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
Gosport — HamiltonHammersmith North — Hemel Hempstead
Gosport
[E] new constituency boundaries
PJ ViggersConservative19,56349.67%
GJ HewittLabour12,33531.32%
JG RixLiberal7,48519.01%

Electorate: 48,408; Turnout: 81.36%;
Majority: 7,228 (18.35%)


Gower
[W] Labour hold
I DaviesLabour23,85652.88%
DFR GeorgeConservative8,78019.46%
RCC ThomasLiberal8,73719.37%
JN HarrisPlaid Cymru3,741 8.29%

Electorate: 56,476; Turnout: 79.88%;
Majority:15,076 (33.42%)


Grantham
[E] Conservative hold
JB GodberConservative31,91050.44%
SM SmedleyLabour20,56732.51%
WT BaileyInd Liberal10,78117.04%

Electorate: 77,745; Turnout: 81.37%;
Majority: 11,343 (17.93%)


Gravesend
[E] Labour gain
JF OvendenLabour29,57140.83%
RL WhiteConservative27,98938.65%
DC MumfordLiberal13,13618.14%
JD TurnerNational Front1,726 2.38%

Electorate: 86,499; Turnout: 83.73%;
Majority: 1,582 (2.18%)


Greenock & Port Glasgow
[S] new constituency boundaries
JD MabonLabour20,56548.26%
WM CampbellLiberal8,78920.63%
F Scott YoungerConservative7,89218.52%
K WrightScottish Nationalist4,88111.46%
A MurrayCommunist483 1.13%

Electorate: 62,120; Turnout: 68.59%;
Majority: 11,776 (27.64%)


Greenwich
[E] new constituency boundaries
NG BarnettLabour20,16451.29%
SMS HaroldConservative11,29428.73%
AJD WilsonLiberal7,85519.98%

Electorate: 52,390; Turnout: 75.04%;
Majority: 8,870 (22.56%)


Grimsby
[E] Labour hold
CAR CroslandLabour21,58542.83%
K BrownConservative15,91431.58%
D RigbyLiberal12,08423.98%
PH KalePowell Conservative816 1.62%

Electorate: 65,683; Turnout: 76.73%;
Majority: 5,671 (11.25%)


Guildford
[E] Conservative hold
DAR HowellConservative28,15248.89%
C FoxLiberal18,26131.71%
JE CrowLabour11,17519.41%

Electorate: 71,642; Turnout: 80.38%;
Majority: 9,891 (17.18%)


Hackney Central
[E] new constituency boundaries
SC DavisLabour18,70561.81%
KS LightwoodConservative6,30220.82%
M SnowLiberal5,25617.37%

Electorate: 48,270; Turnout: 62.70%;
Majority: 12,403 (40.98%)


Hackney North & Stoke Newington
[E] new constituency boundaries
D WeitzmanLabour17,16052.52%
AJ WylsonConservative7,82623.95%
SJ LyonsLiberal5,93218.15%
H LordNational Front1,226 3.75%
M GoldmanCommunist532 1.63%

Electorate: 52,595; Turnout: 62.13%;
Majority: 9,334 (28.57%)


Hackney South & Shoreditch
[E] new constituency boundaries
RW BrownLabour18,58059.56%
KH ProctorConservative6,56221.04%
C BoneLiberal6,05319.40%

Electorate: 49,204; Turnout: 63.40%;
Majority: 12,018 (38.53%)


Halesowen & Stourbridge
[E] new constituency boundaries
JHR StokesConservative26,51439.90%
D TurnerLabour22,46533.81%
L EdenLiberal17,47126.29%

Electorate: 81,612; Turnout: 81.42%;
Majority: 4,049 (6.09%)


Halifax
[E] Labour hold
SCW SummerskillLabour20,97040.93%
SR LyonsConservative17,96735.07%
A CleggLiberal12,30024.01%

Electorate: 63,047; Turnout: 81.27%;
Majority: 3,003 (5.86%)


Haltemprice
[E] Conservative hold
PHB WallConservative31,72050.63%
R WalkerLiberal19,89631.76%
L CrossLabour11,03117.61%

Electorate: 75,529; Turnout: 82.94%;
Majority: 11,824 (18.87%)


Hamilton
[S] new constituency boundaries
A WlisonLabour19,07047.99%
I MacDonaldScottish Nationalist12,69231.94%
Ld J Douglas-HamiltonConservative7,97720.07%

Electorate: 49,861; Turnout: 79.70%;
Majority: 6,378 (16.05%)

Hammersmith North
[E] new constituency boundaries
F TomneyLabour18,97049.45%
RG BeckettConservative11,92931.10%
S KnottLiberal7,46019.45%

Electorate: 52,036; Turnout: 73.72%;
Majority: 7,041 (18.36%)


Hampstead
[E] Conservative hold
G FinsbergConservative19,53643.28%
AJ ClarkeLabour17,27938.28%
RA LonglandLiberal8,32318.44%

Electorate: 63,835; Turnout: 70.71%;
Majority: 2,257 (5.00%)


Harborough
[E] new constituency boundaries
JA FarrConservative27,97450.81%
N ReynoldsLiberal15,50128.16%
JW RobinsonLabour11,57921.03%

Electorate: 65,223; Turnout: 84.41%;
Majority: 12,473 (22.66%)


Harlow
[E] new constituency boundaries
AS NewensLabour25,81449.54%
B GoldstoneLiberal13,28025.48%
J SmithConservative13,01624.98%

Electorate: 62,100; Turnout: 83.91%;
Majority: 12,534 (24.05%)


Harrogate
[E] Conservative hold
RG BanksConservative27,51753.55%
I de C BayleyLiberal15,72830.61%
MA WheatonLabour6,08411.84%
AH BronsNational Front1,186 2.31%
JE StringfellowDemocratic Christian875 1.70%

Electorate: 64,198; Turnout: 80.05%;
Majority: 11,789 (22.94%)


Harrow Central
[E] Conservative hold
JA GrantConservative15,32042.34%
DM OffenbachLabour12,40334.28%
RS MontgomerieLiberal7,63521.10%
J DoninNational Front823 2.27%

Electorate: 44,913; Turnout: 80.56%;
Majority: 2,917 (8.06%)


Harrow East
[E] Conservative hold
HJM DykesConservative17,97844.65%
KW ChilderhouseLabour13,48533.49%
J McDonnellLiberal8,80521.87%

Electorate: 48,878; Turnout: 82.38%;
Majority: 4,493 (11.16%)


Harrow West
[E] Conservative hold
JA PageConservative23,95051.55%
RE BellLiberal12,08126.00%
L WagnerLabour10,43022.45%

Electorate: 56,122; Turnout: 82.79%;
Majority: 11,869 (25.55%)


Hartlepool
[E] Labour hold
EL LeadbitterLabour26,98854.31%
N FreemanConservative22,70045.69%

Electorate: 64,619; Turnout: 76.89%;
Majority: 4,288 (8.63%)


Harwich
[E] Conservative hold
JE RidsdaleConservative32,45245.62%
D CadmanLiberal19,98928.10%
JB FryerLabour18,69726.28%

Electorate: 88,125; Turnout: 80.72%;
Majority: (12,463%)


Hastings
[E] Conservative hold
KR WarrenConservative20,07544.85%
MJ FosterLabour12,99229.03%
MG CassLiberal11,69026.12%

Electorate: 56,612; Turnout: 79.06%;
Majority: 7,083 (15.83%)


Havant & Waterloo
[E] new constituency boundaries
IS LloydConservative27,39745.93%
S BrewinLiberal18,20930.53%
JT AcklawLabour13,36722.41%
RE WakefordInd675 1.13%

Electorate: 74,595; Turnout: 79.96%;
Majority: 9,188 (15.40%)


Hayes & Harlington
[E] new constituency boundaries
ND SandelsonLabour24,68258.71%
PD WatherstonConservative14,63434.81%
JS FairhurstNational Front2,721 6.47%

Electorate: 55,451; Turnout: 75.81%;
Majority: 10,048 (23.90%)


Hazel Grove
[E] new constituency boundaries
MP WinstanleyLiberal26,96646.29%
TR ArnoldConservative24,96842.86%
A RobertsLabour6,31510.84%

Electorate: 67,020; Turnout: 86.91%;
Majority: 1,998 (3.43%)


Hemel Hempstead
[E] new constituency boundaries
JH AllasonConservative27,57239.03%
R CorbettLabour27,38538.77%
C BaronLiberal15,68222.20%

Electorate: 82,877; Turnout: 85.23%;
Majority: 187 (0.26%)

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