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
Bradford North — Brighton KemptownBrighton Pavilion — Caithness & Sutherland
Bradford North
[E] Labour hold
BT FordLabour22,84149.05%
HP ThompsonConservative14,25230.60%
AG LishmanLiberal9,47520.35%

Electorate: 66,135; Turnout: 70.41%;
Majority: 8,589 (18.44%)


Bradford South
[E] Labour hold
TW TorneyLabour25,21948.05%
GC LittlewoodConservative16,96432.32%
CJ CawoodLiberal10,30619.63%

Electorate: 73,272; Turnout: 71.64%;
Majority: 8,255 (15.73%)


Bradford West
[E] Labour hold
E LyonsLabour21,13348.53%
JAD WilkinsonConservative16,19237.18%
S HarrisLiberal5,88413.51%
H SmithMore Prosperous Britain339 0.78%

Electorate: 62,684; Turnout: 69.47%;
Majority: 4,941 (11.35%)


Braintree
[E] Conservative hold
AH NewtonConservative20,55939.51%
JK KyleLabour19,46937.42%
R HolmeLiberal12,00423.07%

Electorate: 65,538; Turnout: 79.39%;
Majority: 1,090 ( 2.09%)


Brecon & Radnor
[W] Labour hold
CE RoderickLabour18,62242.12%
LH DaviesConservative15,61035.31%
NK ThomasLiberal7,68217.37%
DN GittinsPlaid Cymru2,300 5.20%

Electorate: 54,300; Turnout: 81.43%;
Majority: 3,012 ( 6.81%)


Brent East
[E] Labour hold
R FreesonLabour20,48154.00%
M KnowlesConservative11,55430.46%
P O'BrienLiberal4,41611.64%
N LyonsNational Front1,096 2.89%
J CurranIrish Civil Rights382 1.01%

Electorate: 63,168; Turnout: 60.04%;
Majority: 8,927 (23.54%)


Brent North
[E] Conservative hold
R BoysonConservative24,85347.93%
TJC GoudieLabour17,54133.83%
F HarrisonLiberal8,15815.73%
J CattanachNational Front1,297 2.50%

Electorate: 72,122; Turnout: 71.89%;
Majority: 7,312 (14.10%)


Brent South
[E] Labour hold
LA PavittLabour21,61157.65%
M Lennox-BoydConservative10,55828.17%
Q RappoportLiberal3,92910.48%
J Harrison-BroadleyNational Front1,388 3.70%

Electorate: 61,244; Turnout: 61.21%;
Majority: 11,053 (29.49%)


Brentford & Isleworth
[E] Conservative hold
BJ HayhoeConservative22,52743.15%
PJ WalkerLabour22,29542.71%
R BlundellLiberal6,01911.53%
T BenfordNational Front1,362 2.61%

Electorate: 71,199; Turnout: 73.32%;
Majority: 232 ( 0.44%)


Brentwood & Ongar
[E] Conservative hold
RA McCrindleConservative21,13646.92%
HE MillerLabour13,19029.28%
LR WernickLiberal10,72523.81%

Electorate: 58,363; Turnout: 77.19%;
Majority: 7,946 (17.64%)


Bridgwater
[E] Conservative hold
TJ KingConservative23,85044.27%
A MitchellLabour17,66332.78%
JHG WyattLiberal12,07722.42%
SR HarradUnited Democratic Party288 0.53%

Electorate: 69,755; Turnout: 77.24%;
Majority: 6,187 (11.48%)


Bridlington
[E] Conservative hold
RF WoodConservative21,90149.07%
JMS CherryLiberal11,79526.43%
AAW DixLabour9,94622.29%
F DayNational Front987 2.21%

Electorate: 65,759; Turnout: 67.87%;
Majority: 10,106 (22.64%)


Brigg & Scunthorpe
[E] Labour hold
J EllisLabour28,92945.51%
JPS RiddellConservative22,18734.90%
J HarrisLiberal12,45219.59%

Electorate: 90,159; Turnout: 70.51%;
Majority: 6,742 (10.61%)


Brighouse & Spenborough
[E] Labour hold
GC JacksonLabour21,96443.91%
W ProudfootConservative19,78739.56%
J SmithsonLiberal8,26516.52%

Electorate: 63,645; Turnout: 78.59%;
Majority: 2,177 ( 4.35%)


Brighton Kemptown
[E] Conservative hold
A BowdenConservative21,72545.90%
D HobdenLabour19,06040.27%
S OsborneLiberal6,21413.13%
R BeaumontEnglish Nationalist155 0.33%
J BuckleMarxist-Leninist125 0.26%
B RalfeInd47 0.10%

Electorate: 65,443; Turnout: 72.32%;
Majority: 2,665 ( 5.63%)

Brighton Pavilion
[E] Conservative hold
HJ AmeryConservative19,04148.43%
GW HumphreyLabour11,62429.57%
D VenablesLiberal8,64822.00%

Electorate: 57,351; Turnout: 68.55%;
Majority: 7,417 (18.87%)


Bristol North East
[E] Labour hold
AMF PalmerLabour19,64753.09%
P HillsConservative11,05629.88%
W Watts-MillerLiberal6,30317.03%

Electorate: 51,970; Turnout: 71.21%;
Majority: 8,591 (23.22%)


Bristol North West
[E] Labour gain
RR ThomasLabour22,15642.13%
M McLarenConservative21,52340.92%
E DavidLiberal8,91416.95%

Electorate: 66,381; Turnout: 79.23%;
Majority: 633 ( 1.20%)


Bristol South
[E] Labour hold
MFL CocksLabour25,10859.33%
RJ KellawayConservative10,12423.92%
D BurrowsLiberal6,28914.86%
PH GannawayNational Front798 1.89%

Electorate: 61,040; Turnout: 69.33%;
Majority: 14,984 (35.41%)


Bristol South East
[E] Labour hold
ANW BennLabour25,97849.13%
J GodwinConservative16,60531.40%
R WardleLiberal8,98716.99%
RJ BaleNational Front775 1.47%
R GodingMiddle Classes Party457 0.86%
P RoweCommunist Party of England79 0.15%

Electorate: 69,427; Turnout: 76.17%;
Majority: 9,373 (17.72%)


Bristol West
[E] Conservative hold
RG CookeConservative18,55546.94%
RGR StaceyLiberal11,59829.34%
J MalosLabour9,37223.71%

Electorate: 60,447; Turnout: 65.39%;
Majority: 6,957 (17.60%)


Bromsgrove & Redditch
[E] Conservative hold
HD MillerConservative31,15344.56%
TAG DavisLabour29,08541.60%
P KelwayLiberal9,67913.84%

Electorate: 87,849; Turnout: 79.59%;
Majority: 2,068 ( 2.96%)


Buckingham
[E] Conservative hold
WR BenyonConservative26,59742.23%
IR MaxwellLabour23,67937.60%
SB CrooksLiberal12,70720.18%

Electorate: 79,077; Turnout: 79.65%;
Majority: 2,918 ( 4.63%)


Burnley
[E] Labour hold
D JonesLabour21,64254.75%
A PickupConservative9,76624.71%
SP MewsLiberal8,11920.54%

Electorate: 52,930; Turnout: 74.68%;
Majority: 11,876 (30.05%)


Burton
[E] Conservative hold
IJ LawrenceConservative23,49644.45%
DR HillLabour21,39840.48%
K StevensLiberal7,96915.07%

Electorate: 67,801; Turnout: 77.97%;
Majority: 2,098 ( 3.97%)


Bury & Radcliffe
[E] Labour gain
FR WhiteLabour26,43042.03%
MM FidlerConservative25,98841.33%
A BensonLiberal10,46316.64%

Electorate: 77,798; Turnout: 80.83%;
Majority: 442 ( 0.70%)


Bury St Edmunds
[E] Conservative hold
EW GriffithsConservative32,17950.35%
JK StephensonLabour21,09733.01%
S HobdayLiberal10,63116.64%

Electorate: 87,321; Turnout: 73.19%;
Majority: 11,082 (17.34%)


Caernarvon
[W] Plaid Cymru hold
D WigleyPlaid Cymru14,62442.55%
EJ SherringtonLabour11,73034.13%
RL HarveyConservative4,32512.58%
D WilliamsLiberal3,69010.74%

Electorate: 42,508; Turnout: 80.85%;
Majority: 2,894 ( 8.42%)


Caerphilly
[W] Labour hold
AT EvansLabour24,16156.59%
PJS WilliamsPlaid Cymru10,45224.48%
DR DoverConservative4,89711.47%
NH LewisLiberal3,184 7.46%

Electorate: 56,462; Turnout: 75.62%;
Majority: 13,709 (32.11%)


Caithness & Sutherland
[S] Labour hold
RAR MacLennanLabour7,94135.28%
EAC SutherlandSNP5,38123.90%
MR BurnettLiberal4,94921.98%
A McQuarrieConservative4,24018.84%

Electorate: 28,837; Turnout: 78.06%;
Majority: 2,560 (11.37%)

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