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
Bexley — Birmingham StechfordBirmingham Yardley — Bournemouth West
Bexley
[E] Conservative hold
ERG HeathConservative26,37748.11%
RL ButlerLabour24,04443.86%
RF LloydLiberal4,405 8.03%

Electorate: 63,885; Turnout: 85.82%;
Majority: 2,333 (4.26%)


Billericay
[E] Labour gain
E MoonmanLabour40,01346.54%
EL GardnerConservative38,37144.63%
L WernickLiberal7,587 8.83%

Electorate: 102,198; Turnout: 84.12%;
Majority: 1,642 (1.91%)


Bilston
[E] Labour hold
R EdwardsLabour29,79456.93%
FJ OxfordConservative22,54143.07%

Electorate: 71,482; Turnout: 73.21%;
Majority: 7,253 (13.86%)


Birkenhead
[E] Labour hold
E DellLabour24,18860.12%
RJ AdleyConservative15,43838.37%
B WilliamsCommunist604 1.50%

Electorate: 55,225; Turnout: 72.85%;
Majority: 8,750 (21.75%)


Birmingham All Saints
[E] Labour hold
AB WaldenLabour16,35058.51%
JH HollingworthConservative11,59541.49%

Electorate: 42,896; Turnout: 65.15%;
Majority: 4,755 (17.02%)


Birmingham Aston
[E] Labour hold
J SilvermanLabour20,71660.87%
JR KinseyConservative13,31639.13%

Electorate: 52,975; Turnout: 64.24%;
Majority: 7,400 (21.74%)


Birmingham Edgbaston
[E] Conservative hold
JCJ KnightConservative18,86953.86%
EO SmithLabour11,33532.36%
DJ BadgerLiberal4,82913.78%

Electorate: 51,654; Turnout: 67.82%;
Majority: 7,534 (21.51%)


Birmingham Hall Green
[E] Conservative hold
RE EyreConservative20,62847.38%
GS JonasLabour17,29539.72%
J GreenLiberal5,61712.90%

Electorate: 59,131; Turnout: 73.63%;
Majority: 3,333 (7.66%)


Birmingham Handsworth
[E] Conservative hold
ECG BoyleConservative16,22549.93%
SRR WrightLabour14,93145.95%
EJ HammUnion Movement1,337 4.11%

Electorate: 51,383; Turnout: 63.24%;
Majority: 1,294 (3.98%)


Birmingham Ladywood
[E] Labour hold
VF YatesLabour8,89558.92%
WL LawlerLiberal3,58023.71%
TG JohnConservative2,62117.36%

Electorate: 25,294; Turnout: 59.68%;
Majority: 5,315 (35.21%)


Birmingham Northfield
[E] Labour hold
WD ChapmanLabour36,80158.67%
CCH ChalkerConservative24,89939.69%
D RobinsonCommunist1,029 1.64%

Electorate: 83,522; Turnout: 75.10%;
Majority: 11,902 (18.97%)


Birmingham Perry Barr
[E] Labour gain
C PriceLabour20,22254.98%
WR DaviesConservative16,55745.02%

Electorate: 48,261; Turnout: 76.21%;
Majority: 3,665 (9.96%)


Birmingham Selly Oak
[E] Conservative hold
HE GurdenConservative16,53345.14%
J GarwellLabour15,75643.02%
R LewthwaiteLiberal4,33311.83%

Electorate: 55,187; Turnout: 66.36%;
Majority: 777 (2.12%)


Birmingham Small Heath
[E] Labour hold
D HowellLabour18,07569.46%
FHGH GoodhartConservative7,47128.71%
G JelfCommunist477 1.83%

Electorate: 43,686; Turnout: 59.57%;
Majority: 10,604 (40.75%)


Birmingham Sparkbrook
[E] Labour hold
RSG HattersleyLabour18,26660.62%
LG SeymourConservative11,86839.38%

Electorate: 45,148; Turnout: 66.74%;
Majority: 6,398 (21.23%)


Birmingham Stechford
[E] Labour hold
RH JenkinsLabour24,59864.19%
DL KnoxConservative12,72733.21%
W DunnCommunist998 2.60%

Electorate: 54,565; Turnout: 70.23%;
Majority: 11,871 (30.98%)

Birmingham Yardley
[E] Labour hold
IL EvansLabour25,56856.35%
LH CleaverConservative19,80943.65%

Electorate: 58,458; Turnout: 77.62%;
Majority: 5,759 (12.69%)


Bishop Aukland
[E] Labour hold
HJ BoydenLabour22,01564.84%
JV RopnerConservative11,93635.16%

Electorate: 46,256; Turnout: 73.40%;
Majority: 10,079 (29.69%)


Blackburn
[E] Labour hold
BA CastleLabour25,38158.33%
T MarsdenConservative18,13341.67%

Electorate: 54,909; Turnout: 79.25%;
Majority: 7,248 (16.66%)


Blackpool North
[E] Conservative hold
NA MiscampbellConservative19,17347.07%
GE BinghamLabour13,86334.03%
JH HesseyLiberal7,69918.90%

Electorate: 55,884; Turnout: 72.89%;
Majority: 5,310 (13.04%)


Blackpool South
[E] Conservative hold
PAR BlakerConservative21,56454.28%
ER PearceLabour18,16645.72%

Electorate: 56,349; Turnout: 70.51%;
Majority: 3,398 (8.55%)


Blaydon
[E] Labour hold
RE WoofLabour26,62969.21%
B BlighConservative11,84930.79%

Electorate: 49,682; Turnout: 77.45%;
Majority: 14,780 (38.41%)


Blyth
[E] Labour hold
EJ MilneLabour36,49378.19%
WJ PrimeConservative10,17921.81%

Electorate: 62,767; Turnout: 74.36%;
Majority: 26,314 (56.38%)


Bodmin
[E] Liberal hold
PJ BesselLiberal18,14446.60%
JM GorstConservative16,12141.40%
R BlankLabour4,67412.00%

Electorate: 46,115; Turnout: 84.44%;
Majority: 2,023 (5.20%)


Bolsover
[E] Labour hold
H NealLabour30,11481.55%
PC ColemanConservative6,81518.45%

Electorate: 49,491; Turnout: 74.62%;
Majority: 23,299 (63.09%)


Bolton East
[E] Labour hold
RL HowarthLabour26,61359.21%
E TaylorConservative18,33140.79%

Electorate: 58,401; Turnout: 76.96%;
Majority: 8,282 (18.43%)


Bolton West
[E] Labour hold
GJ OakesLabour19,39050.57%
CBS DobsonConservative14,47337.74%
R GlentonLiberal4,48311.69%

Electorate: 48,980; Turnout: 78.29%;
Majority: 4,917 (12.82%)


Bootle
[E] Labour hold
S MahonLabour19,41260.37%
G HalliwellConservative10,81333.63%
W GrantInd Labour1,931 6.01%

Electorate: 47,131; Turnout: 68.23%;
Majority: 8,599 (26.74%)


Bosworth
[E] Labour hold
WL WyattLabour27,42750.23%
CJP WoodConservative19,65435.99%
AH ExtanceLiberal7,52613.78%

Electorate: 68,462; Turnout: 79.76%;
Majority: 7,773 (14.23%)


Bothwell
[S] Labour hold
J HamiltonLabour27,16660.95%
JB HighgateConservative16,19836.34%
T WoodsCommunist1,209 2.71%

Electorate: 57,304; Turnout: 77.78%;
Majority: 10,968 (24.61%)


Bournemouth East & Christchurch
[E] Conservative hold
JH CordleConservative27,04755.95%
CS SabelLabour12,59826.06%
AC McLeishLiberal8,69817.99%

Electorate: 64,708; Turnout: 74.71%;
Majority: 14,449 (29.89%)


Bournemouth West
[E] Conservative hold
JB EdenConservative25,74050.02%
LF BennettLabour16,33431.74%
JF MillsLiberal9,38918.24%

Electorate: 70,141; Turnout: 73.37%;
Majority: 9,406 (18.28%)

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