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
Westbury — WirralWoking — York
Westbury
[E] Conservative hold
RV GrimstonConservative20,39645.55%
JG RidleyLabour14,57032.54%
BT WigoderLiberal9,81621.92%

Electorate: 53,238; Turnout: 84.12%;
Majority: 5,826 (13.01%)


Western Isles
[S] Labour hold
MK MacmillanLabour8,66353.61%
D MacleodLib & Conservative7,49646.39%

Electorate: 25,178; Turnout: 64.18%;
Majority: 1,167 (7.22%)


West Ham North
[E] Labour hold
AWJ LewisLabour24,09659.23%
JG JonesConservative9,31822.90%
DAS BrookeLiberal7,27117.87%

Electorate: 57,828; Turnout: 70.36%;
Majority: 14,778 (36.32%)


West Ham South
[E] Labour hold
FE JonesLabour28,01775.26%
P GoldmanConservative5,18813.94%
O FrenchLiberal4,02010.80%

Electorate: 52,341; Turnout: 71.12%;
Majority: 22,829 (61.33%)


Westhoughton
[E] Labour hold
JT PriceLabour29,35961.17%
JE GouldbournConservative18,63438.83%

Electorate: 56,948; Turnout: 84.28%;
Majority: 10,725 (22.35%)


West Lothian
[S] Labour hold
J TaylorLabour27,45460.29%
WI StewartConservative18,08339.71%

Electorate: 58,457; Turnout: 77.90%;
Majority: 9,371 (20.58%)


Westmorland
[E] Conservative hold
WMF VaneConservative20,67655.85%
AGD AclandLiberal8,98424.27%
C Hughes-StantonLabour7,35919.88%

Electorate: 46,991; Turnout: 78.78%;
Majority: 11,692 (31.58%)


Weston-super-Mare
[E] Conservative hold
DWE WebsterConservative27,88157.53%
SE HamptonLabour10,97722.65%
EB TaylorLiberal9,60919.83%

Electorate: 60,795; Turnout: 79.72%;
Majority: 16,904 (34.88%)


Whitehaven
[E] Labour hold
JB SymondsLabour22,78357.77%
HJ PedrazaConservative16,65342.23%

Electorate: 46,650; Turnout: 84.54%;
Majority: 6,130 (15.54%)


Widnes
[E] Labour hold
JE MacCollLabour21,21851.96%
BL ButcherConservative19,62048.04%

Electorate: 48,966; Turnout: 83.40%;
Majority: 1,598 (3.91%)


Wigan
[E] Labour hold
EA FitchLabour30,66466.34%
JJ HodgsonConservative14,61531.62%
M WeaverCommunist945 2.04%

Electorate: 55,155; Turnout: 83.81%;
Majority: 16,049 (34.72%)


Willesden East
[E] Conservative gain
THH SkeetConservative22,70952.56%
M OrbachLabour20,49947.44%

Electorate: 58,865; Turnout: 73.40%;
Majority: 2,210 (5.11%)


Willesden West
[E] Labour hold
LA PavittLabour25,68057.13%
PS BrookesConservative17,94639.92%
L BurtCommunist1,324 2.95%

Electorate: 61,534; Turnout: 73.05%;
Majority: 7,734 (17.21%)


Wimbledon
[E] Conservative hold
CW BlackConservative21,53866.85%
LM KershawLabour10,67833.15%

Electorate: 42,151; Turnout: 76.43%;
Majority: 10,860 (33.71%)


Winchester
[E] Conservative hold
PHBO SmithersConservative24,92467.26%
MJ ManningLabour12,13232.74%

Electorate: 48,321; Turnout: 76.69%;
Majority: 12,792 (34.52%)


Windsor
[E] Conservative hold
CE Mott-RadclyffeConservative29,94265.37%
WE RobinsonLabour15,86434.63%

Electorate: 60,673; Turnout: 75.50%;
Majority: 14,078 (30.73%)


Wirral
[E] Conservative hold
JSB LloydConservative39,80767.92%
FW VenablesLabour18,80532.08%

Electorate: 71,025; Turnout: 82.52%;
Majority: 21,002 (35.83%)

Woking
[E] Conservative hold
HA WatkinsonConservative33,52167.40%
RDV WilliamsLabour16,21032.60%

Electorate: 64,295; Turnout: 77.35%;
Majority: 17,311 (34.81%)


Wokingham
[E] Conservative hold
WR van StraubenzeeConservative30,89657.53%
TG BostonLabour14,90527.76%
CWJ RoutLiberal7,89914.71%

Electorate: 67,144; Turnout: 79.98%;
Majority: 15,991 (29.78%)


Wolverhampton North East
[E] Labour hold
J BairdLabour20,43655.12%
OA PomeroyConservative16,63944.88%

Electorate: 51,217; Turnout: 72.39%;
Majority: 3,797 (10.24%)


Wolverhampton South West
[E] Conservative hold
JE PowellConservative25,69663.88%
ELJ ThorneLabour14,52936.12%

Electorate: 51,293; Turnout: 78.42%;
Majority: 11,167 (27.76%)


Woodford
[E] Conservative hold
WLS ChurchillConservative24,81571.24%
AC LathamLabour10,01828.76%

Electorate: 45,070; Turnout: 77.29%;
Majority: 14,797 (42.48%)


Wood Green
[E] Labour hold
JS ButlerLabour22,86951.27%
RG ShillingfordConservative21,73548.73%

Electorate: 59,380; Turnout: 75.12%;
Majority: 1,134 (2.54%)


Woolwich East
[E] Labour hold
CP MayhewLabour22,35363.88%
EJ PorterConservative12,63836.12%

Electorate: 46,349; Turnout: 75.49%;
Majority: 9,715 (27.76%)


Woolwich West
[E] Conservative hold
CWC TurnerConservative24,37352.71%
W HamlingLabour20,67844.72%
R MalloneFellowship Party1,189 2.57%

Electorate: 54,563; Turnout: 84.75%;
Majority: 3,695 (7.99%)


Worcester
[E] Conservative hold
GR WardConservative27,02457.67%
BC StanleyLabour19,83242.33%

Electorate: 59,117; Turnout: 79.26%;
Majority: 7,192 (15.35%)


Worcestershire South
[E] Conservative hold
PG AgnewConservative25,82459.23%
DW YoungLabour10,88424.96%
EHL HarriesLiberal6,89015.80%

Electorate: 57,657; Turnout: 75.62%;
Majority: 14,940 (34.27%)


Workington
[E] Labour hold
TF PeartLabour25,53760.18%
M BrannanConservative16,89439.82%

Electorate: 49,401; Turnout: 85.89%;
Majority: 8,643 (20.37%)


Worthing
[E] Conservative hold
OL Prior-PalmerConservative31,39668.16%
FR MasonLabour7,61816.54%
DRE AbelLiberal7,04515.30%

Electorate: 60,505; Turnout: 76.12%;
Majority: 23,778 (51.63%)


The Wrekin
[E] Conservative hold
W YatesConservative22,03053.62%
DWT BruceLabour19,05246.38%

Electorate: 48,789; Turnout: 84.20%;
Majority: 2,978 (7.25%)


Wrexham
[W] Labour hold
JI JonesLabour30,10155.92%
GH PierceConservative & Nat Lib17,14431.85%
DE MorganPlaid Cymru6,57912.22%

Electorate: 66,150; Turnout: 81.37%;
Majority: 12,957 (24.07%)


Wycombe
[E] Conservative hold
J HallConservative30,77453.29%
WG FordhamLabour19,90434.47%
AD DennisLiberal7,06812.24%

Electorate: 68,199; Turnout: 84.67%;
Majority: 10,870 (18.82%)


Yarmouth
[E] Conservative hold
A FellConservative22,82754.25%
SC DavisLabour19,24845.75%

Electorate: 52,847; Turnout: 79.62%;
Majority: 3,579 (8.51%)


Yeovil
[E] Conservative hold
JWW PeytonConservative23,77146.71%
WA BakerLabour17,63834.66%
GF TaylorLiberal9,48418.64%

Electorate: 59,739; Turnout: 85.19%;
Majority: 6,133 (12.05%)


York
[E] Conservative hold
CB LongbottomConservative33,09953.28%
DRLM PoirierLabour29,02546.72%

Electorate: 73,717; Turnout: 84.27%;
Majority: 4,074 (6.56%)

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