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
Leeds South East — Liverpool Edge HillLiverpool Garston — Luton
Leeds South East
[E] Labour hold
AM BaconLabour21,79564.21%
JB WomersleyConservative12,14635.79%

Electorate: 48,457; Turnout: 70.04%;
Majority: 9,649 (28.43%)


Leeds West
[E] Labour hold
TC PannellLabour25,87854.87%
DL CrouchConservative21,28545.13%

Electorate: 60,269; Turnout: 78.25%;
Majority: 4,593 (9.74%)


Leek
[E] Labour hold
H DaviesLabour31,09650.94%
JH WedgwoodConservative29,94749.06%

Electorate: 72,777; Turnout: 83.88%;
Majority: 1,149 (1.88%)


Leicester North East
[E] Labour hold
AL Ungoed-ThomasLabour19,42151.91%
AK SpokesConservative17,99048.09%

Electorate: 47,733; Turnout: 78.38%;
Majority: 1,431 (3.83%)


Leicester North West
[E] Labour hold
B JannerLabour21,51552.15%
FA TomlinsonConservative19,74247.85%

Electorate: 51,922; Turnout: 79.46%;
Majority: 1,773 (4.30%)


Leicester South East
[E] Conservative hold
WJ PeelConservative28,39067.35%
DJ WilliamsLabour13,76032.65%

Electorate: 53,810; Turnout: 78.33%;
Majority: 14,630 (34.71%)


Leicester South West
[E] Labour hold
HW BowdenLabour17,39546.41%
AD WalderConservative14,65239.09%
JW WardLiberal5,43814.51%

Electorate: 47,762; Turnout: 78.48%;
Majority: 2,743 (7.32%)


Leigh
[E] Labour hold
H BoardmanLabour31,67265.21%
W CameronConservative16,89734.79%

Electorate: 58,911; Turnout: 82.44%;
Majority: 14,775 (30.42%)


Leominster
[E] Conservative hold
C BossomConservative16,64255.43%
TG JonesLiberal6,90523.00%
FW BowermanLabour6,47521.57%

Electorate: 39,306; Turnout: 76.38%;
Majority: 9,737 (32.43%)


Lewes
[E] Conservative hold
TVH BeamishConservative29,64269.41%
W ReayLabour13,06530.59%

Electorate: 56,338; Turnout: 75.80%;
Majority: 16,577 (38.82%)


Lewisham North
[E] Conservative hold
CJ ChatawayConservative22,12551.99%
N MacDermotLabour17,51241.15%
KJ BrookesLiberal2,921 6.86%

Electorate: 52,415; Turnout: 81.19%;
Majority: 4,613 (10.84%)


Lewisham South
[E] Labour hold
CA JohnsonLabour22,35452.70%
JL HuntConservative19,27345.44%
G ForresterAlert Party788 1.86%

Electorate: 53,962; Turnout: 78.60%;
Majority: 3,081 (7.26%)


Lewisham West
[E] Conservative hold
HA PriceConservative22,46651.74%
RC EdmondsLabour16,23337.39%
TA SmithLiberal4,72110.87%

Electorate: 54,069; Turnout: 80.30%;
Majority: 6,233 (14.36%)


Leyton
[E] Labour hold
RW SorensonLabour28,36753.71%
RC BuxtonConservative24,44846.29%

Electorate: 70,996; Turnout: 74.39%;
Majority: 3,919 (7.42%)


Lichfield & Tamworth
[E] Labour hold
JW SnowLabour21,34151.88%
FR RobertsConservative19,79148.12%

Electorate: 50,240; Turnout: 81.87%;
Majority: 1,550 (3.77%)


Lincoln
[E] Labour hold
GS de FreitasLabour23,62955.12%
LH PriestlyConservative19,24044.88%

Electorate: 50,973; Turnout: 84.10%;
Majority: 4,389 (10.24%)


Liverpool Edge Hill
[E] Labour hold
AJ IrvineLabour19,72550.90%
J NortonConservative19,02649.10%

Electorate: 54,824; Turnout: 70.68%;
Majority: 699 (1.80%)

Liverpool Exchange
[E] Labour hold
EM BraddockLabour18,91661.29%
T Beattie-EdwardsConservative11,94538.71%

Electorate: 51,052; Turnout: 60.45%;
Majority: 6,971 (22.59%)


Liverpool Garston
[E] Conservative hold
RM BinghamConservative31,44164.53%
B CrookesLabour17,28435.47%

Electorate: 65,506; Turnout: 74.38%;
Majority: 14,157 (29.05%)


Liverpool Kirkdale
[E] Conservative hold
NA PannellConservative22,41653.26%
TH HocktonLabour19,66946.74%

Electorate: 57,102; Turnout: 73.70%;
Majority: 2,747 (6.53%)


Liverpool Scotland
[E] Labour hold
DG LoganLabour20,05161.82%
JF BradleyConservative12,38438.18%

Electorate: 51,914; Turnout: 62.48%;
Majority: 7,667 (23.64%)


Liverpool Toxteth
[E] Conservative hold
JR BevinsConservative19,57555.56%
WH SeftonLabour15,66044.44%

Electorate: 49,686; Turnout: 70.92%;
Majority: 3,915 (11.11%)


Liverpool Walton
[E] Conservative hold
KP ThompsonConservative24,28854.53%
G McCartneyLabour20,25445.47%

Electorate: 57,312; Turnout: 77.72%;
Majority: 4,034 (9.06%)


Liverpool Wavertree
[E] Conservative hold
JDRT TilneyConservative26,62463.12%
M AspinLabour10,39224.64%
TS RothwellLiberal5,16112.24%

Electorate: 55,679; Turnout: 75.75%;
Majority: 16,232 (38.49%)


Liverpool West Derby
[E] Conservative hold
JV WoollamConservative22,71953.96%
ADG PaxtonLabour19,38646.04%

Electorate: 54,804; Turnout: 76.83%;
Majority: 3,333 (7.92%)


Llanelly
[W] Labour hold
J GriffithsLabour34,62566.68%
H GardnerConservative10,12819.50%
DE MorganPlaid Cymru7,17613.82%

Electorate: 64,048; Turnout: 81.08%;
Majority: 24,497 (47.17%)


London & Westminster - Cities of
[E] Conservative hold
H Hylton-FosterConservative27,48965.14%
W HowieLabour10,30124.41%
D MonseyLiberal4,40910.45%

Electorate: 68,896; Turnout: 61.25%;
Majority: 17,188 (40.73%)


Londonderry
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
R Chichester-ClarkUlster Unionist37,52973.01%
M CanningSinn Fein13,87226.99%

Electorate: 73,262; Turnout: 70.16%;
Majority: 23,657 (46.02%)


Loughborough
[E] Labour hold
JD CroninLabour21,49647.19%
CG WaiteConservative17,74938.97%
RE HancockLiberal6,30313.84%

Electorate: 54,225; Turnout: 84.00%;
Majority: 3,747 (8.23%)


Louth
[E] Conservative hold
C OsborneConservative24,21161.11%
FR MacdonaldLabour15,40838.89%

Electorate: 51,773; Turnout: 76.52%;
Majority: 8,803 (22.22%)


Lowestoft
[E] Conservative gain
JLM PriorConservative24,32451.58%
E EvansLabour22,83548.42%

Electorate: 57,814; Turnout: 81.57%;
Majority: 1,489 (3.16%)


Ludlow
[E] Conservative hold
CJ Holland-MartinConservative21,46460.29%
J GarwellLabour14,13839.71%

Electorate: 46,735; Turnout: 76.18%;
Majority: 7,326 (20.58%)


Luton
[E] Liberal & Conservative hold
C HillLib & Conservative27,15355.09%
CR FentonLabour22,13444.91%

Electorate: 59,769; Turnout: 82.46%;
Majority: 5,019 (10.18%)

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