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
Salford East — ShrewsburySkipton — Stafford & Stone
Salford East
[E] Labour hold
F AllaunLabour18,40967.16%
GWG FitzsimonsConservative9,00032.84%

Electorate: 44,849; Turnout: 61.11%;
Majority: 9,409 (34.33%)


Salford West
[E] Labour hold
S OrmeLabour19,23759.20%
AE ClarkConservative13,25740.80%

Electorate: 48,392; Turnout: 67.15%;
Majority: 5,980 (18.40%)


Salisbury
[E] Conservative hold
MA HamiltonConservative22,60155.04%
RC SmithLabour18,46244.96%

Electorate: 53,895; Turnout: 76.19%;
Majority: 4,139 (10.08%)


Scarborough & Whitby
[E] Conservative hold
MN ShawConservative21,14143.13%
RS RowntreeLiberal15,59931.82%
J GoodhandLabour11,84824.17%
M J EllisInd Conservative429 0.88%

Electorate: 66,143; Turnout: 74.11%;
Majority: 5,542 (11.31%)


Sedgefield
[E] Labour hold
J SlaterLabour34,05864.65%
CF ThringConservative18,62035.35%

Electorate: 69,287; Turnout: 76.03%;
Majority: 15,438 (29.31%)


Sevenoaks
[E] Conservative hold
JC RodgersConservative28,65150.50%
PB PearceLabour18,33832.32%
ANH BlackburnLiberal9,74617.18%

Electorate: 71,644; Turnout: 79.19%;
Majority: 10,313 (18.18%)


Sheffield Attercliffe
[E] Labour hold
JB HyndLabour32,33677.27%
BA MarsdenConservative9,51122.73%

Electorate: 61,889; Turnout: 67.62%;
Majority: 22,825 (54.54%)


Sheffield Brightside
[E] Labour hold
RE WinterbottomLabour26,65375.90%
RW HadfieldConservative7,47621.29%
H HillCommunist989 2.82%

Electorate: 53,015; Turnout: 66.24%;
Majority: 19,177 (54.61%)


Sheffield Hallam
[E] Conservative hold
JH OsbornConservative21,59351.34%
P HardyLabour13,66332.49%
DT LloydLiberal6,79916.17%

Electorate: 56,078; Turnout: 74.99%;
Majority: 7,930 (18.86%)


Sheffield Heeley
[E] Labour gain
FO HooleyLabour31,99653.99%
JD SpenceConservative27,26746.01%

Electorate: 75,345; Turnout: 78.66%;
Majority: 4,729 (7.98%)


Sheffield Hillsborough
[E] Labour hold
G DarlingLabour22,79967.91%
MJ MallettConservative10,77432.09%

Electorate: 47,788; Turnout: 70.25%;
Majority: 12,025 (35.82%)


Sheffield Park
[E] Labour hold
FW MulleyLabour24,55080.26%
RA BurnsConservative5,01716.40%
C MortonCommunist1,022 3.34%

Electorate: 47,165; Turnout: 64.86%;
Majority: 19,533 (63.86%)


Shipley
[E] Conservative hold
GAN HirstConservative18,46646.47%
J CollinsLabour16,96642.70%
JP HeppellLiberal4,30410.83%

Electorate: 45,895; Turnout: 86.58%;
Majority: 1,500 (3.77%)


Shoreditch & Finsbury
[E] Labour hold
RW BrownLabour17,45671.14%
RE SimsConservative5,95724.28%
O MosleyUnion Movement1,126 4.59%

Electorate: 45,883; Turnout: 53.48%;
Majority: 11,499 (46.86%)


Shrewsbury
[E] Conservative hold
J Langford-HoltConservative17,56945.24%
TS PritchardLabour14,60337.61%
W MarshLiberal6,66017.15%

Electorate: 50,784; Turnout: 76.47%;
Majority: 2,966 (7.64%)

Skipton
[E] Conservative hold
GB DraysonConservative17,53245.06%
GA KnottLabour13,27634.12%
WEH PickardLiberal8,10420.83%

Electorate: 47,448; Turnout: 82.01%;
Majority: 4,256 (10.94%)


Smethwick
[E] Labour gain
AMW FauldsLabour18,44054.40%
PHS GriffithsConservative14,95044.10%
R StanleyBritish National Party508 1.50%

Electorate: 44,960; Turnout: 75.40%;
Majority: 3,490 (10.30%)


Solihull
[E] Conservative hold
WP GrieveConservative34,00865.69%
DA ForwoodLabour17,76034.31%

Electorate: 69,211; Turnout: 74.80%;
Majority: 16,248 (31.39%)


Somerset North
[E] Conservative hold
AP DeanConservative28,82446.42%
B TilleyLabour26,52642.72%
ME WilliesLiberal6,74510.86%

Electorate: 72,803; Turnout: 85.29%;
Majority: 2,298 (3.70%)


Southall
[E] Labour hold
SJ BidwellLabour19,98953.45%
B MaddinConservative14,64239.15%
JE BeanBritish National Party2,768 7.40%

Electorate: 52,811; Turnout: 70.82%;
Majority: 5,347 (14.30%)


Southampton Itchen
[E] Speaker hold
HM KingSpeaker30,46385.38%
KD HuntDemocratic Non-Party Nationalist5,21714.62%

Electorate: 72,846; Turnout: 48.98%;
Majority: 25,246 (70.76%)


Southampton Test
[E] Labour gain
RC MitchellLabour24,62848.37%
J Fletcher-CookeConservative22,18843.58%
GAW CleverleyLiberal4,102 8.06%

Electorate: 65,174; Turnout: 78.13%;
Majority: 2,440 (4.79%)


Southend East
[E] Conservative hold
SJ McAddenConservative19,12545.29%
PR ClyneLabour18,60844.07%
KW BaynesLiberal4,49510.64%

Electorate: 54,879; Turnout: 76.95%;
Majority: 517 (1.22%)


Southend West
[E] Conservative hold
P ChannonConservative25,71350.89%
M BurstinLabour13,85627.42%
GC Hoyer-MillarLiberal10,95821.69%

Electorate: 64,487; Turnout: 78.35%;
Majority: 11,857 (23.47%)


Southgate
[E] Conservative hold
AG BerryConservative21,17153.47%
PS GourgeyLabour9,74324.61%
GJ BridgeLiberal8,67921.92%

Electorate: 52,705; Turnout: 75.12%;
Majority: 11,428 (28.86%)


Southport
[E] Conservative hold
WI PercivalConservative22,32451.02%
JL PrescottLabour12,79829.25%
CJ ColemanLiberal8,63019.72%

Electorate: 60,218; Turnout: 72.66%;
Majority: 9,526 (21.77%)


South Shields
[E] Labour hold
A BlenkinsopLabour31,82964.73%
CM DallasConservative17,34035.27%

Electorate: 71,578; Turnout: 68.69%;
Majority: 14,489 (29.47%)


Southwark
[E] Labour hold
RJ GunterLabour21,85573.55%
APR NobleConservative6,45421.72%
SP BentCommunist1,404 4.73%

Electorate: 54,997; Turnout: 54.03%;
Majority: 15,401 (51.83%)


Sowerby
[E] Labour hold
ALND HoughtonLabour21,59156.89%
WG BurmanConservative16,36143.11%

Electorate: 48,834; Turnout: 77.72%;
Majority: 5,230 (13.78%)


Spelthorne
[E] Conservative hold
GB CraddockConservative22,47345.79%
RG WallaceLabour19,98640.72%
NM Wyn EllisLiberal6,62413.50%

Electorate: 60,676; Turnout: 80.89%;
Majority: 2,487 (5.07%)


Stafford & Stone
[E] Conservative hold
HCPJ FraserConservative25,25949.43%
GS ReaLabour20,21839.57%
E FurnissLiberal5,62311.00%

Electorate: 64,319; Turnout: 79.45%;
Majority: 5,041 (9.86%)

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