UK General Election results February 1974

28th February 1974
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The region in which each constituency is situated is indicated in square brackets
Aberavon — Angus North & MearnsAngus South — Banbury
Aberavon
[W] Labour hold
J MorrisLabour31,65665.24%
PC Hubbard-MilesConservative10,96822.60%
DG FosterPlaid Cymru5,89812.16%

Electorate: 64,162; Turnout: 75.62%;
Majority: 20,688 (42.64%)


Aberdare
[W] Labour hold
IL EvansLabour23,80559.53%
G OwenPlaid Cymru11,97329.94%
MJ NiblockConservative3,169 7.93%
ATM WilsonCommunist1,038 2.60%

Electorate: 48,026; Turnout: 83.26%;
Majority: 11,832 (29.59%)


Aberdeen North
[S] Labour hold
R HughesLabour23,19347.68%
J McGuanScottish Nationalist11,33723.31%
G DunnettConservative8,11516.68%
F McCallumLiberal6,00112.34%

Electorate: 64,349; Turnout: 75.60%;
Majority: 11,856 (24.37%)


Aberdeen South
[S] Conservative hold
IM SproatConservative21,93839.63%
R MiddletonLabour18,38033.20%
A StronachScottish Nationalist7,59913.73%
A RobbieLiberal7,44713.45%

Electorate: 67,379; Turnout: 82.17%;
Majority: 3,558 (6.43%)


Aberdeenshire East
[S] Scottish Nationalist gain
D HendersonScottish Nationalist18,33350.77%
P Wolridge-GordonConservative12,63434.99%
W CruikshankLiberal2,727 7.55%
SB SissonsLabour2,416 6.69%

Electorate: 47,147; Turnout: 76.59%;
Majority: 5,699 (15.78%)


Aberdeenshire West
[S] Conservative hold
R FairgrieveConservative17,25638.90%
DCP GracieLiberal15,61635.20%
M SuttarScottish Nationalist6,82715.39%
CW EllisLabour4,66110.51%

Electorate: 54,704; Turnout: 81.09%;
Majority: 1,640 (3.70%)


Abertillery
[W] Labour hold
J ThomasLabour20,06870.29%
A RichardsPlaid Cymru3,11910.93%
N HamiltonConservative2,730 9.56%
H ClarkLiberal2,632 9.22%

Electorate: 36,298; Turnout: 78.65%;
Majority: 16,949 (59.37%)


Abingdon
[E] Conservative hold
AMS NeaveConservative34,77146.83%
DEH MoriartyLabour21,02828.32%
M FogartyLiberal18,45824.86%

Electorate: 89,429; Turnout: 83.03%;
Majority: 13,743 (18.51%)


Accrington
[E] Labour hold
A DavidsonLabour20,05047.45%
A d'A FearnConservative15,01835.54%
WI CooperLiberal7,19117.02%

Electorate: 50,397; Turnout: 83.85%;
Majority: 5,032 (11.91%)


Acton
[E] new constituency boundaries
G YoungConservative18,49243.31%
NJ SpearingLabour17,04139.92%
MR Uziell-HamiltonLiberal7,16016.77%

Electorate: 56,365; Turnout: 75.74%;
Majority: 1,451 (3.40%)


Aldershot
[E] new constituency boundaries
JMG CritchleyConservative29,40145.38%
G FloydLiberal18,74328.93%
WLJT CardLabour15,49223.91%
T GreensladeNational Front1,148 1.77%

Electorate: 79,761; Turnout: 81.22%;
Majority: 10,658 (16.45%)


Aldridge-Brownhills
[E] new constituency boundaries
G EdgeLabour19,64238.66%
P Hornsby-SmithConservative19,27637.94%
JA CroftonLiberal11,88323.39%

Electorate: 61,028; Turnout: 83.24%;
Majority: 366 (0.72%)


Altrincham & Sale
[E] Conservative hold
AP BarberConservative26,43444.26%
D BlackburnLiberal17,73829.70%
D RutherfordLabour15,55026.04%

Electorate: 72,650; Turnout: 82.21%;
Majority: 8,696 (14.56%)


Anglesey
[W] Labour hold
C HughesLabour14,65241.81%
TV LewisConservative8,89825.39%
D IwanPlaid Cymru7,61021.72%
E JonesLiberal3,88211.08%

Electorate: 43,685; Turnout: 80.22%;
Majority: 5,754 (16.42%)


Angus North & Mearns
[S] Conservative hold
AL Buchanan-SmithConservative14,28848.79%
H RankinScottish Nationalist6,83723.35%
JC HallLiberal4,41215.07%
AAC StanleyLabour3,74512.79%

Electorate: 37,233; Turnout: 78.65%;
Majority: 7,451 (25.45%)

Angus South
[S] Conservative hold
J Bruce-GardyneConservative20,52249.54%
CGM SlesserScottish Nationalist15,17936.64%
RW PerksLabour5,72113.81%

Electorate: 51,876; Turnout: 79.85%;
Majority: 5,343 (12.90%)


Antrim North
[N] new constituency boundaries
I PaisleyDemocratic Unionist41,28263.52%
TE UtleyUU Pro Assembly13,65121.01%
M McAllisterSDLP10,05615.47%

Electorate: 104,168; Turnout: 62.39%;
Majority: 27,631 (42.52%)


Antrim South
[N] new constituency boundaries
JH MolyneauxUnited UU Council48,20367.58%
C KinahanAlliance12,55917.61%
P RowanSDLP8,76912.29%
R KiddInd NI Labour1,801 2.52%

Electorate: 118,483; Turnout: 60.20%;
Majority: 35,644 (49.97%)


Argyll
[S] Scottish Nationalist gain
I MacCormickScottish Nationalist15,64648.85%
PC HutchisonConservative12,35838.58%
MJN MacgregorLabour4,02712.57%

Electorate: 41,444; Turnout: 77.29%;
Majority: 3,288 (10.27%)


Armagh
[N] United U U Council gain
JH McCuskerUnited UU Council33,19453.75%
P O'HanlonSDLP18,09029.29%
R GlendinningAlliance4,983 8.07%
T MooreRepublican Clubs4,129 6.69%
H LewisUnity1,364 2.21%

Electorate: 91,521; Turnout: 67.48%;
Majority: 15,104 (24.46%)


Arundel
[E] new constituency boundaries
RM MarshallConservative37,65557.08%
JR KingsburyLiberal17,71226.85%
BJ PimlottLabour10,59716.06%

Electorate: 82,899; Turnout: 79.57%;
Majority: 19,943 (30.23%)


Ashfield
[E] new constituency boundaries
DI MarquandLabour35,99459.26%
RN KemmConservative14,20623.39%
H FlintLiberal10,53417.34%

Electorate: 74,064; Turnout: 82.00%;
Majority: 21,788 (35.87%)


Ashford
[E] new constituency boundaries
WF DeedesConservative21,77346.16%
CG DennisLiberal13,31428.23%
MB JacksonLabour12,07725.61%

Electorate: 57,875; Turnout: 81.49%;
Majority: 8,459 (17.94%)


Ashton-under-Lyne
[E] Labour hold
RE SheldonLabour23,01948.39%
T AitkenConservative14,71830.94%
JG JonesLiberal9,83720.68%

Electorate: 59,881; Turnout: 79.45%;
Majority: 8,301 (17.45%)


Aylesbury
[E] new constituency boundaries
THF RaisonConservative25,76447.01%
MJ CookLiberal14,58126.60%
R GrovesLabour14,46326.39%

Electorate: 60,070; Turnout: 91.24%;
Majority: 11,183 (20.40%)


Ayr
[S] Conservative hold
GKH YoungerConservative21,62650.46%
JA McFaddenLabour16,52838.56%
CD CalmanScottish Nationalist4,70610.98%

Electorate: 51,546; Turnout: 83.15%;
Majority: 5,098 (11.89%)


Ayrshire Central
[S] new constituency boundaries
D LambieLabour23,63948.99%
R GavinConservative17,36235.98%
L AndersonScottish Nationalist7,25515.03%

Electorate: 58,795; Turnout: 82.08%;
Majority: 6,277 (13.01%)


Ayrshire North & Bute
[S] Conservative hold
JA CorrieConservative17,16645.73%
RD DonnellyLabour10,43627.80%
JA MurphyScottish Nationalist6,10416.26%
R StevensonLiberal3,83210.21%

Electorate: 48,720; Turnout: 77.05%;
Majority: 6,730 (17.93%)


Ayrshire South
[S] Labour hold
J SillarsLabour23,09357.23%
R ColquhounConservative10,64326.38%
R MullinScottish Nationalist6,61216.39%

Electorate: 50,784; Turnout: 79.45%;
Majority: 12,450 (30.86%)


Banbury
[E] new constituency boundaries
HN MartenConservative25,16745.43%
AC BoothLabour18,28933.01%
GJ FisherLiberal11,94721.56%

Electorate: 66,939; Turnout: 82.77%;
Majority: 6,878 (12.41%)

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