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
Westbury — WirralWoking — York
Westbury
[E] Conservative hold
DM WaltersConservative20,98943.60%
PW HopkinsLabour18,19237.79%
IM FowlerLiberal8,96218.62%

Electorate: 58,341; Turnout: 82.52%;
Majority: 2,797 (5.81%)


Western Isles
[S] Labour hold
MK MacmillanLabour8,56561.03%
CA CameronConservative2,83220.18%
JFM MacleodLiberal2,63818.80%

Electorate: 22,823; Turnout: 61.49%;
Majority: 5,733 (40.85%)


West Ham North
[E] Labour hold
AWJ LewisLabour21,77865.62%
AJ PilkingtonLiberal5,88217.72%
WJ SHearmanConservative5,52716.65%

Electorate: 53,672; Turnout: 61.83%;
Majority: 15,896 (47.90%)


West Ham South
[E] Labour hold
FE JonesLabour22,90277.17%
R MitchellConservative3,41011.49%
E JohnsonLiberal3,36711.34%

Electorate: 47,990; Turnout: 61.84%;
Majority: 19,492 (65.68%)


Westhoughton
[E] Labour hold
JT PriceLabour31,38764.96%
JI HanrahanConservative16,92735.04%

Electorate: 61,349; Turnout: 78.75%;
Majority: 14,460 (29.93%)


West Lothian
[S] Labour hold
T DalyellLabour26,66252.37%
WC WolfeScottish National17,95535.27%
DL MacKinnonConservative5,72611.25%
I SwanCommunist567 1.11%

Electorate: 63,967; Turnout: 79.59%;
Majority: 8,707 (17.10%)


Westmorland
[E] Conservative hold
TM JoplingConservative17,90750.55%
AW BellLiberal9,05225.55%
JE DaytonLabour8,46523.90%

Electorate: 46,944; Turnout: 75.46%;
Majority: 8,855 (25.00%)


Weston-super-Mare
[E] Conservative hold
DWE WebsterConservative27,73352.08%
ME ButcherLabour15,34028.81%
ID McDonaldLiberal10,17319.11%

Electorate: 67,348; Turnout: 79.06%;
Majority: 12,393 (23.27%)


Whitehaven
[E] Labour hold
JB SymondsLabour22,72661.99%
JA KevillConservative13,93538.01%

Electorate: 46,532; Turnout: 78.79%;
Majority: 8,791 (23.98%)


Widnes
[E] Labour hold
JE MacCollLabour26,61360.69%
A PickeringConservative17,23539.31%

Electorate: 60,269; Turnout: 72.75%;
Majority: 9,378 (21.39%)


Wigan
[E] Labour hold
EA FitchLabour28,75472.82%
M KingstonConservative9,87625.01%
M WeaverCommunist858 2.17%

Electorate: 51,967; Turnout: 75.99%;
Majority: 18,878 (47.81%)


Willesden East
[E] Labour hold
R FreesonLabour21,76754.62%
PD FryConservative14,76137.04%
MH BrahamsLiberal2,765 6.94%
OE BysouthInd556 1.40%

Electorate: 56,085; Turnout: 71.05%;
Majority: 7,006 (17.58%)


Willesden West
[E] Labour hold
LA PavittLabour24,94468.44%
AP ThomasConservative10,36228.43%
LG BurtCommunist1,140 3.13%

Electorate: 57,276; Turnout: 63.63%;
Majority: 14,582 (40.01%)


Wimbledon
[E] Conservative hold
CW BlackConservative15,19150.33%
T BraddockLabour9,51731.53%
JR MacdonaldLiberal5,47518.14%

Electorate: 40,248; Turnout: 74.99%;
Majority: 5,674 (18.80%)


Winchester
[E] Conservative hold
MCM GilesConservative21,16251.57%
SE SpicerLabour12,48530.42%
ETS ReadLiberal7,39018.01%

Electorate: 52,697; Turnout: 77.87%;
Majority: 8,677 (21.14%)


Windsor
[E] Conservative hold
CE Mott-RadclyffeConservative25,63049.60%
RR BrownLabour17,30033.48%
SR JakobiLiberal8,74416.92%

Electorate: 67,694; Turnout: 76.33%;
Majority: 8,330 (16.12%)


Wirral
[E] Conservative hold
JSB LloydConservative31,47748.12%
DV HuntLabour21,62433.06%
PH WilliamsLiberal12,31318.82%

Electorate: 82,056; Turnout: 79.72%;
Majority: 9,853 (15.06%)

Woking
[E] Conservative hold
CGD OnslowConservative32,05751.40%
M DowningLabour19,21030.80%
AH ScottLiberal11,10417.80%

Electorate: 80,887; Turnout: 77.11%;
Majority: 12,847 (20.60%)


Wokingham
[E] Conservative hold
WR van StraubenzeeConservative34,01147.89%
RJ CarterLabour24,43734.41%
ME WingfieldLiberal12,56417.69%

Electorate: 89,627; Turnout: 79.23%;
Majority: 9,574 (13.48%)


Wolverhampton North East
[E] Labour hold
R ShortLabour21,06761.90%
GI WrightConservative12,96538.10%

Electorate: 49,109; Turnout: 69.30%;
Majority: 8,102 (23.81%)


Wolverhampton South West
[E] Conservative hold
JE PowellConservative21,46659.06%
AS CollierLabour14,88140.94%

Electorate: 49,390; Turnout: 73.59%;
Majority: 6,585 (18.12%)


Wood Green
[E] Labour hold
JS ButlerLabour21,92260.80%
LJ GoldmanConservative14,13339.20%

Electorate: 53,559; Turnout: 67.32%;
Majority: 7,789 (21.60%)


Woolwich East
[E] Labour hold
CP MayhewLabour22,24171.66%
AW AndrewsConservative8,79828.34%

Electorate: 46,310; Turnout: 67.02%;
Majority: 13,443 (43.31%)


Woolwich West
[E] Labour hold
W HamlingLabour23,34453.66%
MP GaffneyConservative19,25644.26%
RS MalloneFellowship Party906 2.08%

Electorate: 53,474; Turnout: 81.36%;
Majority: 4,088 (9.40%)


Worcester
[E] Conservative hold
P WalkerConservative25,39853.52%
F Barrington-WardLabour22,05746.48%

Electorate: 60,925; Turnout: 77.89%;
Majority: 3,341 (7.04%)


Worcestershire South
[E] Conservative hold
GDN NabarroConservative24,19851.72%
KA GullefordLabour13,11428.03%
RG OtterLiberal9,47620.25%

Electorate: 61,918; Turnout: 75.56%;
Majority: 11,084 (23.69%)


Workington
[E] Labour hold
TF PeartLabour24,98163.31%
MF Turner-BridgerConservative14,47536.69%

Electorate: 49,078; Turnout: 80.39%;
Majority: 10,506 (26.63%)


Worthing
[E] Conservative hold
TL HigginsConservative29,90359.59%
AP LesterLabour10,28120.49%
R RobertsLiberal8,95517.84%
E MoloneyInd Conservative1,044 2.08%

Electorate: 66,279; Turnout: 75.71%;
Majority: 19,622 (39.10%)


The Wrekin
[E] Labour gain
GT FowlerLabour23,69250.91%
W YatesConservative22,84649.09%

Electorate: 57,265; Turnout: 81.27%;
Majority: 846 (1.82%)


Wrexham
[W] Labour hold
JI JonesLabour30,03958.57%
GH PierceConservative & Nat Lib12,59624.56%
W McBriarLiberal6,35112.38%
JR ThomasPlaid Cymru2,297 4.48%

Electorate: 66,441; Turnout: 77.19%;
Majority: 17,443 (34.01%)


Wycombe
[E] Conservative hold
J HallConservative31,57749.25%
J HollandLabour24,49838.21%
M JanisLiberal8,03712.54%

Electorate: 79,426; Turnout: 80.72%;
Majority: 7,079 (11.04%)


Yarmouth
[E] Labour gain
H GrayLabour22,29650.91%
A FellConservative21,49949.09%

Electorate: 54,836; Turnout: 79.87%;
Majority: 797 (1.82%)


Yeovil
[E] Conservative hold
JWW PeytonConservative22,66443.17%
JA ElswoodLabour20,58439.21%
DE EvansLiberal9,24817.62%

Electorate: 62,771; Turnout: 83.63%;
Majority: 2,080 (3.96%)


York
[E] Labour gain
AW LyonLabour32,16755.24%
CB LongbottomConservative26,06744.76%

Electorate: 70,431; Turnout: 82.68%;
Majority: 6,100 (10.47%)

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