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
Bexleyheath — Bishop AuklandBlaby — Bournemouth West
Bexleyheath
[E] Conservative hold
CD TownsendConservative17,39943.83%
J StanyerLabour15,41238.83%
W PickardLiberal6,88217.34%

Electorate: 51,022; Turnout: 77.80%;
Majority: 1,987 ( 5.01%)


Birkenhead
[E] Labour hold
E DellLabour21,74851.30%
E GearingConservative12,26428.93%
GC LindsayLiberal8,38019.77%

Electorate: 60,400; Turnout: 70.19%;
Majority: 9,484 (22.37%)


Birmingham Edgbaston
[E] Conservative hold
JCJ KnightConservative19,48343.95%
JG HannahLabour17,07338.52%
P DaviesLiberal7,77017.53%

Electorate: 70,078; Turnout: 63.25%;
Majority: 2,410 ( 5.44%)


Birmingham Erdington
[E] Labour hold
J SilvermanLabour22,16051.45%
J AldenConservative13,38331.07%
J MillsLiberal6,11914.21%
TM FinneganNational Front1,413 3.28%

Electorate: 65,764; Turnout: 65.50%;
Majority: 8,777 (20.38%)


Birmingham Hall Green
[E] Conservative hold
RE EyreConservative20,56943.72%
TJ StewartLabour17,94538.14%
I PowneyLiberal8,53218.14%

Electorate: 67,043; Turnout: 70.17%;
Majority: 2,624 ( 5.58%)


Birmingham Handsworth
[E] Labour hold
JMH LeeLabour15,01149.42%
R TylerConservative11,11536.59%
DI Grant-SmithLiberal3,20510.55%
J FinneganNational Front838 2.76%
TL KeenMore Prosperous Britain105 0.35%
JL HutchinsonMarxist-Leninist103 0.34%

Electorate: 45,676; Turnout: 66.51%;
Majority: 3,896 (12.83%)


Birmingham Ladywood
[E] Labour hold
AB WaldenLabour14,81864.47%
R LawnConservative5,07922.10%
KG HardemanLiberal3,08613.43%

Electorate: 40,394; Turnout: 56.90%;
Majority: 9,739 (42.37%)


Birmingham Northfield
[E] Labour hold
RJ CarterLabour27,43552.10%
JBL CadburyConservative16,83831.97%
D HainsLiberal7,85114.91%
EA DavenportPeople Party359 0.68%
DW RobinsonCommunist180 0.34%

Electorate: 77,593; Turnout: 67.87%;
Majority: 10,597 (20.12%)


Birmingham Perry Barr
[E] Labour hold
JW RookerLabour18,29147.48%
JR KinseyConservative15,08739.17%
KJ HoversLiberal4,23110.98%
RJ WarrenNational Front826 2.14%
T KeenMore Prosperous Britain86 0.22%

Electorate: 52,509; Turnout: 73.36%;
Majority: 3,204 ( 8.32%)


Birmingham Selly Oak
[E] Labour gain
T LitterickLabour17,32041.08%
HE GurdenConservative16,99440.30%
RA GrantLiberal7,85018.62%

Electorate: 62,757; Turnout: 67.19%;
Majority: 326 ( 0.77%)


Birmingham Small Heath
[E] Labour hold
DH HowellLabour19,70366.54%
R O'ConnorConservative5,64819.07%
D CaneyLiberal4,26014.39%

Electorate: 51,405; Turnout: 57.60%;
Majority: 14,055 (47.47%)


Birmingham Sparkbrook
[E] Labour hold
RSG HattersleyLabour17,47658.45%
DJ SavageConservative8,95529.95%
C WilliamsLiberal2,920 9.77%
J MolloyIrish Civil Rights548 1.83%

Electorate: 49,683; Turnout: 60.18%;
Majority: 8,521 (28.50%)


Birmingham Stechford
[E] Labour hold
RH JenkinsLabour23,07557.56%
DJ WedgwoodConservative11,15227.82%
GA GopsillLiberal5,86014.62%

Electorate: 62,516; Turnout: 64.12%;
Majority: 11,923 (29.74%)


Birmingham Yardley
[E] Labour hold
S TierneyLabour20,83448.27%
DM CoombsConservative16,66438.61%
J AldridgeLiberal4,51810.47%
H ChallendarNational Front1,034 2.40%
T KeenMore Prosperous Britain111 0.26%

Electorate: 59,052; Turnout: 73.09%;
Majority: 4,170 ( 9.66%)


Bishop Aukland
[E] Labour hold
HJ BoydenLabour27,18152.85%
DW EtheridgeConservative16,08631.27%
DL CobboldLiberal8,16815.88%

Electorate: 72,581; Turnout: 70.87%;
Majority: 11,095 (21.57%)

Blaby
[E] Conservative hold
N LawsonConservative25,40549.87%
MF FoxLabour13,24426.00%
D InmanLiberal12,29024.13%

Electorate: 65,073; Turnout: 78.28%;
Majority: 12,161 (23.87%)


Blackburn
[E] Labour hold
BA CastleLabour20,34451.46%
ID McGawConservative12,69232.10%
FJ BeethamLiberal4,74111.99%
JK ReadNational Front1,758 4.45%

Electorate: 54,213; Turnout: 72.93%;
Majority: 7,652 (19.36%)


Blackpool North
[E] Conservative hold
NA MiscampbellConservative19,66247.26%
IJ TaylorLabour14,19534.12%
G MulhollandLiberal7,75018.63%

Electorate: 59,743; Turnout: 69.64%;
Majority: 5,467 (13.14%)


Blackpool South
[E] Conservative hold
PAR BlakerConservative18,18844.93%
M AtkinsLabour12,96732.03%
EE WynneLiberal9,32723.04%

Electorate: 57,951; Turnout: 69.86%;
Majority: 5,221 (12.90%)


Blaydon
[E] Labour hold
RE WoofLabour23,74357.27%
AA CraigConservative10,27724.79%
P BarkerLiberal7,43917.94%

Electorate: 59,908; Turnout: 69.20%;
Majority: 13,466 (32.48%)


Blyth
[E] Labour gain
J RymanLabour20,30836.72%
EJ MilneInd Labour20,23036.58%
JW ShipleyLiberal8,17714.79%
B GriffithsConservative6,59011.92%

Electorate: 74,462; Turnout: 74.27%;
Majority: 78 ( 0.14%)


Bodmin
[E] Conservative gain
RA HicksConservative20,75645.46%
PA TylerLiberal20,09144.00%
PC KnightLabour4,81410.54%

Electorate: 55,485; Turnout: 82.29%;
Majority: 665 ( 1.46%)


Bolsover
[E] Labour hold
DE SkinnerLabour27,27570.55%
CL SternbergConservative6,20916.06%
M TaylorLiberal5,17613.39%

Electorate: 51,880; Turnout: 74.52%;
Majority: 21,066 (54.49%)


Bolton East
[E] Labour hold
DW YoungLabour21,56946.77%
J HeddleConservative17,50437.95%
TJ AkeroydLiberal5,79212.56%
G BoothNational Front1,106 2.40%
H SmithMore Prosperous Britain149 0.32%

Electorate: 60,177; Turnout: 76.64%;
Majority: 4,065 ( 8.81%)


Bolton West
[E] Labour gain
WA TaylorLabour16,96743.26%
RS RedmondConservative16,06140.95%
PS LinneyLiberal5,12713.07%
W RobertsNational Front1,070 2.73%

Electorate: 50,782; Turnout: 77.24%;
Majority: 906 ( 2.31%)


Bootle
[E] Labour hold
S MahonLabour27,63364.03%
JF BurrowsConservative10,74324.89%
H FjortoftLiberal4,266 9.88%
R MorrisCommunist516 1.20%

Electorate: 64,236; Turnout: 67.19%;
Majority: 16,890 (39.14%)


Bosworth
[E] Conservative hold
A ButlerConservative28,49041.43%
MGM SlomanLabour28,18840.99%
MJ GaltonLiberal12,08217.57%

Electorate: 83,820; Turnout: 82.03%;
Majority: 302 ( 0.44%)


Bothwell
[S] Labour hold
J HamiltonLabour22,08648.64%
J McCoolSNP11,13824.53%
D RoserConservative8,12517.89%
T GrieveLiberal4,057 8.93%

Electorate: 59,357; Turnout: 76.50%;
Majority: 10,948 (24.11%)


Bournemouth East
[E] Conservative hold
JH CordleConservative20,79051.76%
GH MusgraveLiberal10,12925.22%
DE LockLabour8,42220.97%
M HayesNational Front828 2.06%

Electorate: 57,010; Turnout: 70.46%;
Majority: 10,661 (26.54%)


Bournemouth West
[E] Conservative hold
JB EdenConservative21,29450.67%
LF BennettLabour10,56625.14%
TDG RichardsLiberal10,16624.19%

Electorate: 61,211; Turnout: 68.66%;
Majority: 10,728 (25.53%)

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