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
Orkney & Shetland — PetersfieldPlymouth Devonport — Reading
Orkney & Shetland
[S] Liberal hold
J GrimondLiberal9,60559.09%
JL FirthConservative3,63022.33%
H LynchLabour3,02118.58%

Electorate: 24,927; Turnout: 65.21%;
Majority: 5,975 (36.76%)


Ormskirk
[E] Conservative hold
D GloverConservative32,76358.77%
WJ QuinnLabour22,98341.23%

Electorate: 75,464; Turnout: 73.87%;
Majority: 9,780 (17.54%)


Orpington
[E] Liberal hold
ER LubbockLiberal22,61546.65%
ND McWhirterConservative20,99343.30%
DJ SleighLabour4,87010.05%

Electorate: 55,776; Turnout: 86.92%;
Majority: 1,622 (3.35%)


Oswestry
[E] Conservative hold
WJ BiffenConservative17,72748.24%
GJ CostleyLabour13,01135.41%
TR CrowtherLiberal6,01016.35%

Electorate: 50,102; Turnout: 73.35%;
Majority: 4,716 (12.83%)


Oxford
[E] Labour gain
DET LuardLabour24,41246.45%
CM WoodhouseConservative21,98741.84%
ADC PetersonLiberal6,15211.71%

Electorate: 66,303; Turnout: 79.26%;
Majority: 2,425 (4.61%)


Paddington North
[E] Labour hold
BT ParkinLabour14,44558.45%
JE MacdonaldConservative7,98132.29%
DB GriffithsLiberal2,287 9.25%

Electorate: 37,240; Turnout: 66.36%;
Majority: 6,464 (26.16%)


Paddington South
[E] Conservative hold
NP ScottConservative10,29748.30%
CSR RussellLabour8,85441.53%
DAT SavillLiberal2,17010.18%

Electorate: 34,176; Turnout: 62.39%;
Majority: 1,443 (6.77%)


Paisley
[S] Labour hold
J RobertsonLabour28,07459.97%
M CrichtonConservative10,87123.22%
VM ShawLiberal7,87116.81%

Electorate: 61,363; Turnout: 76.29%;
Majority: 17,203 (36.75%)


Peckham
[E] Labour hold
FK CorbetLabour20,63072.00%
IJ LawrenceConservative8,02328.00%

Electorate: 51,526; Turnout: 55.61%;
Majority: 12,607 (44.00%)


Pembroke
[W] Labour hold
DL DonnellyLabour23,85248.15%
FM FisherConservative17,92136.17%
OG WilliamsLiberal5,30810.71%
J SheppardPlaid Cymru2,460 4.97%

Electorate: 62,110; Turnout: 79.76%;
Majority: 5,931 (11.97%)


Penistone
[E] Labour hold
JJ MendelsonLabour31,41962.31%
B AskewConservative11,81723.43%
R SwindenLiberal7,19114.26%

Electorate: 63,943; Turnout: 78.86%;
Majority: 19,602 (38.87%)


Penrith & the Border
[E] Conservative hold
WSI WhitelawConservative20,98252.69%
K RobertsLabour12,08130.34%
JR HoweLiberal6,75716.97%

Electorate: 50,621; Turnout: 78.66%;
Majority: 8,901 (22.35%)


Perth & East Perthshire
[S] Conservative hold
I MacArthurConservative22,12956.50%
J JenningsLabour10,91127.86%
MB ShawScottish National6,12815.65%

Electorate: 54,159; Turnout: 72.32%;
Majority: 11,218 (28.64%)


Peterborough
[E] Conservative hold
H NichollsConservative23,94446.07%
MJ WardLabour23,94146.06%
BE GoldstoneLiberal4,093 7.87%

Electorate: 63,839; Turnout: 81.42%;
Majority: 3 (0.01%)


Petersfield
[E] Conservative hold
J QuennellConservative23,93352.33%
RM DigbyLiberal10,93123.90%
MC WilsonLabour10,87423.77%

Electorate: 60,404; Turnout: 75.72%;
Majority: 13,002 (28.43%)

Plymouth Devonport
[E] Conservative hold
JH VickersConservative22,76050.35%
RE CrabbLabour22,44149.65%

Electorate: 59,313; Turnout: 76.21%;
Majority: 319 (0.71%)


Plymouth Sutton
[E] Labour gain
DAL OwenLabour31,56754.51%
IM FraserConservative26,34545.49%

Electorate: 73,398; Turnout: 78.90%;
Majority: 5,222 (9.02%)


Pontefract
[E] Labour hold
J HarperLabour32,32878.36%
AF WigramConservative8,92721.64%

Electorate: 54,551; Turnout: 75.63%;
Majority: 23,401 (56.72%)


Pontypool
[W] Labour hold
L AbseLabour27,90977.05%
PT JamesConservative7,41820.48%
WE JonesCommunist897 2.48%

Electorate: 48,040; Turnout: 75.40%;
Majority: 20,491 (56.57%)


Pontypridd
[W] Labour hold
A PearsonLabour30,84074.92%
K Green-WanstallConservative10,32525.08%

Electorate: 55,088; Turnout: 74.73%;
Majority: 20,515 (49.84%)


Poole
[E] Conservative hold
HO MurtonConservative25,45147.59%
DA SuttonLabour19,63036.71%
BS SherriffLiberal8,39415.70%

Electorate: 67,687; Turnout: 79.00%;
Majority: 5,821 (10.89%)


Poplar
[E] Labour hold
I MikardoLabour21,07184.51%
RG HollowayConservative3,86315.49%

Electorate: 43,236; Turnout: 57.67%;
Majority: 17,208 (69.01%)


Portsmouth Langstone
[E] Conservative hold
IS LloydConservative34,44648.39%
TA MolloyLabour26,19736.80%
DJH GriffithsLiberal10,54014.81%

Electorate: 96,166; Turnout: 74.02%;
Majority: 8,249 (11.59%)


Portsmouth South
[E] Conservative hold
RB PinkConservative22,71360.65%
PB SmithLabour14,73839.35%

Electorate: 52,941; Turnout: 70.74%;
Majority: 7,975 (21.29%)


Portsmouth West
[E] Labour gain
FA JuddLabour18,68551.70%
TH ClarkeConservative17,45848.30%

Electorate: 47,247; Turnout: 76.50%;
Majority: 1,227 (3.39%)


Preston North
[E] Labour gain
RH AtkinsLabour21,53952.97%
HJ AmeryConservative19,12147.03%

Electorate: 50,140; Turnout: 81.09%;
Majority: 2,418 (5.95%)


Preston South
[E] Labour hold
P MahonLabour20,72053.61%
A GreenConservative17,93146.39%

Electorate: 48,343; Turnout: 79.95%;
Majority: 2,789 (7.22%)


Pudsey
[E] Conservative hold
J HileyConservative20,78244.65%
E BrierleyLabour18,41039.55%
RHJ RhodesLiberal7,35315.80%

Electorate: 55,860; Turnout: 83.32%;
Majority: 2,372 (5.10%)


Putney
[E] Labour hold
HG JenkinsLabour26,60148.25%
HN LinsteadConservative23,11441.92%
AC SladeLiberal5,420 9.83%

Electorate: 69,870; Turnout: 78.91%;
Majority: 3,487 (6.32%)


Reading
[E] Labour gain
JMH LeeLabour25,33851.01%
PFH EmeryConservative21,20542.69%
EH PalfreyLiberal3,127 6.30%

Electorate: 59,132; Turnout: 84.00%;
Majority: 4,133 (8.32%)

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