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
Cambridge — ChelmsfordChelsea — Cirencester & Tewkesbury
Cambridge
[E] Conservative hold
DWSS LaneConservative24,11940.59%
J CurranLabour19,44332.72%
M O'LoughlinLiberal15,49126.07%
SE InksterInd369 0.62%

Electorate: 75,440; Turnout: 78.77%;
Majority: 4,676 (7.87%)


Cambridgeshire
[E] Conservative hold
FL PymConservative32,63847.03%
S JakobiLiberal18,82627.13%
MP FarleyLabour17,93025.84%

Electorate: 83,798; Turnout: 82.81%;
Majority: 13,812 (19.90%)


Cannock
[E] new constituency boundaries
GE RobertsLabour23,86951.46%
RD KingConservative12,80527.61%
M WindridgeLiberal9,70920.93%

Electorate: 56,059; Turnout: 82.74%;
Majority: 11,064 (23.85%)


Canterbury
[E] Conservative hold
DL CrouchConservative34,34150.34%
S GouldenLiberal17,30025.36%
MF FullerLabour15,75123.09%
K McKilliamNational Front831 1.22%

Electorate: 85,021; Turnout: 80.24%;
Majority: 17,041 (24.98%)


Cardiff North
[W] new constituency boundaries
I GristConservative14,65942.88%
J CollinsLabour10,80631.61%
TAD ThomasLiberal7,13920.88%
P RichardsPlaid Cymru1,586 4.64%

Electorate: 43,511; Turnout: 78.58%;
Majority: 3,853 (11.27%)


Cardiff North West
[W] new constituency boundaries
MHA RobertsConservative16,65446.74%
CA BlewettLabour10,64129.86%
H O'BrienLiberal7,10919.95%
C PalfreyPlaid Cymru1,227 3.44%

Electorate: 43,417; Turnout: 82.07%;
Majority: 6,013 (16.88%)


Cardiff South East
[W] new constituency boundaries
LJ CallaghanLabour20,64148.95%
S TerlezkiConservative13,49532.00%
C BaileyInd Liberal3,800 9.01%
B ChristonLiberal2,978 7.06%
K BushPlaid Cymru1,254 2.97%

Electorate: 56,785; Turnout: 74.26%;
Majority: 7,146 (16.95%)


Cardiff West
[W] new constituency boundaries
TG ThomasLabour16,71244.00%
GJ NealeConservative13,36635.19%
RM JamesLiberal5,81215.30%
D HughesPlaid Cymru2,093 5.51%

Electorate: 51,626; Turnout: 73.57%;
Majority: 3,346 (8.81%)


Cardigan
[W] Liberal gain
GW HowellsLiberal14,37140.17%
DE MorganLabour11,89533.25%
TW LlewellynConservative4,75813.30%
C DaviesPlaid Cymru4,75413.29%

Electorate: 42,752; Turnout: 83.69%;
Majority: 2,476 (6.92%)


Carlisle
[E] Labour Hold
RH LewisLabour23,11955.20%
EM WhiteConservative18,13943.31%
J WildInd Socialist628 1.50%

Electorate: 51,822; Turnout: 80.83%;
Majority: 4,980 (11.89%)


Carlton
[E] new constituency boundaries
PW HollandConservative27,30545.37%
J MurrayLabour20,14733.48%
D LangeLiberal11,28218.75%
C MarriottNational Front1,449 2.41%

Electorate: 71,211; Turnout: 84.51%;
Majority: 7,158 (11.89%)


Carmarthen
[W] Labour hold
GG JonesLabour17,16534.29%
GR EvansPlaid Cymru17,16234.28%
DO JonesLiberal9,69819.37%
WJN DunnConservative6,03712.06%

Electorate: 59,963; Turnout: 83.49%;
Majority: 3 (0.01%)


Carshalton
[E] new constituency boundaries
LR CarrConservative24,44044.53%
PJ WalkerLabour18,75034.16%
H SmallboneLiberal11,69521.31%

Electorate: 66,213; Turnout: 82.89%;
Majority: 5,690 (10.37%)


Cheadle
[E] new constituency boundaries
T NormantonConservative27,55649.68%
C GreenLiberal21,33238.46%
PD CastleLabour6,58411.87%

Electorate: 64,942; Turnout: 85.42%;
Majority: 6,224 (11.22%)


Chelmsford
[E] new constituency boundaries
NAF St John-StevasConservative28,56042.91%
SG MoleLiberal21,92932.95%
F MorrellLabour16,06324.14%

Electorate: 79,285; Turnout: 83.94%;
Majority: 6,631 (9.96%)

Chelsea
[E] new constituency boundaries
M WorsleyConservative23,32060.43%
N ClarkeLiberal8,01220.76%
S WardLabour6,83917.72%
J BarclayInd Conservative416 1.08%

Electorate: 64,327; Turnout: 59.99%;
Majority: 15,308 (39.67%)


Cheltenham
[E] Conservative hold
AD Dodds-ParkerConservative21,72343.01%
FC RodgerLiberal15,81131.31%
H GrayLabour12,97125.68%

Electorate: 62,065; Turnout: 81.37%;
Majority: 5,912 (11.71%)


Chertsey & Walton
[E] new constituency boundaries
GE PattieConservative26,60348.48%
NJ BradyLabour14,64026.68%
RH InsollLiberal13,62624.83%

Electorate: 66,935; Turnout: 81.97%;
Majority: 11,963 (21.80%)


Chesham & Amersham
[E] new constituency boundaries
IHJL GilmourConservative27,03550.67%
D StoddartLiberal16,61931.15%
BM WarshawLabour9,70018.18%

Electorate: 62,744; Turnout: 85.03%;
Majority: 10,416 (19.52%)


Chester
[E] Conservative hold
PH MorrisonConservative24,52744.29%
J CrawfordLabour17,75932.07%
R GreenLiberal13,09823.65%

Electorate: 68,962; Turnout: 80.31%;
Majority: 6,768 (12.22%)


Chesterfield
[E] Labour hold
EG VarleyLabour31,04054.82%
JD TaylorConservative15,64427.63%
M BrownLiberal9,93717.55%

Electorate: 70,659; Turnout: 80.13%;
Majority: 15,396 (27.19%)


Chester-le-Street
[E] Labour hold
GH RadiceLabour33,53459.21%
DJ HerdLiberal14,80826.15%
N BalfourConservative8,29114.64%

Electorate: 67,838; Turnout: 83.48%;
Majority: 18,726 (33.07%)


Chichester
[E] new constituency boundaries
CJ ChatawayConservative29,12753.25%
G JeffsLiberal17,71432.39%
NJM SmithLabour7,85414.36%

Electorate: 69,126; Turnout: 79.12%;
Majority: 11,413 (20.87%)


Chingford
[E] new constituency boundaries
NB TebbitConservative19,92143.10%
MA GerrardLabour14,23830.81%
DA NicholsonLiberal12,06026.09%

Electorate: 56,537; Turnout: 81.75%;
Majority: 5,683 (12.30%)


Chippenham
[E] Conservative hold
DE AwdryConservative24,64544.33%
REJ BanksLiberal21,55338.77%
J WhilesLabour9,39516.90%

Electorate: 67,275; Turnout: 82.64%;
Majority: 3,092 (5.56%)


Chipping Barnet
[E] new constituency boudaries
R MaudlingConservative22,09448.04%
JAD MillsLabour12,18326.49%
N Wyn EllisLiberal11,71425.47%

Electorate: 55,984; Turnout: 82.15%;
Majority: 9,911 (21.55%)


Chislehurst
[E] new constituency boundaries
RE SimsConservative20,59545.95%
AH MacDonladLabour15,10233.69%
R WebsterLiberal9,12720.36%

Electorate: 53,137; Turnout: 84.36%;
Majority: 5,493 (12.25%)


Chorley
[E] Labour gain
G RodgersLabour25,44040.30%
CM MonksConservative25,03539.66%
N OrrellLiberal12,65220.04%

Electorate: 75,456; Turnout: 83.66%;
Majority: 405 (0.64%)


Christchurch & Lymington
[E] new constituency boundaries
RJ AdleyConservative25,90858.02%
M KyrleLiberal11,27425.25%
BS ReedLabour7,47116.73%

Electorate: 54,975; Turnout: 81.22%;
Majority: 14,634 (32.77%)


Cirencester & Tewkesbury
[E] Conservative hold
N RidleyConservative31,16347.29%
RG OtterLiberal20,96231.81%
RG FoxLabour13,77520.90%

Electorate: 79,705; Turnout: 82.68%;
Majority: 10,201 (15.48%)

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