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
Macclesfield — MerionethMerthyr Tydfil — Newark
Macclesfield
[E] Conservative hold
AV HarveyConservative24,73646.84%
AG ReadLabour20,53338.88%
DF BurdenLiberal7,54514.29%

Electorate: 64,639; Turnout: 81.71%;
Majority: 4,203 (7.96%)


Maidstone
[E] Conservative hold
JJ WellsConservative29,20854.67%
MJ O'FlahertyLabour24,21445.33%

Electorate: 71,882; Turnout: 74.32%;
Majority: 4,994 (9.35%)


Maldon
[E] Conservative hold
ABC HarrisonConservative22,57245.46%
BLH Douglas-MannLabour22,06644.44%
WH JacksLiberal5,01510.10%

Electorate: 59,616; Turnout: 83.29%;
Majority: 506 (1.02%)


Manchester Ardwick
[E] Labour hold
LM LeverLabour17,27463.23%
JG CluffConservative9,25133.86%
FT HamleyUnion Movement796 2.91%

Electorate: 46,208; Turnout: 59.13%;
Majority: 8,023 (29.37%)


Manchester Blackley
[E] Labour hold
PB RoseLabour21,57152.43%
DC StanleyConservative15,27137.12%
LG BaileyLiberal4,29710.45%

Electorate: 54,498; Turnout: 75.49%;
Majority: 6,300 (15.31%)


Manchester Cheetham
[E] Labour hold
NH LeverLabour14,20670.85%
AA O'ConnorConservative5,84429.15%

Electorate: 35,201; Turnout: 56.96%;
Majority: 8,362 (41.71%)


Manchester Exchange
[E] Labour hold
WD GriffithsLabour10,42573.49%
J Stuart-MillsConservative3,76126.51%

Electorate: 26,400; Turnout: 53.73%;
Majority: 6,664 (46.98%)


Manchester Gorton
[E] Labour hold
K ZilliacusLabour24,72660.10%
IK PaleyConservative16,41839.90%

Electorate: 56,706; Turnout: 72.56%;
Majority: 8,308 (20.19%)


Manchester Moss Side
[E] Conservative hold
FH TaylorConservative13,43645.41%
GR ChurchLabour12,35341.75%
DF PrusmannLiberal3,80112.85%

Electorate: 45,243; Turnout: 65.40%;
Majority: 1,083 (3.66%)


Manchester Openshaw
[E] Labour hold
CR MorrisLabour22,10364.92%
RJ ChronnellConservative10,46530.74%
E MarsdenCommunist1,479 4.34%

Electorate: 51,682; Turnout: 65.88%;
Majority: 11,638 (34.18%)


Manchester Withington
[E] Conservative hold
RA CaryConservative16,67642.92%
DG ClarkLabour16,02941.25%
GV DaviesLiberal6,15015.83%

Electorate: 54,585; Turnout: 71.18%;
Majority: 647 (1.67%)


Manchester Wythenshawe
[E] Labour hold
A MorrisLabour27,48553.11%
F LofthouseConservative18,54835.84%
TN ArmstrongLiberal5,71711.05%

Electorate: 69,229; Turnout: 74.75%;
Majority: 8,937 (17.27%)


Mansfield
[E] Labour hold
JD ConcannonLabour28,84964.24%
KH ClarkeConservative9,98722.24%
R StrautherLiberal5,48312.21%
FC WestacottCommunist590 1.31%

Electorate: 60,024; Turnout: 74.82%;
Majority: 18,862 (42.00%)


Melton
[E] Conservative hold
M PikeConservative30,77648.04%
JR FrearsLabour23,18136.18%
GVJ PrattLiberal10,10815.78%

Electorate: 79,616; Turnout: 80.47%;
Majority: 7,595 (11.86%)


Meriden
[E] Labour hold
CJS RowlandLabour33,83153.63%
JWP AitkenConservative29,25046.37%

Electorate: 73,621; Turnout: 85.68%;
Majority: 4,581 (7.26%)


Merioneth
[W] Labour hold
WH EdwardsLabour9,62844.17%
EG JonesLiberal7,73335.47%
IL JenkinsPlaid Cymru2,49011.42%
AECL Jones-LloydConservative1,948 8.94%

Electorate: 25,395; Turnout: 85.84%;
Majority: 1,895 (8.69%)

Merthyr Tydfil
[W] Labour hold
SO DaviesLabour21,73774.49%
GL PreeceConservative4,08213.99%
M StephensPlaid Cymru3,36111.52%

Electorate: 39,474; Turnout: 73.92%;
Majority: 17,655 (60.50%)


Merton & Mordern
[E] Conservative hold
HE AtkinsConservative20,02850.53%
KW MayLabour19,60849.47%

Electorate: 48,807; Turnout: 81.21%;
Majority: 420 (1.06%)


Middlesbrough East
[E] Labour hold
A BottomleyLabour28,40475.10%
P DarbyConservative9,42024.90%

Electorate: 55,407; Turnout: 68.27%;
Majority: 18,984 (50.19%)


Middlesbrough West
[E] Labour hold
JW BrayLabour23,64954.48%
JHV SutcliffeConservative19,75645.52%

Electorate: 53,276; Turnout: 81.47%;
Majority: 3,893 (8.97%)


Middleton & Prestwich
[E] Labour gain
DW CoeLabour23,93844.73%
JD BarlowConservative20,12137.60%
S CrillyLiberal9,45717.67%

Electorate: 68,602; Turnout: 78.01%;
Majority: 3,817 (7.13%)


Midlothian
[S] Labour hold
A EadieLabour27,60856.60%
JLG LamotteConservative13,19227.05%
AWS RaeScottish National7,97416.35%

Electorate: 62,940; Turnout: 77.49%;
Majority: 14,416 (29.56%)


Mitcham
[E] Conservative hold
LR CarrConservative24,23445.73%
TJ HiggsLabour23,70644.74%
RC BurgessLiberal4,470 8.44%
SE FrenchCommunist580 1.09%

Electorate: 66,709; Turnout: 79.43%;
Majority: 528 (1.00%)


Monmouth
[W] Labour gain
D AndersonLabour28,61952.73%
GEP ThorneycroftConservative25,65447.27%

Electorate: 64,356; Turnout: 84.33%;
Majority: 2,965 (5.46%)


Montgomery
[W] Liberal hold
HE HoosonLiberal10,27841.45%
AW WigginConservative6,78427.36%
GM EvansLabour5,89123.76%
T EdwardsPlaid Cymru1,841 7.43%

Electorate: 29,951; Turnout: 82.78%;
Majority: 3,494 (14.09%)


Moray & Nairn
[S] Conservative hold
GTC CampbellConservative11,84248.15%
D MacKenzieLabour8,38434.09%
TA McNairLiberal4,36817.76%

Electorate: 36,154; Turnout: 68.03%;
Majority: 3,458 (14.06%)


Morcambe & Lonsdale
[E] Conservative hold
AGF Hall-DavisConservative24,13851.91%
I LimmerLabour13,83829.76%
DM ClarkLiberal8,52618.33%

Electorate: 60,764; Turnout: 76.53%;
Majority: 10,300 (22.15%)


Morpeth
[E] Labour hold
WJ OwenLabour25,22374.36%
N PorterConservative8,69825.64%

Electorate: 44,096; Turnout: 76.93%;
Majority: 16,525 (48.72%)


Motherwell
[S] Labour hold
GM LawsonLabour22,65860.80%
JJ YoungConservative13,10035.15%
JW SneddonCommunist1,508 4.05%

Electorate: 50,070; Turnout: 74.43%;
Majority: 9,558 (25.65%)


Nantwich
[E] Conservative hold
R Grant-FerrisConservative16,54343.76%
DA KeanLabour14,31037.85%
DAR GreenLiberal6,95018.38%

Electorate: 47,685; Turnout: 79.28%;
Majority: 2,233 (5.91%)


Neath
[W] Labour hold
DR ColemanLabour31,18379.70%
PH ValerioConservative6,31216.13%
JJ DavidCommunist1,632 4.17%

Electorate: 49,694; Turnout: 78.74%;
Majority: 24,871 (63.56%)


Nelson & Colne
[E] Labour hold
SS SilvermanLabour18,40649.28%
P DaviesConservative13,82937.02%
P DowneyInd5,11713.70%

Electorate: 46,144; Turnout: 80.95%;
Majority: 4,577 (12.25%)


Newark
[E] Labour hold
ES BishopLabour27,40256.72%
P Jenkin-JonesConservative20,91343.28%

Electorate: 59,584; Turnout: 81.09%;
Majority: 6,489 (13.43%)

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