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
Hemsworth — Holland with BostonHoniton — Huyton
Hemsworth
[E] Labour hold
A WoodallLabour44,09382.81%
RF KerrConservative9,15217.19%

Electorate: 69,030; Turnout: 77.13%;
Majority: 34,941 (65.62%)


Hendon North
[E] new constituency boundaries
J GorstConservative17,28542.63%
JS ChampionLabour14,67336.19%
D EdwardsLiberal8,58521.18%

Electorate: 50,110; Turnout: 80.91%;
Majority: 2,612 (6.44%)


Hendon South
[E] new constituency boundaries
PJM ThomasConservative17,79544.40%
MD ColneLiberal11,19827.94%
RM HadleyLabour11,08827.66%

Electorate: 51,456; Turnout: 77.89%;
Majority: 6,597 (16.46%)


Henley
[E] new constituency boundaries
MRD HeseltineConservative24,36748.41%
SC EvansLiberal15,46730.73%
A AlexanderLabour10,50020.86%

Electorate: 61,931; Turnout: 81.27%;
Majority: 8,900 (17.68%)


Hereford
[E] Conservative hold
D Gibson-WattConservative18,67641.31%
CB Tannant NashLiberal15,23833.70%
IE GeffenLabour11,29924.99%

Electorate: 57,311; Turnout: 78.89%;
Majority: 3,438 (7.60%)


Hertford & Stevenage
[E] new constituency boundaries
SVTB WilliamsLabour30,34344.65%
V BendallConservative22,16732.62%
TN WillisLiberal15,44422.73%

Electorate: 81,301; Turnout: 83.58%;
Majority: 8,176 (12.03%)


Hertfordshire East
[E] new constituency boundaries
D Walker-SmithConservative32,03244.96%
MM KeirLabour20,67429.02%
P ClarkLiberal18,54626.03%

Electorate: 87,987; Turnout: 80.98%;
Majority: 11,358 (15.94%)


Hertfordshire South
[E] new constituency boundaries
C ParkinsonConservative21,19040.25%
A DubsLabour18,10434.39%
J HenchleyLiberal13,35625.37%

Electorate: 64,035; Turnout: 82.22%;
Majority: 3,086 (5.86%)


Hertfordshire South West
[E] new constituency boundaries
GH DodsworthConservative26,56342.15%
JE MitchellLabour18,46529.30%
JES JarrettLiberal17,98728.54%

Electorate: 75,216; Turnout: 83.78%;
Majority: 8,098 (12.85%)


Hexham
[E] Conservative hold
AGF RipponConservative24,05945.46%
E WadeLabour16,12930.48%
R CairncrossLiberal12,73024.06%

Electorate: 64,400; Turnout: 82.17%;
Majority: 7,930 (14.99%)


Heywood & Royton
[E] Labour hold
J BarnettLabour28,21644.32%
I MacGregorConservative21,05433.07%
V BinghamLiberal14,39222.61%

Electorate: 77,050; Turnout: 82.62%;
Majority: 7,162 (11.25%)


High Peak
[E] Conservative hold
S Le marchantConservative19,23139.81%
PM JacksonLabour16,95635.10%
N ScottLiberal12,11725.08%

Electorate: 56,592; Turnout: 85.35%;
Majority: 2,275 (4.71%)


Hitchin
[E] new constituency boundaries
I StewartConservative27,22244.11%
A MallalieuLabour23,20437.60%
D BeavanLiberal10,82417.54%
P BianchiInd467 0.76%

Electorate: 72,126; Turnout: 85.57%;
Majority: 4,018 (6.51%)


Holborn & St Pancras South
[E] Labour hold
LM JegerLabour12,41449.13%
RFJ ParsonsConservative8,22332.54%
T HibbertLiberal4,63218.33%

Electorate: 38,988; Turnout: 64.81%;
Majority: 4,191 (16.59%)


Holland with Boston
[E] Conservative hold
R BodyConservative30,56147.60%
M CornishLabour18,18028.31%
GR StephensonLiberal15,46624.09%

Electorate: 79,775; Turnout: 80.49%;
Majority: 12,381 (19.28%)

Honiton
[E] new constituency boundaries
PFH EmeryConservative32,42954.48%
V HowellLiberal18,30630.75%
MDD NewittLabour8,79114.77%

Electorate: 72,606; Turnout: 81.98%;
Majority: 14,123 (23.73%)


Horncastle
[E] Conservative hold
PHB TapsellConservative19,34449.53%
R MillerLiberal12,55532.15%
AJR BerryLabour6,79117.39%
EP IszattInd Democratic Alliance367 0.94%

Electorate: 49,232; Turnout: 79.33%;
Majority: 6,789 (17.38%)


Hornchurch
[E] new constituency boundaries
AL WilliamsLabour21,76345.02%
J JacksonConservative15,56732.20%
B McCarthyLiberal10,39121.50%
B Percy-DavisPeople619 1.28%

Electorate: 59,866; Turnout: 80.75%;
Majority: 6,196 (12.82%)


Hornsey
[E] Conservative hold
HAL RossiConservative18,79242.66%
I KuczynskiLabour16,58437.65%
P O'BrienLiberal8,67619.69%

Electorate: 57,979; Turnout: 75.98%;
Majority: 2,208 (5.01%)


Horsham & Crawley
[E] new constituency boundaries
PM HordernConservative31,80242.40%
R LeightonLabour25,02833.37%
A GillLiberal18,16724.22%

Electorate: 89,827; Turnout: 83.49%;
Majority: 6,774 (9.03%)


Houghton-le-Spring
[E] new constituency boundaries
TW UrwinLabour34,26376.89%
RC RitchieConservative10,30023.11%

Electorate: 59,318; Turnout: 75.13%;
Majority: 23,963 (53.77%)


Hove
[E] Conservative hold
T SainsburyConservative30,45154.17%
D WilsonLiberal18,94233.70%
RA WallisLabour6,37411.34%
E BuddenNational Front442 0.79%

Electorate: 72,649; Turnout: 77.37%;
Majority: 11,509 (20.48%)


Howden
[E] Conservative hold
PEO BryanConservative21,89248.83%
S HaywoodLiberal15,68134.98%
J KirkwoodLabour7,25916.19%

Electorate: 57,036; Turnout: 78.60%;
Majority: 6,211 (13.85%)


Huddersfield East
[E] Labour hold
JPW MallalieuLabour20,22447.35%
CJH TaylorConservative12,92030.25%
M LeeLiberal8,53019.97%
N MearNational Front796 1.86%
A DrakeCommunist246 0.58%

Electorate: 53,062; Turnout: 80.50%;
Majority: 7,304 (17.10%)


Huddersfield West
[E] Labour hold
K LomasLabour17,43439.60%
JM StansfieldConservative16,80438.17%
K HaslerLiberal9,79022.24%

Electorate: 53,101; Turnout: 82.91%;
Majority: 630 (1.43%)


Hull Central
[E] new constituency boundaries
JK McNamaraLabour26,85558.27%
PWJ CarverConservative19,23641.73%

Electorate: 62,698; Turnout: 73.51%;
Majority: 7,619 (16.53%)


Hull East
[E] new constituency boundaries
JL PrescottLabour41,30069.99%
EDM TodConservative17,70730.01%

Electorate: 80,681; Turnout: 73.14%;
Majority: 23,593 (39.98%)


Hull West
[E] Labour hold
J JohnsonLabour20,71949.33%
CMK TaylorConservative12,78830.44%
I SilverwoodLiberal8,49720.23%

Electorate: 57,075; Turnout: 73.59%;
Majority: 7,931 (18.88%)


Huntingdonshire
[E] Conservative hold
DLM RentonConservative29,04244.58%
D RoweLiberal19,04029.23%
PA OrmerodLabour17,06626.20%

Electorate: 79,050; Turnout: 82.41%;
Majority: 10,002 (15.35%)


Huyton
[E] new constituency boundaries
JH WilsonLabour31,76756.68%
T BenyonConservative16,46229.37%
N SnowdenLiberal7,58413.53%
H SmithInd234 0.42%

Electorate: 72,592; Turnout: 77.21%;
Majority: 15,305 (27.31%)

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