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
Derbyshire South East — Down SouthDudley East — Eastbourne
Derbyshire South East
[E] new constituency boundaries
PL RostConservative20,01644.11%
JW WardleLabour16,98137.42%
F FryLiberal8,37818.46%

Electorate: 53,316; Turnout: 85.11%;
Majority: 3,035 (6.69%)


Derbyshire West
[E] Conservative hold
JSR Scott-HopkinsConservative19,94148.69%
P WorboysLiberal11,48128.04%
FC InglisLabour9,52923.27%

Electorate: 66,267; Turnout: 61.80%;
Majority: 8,460 (20.66%)


Devizes
[E] Conservative hold
CA MorrisonConservative27,87844.53%
RO FaulknerLabour17,98028.72%
J CrawfordLiberal16,75326.76%

Electorate: 77,022; Turnout: 81.29%;
Majority: 9,898 (15.81%)


Devon North
[E] new constituency boundaries
JJ ThorpeLiberal34,05253.90%
T KeigwinConservative22,98036.38%
TK MarstonLabour6,140 9.72%

Electorate: 73,037; Turnout: 86.49%;
Majority: 11,072 (17.53%)


Devon West
[E] new constituency boundaries
PM MillsConservative23,52450.19%
A PinneyLiberal18,25638.95%
JBH DuffinLabour5,08910.86%

Electorate: 56,976; Turnout: 82.26%;
Majority: 5,268 (11.24%)


Dewsbury
[E] Labour hold
D GinsburgLabour21,18642.49%
IJ HumphreyConservative15,77431.64%
A AllsopLiberal12,89925.87%

Electorate: 60,991; Turnout: 81.75%;
Majority: 5,412 (10.85%)


Doncaster
[E] Labour hold
H WalkerLabour23,04147.91%
KI TunnicliffeConservative17,56536.52%
W DavidsonLiberal7,49015.57%

Electorate: 58,884; Turnout: 81.68%;
Majority: 5,476 (11.39%)


Don Valley
[E] Labour hold
R KelleyLabour48,73770.10%
PJ Le BosquetConservative20,79229.90%

Electorate: 87,898; Turnout: 79.10%;
Majority: 27,945 (40.19%)


Dorking
[E] Conservative hold
GE SinclairConservative24,80351.40%
S AndrewsLiberal14,49030.03%
JR SpiersLabour8,96118.57%

Electorate: 58,402; Turnout: 82.62%;
Majority: 10,313 (21.37%)


Dorset North
[E] Conservative hold
DP JamesConservative30,28850.71%
PG WatkinsLiberal23,40539.19%
TG SmithLabour6,03210.10%

Electorate: 70,738; Turnout: 84.43%;
Majority: 6,883 (11.52%)


Dorset South
[E] Conservative hold
EM KingConservative26,93346.93%
A ChedzoyLabour18,31831.92%
DT BroomfieldLiberal12,14021.15%

Electorate: 69,823; Turnout: 82.19%;
Majority: 8,615 (15.01%)


Dorset West
[E] Conservative hold
JW SpicerConservative21,63449.00%
R AngusLiberal14,18332.12%
MF CrossLabour8,33318.87%

Electorate: 53,116; Turnout: 83.12%;
Majority: 7,451 (16.88%)


Dover & Deal
[E] Conservative hold
PWI ReesConservative27,03343.11%
LJA BishopLabour22,18335.37%
RS YoungLiberal12,83220.46%
W StoneInd Social Democrat661 1.05%

Electorate: 74,043; Turnout: 84.69%;
Majority: 4,850 (7.73%)


Down North
[N] new constituency boundaries
JA KilfedderUnited UU Council38,16961.08%
RH BradfordUU Pro Assembly21,94335.12%
D CurranSDLP2,376 3.80%

Electorate: 94,069; Turnout: 66.43%;
Majority: 16,226 (25.97%)


Down South
[N] United UU Council gain
LPS OrrUnited UU Council31,08852.14%
S HolywoodSDLP25,48642.75%
H GoldingRepublican Clubs3,046 5.11%

Electorate: 91,792; Turnout: 64.95%;
Majority: 5,602 (9.40%)

Dudley East
[E] new constituency boundaries
JW GilbertLabour27,41763.45%
JM TaylorConservative15,79536.55%

Electorate: 59,897; Turnout: 72.14%;
Majority: 11,622 (26.90%)


Dudley West
[E] new constituency boundaries
CB PhippsLabour29,14348.91%
F MontgomeryConservative24,47441.07%
M ThirlbyInd Liberal5,97110.02%

Electorate: 74,219; Turnout: 80.29%;
Majority: 4,669 (7.84%)


Dulwich
[E] Labour hold
SC SilkinLabour22,53045.45%
KWT RaffanConservative17,18934.68%
WH PearsonLiberal9,85119.87%

Electorate: 67,059; Turnout: 73.92%;
Majority: 5,341 (10.77%)


Dumfries
[S] Conservative hold
HSP MonroConservative21,70744.05%
JF WheatleyLabour12,73925.85%
L WhitleyScottish Nationalist9,18618.64%
DH ReiveLiberal5,64211.45%

Electorate: 61,304; Turnout: 80.38%;
Majority: 8,968 (18.20%)


Dunbartonshire Central
[S] new constituency boundaries
H McCartneyLabour16,43940.41%
M HirstConservative9,77524.03%
J ReidCommunist5,92814.57%
A WelshScottish Nationalist5,90614.52%
C HarveyLiberal2,583 6.35%
S HammondWorkers Revolutionary Party52 0.13%

Electorate: 48,998; Turnout: 83.03%;
Majority: 6,664 (16.38%)


Dunbartonshire East
[S] new constituency boundaries
JSB HendersonConservative19,09236.66%
EF McGarryLabour15,41629.60%
M BainScottish Nationalist11,63522.34%
J CameronLiberal5,93611.40%

Electorate: 61,266; Turnout: 85.00%;
Majority: 3,676 (7.06%)


Dunbartonshire West
[S] new constituency boundaries
I CampbellLabour16,24739.60%
M CarseConservative13,63833.24%
A MurrayScottish Nationalist11,14427.16%

Electorate: 51,565; Turnout: 79.57%;
Majority: 2,609 (6.36%)


Dundee East
[S] Scottish Nationalist gain
G WilsonScottish Nationalist20,06639.53%
G MachinLabour17,10033.69%
JJ ClydeConservative13,37126.34%
J GourlayInd220 0.43%

Electorate: 62,597; Turnout: 81.09%;
Majority: 2,966 (5.84%)


Dundee West
[S] Labour hold
PM DoigLabour22,19343.03%
M TomisonConservative15,74530.53%
J FairlieScottish Nationalist12,95925.13%
H McLevyCommunist673 1.31%

Electorate: 63,464; Turnout: 81.26%;
Majority: 6,448 (12.50%)


Dunfermline
[S] new constituency boundaries
A HunterLabour19,20139.31%
JM FraserConservative14,79130.28%
RR PatrickScottish Nationalist8,69517.80%
M ValentineLiberal6,15312.60%

Electorate: 60,219; Turnout: 81.10%;
Majority: 4,410 (9.03%)


Durham
[E] new constituency boundaries
WM HughesLabour31,40552.48%
TJR KirkhopeConservative16,20227.07%
A HeesomLiberal12,23520.45%

Electorate: 74,043; Turnout: 80.82%;
Majority: 15,203 (25.41%)


Durham North West
[E] new constituency boundaries
E ArmstrongLabour28,32659.01%
J RiddellConservative10,86522.64%
JK ForsterLiberal8,80918.35%

Electorate: 60,690; Turnout: 79.09%;
Majority: 17,461 (36.38%)


Ealing North
[E] new constituency boundaries
WJ MolloyLabour25,38742.78%
MJL PattersonConservative22,93938.66%
C PhillipsLiberal10,92218.41%
P SmithInd93 0.16%

Electorate: 73,327; Turnout: 80.93%;
Majority: 2,448 (4.13%)


Easington
[E] new constituency boundaries
JD DormandLabour33,63771.96%
JS SmailesConservative13,10728.04%

Electorate: 63,211; Turnout: 73.95%;
Majority: 20,530 (43.92%)


Eastbourne
[E] new constituency boundaries
IRE GowConservative31,46251.31%
S TerrellLiberal23,98739.12%
DS DawsonLabour5,874 9.58%

Electorate: 74,240; Turnout: 82.60%;
Majority: 7,475 (12.19%)

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