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
Salford East — ShrewsburySkipton — Stafford & Stone
Salford East
[E] Labour hold
F AllaunLabour20,63954.59%
JH FranksConservative17,17145.41%

Electorate: 51,231; Turnout: 73.80%;
Majority: 3,468 (9.17%)


Salford West
[E] Labour hold
C RoyleLabour23,16753.29%
HH DaviesConservative20,30646.71%

Electorate: 56,490; Turnout: 76.96%;
Majority: 2,861 (6.58%)


Salisbury
[E] Conservative hold
JG MorrisonConservative20,64152.81%
JA CannonLabour12,93233.08%
JM BookerLiberal5,51614.11%

Electorate: 49,997; Turnout: 78.18%;
Majority: 7,709 (19.72%)


Scarborough & Whitby
[E] Conservative hold
ACM SpearmanConservative25,22654.30%
G GrayLiberal10,75923.16%
NG BarnettLabour10,46822.53%

Electorate: 63,938; Turnout: 72.65%;
Majority: 14,467 (31.14%)


Sedgefield
[E] Labour hold
J SlaterLabour30,64258.46%
DF-M ApplebyConservative21,77141.54%

Electorate: 63,535; Turnout: 82.49%;
Majority: 8,871 (16.93%)


Sevenoaks
[E] Conservative hold
JC RodgersConservative28,18656.07%
RC OgleyLabour14,26528.38%
N PenmanLiberal7,81915.55%

Electorate: 62,701; Turnout: 80.17%;
Majority: 13,921 (27.69%)


Sheffield Attercliffe
[E] Labour hold
JB HyndLabour33,67668.75%
HL LambertConservative & Lib15,30431.25%

Electorate: 65,024; Turnout: 75.33%;
Majority: 18,372 (37.51%)


Sheffield Brightside
[E] Labour hold
RE WinterbottomLabour28,30267.48%
HC HolmesConservative12,26929.25%
H HillCommunist1,373 3.27%

Electorate: 57,090; Turnout: 73.47%;
Majority: 16,033 (38.22%)


Sheffield Hallam
[E] Conservative & Liberal hold
JH OsbornConservative & Lib28,74762.76%
ES SachsLabour11,93826.06%
B RosebyLiberal5,11911.18%

Electorate: 60,225; Turnout: 76.05%;
Majority: 16,809 (36.70%)


Sheffield Heeley
[E] Conservative & Liberal hold
PG RobertsConservative & Lib33,23658.99%
J MellorsLabour23,10941.01%

Electorate: 72,648; Turnout: 77.56%;
Majority: 10,127 (17.97%)


Sheffield Hillsborough
[E] Labour hold
G DarlingLabour21,88856.51%
SK ArnoldConservative16,84543.49%

Electorate: 51,023; Turnout: 75.91%;
Majority: 5,043 (13.02%)


Sheffield Park
[E] Labour hold
FW MulleyLabour26,07871.10%
J NeillConservative & Lib10,59828.90%

Electorate: 51,533; Turnout: 71.17%;
Majority: 15,480 (42.21%)


Shipley
[E] Conservative hold
GAN HirstConservative22,53656.97%
M EnglishLabour17,02543.03%

Electorate: 45,460; Turnout: 87.02%;
Majority: 5,511 (13.93%)


Shoreditch & Finsbury
[E] Labour hold
M CliffeLabour22,74467.05%
THM WhipmanConservative11,17832.95%

Electorate: 53,210; Turnout: 63.75%;
Majority: 11,566 (34.10%)


Shrewsbury
[E] Conservative hold
JA Langford-HoltConservative19,97052.98%
KV RussellLabour11,33830.08%
H ShawLiberal6,38716.94%

Electorate: 46,846; Turnout: 80.47%;
Majority: 8,632 (22.90%)

Skipton
[E] Conservative hold
GB DraysonConservative20,27848.28%
FO HooleyLabour11,17826.61%
KC GrahamLiberal10,54325.10%

Electorate: 49,037; Turnout: 85.65%;
Majority: 9,100 (21.67%)


Smethwick
[E] Labour hold
PCG WalkerLabour20,67054.69%
PHS GriffithsConservative17,12645.31%

Electorate: 49,794; Turnout: 75.90%;
Majority: 3,544 (9.38%)


Solihull
[E] Conservative hold
MA LindsayConservative35,86273.88%
EJ BowenLabour12,68226.12%

Electorate: 60,227; Turnout: 80.60%;
Majority: 23,180 (47.75%)


Somerset North
[E] Conservative hold
EHC LeatherConservative30,43256.27%
EF WildeLabour23,64943.73%

Electorate: 63,231; Turnout: 85.53%;
Majority: 6,783 (12.54%)


Southall
[E] Labour hold
GA PargiterLabour22,28552.74%
MTB UnderhillConservative19,96647.26%

Electorate: 55,290; Turnout: 76.42%;
Majority: 2,319 (5.49%)


Southampton Itchen
[E] Labour hold
HM KingLabour29,12353.42%
EM KingConservative25,39046.58%

Electorate: 69,886; Turnout: 78.00%;
Majority: 3,733 (6.85%)


Southampton Test
[E] Conservative hold
JM HowardConservative30,17656.31%
SVTB WilliamsLabour23,41043.69%

Electorate: 67,087; Turnout: 79.88%;
Majority: 6,766 (12.63%)


Southend East
[E] Conservative hold
SJ McAddenConservative24,71259.26%
EJ TrevettLabour16,98740.74%

Electorate: 55,265; Turnout: 75.45%;
Majority: 7,725 (18.53%)


Southend West
[E] Conservative hold
P ChannonConservative27,61258.24%
H HarveyLiberal10,57722.31%
A Pearson-ClarkeLabour9,21919.45%

Electorate: 60,999; Turnout: 77.72%;
Majority: 17,035 (35.93%)


Southgate
[E] Conservative hold
AB BaxterConservative25,70460.79%
GJ BridgeLiberal8,96821.21%
SJ ChapmanLabour7,61318.00%

Electorate: 54,869; Turnout: 77.07%;
Majority: 16,736 (39.58%)


Southport
[E] Conservative hold
WI PercivalConservative26,90556.05%
S GoldbergLiberal11,29223.52%
CW HadfieldLabour9,80520.43%

Electorate: 62,466; Turnout: 76.85%;
Majority: 15,613 (32.53%)


South Shields
[E] Labour hold
JC EdeLabour32,57757.95%
J ChalmersConservative23,63842.05%

Electorate: 75,538; Turnout: 74.42%;
Majority: 8,939 (15.90%)


Southwark
[E] Labour hold
RJ GunterLabour25,03663.99%
JM GreenwoodConservative12,69632.45%
SP BentCommunist1,395 3.57%

Electorate: 61,747; Turnout: 63.37%;
Majority: 12,340 (31.54%)


Sowerby
[E] Labour hold
ALND HoughtonLabour18,94943.46%
RK McKimConservative16,99338.98%
JG WalkerLiberal7,65417.56%

Electorate: 52,560; Turnout: 82.95%;
Majority: 1,956 (4.49%)


Spelthorne
[E] Conservative hold
GB CraddockConservative25,22159.56%
JP CarruthersLabour17,12840.44%

Electorate: 52,115; Turnout: 81.26%;
Majority: 8,093 (19.11%)


Stafford & Stone
[E] Conservative hold
HCPJ FraserConservative28,10760.92%
A GregoryLabour18,03439.08%

Electorate: 57,078; Turnout: 80.84%;
Majority: 10,073 (21.83%)

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