UK General Election results March 1966

31st March 1966
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The region in which each constituency is situated is indicated in square brackets
Aberavon — Angus North & MearnsAngus South — Banbury
Aberavon
[W] Labour hold
J MorrisLabour33,76375.44%
R HicksConservative9,36920.94%
JT HartCommunist1,620 3.62%

Electorate: 57,179; Turnout: 78.27%;
Majority: 24,394 (54.51%)


Aberdare
[W] Labour hold
AR ProbertLabour26,32273.31%
PN PriceConservative4,20411.71%
JE WilliamsPlaid Cymru3,073 8.56%
ATM WilsonCommunist2,305 6.42%

Electorate: 46,618; Turnout: 77.02%;
Majority: 22,118 (61.60%)


Aberdeen North
[S] Labour hold
HSJ HughesLabour28,79967.55%
M HumphreyConservative8,76820.56%
DW McPhersonLiberal4,35010.20%
M RoseCommunist719 1.69%

Electorate: 59,157; Turnout: 72.07%;
Majority: 20,031 (46.98%)


Aberdeen South
[S] Labour gain
DC DewarLabour23,29146.05%
Lady TweedsmuirConservative21,49242.49%
NW KingLiberal5,79711.46%

Electorate: 62,206; Turnout: 81.31%;
Majority: 1,799 (3.56%)


Aberdeenshire East
[S] Conservative hold
P Wolrige-GordonConservative12,06741.46%
RM SinclairLiberal8,03427.60%
IS DavidsonLabour6,42222.06%
BM CockieScottish National2,584 8.88%

Electorate: 42,661; Turnout: 68.23%;
Majority: 4,033 (13.86%)


Aberdeenshire West
[S] Liberal gain
JDG DavidsonLiberal15,15143.15%
AF HendryConservative13,95639.74%
J HendersonLabour6,00817.11%

Electorate: 46,011; Turnout: 76.32%;
Majority: 1,195 (3.40%)


Abertillery
[W] Labour hold
AC WilliamsLabour23,35388.11%
AP WallisConservative3,15111.89%

Electorate: 36,122; Turnout: 73.37%;
Majority: 20,202 (76.22%)


Abingdon
[E] Conservative hold
AMS NeaveConservative27,74946.33%
AHS MattersonLabour24,44740.81%
DHV CaseLiberal7,70312.86%

Electorate: 72,575; Turnout: 82.53%;
Majority: 3,302 (5.51%)


Accrington
[E] Labour hold
A DavidsonLabour21,33053.04%
DL MaxwellConservative14,50836.08%
JHS GouldLiberal4,37510.88%

Electorate: 48,412; Turnout: 83.06%;
Majority: 6,822 (16.96%)


Acton
[E] Labour hold
BFC FloudLabour18,54157.69%
KW BakerConservative13,60042.31%

Electorate: 43,464; Turnout: 73.95%;
Majority: 4,941 (15.37%)


Aldershot
[E] Conservative hold
E ErringtonConservative25,67248.92%
DH SilvesterLabour16,77631.97%
GE OwenLiberal10,02519.11%

Electorate: 69,612; Turnout: 75.38%;
Majority: 8,896 (16.95%)


Altrincham & Sale
[E] Conservative hold
APL BarberConservative24,73648.01%
J CopeLabour17,89934.74%
A CooperLiberal8,89117.26%

Electorate: 66,083; Turnout: 77.97%;
Majority: 6,837 (13.27%)


Anglesey
[W] Labour hold
C HughesLabour14,87455.00%
JE JonesConservative9,57635.41%
JW MeredithPlaid Cymru2,596 9.60%

Electorate: 36,950; Turnout: 73.20%;
Majority: 5,298 (19.59%)


Angus North & Mearns
[S] Conservative hold
AL Buchanan-SmithConservative13,28650.40%
KAJ BartonLiberal7,75629.42%
CT WalkerLabour5,31820.17%

Electorate: 34,583; Turnout: 76.22%;
Majority: 5,530 (20.98%)

Angus South
[S] Conservative hold
J Bruce-GardyneConservative22,40770.44%
FC McManusLabour9,40429.56%

Electorate: 44,705; Turnout: 71.16%;
Majority: 13,003 (40.88%)


Antrim North
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
H ClarkUlster Unionist31,92778.12%
R MooreLiberal8,94121.88%

Electorate: 72,039; Turnout: 56.73%;
Majority: 22,986 (56.24%)


Antrim South
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
SK CunninghamUlster Unionist40,84064.30%
S StewartNI Labour22,67935.70%

Electorate: 113,645; Turnout: 55.89%;
Majority: 18,161 (28.59%)


Argyll
[S] Conservative hold
MAC NobleConservative12,17843.22%
J McFaddenLabour8,48630.12%
JJ MacKayLiberal7,51226.66%

Electorate: 38,949; Turnout: 72.34%;
Majority: 3,692 (13.10%)


Armagh
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
JE MaginnisUlster Unionist34,68772.03%
C McGleenonRepublican13,46727.97%

Electorate: 76,111; Turnout: 63.27%;
Majority: 21,220 (44.07%)


Arundel & Shoreham
[E] Conservative hold
HB KerbyConservative36,91355.47%
RR KenwardLabour18,81728.28%
PM BulwerLiberal10,81616.25%

Electorate: 87,743; Turnout: 75.84%;
Majority: 18,096 (27.19%)


Ashfield
[E] Labour hold
DI MarquandLabour33,47773.63%
ET GibbonsConservative11,99126.37%

Electorate: 62,030; Turnout: 73.30%;
Majority: 21,486 (47.26%)


Ashford
[E] Conservative hold
WF DeedesConservative21,36249.99%
CA ThomasLabour13,24931.00%
JGW PeckLiberal8,12119.00%

Electorate: 56,669; Turnout: 75.41%;
Majority: 8,113 (18.99%)


Ashton-under-Lyne
[E] Labour hold
RE SheldonLabour24,72858.70%
HD MooreConservative17,39641.30%

Electorate: 57,159; Turnout: 73.70%;
Majority: 7,332 (17.41%)


Aylesbury
[E] Conservative hold
GS SummersConservative23,67344.91%
P AllisonLabour19,76637.50%
T JoyceLiberal9,27217.59%

Electorate: 65,968; Turnout: 79.90%;
Majority: 3,907 (7.41%)


Ayr
[S] Conservative hold
GKH YoungerConservative19,98850.61%
CE O'HalloranLabour19,50449.39%

Electorate: 46,285; Turnout: 85.32%;
Majority: 484 (1.23%)


Ayrshire Central
[S] Labour hold
AC ManuelLabour24,03557.68%
JA CorrieConservative17,63742.32%

Electorate: 50,744; Turnout: 82.12%;
Majority: 6,398 (15.35%)


Ayrshire North & Bute
[S] Conservative hold
F MacleanConservative16,13848.67%
D LambieLabour13,48240.66%
RP CochraneLiberal3,53910.67%

Electorate: 43,625; Turnout: 76.01%;
Majority: 2,656 (8.01%)


Ayrshire South
[S] Labour hold
E HughesLabour23,49567.25%
CR GravesConservative11,44232.75%

Electorate: 46,504; Turnout: 75.13%;
Majority: 12,053 (34.50%)


Banbury
[E] Conservative hold
HN MartenConservative28,93247.53%
DW YoungLabour24,52940.30%
P JesselLiberal7,40712.17%

Electorate: 74,279; Turnout: 81.95%;
Majority: 4,403 (7.23%)

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