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
Westbury — Wolverhampton North EastWolverhampton South East — York
Westbury
[E] Conservative hold
DM WaltersConservative26,19742.98%
AWG CourtLiberal17,77829.17%
AJ SmithLabour16,45326.99%
A ThynneWessex Regionalist521 0.85%

Electorate: 72,993; Turnout: 83.50%;
Majority: 8,419 (13.81%)


Western Isles
[S] Scottish Nationalist hold
DJ StewartScottish Nationalist10,07967.05%
AW WilsonLabour2,87919.15%
JJ MackayConservative1,042 6.93%
MK MacmillanUnited Labour Party1,031 6.86%

Electorate: 22,683; Turnout: 66.27%;
Majority: 7,200 (47.90%)


Westhoughton
[E] Labour hold
R StottLabour30,57451.45%
BH TetlowConservative17,90930.14%
RS HaleLiberal10,93918.41%

Electorate: 71,416; Turnout: 83.21%;
Majority: 12,665 (21.31%)


West Lothian
[S] Labour hold
T DalyellLabour28,11245.31%
W WolfeScottish Nationalist21,69034.96%
A PollockConservative11,80419.03%
C BettCommunist438 0.71%

Electorate: 76,943; Turnout: 80.64%;
Majority: 6,422 (10.35%)


Westmorland
[E] Conservative hold
TM JoplingConservative22,03650.13%
A NixonLiberal15,50235.27%
PJ HildrewLabour6,41914.60%

Electorate: 55,451; Turnout: 79.27%;
Majority: 6,534 (14.86%)


Weston-super-Mare
[E] Conservative hold
AW WigginConservative33,83850.04%
PA GoldingLiberal20,23729.93%
RE MorrisLabour13,54220.03%

Electorate: 84,375; Turnout: 80.14%;
Majority: 13,601 (20.11%)


Whitehaven
[E] Labour hold
JA CunninghamLabour23,22959.42%
PB VoseConservative15,86740.58%

Electorate: 50,446; Turnout: 77.50%;
Majority: 7,362 (18.83%)


Widnes
[E] Labour hold
GJ OakesLabour35,65465.05%
AHK MaynardConservative19,15534.95%

Electorate: 74,393; Turnout: 73.67%;
Majority: 16,499 (30.10%)


Wigan
[E] Labour hold
EA FitchLabour30,48571.28%
P BeardConservative12,28328.72%

Electorate: 56,390; Turnout: 75.84%;
Majority: 18,202 (42.56%)


Wimbledon
[E] new constituency boundaries
RMO HaversConservative26,54248.62%
K BillLabour14,32926.25%
K SearbyLiberal13,47824.69%
WG BoaksInd240 0.44%

Electorate: 70,210; Turnout: 77.75%;
Majority: 12,213 (22.37%)


Winchester
[E] new constituency boundaries
MC Morgan-GilesConservative30,84346.15%
JW MatthewLiberal20,33930.43%
WH AllchinLabour15,65523.42%

Electorate: 82,022; Turnout: 81.49%;
Majority: 10,504 (15.72%)


Windsor & Maidenhead
[E] Conservative hold
A GlynConservative31,02248.85%
GH KahanLiberal16,02725.24%
M GolderLabour15,41324.27%
DP FunnellUnofficial Conservative1,041 1.64%

Electorate: 78,951; Turnout: 80.43%;
Majority: 14,995 (23.61%)


Wirral
[E] new constituency boundaries
JSB LloydSpeaker38,45251.15%
AJ WhippLabour22,60530.07%
M GayfordLiberal14,12318.79%

Electorate: 92,217; Turnout: 81.53%;
Majority: 15,847 (21.08%)


Woking
[E] new constituency boundaries
CGD OnslowConservative25,24346.33%
P WadeLiberal17,66032.41%
JW TattersallLabour11,58321.26%

Electorate: 67,371; Turnout: 80.87%;
Majority: 7,583 (13.92%)


Wokingham
[E] new constituency boundaries
WR van StraubenzeeConservative27,22345.16%
SMM CuffLiberal16,79127.85%
RW CrewLabour16,26926.99%

Electorate: 72,773; Turnout: 82.84%;
Majority: 10,432 (17.31%)


Wolverhampton North East
[E] new constituency boundaries
R ShortLabour28,93559.65%
PW HawksleyConservative16,31833.64%
A WebberNational Front2,548 5.25%
C JordanBritish Movement711 1.47%

Electorate: 68,860; Turnout: 70.45%;
Majority: 12,617 (26.01%)

Wolverhampton South East
[E] new constituency boundaries
R EdwardsLabour21,74654.85%
JS HeathConservative10,84127.35%
T BamfordLiberal5,51113.90%
J ParkerNational Front1,546 3.90%

Electorate: 54,945; Turnout: 72.15%;
Majority: 10,905 (27.51%)


Wolverhampton South West
[E] new constituency boundaries
N BudgenConservative23,12345.73%
HV MiddleweekLabour16,22232.09%
J WernickLiberal9,69119.17%
G CooperNational Front1,523 3.01%

Electorate: 63,555; Turnout: 79.55%;
Majority: 6,901 (13.65%)


Wood Green
[E] Labour hold
JS ButlerLabour18,59450.61%
P MalynnConservative10,95029.81%
M WaltonLiberal7,19419.58%

Electorate: 51,668; Turnout: 71.10%;
Majority: 7,644 (20.81%)


Woolwich East
[E] new constituency boundaries
CP MayhewLabour20,96755.76%
BH WatsonConservative8,99023.91%
DJ WoodheadLiberal6,39016.99%
PS HanmanNational Front1,066 2.83%
JR MurphyExports191 0.51%

Electorate: 50,520; Turnout: 74.43%;
Majority: 11,977 (31.85%)


Woolwich West
[E] new constituency boundaries
W HamlingLabour20,12644.09%
PJ BottomleyConservative17,69038.75%
JP JohnsonLiberal7,83317.16%

Electorate: 55,769; Turnout: 81.85%;
Majority: 2,436 (5.34%)


Worcester
[E] Conservative hold
PE WalkerConservative27,37745.62%
WB MorganLabour19,91033.18%
DS SmithLiberal12,72421.20%

Electorate: 74,132; Turnout: 80.95%;
Majority: 7,467 (12.44%)


Worcestershire South
[E] Conservative hold
MH SpicerConservative28,12647.12%
J BirchLiberal20,96135.11%
DP PugsleyLabour9,75716.35%
G HuntInd Conservative850 1.42%

Electorate: 72,962; Turnout: 81.82%;
Majority: 7,165 (12.00%)


Workington
[E] Labour hold
TF PeartLabour24,00059.66%
RL PageConservative16,23040.34%

Electorate: 52,656; Turnout: 76.40%;
Majority: 7,770 (19.31%)


Worthing
[E] Conservative hold
TL HigginsConservative33,61359.41%
MHC FoleyLiberal14,68325.95%
MWJ NevesLabour8,28614.64%

Electorate: 72,143; Turnout: 78.43%;
Majority: 18,930 (33.46%)


The Wrekin
[E] new constituency boundaries
GT FowlerLabour30,64246.25%
JAP TraffordConservative24,12136.41%
I PowneyLiberal11,48717.34%

Electorate: 81,955; Turnout: 80.84%;
Majority: 6,521 (9.84%)


Wrexham
[W] Labour hold
RT EllisLabour27,38446.73%
JL PritchardConservative14,30124.40%
M ThomasLiberal14,29724.40%
HW RobertsPlaid Cymru2,624 4.48%

Electorate: 75,492; Turnout: 77.63%;
Majority: 13,083 (22.32%)


Wycombe
[E] new constituency boundaries
J HallConservative29,52146.23%
WF BackLabour18,82229.48%
M JamesLiberal15,51224.29%

Electorate: 78,203; Turnout: 81.65%;
Majority: 10,699 (16.76%)


Yarmouth
[E] new constituency boundaries
A FellConservative24,71143.35%
P HollisLabour19,77434.69%
P ColebyLiberal12,52421.97%

Electorate: 70,212; Turnout: 81.20%;
Majority: 4,937 (8.66%)


Yeovil
[E] Conservative hold
JWW PeytonConservative25,95541.53%
G TaylorLiberal18,46529.54%
MT McVicarLabour17,36227.78%
J TippettDemocratic Conservative720 1.15%

Electorate: 74,534; Turnout: 83.86%;
Majority: 7,490 (11.98%)


York
[E] Labour hold
AW LyonLabour25,67440.55%
JGB WatsonConservative24,84339.24%
SF GallowayLiberal12,79320.21%

Electorate: 76,505; Turnout: 82.75%;
Majority: 831 (1.31%)

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