UK General Election results October 1974

10th October 1974
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The region in which each constituency is situated is indicated in square brackets
Aberavon — Angus North & MearnsAngus South — Banbury
Aberavon
[W] Labour hold
J MorrisLabour29,68362.82%
NK HammondConservative7,93116.78%
S CuttsLiberal5,17810.96%
G ThomasPlaid Cymru4,032 8.53%
J BevanWorkers Revolutionary Party427 0.90%

Electorate: 64,667; Turnout: 73.07%;
Majority: 21,752 (46.04%)


Aberdare
[W] Labour hold
IL EvansLabour24,19763.26%
G OwenPlaid Cymru8,13321.26%
BGC WebbConservative2,775 7.25%
G HillLiberal2,118 5.54%
ATM WilsonCommunist1,028 2.69%

Electorate: 48,380; Turnout: 79.06%;
Majority: 16,064 (42.00%)


Aberdeen North
[S] Labour hold
R HughesLabour23,13050.88%
J McGuganSNP13,50929.71%
P FraserConservative5,12511.27%
F McCallumLiberal3,700 8.14%

Electorate: 65,230; Turnout: 69.70%;
Majority: 9,621 (21.16%)


Aberdeen South
[S] Conservative hold
IM SproatConservative18,47535.47%
R MiddletonLabour18,11034.77%
A StronachSNP10,48120.12%
A RobbieLiberal5,018 9.63%

Electorate: 68,241; Turnout: 76.32%;
Majority: 365 ( 0.70%)


Aberdeenshire East
[S] SNP hold
D HendersonSNP16,30448.46%
KWT RaffanConservative11,93335.47%
SB SissonsLabour3,173 9.43%
A DowLiberal2,232 6.63%

Electorate: 47,736; Turnout: 70.48%;
Majority: 4,371 (12.99%)


Aberdeenshire West
[S] Conservative hold
R FairgrieveConservative15,11135.68%
DCP GracieLiberal12,64329.86%
M SuttarSNP9,40922.22%
CW EllisLabour5,18512.24%

Electorate: 55,341; Turnout: 76.52%;
Majority: 2,468 ( 5.83%)


Abertillery
[W] Labour hold
J ThomasLabour20,83575.88%
WA RichardsPlaid Cymru2,480 9.03%
PJE LarneyConservative2,364 8.61%
HW ClarkLiberal1,779 6.48%

Electorate: 36,561; Turnout: 75.10%;
Majority: 18,355 (66.85%)


Abingdon
[E] Conservative hold
AMS NeaveConservative31,95646.64%
DEH MoriartyLabour21,31931.12%
M FogartyLiberal15,23922.24%

Electorate: 90,451; Turnout: 75.75%;
Majority: 10,637 (15.53%)


Accrington
[E] Labour hold
A DavidsonLabour19,83849.18%
J McLaughlinConservative13,61833.76%
WI CooperLiberal5,70414.14%
D RileyNational Front1,176 2.92%

Electorate: 50,820; Turnout: 79.37%;
Majority: 6,220 (15.42%)


Acton
[E] Conservative hold
G YoungConservative17,66945.19%
GA BarnhamLabour16,86143.12%
MR Uziell-HamiltonLiberal4,56911.69%

Electorate: 56,689; Turnout: 68.97%;
Majority: 808 ( 2.07%)


Aldershot
[E] Conservative hold
JMG CritchleyConservative26,46345.14%
A BurtonLiberal16,10427.47%
EP SudworthLabour14,93625.48%
A GreensladeNational Front1,120 1.91%

Electorate: 80,522; Turnout: 72.80%;
Majority: 10,359 (17.67%)


Aldridge-Brownhills
[E] Labour hold
G EdgeLabour21,40343.51%
AJM TeacherConservative18,88438.39%
JA CroftonLiberal8,69317.67%
T KeenMore Prosperous Britain210 0.43%

Electorate: 61,731; Turnout: 79.68%;
Majority: 2,519 ( 5.12%)


Altrincham & Sale
[E] Conservative hold
WF MontgomeryConservative23,91042.78%
E WoodLabour16,99830.41%
D BlackburnLiberal14,98026.80%

Electorate: 73,296; Turnout: 76.25%;
Majority: 6,912 (12.37%)


Anglesey
[W] Labour hold
C HughesLabour13,94741.62%
TV LewisConservative7,97523.80%
D IwanPlaid Cymru6,41019.13%
WDM AnkersLiberal5,18215.46%

Electorate: 44,026; Turnout: 76.12%;
Majority: 5,972 (17.82%)


Angus North & Mearns
[S] Conservative hold
AL Buchanan-SmithConservative11,83543.57%
I MurraySNP9,28434.18%
JMS McEwanLabour3,34412.31%
M BruceLiberal2,700 9.94%

Electorate: 37,604; Turnout: 72.23%;
Majority: 2,551 ( 9.39%)

Angus South
[S] SNP gain
A WelshSNP17,07343.83%
J Bruce-GardyneConservative15,24939.15%
NL GeaughanLabour4,10310.53%
H WillLiberal2,529 6.49%

Electorate: 52,275; Turnout: 74.52%;
Majority: 1,824 ( 4.68%)


Antrim North
[N] United UU Council hold
IRK PaisleyUnited UU Council41,18671.64%
H WilsonAlliance8,68915.11%
M McAllisterSDLP7,61613.25%

Electorate: 103,737; Turnout: 55.42%;
Majority: 32,497 (56.53%)


Antrim South
[N] United UU Council hold
JH MolyneauxUnited UU Council48,89271.47%
CHG KinahanAlliance10,46015.29%
PJ RowanSDLP9,06113.24%

Electorate: 117,834; Turnout: 58.06%;
Majority: 38,432 (56.18%)


Argyll
[S] SNP hold
I MacCormickSNP14,96749.71%
JJ MackayConservative11,03636.66%
M MacGregorLabour4,10313.63%

Electorate: 41,814; Turnout: 72.00%;
Majority: 3,931 (13.06%)


Armagh
[N] United UU Council hold
JH McCuskerUnited UU Council37,51860.02%
S MallonSDLP19,85531.76%
M McGurranRepublican Clubs5,138 8.22%

Electorate: 91,060; Turnout: 68.65%;
Majority: 17,663 (28.26%)


Arundel
[E] Conservative hold
RM MarshallConservative34,21556.19%
JR KingsburyLiberal15,40425.30%
ME StedmanLabour11,26818.51%

Electorate: 83,464; Turnout: 72.95%;
Majority: 18,811 (30.89%)


Ashfield
[E] Labour hold
DI MarquandLabour35,36763.41%
RN KemmConservative12,45222.32%
HC FlintLiberal7,95914.27%

Electorate: 74,701; Turnout: 74.67%;
Majority: 22,915 (41.08%)


Ashford
[E] Conservative hold
HK SpeedConservative19,29444.31%
MB JacksonLabour13,26930.47%
CG DennisLiberal10,98325.22%

Electorate: 58,419; Turnout: 74.54%;
Majority: 6,025 (13.84%)


Ashton-under-Lyne
[E] Labour hold
RE SheldonLabour23,49053.87%
MH LitchfieldConservative12,76329.27%
TG JonesLiberal7,35616.87%

Electorate: 60,393; Turnout: 72.21%;
Majority: 10,727 (24.60%)


Aylesbury
[E] Conservative hold
THF RaisonConservative23,56546.78%
R GrovesLabour14,59228.97%
MJ CookLiberal12,21924.26%

Electorate: 67,729; Turnout: 74.38%;
Majority: 8,973 (17.81%)


Ayr
[S] Conservative hold
GKH YoungerConservative17,48742.37%
RS StewartLabour14,26834.57%
EA RobinsonSNP6,90216.72%
N ToshLiberal2,611 6.33%

Electorate: 51,975; Turnout: 79.40%;
Majority: 3,219 ( 7.80%)


Ayrshire Central
[S] Labour hold
D LambieLabour21,18845.09%
M CarseConservative11,63324.75%
L AndersonSNP11,53324.54%
J WattsLiberal2,640 5.62%

Electorate: 59,273; Turnout: 79.28%;
Majority: 9,555 (20.33%)


Ayrshire North & Bute
[S] Conservative hold
JA CorrieConservative13,59938.89%
JN CarsonLabour10,09328.86%
JA MurphySNP9,05525.89%
R StevensonLiberal2,224 6.36%

Electorate: 49,071; Turnout: 71.27%;
Majority: 3,506 (10.03%)


Ayrshire South
[S] Labour hold
J SillarsLabour22,32956.23%
R MullinSNP7,85119.77%
J ArmstrongConservative7,40218.64%
R MabonLiberal2,130 5.36%

Electorate: 51,330; Turnout: 77.37%;
Majority: 14,478 (36.46%)


Banbury
[E] Conservative hold
HN MartenConservative24,21047.35%
AC BoothLabour18,01935.24%
D CharltonLiberal8,35216.34%
J BarbourInd English Nationalist547 1.07%

Electorate: 67,530; Turnout: 75.71%;
Majority: 6,191 (12.11%)

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