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
Bradford North — Brighton KemptownBrighton Pavilion — Caithness & Sutherland
Bradford North
[E] new constituency boundaries
BT FordLabour22,38143.34%
HP ThompsonConservative15,76430.52%
G LishmanLiberal13,11525.39%
A MarriottInd386 0.75%

Electorate: 65,504; Turnout: 78.84%;
Majority: 6,617 (12.81%)


Bradford South
[E] new constituency boundaries
TW TorneyLabour25,87544.76%
PG DwyerConservative18,22231.52%
M HolmstedtLiberal12,96122.42%
R PearsonInd Powellite749 1.30%

Electorate: 72,552; Turnout: 79.68%;
Majority: 7,653 (13.24%)


Bradford West
[E] new constituency boundaries
E LyonsLabour20,78743.36%
JAD WilkinsonConservative18,56838.74%
RF TaylorLiberal7,21615.05%
J MerrickAnti-Immigration1,164 2.43%
RO HerbertInd Democratic Alliance200 0.42%

Electorate: 62,157; Turnout: 77.12%;
Majority: 2,219 (4.63%)


Braintree
[E] new constituency boundaries
AH NewtonConservative20,79737.95%
JK KyleLabour18,79634.30%
D ScottLiberal15,20427.75%

Electorate: 64,975; Turnout: 84.34%;
Majority: 2,001 (3.65%)


Brecon & Radnor
[W] Labour hold
CE RoderickLabour18,18040.47%
LH DaviesConservative15,90335.40%
N ThomasLiberal8,74119.46%
DN GittinsPlaid Cymru2,099 4.67%

Electorate: 53,857; Turnout: 83.41%;
Majority: 2,277 (5.07%)


Brent East
[E] new constituency boundaries
R FreesonLabour21,06349.32%
GK YoungConservative13,44131.47%
W PerryLiberal8,20419.21%

Electorate: 62,781; Turnout: 68.03%;
Majority: 7,622 (17.85%)


Brent North
[E] new constituency boundaries
R BoysonConservative25,70044.64%
TJC GoudieLabour17,75930.85%
F HarrisonLiberal12,53721.78%
A SmithNational Front1,570 2.73%

Electorate: 71,494; Turnout: 80.52%;
Majority: 7,941 (13.79%)


Brent South
[E] new constituency boundaries
LA PavittLabour22,97552.98%
JR HoltConservative12,35128.48%
H WaschauerLiberal5,80413.38%
J Harrison-BroadleyNational Front1,852 4.27%
L BurtCommunist380 0.88%

Electorate: 60,756; Turnout: 71.37%;
Majority: 10,624 (24.50%)


Brentford & Isleworth
[E] new constituency boundaries
BJ HayhoeConservative22,69040.59%
MCJ BarnesLabour21,96439.29%
DC BlackburnLiberal9,50217.00%
T BenfordNational Front1,741 3.11%

Electorate: 70,735; Turnout: 79.02%;
Majority: 726 (1.30%)


Brentwood & Ongar
[E] new constituency boundaries
RA McCrindleConservative22,54546.59%
L WernickLiberal13,45227.80%
MH RosenLabour12,39825.62%

Electorate: 57,732; Turnout: 83.83%;
Majority: 9,093 (18.79%)


Bridgwater
[E] Conservative hold
TJ KingConservative24,83043.65%
R UndyLabour16,78629.51%
J WyattLiberal15,26926.84%

Electorate: 69,161; Turnout: 82.25%;
Majority: 8,044 (14.14%)


Bridlington
[E] Conservative hold
RF WoodConservative25,71151.21%
JM CherryLiberal14,71529.31%
AAW DixLabour9,78019.48%

Electorate: 65,282; Turnout: 76.91%;
Majority: 10,996 (21.90%)


Brigg & Scunthorpe
[E] Labour hold
J EllisLabour28,80341.14%
JPS RiddellConservative25,72936.75%
J HarrisLiberal15,48422.11%

Electorate: 89,358; Turnout: 78.35%;
Majority: 3,074 (4.39%)


Brighouse & Spenborough
[E] Labour gain
GC JacksonLabour22,10741.04%
DW ProudfootConservative20,56138.17%
PG RobertshawLiberal11,02920.47%
S MilnerInd Democratic Alliance169 0.31%

Electorate: 63,144; Turnout: 85.31%;
Majority: 1,546 (2.87%)


Brighton Kemptown
[E] Conservative hold
A BowdenConservative23,50445.99%
D HobdenLabour19,48438.12%
D HallLiberal7,95415.56%
J BuckleMarxist-Leninist170 0.33%

Electorate: 64,878; Turnout: 78.78%;
Majority: 4,020 (7.87%)

Brighton Pavilion
[E] Conservative hold
HJ AmeryConservative21,91050.49%
F TonksLabour11,29226.02%
K HooperLiberal9,76422.50%
R BeaumontInd428 0.99%

Electorate: 56,982; Turnout: 76.15%;
Majority: 10,618 (24.47%)


Bristol North East
[E] new constituency boundaries
AMF PalmerLabour18,62547.40%
R CoxConservative12,53831.91%
W Watts MillerLiberal8,12720.68%

Electorate: 51,629; Turnout: 76.10%;
Majority: 6,087 (15.49%)


Bristol North West
[E] Conservative hold
M McLarenConservative21,56939.77%
RR ThomasLabour20,91938.57%
E DavidLiberal11,31220.86%
T WetherallInd440 0.81%

Electorate: 65,695; Turnout: 82.56%;
Majority: 650 (1.20%)


Bristol South
[E] Labour hold
MFL CocksLabour24,90955.16%
R KellewayConservative11,74226.00%
J StevensLiberal7,49916.61%
P GannawayNational Front1,006 2.23%

Electorate: 60,393; Turnout: 74.77%;
Majority: 13,167 (29.16%)


Bristol South East
[E] new constituency boundaries
ANW BennLabour26,54047.00%
NG ReeceConservative18,62832.99%
D GraysonLiberal9,87017.48%
R BaleNational Front757 1.34%
J RobertsonSocial Democrat668 1.18%

Electorate: 68,924; Turnout: 81.92%;
Majority: 7,912 (14.01%)


Bristol West
[E] new constituency boundaries
RG CookeConservative21,14048.33%
R StaceyLiberal13,07629.89%
J MalosLabour9,52621.78%

Electorate: 60,133; Turnout: 72.74%;
Majority: 8,064 (18.44%)


Bromsgrove & Redditch
[E] Conservative gain
HD MillerConservative33,12545.14%
TAG DavisLabour29,53640.25%
GE CartwrightLiberal10,72614.62%

Electorate: 87,080; Turnout: 84.28%;
Majority: 3,589 (4.89%)


Buckingham
[E] new constituency boundaries
WR BenyonConservative27,17940.72%
IR MaxwellLabour24,05636.04%
C CrooksLiberal15,51923.25%

Electorate: 78,268; Turnout: 85.29%;
Majority: 3,123 (4.68%)


Burnley
[E] Labour hold
D JonesLabour21,10850.44%
A PickupConservative11,26826.93%
S MewsLiberal9,47122.63%

Electorate: 52,483; Turnout: 79.73%;
Majority: 9,840 (23.51%)


Burton
[E] Conservative hold
IJ LawrenceConservative28,34353.09%
DR HillLabour25,04046.91%

Electorate: 67,168; Turnout: 79.48%;
Majority: 3,303 (6.19%)


Bury & Radcliffe
[E] Conservative hold
MM FidlerConservative31,11350.28%
FR WhiteLabour30,76849.72%

Electorate: 77,145; Turnout: 80.21%;
Majority: 345 (0.56%)


Bury St Edmunds
[E] Conservative hold
EW GriffithsConservative33,42447.50%
JK StephensonLabour20,17128.67%
B BoultonLiberal16,77223.84%

Electorate: 86,602; Turnout: 81.25%;
Majority: 13,253 (18.83%)


Caernarvon
[W] Plaid Cymru gain
D WiigleyPlaid Cymru14,10340.54%
GO RobertsLabour12,37535.57%
TWA Garel-JonesConservative5,80316.68%
GH DavidLiberal2,506 7.20%

Electorate: 42,204; Turnout: 82.43%;
Majority: 1,728 (4.97%)


Caerphilly
[W] new constituency boundaries
AT EvansLabour24,83857.21%
P WilliamsPlaid Cymru11,95627.54%
R EverestConservative5,91213.62%
DH BevanInd711 1.64%

Electorate: 56,013; Turnout: 77.51%;
Majority: 12,882 (29.67%)


Caithness & Sutherland
[S] Labour hold
RAR MacLennanLabour8,57436.16%
MR BurnettLiberal6,22226.24%
S BellConservative5,10421.52%
EA SutherlandScottish Nationalist3,81416.08%

Electorate: 28,571; Turnout: 83.00%;
Majority: 2,352 (9.92%)

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