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
Banffshire — Bebington & Ellesmere PortBeckenham — Bethnall Green & Bow
Banffshire
[S] Scottish Nationalist gain
H WattScottish Nationalist11,03746.11%
WHK BakerConservative8,25234.47%
TRL FraserLiberal3,12113.04%
R DoolLabour1,528 6.38%

Electorate: 31,624; Turnout: 75.70%;
Majority: 2,785 (11.63%)


Barking
[E] new constituency boundaries
J RichardsonLabour22,84660.10%
M TaylorLiberal8,01221.08%
E ForthConservative7,15418.82%

Electorate: 49,617; Turnout: 76.61%;
Majority: 14,834 (39.02%)


Barkston Ash
[E] Conservative hold
MJH AlisonConservative33,97948.98%
J MuirLabour20,78229.95%
M SykesLiberal14,61821.07%

Electorate: 83,068; Turnout: 83.52%;
Majority: 13,197 (19.02%)


Barnsley
[E] Labour hold
R MasonLabour40,59571.77%
G EnglandConservative15,96928.23%

Electorate: 75,822; Turnout: 74.60%;
Majority: 24,626 (43.54%)


Barrow-in-Furness
[E] Labour hold
AE BoothLabour19,92546.11%
DGP BloomerConservative14,81834.29%
M BenjaminLiberal8,47019.60%

Electorate: 54,038; Turnout: 79.97%;
Majority: 5,107 (11.82%)


Barry
[W] new constituency boundaries
R GowerConservative25,32644.37%
JE BrooksLabour19,77934.65%
J LloydLiberal10,04817.60%
V Wynne-WilliamsPlaid Cymru1,924 3.37%

Electorate: 69,356; Turnout: 82.30%;
Majority: 5,547 (9.72%)


Basildon
[E] new constituency boundaries
E MoonmanLabour33,49945.19%
RC DenneyConservative22,83230.80%
E FortuneLiberal17,79424.01%

Electorate: 90,357; Turnout: 82.04%;
Majority: 10,667 (14.39%)


Basingstoke
[E] new constituency boundaries
DB MitchellConservative30,88643.15%
T HuntLabour23,08932.26%
N WhitbreadLiberal17,59824.59%

Electorate: 85,985; Turnout: 83.24%;
Majority: 7,797 (10.89%)


Bassetlaw
[E] Labour hold
JW AshtonLabour33,72459.99%
RC HeadingConservative22,49040.01%

Electorate: 71,114; Turnout: 79.05%;
Majority: 11,234 (19.98%)


Bath
[E] Conservative hold
EJ BrownConservative20,92040.80%
P DowneyLiberal15,73830.69%
ML BishopLabour14,29627.88%
HB de LaterriereInd Conservative204 0.40%
G YoungInd118 0.23%

Electorate: 61,762; Turnout: 83.02%;
Majority: 5,182 (10.11%)


Batley & Morley
[E] Labour hold
ADD BroughtonLabour21,49544.60%
N CroneConservative14,40429.89%
P WrigleyLiberal11,47023.80%
G JarrattInd Democratic Alliance828 1.72%

Electorate: 61,505; Turnout: 78.36%;
Majority: 7,091 (14.71%)


Battersea North
[E] new constituency boundaries
DPT JayLabour18,50358.79%
S RandallConservative8,08025.67%
J SavileLiberal4,68314.88%
M ReakesMarxist-Leninist208 0.66%

Electorate: 44,502; Turnout: 70.72%;
Majority: 10,423 (33.12%)


Battersea South
[E] new constituency boundaries
EG PerryLabour14,43142.55%
AV BradburyConservative12,77837.68%
G MulhollandLiberal5,91917.45%
J CliftonNational Front787 2.32%

Electorate: 46,448; Turnout: 73.02%;
Majority: 1,653 (4.87%)


Beaconsfield
[E] new constituency boundaries
RM BellConservative26,04049.58%
WH EastwellLiberal14,79228.16%
PM JonesLabour11,69122.26%

Electorate: 67,939; Turnout: 77.31%;
Majority: 11,248 (21.42%)


Bebington & Ellesmere Port
[E] new constituency boundaries
A BatesLabour31,85044.48%
EP CockeramConservative27,38838.25%
P HandleyLiberal12,37217.28%

Electorate: 85,804; Turnout: 83.46%;
Majority: 4,462 (6.23%)

Beckenham
[E] new constituency boundaries
PC GoodhartConservative22,97649.08%
G MitchellLiberal12,82127.39%
NJ SharpLabour11,01823.54%

Electorate: 58,969; Turnout: 79.39%;
Majority: 10,155 (21.69%)


Bedford
[E] Conservative hold
THH SkeetConservative26,08242.51%
G CollingLabour19,86132.37%
J GriffithsLiberal15,40525.11%

Electorate: 73,465; Turnout: 83.51%;
Majority: 6,221 (10.14%)


Bedfordshire Mid
[E] Conservative hold
SLE HastingsConservative28,97345.28%
DF HarrowellLabour17,86227.92%
P MeyerLiberal17,15126.80%

Electorate: 74,517; Turnout: 85.87%;
Majority: 11,111 (17.36%)


Bedfordshire South
[E] new constituency boundaries
WD MadelConservative21,38039.70%
D PenwardenLiberal16,62230.87%
PF TinnionLabour15,84729.43%

Electorate: 63,700; Turnout: 84.54%;
Majority: 4,758 (8.84%)


Bedwellty
[W] Labour hold
NG KinnockLabour26,66467.06%
TSK YeoConservative5,02712.64%
R MorganLiberal5,02012.63%
A MoorePlaid Cymru3,048 7.67%

Electorate: 49,758; Turnout: 79.90%;
Majority: 21,637 (54.42%)


Beeston
[E] new constituency boundaries
J LesterConservative26,48742.36%
AJ GardnerLabour23,94338.30%
S ReddishLiberal12,09119.34%

Electorate: 73,635; Turnout: 84.91%;
Majority: 2,544 (4.07%)


Belfast East
[N] new constituency boundaries
W CraigVanguard27,81748.36%
SR McMasterUU Pro Assembly20,07734.91%
D BleakleyNI Labour8,12214.12%
D GillespieSDLP1,502 2.61%

Electorate: 80,032; Turnout: 71.87%;
Majority: 7,740 (13.46%)


Belfast North
[N] new constituency boundaries
J CarsonUnited UU Council21,53143.76%
D SmythUU Pro Assembly12,75525.92%
T DonnellySDLP12,00324.39%
S ScottNI Labour2,917 5.93%

Electorate: 72,178; Turnout: 68.17%;
Majority: 8,776 (17.84%)


Belfast South
[N] new constituency boundaries
R BradfordUnited UU Council22,08342.56%
R PounderUU Pro Assembly18,08534.85%
D CookeAlliance5,118 9.86%
B CaraherSDLP4,149 8.00%
E HolmesNI Labour2,455 4.73%

Electorate: 75,443; Turnout: 68.78%;
Majority: 3,998 (7.70%)


Belfast West
[N] new constituency boundaries
G FittSDLP19,55441.02%
J McQuadeUnited UU Council17,37436.45%
A PriceInd Republican5,66211.88%
J BradyRepublican Clubs3,088 6.48%
W BoydNI Labour1,989 4.17%

Electorate: 66,639; Turnout: 71.53%;
Majority: 2,180 (4.57%)


Belper
[E] new constituency boundaries
RL MacFarquharLabour30,61151.72%
DG Stewart-SmithConservative28,57748.28%

Electorate: 70,637; Turnout: 83.79%;
Majority: 2,034 (3.44%)


Bermondsey
[E] new constituency boundaries
RJ MellishLabour24,84768.62%
H FlightConservative6,12616.92%
C HewittsonLiberal3,75110.36%
G DaveyNational Front1,485 4.10%

Electorate: 54,904; Turnout: 65.95%;
Majority: 18,721 (51.70%)


Berwick & East Lothian
[S] Conservative gain
Earl of AncrumConservative21,23443.44%
JP MackintoshLabour20,69442.33%
D SimpsonScottish Nationalist6,95614.23%

Electorate: 56,949; Turnout: 85.84%;
Majority: 540 (1.10%)


Berwick-upon-Tweed
[E] Labour hold
AJ BeithLiberal15,73244.51%
D HardieConservative15,28943.25%
GJ AdamLabour4,32612.24%

Electorate: 41,515; Turnout: 85.14%;
Majority: 443 (1.25%)


Bethnall Green & Bow
[E] new constituency boundaries
I MikardoLabour21,37165.61%
T GatesLiberal6,41719.70%
CP MurphyConservative4,78714.70%

Electorate: 53,410; Turnout: 60.99%;
Majority: 14,954 (45.91%)

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