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
Bexleyheath — Bishop AuklandBlaby — Bournemouth West
Bexleyheath
[E] new constituency boundaries
CD TownsendConservative18,54143.33%
JC CartwrightLabour14,67534.29%
W PickardLiberal9,57522.38%

Electorate: 50,558; Turnout: 84.64%;
Majority: 3,866 (9.03%)


Birkenhead
[E] new constituency boundaries
E DellLabour20,69645.18%
JS PykeConservative13,70229.91%
G LindsayLiberal11,41024.91%

Electorate: 59,887; Turnout: 76.49%;
Majority: 6,994 (15.27%)


Birmingham Edgbaston
[E] new constituency boundaries
JCJ KnightConservative25,91453.65%
JG HannahLabour19,99441.40%
LW MarshallInd2,391 4.95%

Electorate: 69,631; Turnout: 69.36%;
Majority: 5,920 (12.26%)


Birmingham Erdington
[E] new constituency boundaries
J SilvermanLabour22,97848.72%
CF HarveyConservative16,05034.03%
PT HumphreyLiberal6,99114.82%
TM FinneganNational Front1,145 2.43%

Electorate: 65,231; Turnout: 72.30%;
Majority: 6,928 (14.69%)


Birmingham Hall Green
[E] new constituency boundaries
RE EyreConservative27,28056.46%
DC JamiesonLabour21,03643.54%

Electorate: 66,524; Turnout: 72.63%;
Majority: 6,244 (12.92%)


Birmingham Handsworth
[E] new constituency boundaries
JMH LeeLabour14,29043.49%
SB ChapmanConservative12,66738.55%
P TilsleyLiberal5,56616.94%
S ThompsonMarxist-Leninist334 1.02%

Electorate: 45,399; Turnout: 72.37%;
Majority: 1,623 (4.94%)


Birmingham Ladywood
[E] new constituency boundaries
AB WaldenLabour15,12658.64%
R LawnConservative6,16423.90%
KG HardemanLiberal3,75314.55%
JAA DavisNational Front751 2.91%

Electorate: 40,155; Turnout: 64.24%;
Majority: 8,962 (34.74%)


Birmingham Northfield
[E] new constituency boundaries
RJ CarterLabour31,70456.13%
JP ButcherConservative23,17541.03%
M NewmanInd1,237 2.19%
DW RobinsonCommunist368 0.65%

Electorate: 76,900; Turnout: 73.45%;
Majority: 8,529 (15.10%)


Birmingham Perry Barr
[E] new constituency boundaries
JW RookerLabour17,96044.03%
JR KinseyConservative15,93739.07%
KJ HoversLiberal6,04414.82%
A ShorthouseNational Front853 2.09%

Electorate: 52,116; Turnout: 78.28%;
Majority: 2,023 (4.96%)


Birmingham Selly Oak
[E] new constituency boundaries
HE GurdenConservative19,70542.61%
T LitterickLabour16,82336.38%
RA GrantLiberal9,71821.01%

Electorate: 62,357; Turnout: 74.16%;
Majority: 2,882 (6.23%)


Birmingham Small Heath
[E] new constituency boundaries
DH HowellLabour19,31957.32%
DG MinnisLiberal7,44122.08%
R O'ConnorConservative6,94120.60%

Electorate: 51,038; Turnout: 66.03%;
Majority: 11,878 (35.25%)


Birmingham Sparkbrook
[E] new constituency boundaries
RSG HattersleyLabour19,93961.40%
DJ SavageConservative12,53438.60%

Electorate: 49,344; Turnout: 65.81%;
Majority: 7,405 (22.80%)


Birmingham Stechford
[E] new constituency boundaries
RH JenkinsLabour23,70453.06%
DJ WedgwoodConservative13,47230.15%
GA GopsillLiberal7,22116.16%
R BullWorkers Revolutionary Party280 0.63%

Electorate: 62,005; Turnout: 72.05%;
Majority: 10,232 (22.90%)


Birmingham Yardley
[E] new constituency boundaries
S TierneyLabour20,58044.62%
DM CoombsConservative18,63340.40%
J AldridgeLiberal6,91214.99%

Electorate: 58,596; Turnout: 78.72%;
Majority: 1,947 (4.22%)


Bishop Aukland
[E] new constituency boundaries
HJ BoydenLabour27,10148.08%
DW EtheridgeConservative19,22634.11%
J FriseLiberal10,04417.82%

Electorate: 71,894; Turnout: 78.41%;
Majority: 7,875 (13.97%)

Blaby
[E] new constituency boundaries
N LawsonConservative26,89248.69%
G BroadLiberal14,59426.42%
DE LackLabour13,74924.89%

Electorate: 64,534; Turnout: 85.59%;
Majority: 12,298 (22.26%)


Blackburn
[E] Labour hold
BA CastleLabour20,34048.37%
ID McGawConservative14,04033.39%
F BeethamLiberal5,89114.01%
J Kingsley ReadNational Front1,778 4.23%

Electorate: 53,767; Turnout: 78.21%;
Majority: 6,300 (14.98%)


Blackpool North
[E] Conservative hold
NA MiscampbellConservative23,94255.10%
IJ TaylorLabour15,78836.34%
PB NicksonInd Liberal3,720 8.56%

Electorate: 59,276; Turnout: 73.30%;
Majority: 8,154 (18.77%)


Blackpool South
[E] Conservative hold
PAR BlakerConservative20,10745.60%
EE WynneLiberal12,01627.25%
M AtkinsLabour11,73926.62%
E MillsNational Ind229 0.52%

Electorate: 57,556; Turnout: 76.61%;
Majority: 8,091 (18.35%)


Blaydon
[E] Labour hold
RE WoofLabour22,27958.65%
AA CraigConservative15,70541.35%

Electorate: 56,485; Turnout: 67.25%;
Majority: 6,574 (17.31%)


Blyth
[E] Ind Labour gain
EJ MilneInd Labour22,91838.98%
IS RichardLabour16,77828.53%
J ShipleyLiberal10,21417.37%
B GriffithsConservative8,88815.12%

Electorate: 74,004; Turnout: 79.45%;
Majority: 6,140 (10.44%)


Bodmin
[E] new constituency boundaries
P TylerLiberal20,28344.20%
R HicksConservative20,27444.18%
G LonsdaleLabour5,32811.61%

Electorate: 55,087; Turnout: 83.30%;
Majority: 9 (0.02%)


Bolsover
[E] Labour hold
DE SkinnerLabour30,78776.47%
AR DixConservative9,47423.53%

Electorate: 51,367; Turnout: 78.38%;
Majority: 21,313 (52.94%)


Bolton East
[E] Labour gain
DW YoungLabour19,83341.28%
LD ReedConservative18,22037.93%
T AckroydLiberal8,72818.17%
G BoothNational Front1,259 2.62%

Electorate: 59,620; Turnout: 80.58%;
Majority: 1,613 (3.36%)


Bolton West
[E] Conservative hold
RS RedmondConservative16,56240.61%
WA TaylorLabour15,95939.13%
P LinneyLiberal8,26420.26%

Electorate: 50,315; Turnout: 81.06%;
Majority: 603 (1.48%)


Bootle
[E] new constituency boundaries
S MahonLabour27,30158.70%
JF BurrowsConservative12,36626.59%
H FjortoftLiberal6,25813.45%
R MorrisCommunist586 1.26%

Electorate: 63,439; Turnout: 73.32%;
Majority: 14,935 (32.11%)


Bosworth
[E] Conservative hold
A ButlerConservative28,15139.39%
MGM SlomanLabour26,46437.03%
M GaltonLiberal16,85923.59%

Electorate: 83,120; Turnout: 85.99%;
Majority: 1,687 (2.36%)


Bothwell
[S] new constituency boundaries
J HamiltonLabour22,32646.82%
D McAllisterConservative12,72526.69%
G FisherScottish Nationalist6,71014.07%
J ParkLiberal5,36211.24%
D BoltonCommunist562 1.18%

Electorate: 58,697; Turnout: 81.24%;
Majority: 9,601 (20.13%)


Bournemouth East
[E] new constituency boundaries
JH CordleConservative22,31950.20%
G MusgraveLiberal13,00529.25%
DE LockLabour7,42316.70%
M HayesNational Front875 1.97%
A ReynoldsAnti-EEC834 1.88%

Electorate: 56,560; Turnout: 78.60%;
Majority: 9,314 (20.95%)


Bournemouth West
[E] new constituency boundaries
JB EdenConservative23,47350.82%
T RichardsLiberal12,65527.40%
LF BennettLabour10,06221.78%

Electorate: 60,725; Turnout: 76.06%;
Majority: 10,818 (23.42%)

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