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
Stalybridge & Hyde — StretfordStroud — Thornaby
Stalybridge & Hyde
[E] Labour hold
F BlackburnLabour23,73251.55%
EJ BrownConservative22,30948.45%

Electorate: 55,183; Turnout: 83.43%;
Majority: 1,423 (3.09%)


Stepney
[E] Labour hold
WJ EdwardsLabour26,87570.74%
PB CalwellConservative8,56622.55%
S KayeCommunist2,548 6.71%

Electorate: 63,932; Turnout: 59.42%;
Majority: 18,309 (48.20%)


Stirling & Falkirk
[S] Labour hold
M MacPhersonLabour22,42349.61%
RS JohnstonConservative19,79743.80%
J HallidayScottish National2,983 6.60%

Electorate: 55,759; Turnout: 81.07%;
Majority: 2,626 (5.81%)


Stirlingshire East & Clackmannan
[S] Labour hold
A WoodburnLabour25,00459.34%
RC AitchisonConservative17,13240.66%

Electorate: 52,200; Turnout: 80.72%;
Majority: 7,872 (18.68%)


Stirlingshire West
[S] Labour hold
W BaxterLabour21,00857.55%
WA GayConservative15,49742.45%

Electorate: 43,686; Turnout: 83.56%;
Majority: 5,511 (15.10%)


Stockport North
[E] Conservative hold
NJ HulbertConservative23,48753.68%
MEJ SwainLabour20,26546.32%

Electorate: 53,287; Turnout: 82.11%;
Majority: 3,222 (7.36%)


Stockport South
[E] Conservative hold
HM StewardConservative20,52253.30%
S OrmeLabour17,98246.70%

Electorate: 47,265; Turnout: 81.46%;
Majority: 2,540 (6.60%)


Stockton-on-Tees
[E] Labour hold
GR ChetwyndLabour23,96153.67%
GJK ColesConservative20,68446.33%

Electorate: 53,224; Turnout: 83.88%;
Majority: 3,277 (7.34%)


Stoke Newington & Hackney North
[E] Labour hold
D WeitzmanLabour22,95052.71%
RL WhiteConservative14,51533.34%
P PhillipsLiberal6,07613.95%

Electorate: 64,723; Turnout: 67.27%;
Majority: 8,435 (19.37%)


Stoke-on-Trent Central
[E] Labour hold
B StrossLabour28,63061.13%
JPH HarrisonConservative18,20538.87%

Electorate: 62,220; Turnout: 75.27%;
Majority: 10,425 (22.26%)


Stoke-on-Trent North
[E] Labour hold
H SlaterLabour29,33663.97%
SF MiddupConservative16,52236.03%

Electorate: 58,336; Turnout: 78.61%;
Majority: 12,814 (27.94%)


Stoke-on-Trent South
[E] Labour hold
E SmithLabour29,57859.28%
GS TuckerConservative20,31840.72%

Electorate: 63,777; Turnout: 78.24%;
Majority: 9,260 (18.56%)


Stratford
[E] Conservative hold
JD ProfumoConservative26,14668.51%
J StrettonLabour12,01731.49%

Electorate: 49,660; Turnout: 76.85%;
Majority: 14,129 (37.02%)


Streatham
[E] Conservative hold
D SandysConservative23,47959.76%
DL KerrLabour10,77327.42%
RS RubinLiberal5,03912.82%

Electorate: 50,916; Turnout: 77.17%;
Majority: 12,706 (32.34%)


Stretford
[E] Conservative hold
S StoreyConservative32,88858.29%
E ReidLabour23,53841.71%

Electorate: 71,304; Turnout: 79.13%;
Majority: 9,350 (16.57%)

Stroud
[E] Conservative hold
JA KershawConservative23,44848.08%
AT EvansLabour18,33637.60%
CJ McNairLiberal6,98814.33%

Electorate: 57,222; Turnout: 85.23%;
Majority: 5,112 (10.48%)


Sudbury & Woodbridge
[E] Conservative hold
JH HareConservative26,13053.01%
RB StirlingLabour16,24832.96%
A HerbertLiberal6,91414.03%

Electorate: 60,756; Turnout: 81.13%;
Majority: 9,882 (20.05%)


Sunderland North
[E] Labour hold
FT WilleyLabour24,34152.38%
PE HeseltonConservative22,13347.62%

Electorate: 57,763; Turnout: 80.46%;
Majority: 2,208 (4.75%)


Sunderland South
[E] Conservative hold
PG WilliamsConservative27,82550.91%
E ArmstrongLabour26,83549.09%

Electorate: 68,104; Turnout: 80.26%;
Majority: 990 (1.81%)


Surbiton
[E] Conservative hold
NTL FisherConservative24,05867.41%
A ImissonLabour11,63332.59%

Electorate: 45,165; Turnout: 79.02%;
Majority: 12,425 (34.81%)


Surrey East
[E] Conservative hold
CJA DoughtyConservative36,31063.94%
KS VausLiberal10,37618.27%
JC HuntLabour10,10217.79%

Electorate: 69,996; Turnout: 81.13%;
Majority: 25,934 (45.67%)


Sutton & Cheam
[E] Conservative hold
RC SharplesConservative27,34458.32%
FA JuddLabour11,94625.48%
J MontgomerieLiberal7,60016.21%

Electorate: 58,898; Turnout: 79.61%;
Majority: 15,398 (32.84%)


Sutton Coldfield
[E] Conservative hold
GW LloydConservative33,06463.69%
RSG HattersleyLabour11,31021.78%
KJ HoversLiberal7,54314.53%

Electorate: 65,347; Turnout: 79.45%;
Majority: 21,754 (41.90%)


Swansea East
[W] Labour hold
DL MortLabour29,88467.47%
HJFC EwingConservative9,75422.02%
EC ReesPlaid Cymru4,65110.50%

Electorate: 55,301; Turnout: 80.09%;
Majority: 20,130 (45.45%)


Swansea West
[W] Conservative gain
JEH ReesConservative24,04350.42%
P MorrisLabour23,64049.58%

Electorate: 58,045; Turnout: 82.15%;
Majority: 403 (0.85%)


Swindon
[E] Labour hold
FE Noel-BakerLabour24,08754.42%
GL PearsConservative20,17845.58%

Electorate: 55,339; Turnout: 79.99%;
Majority: 3,909 (8.83%)


Taunton
[E] Conservative hold
E du CannConservative22,68049.42%
LV PikeLabour16,18235.26%
CMK BrutonLiberal7,03115.32%

Electorate: 52,675; Turnout: 87.12%;
Majority: 6,498 (14.16%)


Tavistock
[E] Conservative hold
HG StudholmeConservative19,77853.73%
RG MooreLiberal9,00824.47%
BR WestonLabour8,02221.79%

Electorate: 46,908; Turnout: 78.47%;
Majority: 10,770 (29.26%)


Thirsk & Malton
[E] Conservative hold
RH TurtonConservative27,41369.00%
JW BrayLabour12,31831.00%

Electorate: 52,517; Turnout: 75.65%;
Majority: 15,095 (37.99%)

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