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
Ilford North — KetteringKidderminster — Leeds South
Ilford North
[E] new constituency boundaries
TL IremongerConservative19,84338.56%
M MillerLabour19,55838.00%
G WilsonLiberal12,06323.44%

Electorate: 64,649; Turnout: 79.61%;
Majority: 285 (0.55%)


Ilford South
[E] Labour gain
AJ ShawLabour17,20140.07%
AE CooperConservative16,05837.41%
G WilsonLiberal9,66622.52%

Electorate: 55,799; Turnout: 76.93%;
Majority: 1,143 (2.66%)


Ilkeston
[E] Labour hold
LR FletcherLabour31,50052.02%
PR MorrellConservative17,32028.60%
G PoolLiberal11,73419.38%

Electorate: 74,347; Turnout: 81.45%;
Majority: 14,180 (23.42%)


Ince
[E] Labour hold
MT McGuireLabour39,82270.00%
J DysonConservative17,06330.00%

Electorate: 76,478; Turnout: 74.38%;
Majority: 22,759 (40.01%)


Inverness
[S] Liberal hold
DR JohnstonLiberal16,90338.72%
RE HendersonConservative11,68026.75%
DJ CameronLabour7,81617.90%
RM GibsonScottish Nationalist7,25816.63%

Electorate: 57,368; Turnout: 76.10%;
Majority: 5,223 (11.96%)


Ipswich
[E] Conservative hold
ED MoneyConservative29,89341.21%
KT WeetchLabour29,63440.85%
J KnottLiberal11,85716.34%
D BrownNational Democrat1,161 1.60%

Electorate: 86,807; Turnout: 83.57%;
Majority: 259 (0.36%)


Isle of Ely
[E] new constituency boundaries
CR FreudLiberal27,64749.00%
J StevensConservative19,30034.20%
M FerrisLabour9,47816.80%

Electorate: 67,884; Turnout: 83.12%;
Majority: 8,347 (14.79%)


Isle of Wight
[E] Liberal gain
S RossLiberal34,80850.20%
HFM WoodnuttConservative27,04239.00%
TC BissonLabour7,49510.81%

Electorate: 85,208; Turnout: 81.38%;
Majority: 7,766 (11.20%)


Islington Central
[E] new constituency boundaries
JD GrantLabour15,68753.85%
R Devonald-LewisConservative6,99624.02%
I StuartLiberal6,44722.13%

Electorate: 45,090; Turnout: 64.60%;
Majority: 8,691 (29.84%)


Islington North
[E] new constituency boundaries
MJ O'HalloranLabour13,33251.32%
GM WolfsonConservative6,70425.80%
M DavenportLiberal4,50317.33%
J ScoreNational Front871 3.35%
D FallonLabour and Democrat570 2.19%

Electorate: 41,185; Turnout: 63.08%;
Majority: 6,628 (25.51%)


Islington South & Finsbury
[E] new constituency boundaries
G CunninghamLabour15,06454.31%
J SzemereyConservative6,47323.34%
R AdamsLiberal5,41519.52%
M BetteridgeCommunist492 1.77%
A LomasInd293 1.06%

Electorate: 41,988; Turnout: 66.06%;
Majority: 8,591 (30.97%)


Jarrow
[E] Labour hold
E FernyhoughLabour27,74066.70%
B BolamConservative13,84833.30%

Electorate: 54,216; Turnout: 76.71%;
Majority: 13,892 (33.40%)


Keighley
[E] Labour gain
GR CryerLabour18,59541.81%
JV HallConservative17,71739.83%
WK WhittakerLiberal7,82017.58%
J BinnsSocial Democrat348 0.78%

Electorate: 51,250; Turnout: 86.79%;
Majority: 878 (1.97%)


Kensington
[E] new constituency boundaries
BM Rhys WilliamsConservative18,42546.08%
JV TilleyLabour13,29333.24%
R LefeverLiberal8,27020.68%

Electorate: 60,818; Turnout: 65.75%;
Majority: 5,132 (12.83%)


Kettering
[E] new constituency boundaries
G de FreitasLabour31,65945.93%
GD ReedConservative21,87231.73%
AJW HaighLiberal15,39322.33%

Electorate: 84,981; Turnout: 81.11%;
Majority: 9,787 (14.20%)

Kidderminster
[E] Conservative hold
JE BulmerConservative27,06542.50%
RH JonesLabour18,38028.87%
AJ BatchelorLiberal18,23028.63%

Electorate: 78,373; Turnout: 81.25%;
Majority: 8,685 (13.64%)


Kilmarnock
[S] new constituency boundaries
W RossLabour23,54447.20%
KA RossConservative13,81727.70%
A MacInnesScottish Nationalist7,64415.32%
AJ WightLiberal4,878 9.78%

Electorate: 59,898; Turnout: 83.28%;
Majority: 9,727 (19.50%)


Kingston upon Thames
[E] Conservative hold
NHS LamontConservative23,00648.57%
S WellsLiberal12,69926.81%
CJ MullinLabour11,36924.00%
MJ ChristieAnti-EEC288 0.61%

Electorate: 58,814; Turnout: 80.53%;
Majority: 10,307 (21.76%)


Kingswood
[E] new constituency boundaries
TW WalkerLabour18,61638.73%
CG IrvingConservative16,97535.32%
JH AspinwallLiberal12,47125.95%

Electorate: 55,436; Turnout: 86.70%;
Majority: 1,641 (3.41%)


Kinross & West Perthshire
[S] Conservative hold
A Douglas-HomeConservative14,35652.91%
DC MurrayScottish Nationalist6,27423.12%
D BarrieLiberal3,80714.03%
DG SkeneLabour2,694 9.93%

Electorate: 35,020; Turnout: 77.47%;
Majority: 8,082 (29.79%)


Kirkaldy
[S] new constituency boundaries
HPH GourlayLabour22,46946.94%
A BellConservative13,08727.34%
R KnoxScottish Nationalist12,31125.72%

Electorate: 60,251; Turnout: 79.45%;
Majority: 9,382 (19.60%)


Knutsford
[E] new constituency boundaries
JEH DaviesConservative23,63252.50%
B LomaxLiberal12,54227.86%
BW McColganLabour8,84019.64%

Electorate: 54,721; Turnout: 82.26%;
Majority: 11,090 (24.64%)


Lambeth Central
[E] new constituency boundaries
M LiptonLabour15,95452.81%
CF PattenConservative8,58528.42%
E ThwaitesLiberal5,22617.30%
S SmartWorkers Revolutionary Party337 1.12%
E BromeMarxist-Leninist107 0.35%

Electorate: 48,499; Turnout: 62.29%;
Majority: 7,369 (24.39%)


Lanark
[S] new constituency boundaries
JCM HartLabour16,82341.69%
ACS MacDougallConservative14,72336.49%
T McAlpineScottish Nationalist8,80321.82%

Electorate: 48,059; Turnout: 83.96%;
Majority: 2,100 (5.20%)


Lanarkshire North
[S] new constituency boundaries
J SmithLabour21,44848.42%
AMS PickeringConservative14,66433.10%
P WattScottish Nationalist8,18718.48%

Electorate: 53,541; Turnout: 82.74%;
Majority: 6,784 (15.31%)


Lancaster
[E] Conservative hold
ME Kellett-BowmanConservative17,66643.47%
D OwenLabour15,19737.40%
A DruryLiberal6,89816.97%
PE WallaceInd Liberal631 1.55%
G DarntonInd245 0.60%

Electorate: 49,285; Turnout: 82.45%;
Majority: 2,469 (6.08%)


Leeds East
[E] new constituency boundaries
DW HealeyLabour25,55050.60%
RA NelsonConservative15,03629.78%
S MarshLiberal9,90619.62%

Electorate: 67,091; Turnout: 75.26%;
Majority: 10,514 (20.82%)


Leeds North East
[E] new constituency boundaries
K JosephConservative20,82247.84%
J GunnellLabour13,56231.16%
C GreenfieldLiberal8,83920.31%
C LordPeople300 0.69%

Electorate: 58,499; Turnout: 74.40%;
Majority: 7,260 (16.68%)


Leeds North West
[E] new constituency boundaries
D KaberryConservative21,99544.73%
LCK FenwickLabour15,32431.16%
S WaldenbergLiberal11,85324.11%

Electorate: 64,511; Turnout: 76.22%;
Majority: 6,671 (13.57%)


Leeds South
[E] new constituency boundaries
M ReesLabour21,36555.24%
D PedderLiberal9,50524.57%
PD HarmerConservative7,81020.19%

Electorate: 52,307; Turnout: 73.95%;
Majority: 11,860 (30.66%)

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