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
Leeds South East — Liverpool Edge HillLiverpool Garston — Luton West
Leeds South East
[E] new constituency boundaries
S CohenLabour17,82753.08%
M SextonConservative8,37324.93%
M ClayLiberal6,98120.79%
W InnesCommunist405 1.21%

Electorate: 49,501; Turnout: 67.85%;
Majority: 9,454 (28.15%)


Leeds West
[E] Labour hold
J DeanLabour19,43642.13%
M MeadowcroftLiberal15,45133.49%
D HallConservative11,24624.38%

Electorate: 59,893; Turnout: 77.03%;
Majority: 3,985 (8.64%)


Leek
[E] new constituency boundaries
DL KnoxConservative31,52645.57%
RD RoebuckLabour25,79437.29%
RM BurmanLiberal11,86017.14%

Electorate: 83,206; Turnout: 83.14%;
Majority: 5,732 (8.29%)


Leicester East
[E] new constituency boundaries
TG BradleyLabour23,47447.71%
KG ReevesConservative22,06144.84%
K SandersNational Front3,662 7.44%

Electorate: 63,247; Turnout: 77.79%;
Majority: 1,413 (2.87%)


Leicester South
[E] new constituency boundaries
TG BoardmanConservative22,94341.79%
J MarshallLabour21,17738.57%
G WilleyLiberal9,14816.66%
J KynastonNational Front1,639 2.99%

Electorate: 71,895; Turnout: 76.37%;
Majority: 1,766 (3.22%)


Leicester West
[E] new constituency boundaries
GE JannerLabour27,19556.28%
A SimpsonConservative18,54338.38%
W NewcombeNational Front2,579 5.34%

Electorate: 64,037; Turnout: 75.45%;
Majority: 8,652 (17.91%)


Leigh
[E] Labour hold
H BoardmanLabour26,31051.02%
Ld LewishamConservative12,66324.56%
R PembertonLiberal12,59424.42%

Electorate: 64,493; Turnout: 79.96%;
Majority: 13,647 (26.46%)


Leominster
[E] Conservative hold
P Temple-MorrisConservative16,22146.35%
P PinchamLiberal14,60241.73%
CD LindleyLabour4,17211.92%

Electorate: 43,705; Turnout: 80.07%;
Majority: 1,619 (4.63%)


Lewes
[E] new constituency boundaries
JR RathboneConservative30,42352.94%
M HoltLiberal16,16628.13%
JF LittleLabour10,87518.92%

Electorate: 71,560; Turnout: 80.30%;
Majority: 14,257 (24.81%)


Lewisham East
[E] new constituency boundaries
RD MoyleLabour24,33945.59%
JL MarshallConservative18,03333.78%
M MinterLiberal10,54319.75%
C CareyInd269 0.50%
F Hansford-MillerFreedom Party203 0.38%

Electorate: 68,863; Turnout: 77.53%;
Majority: 6,306 (11.81%)


Lewisham West
[E] new constituency boundaries
C PriceLabour21,11843.27%
JS GummerConservative18,71638.35%
JD EagleLiberal7,97416.34%
P WilliamsNational Front1,000 2.05%

Electorate: 61,866; Turnout: 78.89%;
Majority: 2,402 (4.92%)


Leyton
[E] Labour hold
B MageeLabour22,78549.07%
BS DareConservative12,84827.67%
PJC BrownLiberal8,70718.75%
SP BothwellNational Front2,097 4.52%

Electorate: 63,887; Turnout: 72.69%;
Majority: 9,937 (21.40%)


Lichfield & Tamworth
[E] new constituency boundaries
JA d'Avigdor-GoldsmidConservative30,65941.62%
BJ GrocottLabour28,85239.17%
D ElliottLiberal14,15119.21%

Electorate: 89,000; Turnout: 82.77%;
Majority: 1,807 (2.45%)


Lincoln
[E] Social Democrat hold
D TaverneSocial Democrat14,78035.56%
MM JacksonLabour13,48732.45%
PM MoranConservative13,29931.99%

Electorate: 52,524; Turnout: 79.14%;
Majority: 1,293 (3.11%)


Liverpool Edge Hill
[E] new constituency boundaries
AJ IrvineLabour12,97947.93%
D AltonLiberal7,22926.70%
S PerryConservative6,87125.37%

Electorate: 40,683; Turnout: 66.56%;
Majority: 5,750 (21.23%)

Liverpool Garston
[E] Labour gain
E LoydenLabour25,33242.35%
N LavilleConservative24,65141.21%
G BlackLiberal9,83416.44%

Electorate: 80,022; Turnout: 74.75%;
Majority: 681 (1.14%)


Liverpool Kirkdale
[E] new constituency boundaries
JA DunnLabour16,44352.66%
J GillinConservative9,91831.76%
P MahonLiberal4,86615.58%

Electorate: 44,953; Turnout: 69.47%;
Majority: 6,525 (20.90%)


Liverpool Scotland Exchange
[E] new constituency boundaries
R ParryLabour15,29575.13%
RS CharlesConservative2,96314.55%
D MahonLiberal1,596 7.84%
R O'HaraCommunist505 2.48%

Electorate: 34,802; Turnout: 58.50%;
Majority: 12,332 (60.57%)


Liverpool Toxteth
[E] new constituency boundaries
R CrawshawLabour14,35447.70%
HJ MalinsConservative8,79729.23%
T JonesLiberal6,67822.19%
W HunterWorkers Revolutionary Party263 0.87%

Electorate: 45,586; Turnout: 66.01%;
Majority: 5,557 (18.47%)


Liverpool Walton
[E] Labour hold
ES HefferLabour20,05753.65%
RW RollinsConservative11,84131.67%
J WattonLiberal4,84212.95%
C GibbonNational Front647 1.73%

Electorate: 51,436; Turnout: 72.69%;
Majority: 8,216 (21.98%)


Liverpool Wavertree
[E] Conservative hold
AD SteenConservative19,02743.02%
II LevinLabour13,75231.09%
C CarrLiberal11,45025.89%

Electorate: 59,127; Turnout: 74.80%;
Majority: 5,275 (11.93%)


Liverpool West Derby
[E] Labour hold
E OgdenLabour22,68954.68%
J LastConservative12,71630.65%
P GilchristLiberal5,70113.74%
D PascoePeople388 0.94%

Electorate: 58,091; Turnout: 71.43%;
Majority: 9,973 (24.03%)


Llanelli
[W] Labour hold
DJD DaviesLabour28,94157.76%
G RichardsConservative7,49614.96%
EJ EvansLiberal7,14014.25%
R WilliamsPlaid Cymru6,02012.02%
R HitchonCommunist507 1.01%

Electorate: 64,076; Turnout: 78.19%;
Majority: 21,445 (42.80%)


Londonderry
[N] United UU Council gain
W RossUnited UU Council33,06052.66%
H LogueSDLP23,67037.70%
M MontgomeryRepublican Clubs4,889 7.79%
R FosterLabour and Trade Union1,162 1.85%

Electorate: 93,680; Turnout: 67.02%;
Majority: 9,390 (14.96%)


Loughborough
[E] Labour hold
JD CroninLabour22,64338.58%
RM YorkeConservative21,94637.40%
M BennettLiberal14,09624.02%

Electorate: 69,629; Turnout: 84.28%;
Majority: 697 (1.19%)


Louth
[E] Conservative hold
JH ArcherConservative25,15845.13%
J SellickLiberal15,44027.70%
AG DowsonLabour15,14827.17%

Electorate: 69,949; Turnout: 79.70%;
Majority: 9,718 (17.43%)


Lowestoft
[E] Conservative hold
JML PriorConservative26,15740.89%
DA BakerLabour22,55335.26%
P HancockLiberal15,26123.86%

Electorate: 76,350; Turnout: 83.79%;
Majority: 3,604 (5.63%)


Ludlow
[E] new constituency boundaries
JE MooreConservative18,67448.64%
E RobinsonLiberal10,68727.83%
TG MartinLabour9,03523.53%

Electorate: 48,268; Turnout: 79.55%;
Majority: 7,987 (20.80%)


Luton East
[E] new constituency boundaries
IM ClemitsonLabour17,13740.15%
CFC SimeonsConservative15,71236.81%
J FisherLiberal9,68022.68%
JM BardInd155 0.36%

Electorate: 53,043; Turnout: 80.47%;
Majority: 1,425 (3.34%)


Luton West
[E] new constituency boundaries
BCJ SedgemoorLabour20,08342.02%
R AtkinsConservative15,04131.47%
M DollingLiberal12,66926.51%

Electorate: 57,698; Turnout: 82.83%;
Majority: 5,042 (10.55%)

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