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
Banffshire — Bebington & Ellesmere PortBeckenham — Bethnall Green & Bow
Banffshire
[S] SNP hold
IH WattSNP10,63845.89%
JS GordonConservative8,78737.90%
C McLeodLiberal2,059 8.88%
AWM PorteousLabour1,700 7.33%

Electorate: 31,992; Turnout: 72.47%;
Majority: 1,851 ( 7.98%)


Barking
[E] Labour hold
J RichardsonLabour21,54663.92%
E ForthConservative5,25615.59%
MF TaylorLiberal5,24515.56%
CW BondNational Front1,661 4.93%

Electorate: 50,039; Turnout: 67.36%;
Majority: 16,290 (48.33%)


Barkston Ash
[E] Conservative hold
MJH AlisonConservative30,49848.00%
IH MuirLabour20,55732.35%
D PaigeLiberal12,48319.65%

Electorate: 83,803; Turnout: 75.82%;
Majority: 9,941 (15.65%)


Barnsley
[E] Labour hold
R MasonLabour34,21265.33%
G EnglandConservative9,40017.95%
P TomlinsonLiberal8,75316.72%

Electorate: 76,572; Turnout: 68.39%;
Majority: 24,812 (47.38%)


Barrow-in-Furness
[E] Labour hold
AE BoothLabour21,60751.41%
Ld R CecilConservative14,25333.91%
MA BenjaminLiberal5,78813.77%
V MooreInd384 0.91%

Electorate: 54,541; Turnout: 77.06%;
Majority: 7,354 (17.50%)


Barry
[W] Conservative hold
R GowerConservative23,36042.96%
JE BrooksLabour20,45737.62%
J LloydLiberal8,76416.12%
V Wynne-WilliamsPlaid Cymru1,793 3.30%

Electorate: 69,992; Turnout: 77.69%;
Majority: 2,903 ( 5.34%)


Basildon
[E] Labour hold
E MoonmanLabour32,29847.88%
D AtkinsonConservative21,74732.24%
E FortuneLiberal12,81619.00%
R ChaplinInd Labour599 0.89%

Electorate: 91,416; Turnout: 73.79%;
Majority: 10,551 (15.64%)


Basingstoke
[E] Conservative hold
DB MitchellConservative29,03843.17%
TE HuntLabour22,82633.94%
NAL WhitbreadLiberal14,63621.76%
G GoodallNational Front763 1.13%

Electorate: 86,782; Turnout: 77.51%;
Majority: 6,212 ( 9.24%)


Bassetlaw
[E] Labour hold
JW AshtonLabour28,66353.69%
DK HarrisConservative16,49430.90%
A WilkinsonLiberal7,82114.65%
A StorkeyChristian Party408 0.76%

Electorate: 71,724; Turnout: 74.43%;
Majority: 12,169 (22.79%)


Bath
[E] Conservative hold
EJ BrownConservative18,47037.71%
CP MayhewLiberal16,34833.38%
ML BishopLabour14,01128.61%
J KempUnited Democratic Party150 0.31%

Electorate: 62,304; Turnout: 78.61%;
Majority: 2,122 ( 4.33%)


Batley & Morley
[E] Labour hold
ADD BroughtonLabour21,17949.21%
GNA CroneConservative12,93130.05%
I LesterLiberal8,92820.74%

Electorate: 61,894; Turnout: 69.54%;
Majority: 8,248 (19.16%)


Battersea North
[E] Labour hold
DPT JayLabour17,16162.22%
SJC RandallConservative6,01921.82%
CR WilliamsLiberal3,04811.05%
R FriendNational Front1,250 4.53%
C ReakesMarxist-Leninist102 0.37%

Electorate: 44,799; Turnout: 61.56%;
Majority: 11,142 (40.40%)


Battersea South
[E] Labour hold
EG PerryLabour14,28447.84%
WTO WallaceConservative11,43338.29%
J WareLiberal3,97113.30%
T KeenMore Prosperous Britain170 0.57%

Electorate: 46,724; Turnout: 63.90%;
Majority: 2,851 ( 9.55%)


Beaconsfield
[E] Conservative hold
RM BellConservative23,23448.31%
WH EastwellLiberal12,60626.21%
M JohnsonLabour12,25325.48%

Electorate: 68,541; Turnout: 70.17%;
Majority: 10,628 (22.10%)


Bebington & Ellesmere Port
[E] Labour hold
A BatesLabour32,31047.46%
EP CockeramConservative25,81937.93%
N ThomasLiberal9,94714.61%

Electorate: 86,641; Turnout: 78.57%;
Majority: 6,491 ( 9.53%)

Beckenham
[E] Conservative hold
PC GoodhartConservative19,79847.69%
NJ SharpLabour11,14026.83%
GD MitchellLiberal10,57825.48%

Electorate: 59,512; Turnout: 69.76%;
Majority: 8,658 (20.85%)


Bedford
[E] Conservative hold
THH SkeetConservative24,83443.61%
B ParkynLabour20,74636.43%
JC GriffithsLiberal11,36019.95%

Electorate: 74,143; Turnout: 76.80%;
Majority: 4,088 ( 7.18%)


Bedfordshire Mid
[E] Conservative hold
SLE HastingsConservative26,88545.70%
JE CrowLabour17,55929.85%
PW MeyerLiberal14,38824.46%

Electorate: 75,171; Turnout: 78.26%;
Majority: 9,326 (15.85%)


Bedfordshire South
[E] Conservative hold
WD MadelConservative20,79441.31%
RA LittleLabour16,35132.48%
DJH PenwardenLiberal13,19426.21%

Electorate: 64,329; Turnout: 78.25%;
Majority: 4,443 ( 8.83%)


Bedwellty
[W] Labour hold
NG KinnockLabour27,41870.88%
PL BrookeConservative4,55611.78%
RG MorganLiberal3,621 9.36%
D MogfordPlaid Cymru3,086 7.98%

Electorate: 50,183; Turnout: 77.08%;
Majority: 22,862 (59.10%)


Beeston
[E] Conservative hold
JT LesterConservative25,09542.02%
AJ GardnerLabour24,97441.81%
SC ReddishLiberal9,65816.17%

Electorate: 74,172; Turnout: 80.52%;
Majority: 121 ( 0.20%)


Belfast East
[N] United UU Council hold
W CraigUnited UU Council31,59459.14%
PJ McLachlanUnionist Party of NI14,41726.98%
DJ BleakleyNI Labour7,41513.88%

Electorate: 79,591; Turnout: 67.13%;
Majority: 17,177 (32.15%)


Belfast North
[N] United UU Council hold
J CarsonUnited UU Council29,62262.61%
T DonnellySDLP11,40024.10%
J FergusonAlliance3,807 8.05%
WR BoydNI Labour2,481 5.24%

Electorate: 71,779; Turnout: 65.91%;
Majority: 18,222 (38.52%)


Belfast South
[N] United UU Council hold
RJ BradfordUnited UU Council30,11659.23%
JBC GlassAlliance11,71523.04%
SR McMasterUnionist4,982 9.80%
BJ CaraherSDLP2,390 4.70%
JE HolmesNI Labour1,643 3.23%

Electorate: 75,112; Turnout: 67.69%;
Majority: 18,401 (36.19%)


Belfast West
[N] SDLP hold
G FittSDLP21,82149.01%
J McQuadeUnited UU Council16,26536.53%
K O'KaneRepublican Clubs3,547 7.97%
SM GibsonVolunteer Political Party2,690 6.04%
P KerinsMarxist-Leninist203 0.46%

Electorate: 66,279; Turnout: 67.18%;
Majority: 5,556 (12.48%)


Belper
[E] Labour hold
RL MacFarquharLabour27,36547.13%
SD NewallConservative21,68137.34%
JJ WatesLiberal9,01715.53%

Electorate: 71,197; Turnout: 81.55%;
Majority: 5,684 ( 9.79%)


Bermondsey
[E] Labour hold
RJ MellishLabour22,87573.37%
HE FlightConservative4,29413.77%
J TaylorLiberal2,520 8.08%
G DaveyNational Front1,488 4.77%

Electorate: 55,254; Turnout: 56.42%;
Majority: 18,581 (59.60%)


Berwick & East Lothian
[S] Labour gain
JP MackintoshLabour20,68243.31%
M AncramConservative17,94237.57%
R MacleodSNP6,32313.24%
CF LawsonLiberal2,811 5.89%

Electorate: 57,503; Turnout: 83.05%;
Majority: 2,740 ( 5.74%)


Berwick-upon-Tweed
[E] Liberal hold
AJ BeithLiberal14,68443.11%
CAE Baker-CresswellConservative14,61142.89%
G SpainLabour4,76814.00%

Electorate: 41,861; Turnout: 81.37%;
Majority: 73 ( 0.21%)


Bethnall Green & Bow
[E] Labour hold
I MikardoLabour19,64968.91%
TD GatesLiberal3,70012.98%
CPY MurphyConservative2,99510.50%
WE CastletonNational Front2,172 7.62%

Electorate: 53,763; Turnout: 53.04%;
Majority: 15,949 (55.93%)

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