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
Reading South — RotherhamRother Valley — St Pancras North
Reading South
[E] new constituency boundaries
GF VaughanConservative23,73542.79%
P BuralLiberal18,37633.13%
G KaufmanLabour13,35824.08%

Electorate: 68,500; Turnout: 80.98%;
Majority: 5,359 (9.66%)


Redcar
[E] new constituency boundaries
J TinnLabour28,25259.79%
R HallConservative18,99840.21%

Electorate: 61,638; Turnout: 76.66%;
Majority: 9,254 (19.59%)


Reigate
[E] new constituency boundaries
GA GardinerConservative30,13150.22%
AC BryanLiberal16,07126.78%
MG OrmerodLabour13,54722.58%
M TaggartInd Democrat254 0.42%

Electorate: 71,998; Turnout: 83.34%;
Majority: 14,060 (23.43%)


Renfrewshire East
[S] new constituency boundaries
MBH AndersonConservative25,71350.62%
RS StewartLabour10,22720.13%
W CraigLiberal9,58818.88%
S WattersonScottish Nationalist5,26810.37%

Electorate: 62,973; Turnout: 80.66%;
Majority: 15,486 (30.49%)


Renfrewshire West
[S] new constituency boundaries
NF BuchanLabour22,17840.25%
J Ross-HarperConservative19,51035.41%
C CameronScottish Nationalist8,39415.23%
D YoungLiberal5,022 9.11%

Electorate: 66,455; Turnout: 82.92%;
Majority: 2,668 (4.84%)


Rhondda
[W] new constituency boundaries
TA JonesLabour36,88070.71%
GP JamesPlaid Cymru6,73912.92%
P LeyshonConservative4,111 7.88%
DJ AustinLiberal3,056 5.86%
A TrueCommunist1,374 2.63%

Electorate: 65,192; Turnout: 80.01%;
Majority: 30,141 (57.79%)


Richmond upon Thames
[E] Conservative hold
A RoyleConservative19,53444.26%
TS RundleLiberal15,70735.59%
AR PalmerLabour8,32218.86%
E RussellNational Front570 1.29%

Electorate: 53,434; Turnout: 82.59%;
Majority: 3,827 (8.67%)


Richmond (Yorks)
[E] new constituency boundaries
TPG KitsonConservative26,99458.20%
B GrahamLiberal11,72725.28%
ER PearceLabour7,65916.51%

Electorate: 61,446; Turnout: 75.48%;
Majority: 15,267 (32.92%)


Ripon
[E] Conservative gain
K HampsonConservative21,08049.64%
D AustickLiberal16,74539.43%
DM EnglishLabour4,64310.93%

Electorate: 49,740; Turnout: 85.38%;
Majority: 4,335 (10.21%)


Rochdale
[E] Liberal hold
C SmithLiberal25,26649.11%
LF CunliffeLabour16,36731.81%
L GreenConservative7,93315.42%
M SellorsNational Front1,885 3.66%

Electorate: 66,495; Turnout: 77.38%;
Majority: 8,899 (17.30%)


Rochester & Chatham
[E] Conservative hold
PE FennerConservative24,32638.76%
RR KenwardLabour23,48337.42%
C FellowesLiberal14,94523.82%

Electorate: 79,106; Turnout: 79.33%;
Majority: 843 (1.34%)


Romford
[E] new constituency boundaries
MJ NeubertConservative17,13439.16%
DR O'FlynnLabour14,06132.13%
T HurlstoneLiberal12,19027.86%
E BatesInd374 0.85%

Electorate: 54,790; Turnout: 79.87%;
Majority: 3,073 (7.02%)


Ross & Cromarty
[S] Conservative hold
JHN GrayConservative7,90836.11%
W McRaeScottish Nationalist5,03723.00%
JC RobertsonLiberal4,62121.10%
RD MacLeanLabour4,33619.80%

Electorate: 29,134; Turnout: 75.18%;
Majority: 2,871 (13.11%)


Rossendale
[E] Conservative hold
RWT BrayConservative16,04038.41%
MA NobleLabour15,24336.50%
JA HamiltonLiberal10,47825.09%

Electorate: 50,014; Turnout: 83.50%;
Majority: 797 (1.91%)


Rotherham
[E] Labour hold
BK O'MalleyLabour27,08859.97%
D LewisConservative10,35422.92%
J HughesLiberal7,72617.11%

Electorate: 60,770; Turnout: 74.33%;
Majority: 16,734 (37.05%)

Rother Valley
[E] Labour hold
P HardyLabour52,53273.38%
G WallerConservative19,05826.62%

Electorate: 91,094; Turnout: 78.59%;
Majority: 33,474 (46.76%)


Roxburgh Selkirk & Peebles
[S] Liberal hold
DMS SteelLiberal25,70752.00%
JS ThomConservative16,69033.76%
D PurvesScottish Nationalist3,953 8.00%
DA GrahamLabour3,089 6.25%

Electorate: 57,478; Turnout: 86.01%;
Majority: 9,017 (18.24%)


Rugby
[E] Labour hold
WG PriceLabour25,17649.50%
MTE BoswellConservative19,02237.40%
J CampbellLiberal6,56012.90%
AE FrostSocial Credit106 0.21%

Electorate: 59,031; Turnout: 86.16%;
Majority: 6,154 (12.10%)


Ruislip Northwood
[E] Conservative hold
FP CrowderConservative21,99549.63%
DAG RaceLabour10,57423.86%
J ArramLiberal10,31123.27%
P HobdayInd Conservative1,439 3.25%

Electorate: 53,624; Turnout: 82.65%;
Majority: 11,421 (25.77%)


Runcorn
[E] Conservative hold
M CarlisleConservative26,37445.87%
MJE TaylorLabour19,10633.23%
PM BrentonLiberal12,02020.90%

Electorate: 69,290; Turnout: 82.98%;
Majority: 7,268 (12.64%)


Rushcliffe
[E] new constituency boundaries
KH ClarkeConservative29,82855.58%
M GallagherLabour12,11922.58%
J HamiltonLiberal11,71921.84%

Electorate: 63,455; Turnout: 84.57%;
Majority: 17,709 (33.00%)


Rutherglen
[S] new constituency boundaries
JG MackenzieLabour19,00547.58%
J ThomsonConservative14,85237.18%
L LeslieScottish Nationalist6,08915.24%

Electorate: 48,452; Turnout: 82.44%;
Majority: 4,153 (10.40%)


Rutland & Stamford
[E] Conservative hold
K LewisConservative21,08847.25%
AJ ByrneLabour12,20327.34%
D HowieLiberal11,33625.40%

Electorate: 54,160; Turnout: 82.40%;
Majority: 8,885 (19.91%)


Rye
[E] Conservative hold
BG IrvineConservative33,59157.90%
DRS MooreLiberal17,45630.09%
RW HarrisLabour6,96712.01%

Electorate: 71,822; Turnout: 80.77%;
Majority: 16,135 (27.81%)


Saffron Walden
[E] new constituency boundaries
PM KirkConservative23,01344.58%
FPD MooreLiberal15,46829.97%
J DowsettLabour13,13825.45%

Electorate: 61,890; Turnout: 83.40%;
Majority: 7,545 (14.62%)


St Albans
[E] new constituency boundaries
VH GoodhewConservative26,34545.15%
AC ShawLiberal17,92430.72%
DL BernsteinLabour14,07724.13%

Electorate: 68,954; Turnout: 84.62%;
Majority: 8,421 (14.43%)


St Helens
[E] Labour hold
L SpriggsLabour32,62159.02%
AE LycettLiberal10,90519.73%
KJ BridgemanConservative10,75219.45%
M PikeILP991 1.79%

Electorate: 75,479; Turnout: 73.22%;
Majority: 21,716 (39.29%)


St Ives
[E] Conservative hold
JWF NottConservative18,29045.09%
GET TonkinLiberal12,86531.72%
BM TidyLabour9,23122.76%
GT TaylorInd Conservative177 0.44%

Electorate: 51,092; Turnout: 79.39%;
Majority: 5,425 (13.37%)


St Marylebone
[E] Conservative hold
KW BakerConservative15,68354.61%
J MerritonLabour6,96624.26%
B SilverLiberal5,59919.50%
W DaviesInd Powellite470 1.64%

Electorate: 43,472; Turnout: 66.06%;
Majority: 8,717 (30.35%)


St Pancras North
[E] new constituency boundaries
AW StallardLabour14,76152.76%
J MajorConservative7,92628.33%
PJ MedlicottLiberal4,82517.25%
G McLennanCommunist466 1.67%

Electorate: 41,432; Turnout: 67.53%;
Majority: 6,835 (24.43%)

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