 60.64%;
Majority: 10,388 (30.25%)


Jarrow
[E] Labour hold
E FernyhoughLabour25,63862.65%
TT HubbleConservative15,28637.35%

Electorate: 50,958; Turnout: 80.31%;
Majority: 10,352 (25.30%)


Keighley
[E] Conservative gain
WMJ WorsleyConservative20,62650.21%
CR HobsonLabour20,45649.79%

Electorate: 47,981; Turnout: 85.62%;
Majority: 170 (0.41%)


Kensington North
[E] Labour hold
GHR RogersLabour14,92542.75%
R BulbrookConservative14,04840.24%
M HydlemanLiberal3,118 8.93%
OE MosleyUnion Movement2,821 8.08%

Electorate: 51,492; Turnout: 67.80%;
Majority: 877 (2.51%)

Kensington South
[E] Conservative hold
WL RootsConservative26,60674.32%
GCH MillarLiberal4,66613.03%
IS RichardLabour4,52512.64%

Electorate: 58,023; Turnout: 61.69%;
Majority: 21,940 (61.29%)


Kettering
[E] Labour hold
GR MitchisonLabour32,93352.79%
JH LewisConservative29,44847.21%

Electorate: 74,696; Turnout: 83.51%;
Majority: 3,485 (5.59%)


Kidderminster
[E] Conservative hold
GDN NabarroConservative27,69960.14%
J TomlinsonLabour18,35639.86%

Electorate: 58,223; Turnout: 79.10%;
Majority: 9,343 (20.29%)


Kilmarnock
[S] Labour hold
W RossLabour25,37962.72%
RI McNaughtConservative15,08737.28%

Electorate: 49,090; Turnout: 82.43%;
Majority: 10,292 (25.43%)


King's Lynn
[E] Conservative hold
DG BullardConservative21,67152.12%
GC JacksonLabour19,90647.88%

Electorate: 52,125; Turnout: 79.76%;
Majority: 1,765 (4.25%)


Kingston upon Thames
[E] Conservative hold
JA Boyd-CarpenterConservative31,64967.26%
T BraddockLabour15,40832.74%

Electorate: 60,403; Turnout: 77.91%;
Majority: 16,241 (34.51%)


Kinross & West Perthshire
[S] Conservative hold
WG LeburnConservative16,25668.21%
JG MackenzieLabour4,00816.82%
A DonaldsonScottish National3,56814.97%

Electorate: 33,582; Turnout: 70.97%;
Majority: 12,248 (51.39%)


Kirkaldy
[S] Labour hold
HPH GourlayLabour25,42858.28%
J LawConservative14,18632.51%
D BlythLiberal4,020 9.21%

Electorate: 54,232; Turnout: 80.46%;
Majority: 11,242 (25.76%)


Knutsford
[E] Conservative hold
WH Bromley-DavenportConservative27,27062.93%
FR TetlowLiberal8,11718.73%
N SelwynLabour7,94518.34%

Electorate: 52,999; Turnout: 81.76%;
Majority: 19,153 (44.20%)


Lanark
[S] Labour gain
JCM HartLabour25,17150.54%
PF MaitlandConservative24,63149.46%

Electorate: 57,094; Turnout: 87.23%;
Majority: 540 (1.08%)


Lanarkshire North
[S] Labour hold
MM HerbisonLabour21,15258.70%
GKH YoungerConservative14,88341.30%

Electorate: 43,505; Turnout: 82.83%;
Majority: 6,269 (17.40%)


Lancaster
[E] Conservative hold
HJ BerkeleyConservative20,78357.67%
E GardnerLabour15,25542.33%

Electorate: 43,714; Turnout: 82.44%;
Majority: 5,528 (15.34%)


Leeds East
[E] Labour hold
DW HealeyLabour28,70754.55%
JA FawcettConservative23,92245.45%

Electorate: 66,074; Turnout: 79.65%;
Majority: 4,785 (9.09%)


Leeds North East
[E] Conservative hold
K JosephConservative26,24064.08%
HM WatermanLabour14,70935.92%

Electorate: 54,594; Turnout: 75.01%;
Majority: 11,531 (28.16%)


Leeds North West
[E] Conservative hold
D KaberryConservative35,21065.55%
DB MatthewsLabour18,50834.45%

Electorate: 69,243; Turnout: 77.58%;
Majority: 16,702 (31.09%)


Leeds South
[E] Labour hold
HTN GaitskellLabour24,44258.56%
JFW AddeyConservative12,95631.04%
JB MeeksLiberal4,34010.40%

Electorate: 52,822; Turnout: 79.02%;
Majority: 11,486 (27.52%)

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