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
Derbyshire South East — Down SouthDudley East — Eastbourne
Derbyshire South East
[E] Conservative hold
PL RostConservative18,85643.74%
RJ MadeleyLabour17,85141.41%
H WarschauerLiberal6,40414.85%

Electorate: 53,739; Turnout: 80.22%;
Majority: 1,005 ( 2.33%)


Derbyshire West
[E] Conservative hold
JSR Scott-HopkinsConservative18,46847.91%
PM WorboysLiberal10,62227.56%
DA TownsendLabour9,45624.53%

Electorate: 66,869; Turnout: 57.64%;
Majority: 7,846 (20.35%)


Devizes
[E] Conservative hold
CA MorrisonConservative24,84242.45%
VE FinlaysonLabour17,82130.46%
J AinslieLiberal15,85127.09%

Electorate: 77,793; Turnout: 75.22%;
Majority: 7,021 (12.00%)


Devon North
[E] Liberal hold
JJ ThorpeLiberal28,20948.12%
A SpellerConservative21,48836.66%
AJ GolantLabour8,35614.25%
F Hansford-MillerEnglish Nationalist568 0.97%

Electorate: 73,598; Turnout: 79.65%;
Majority: 6,721 (11.47%)


Devon West
[E] Conservative hold
PM MillsConservative22,59450.03%
MA PinneyLiberal16,66536.90%
JBH DuffinLabour5,89913.06%

Electorate: 57,431; Turnout: 78.63%;
Majority: 5,929 (13.13%)


Dewsbury
[E] Labour hold
D GinsburgLabour20,37845.44%
M WoodConservative13,47730.05%
A AllsopLiberal10,99124.51%

Electorate: 61,508; Turnout: 72.91%;
Majority: 6,901 (15.39%)


Doncaster
[E] Labour hold
H WalkerLabour22,17751.26%
J WilkinsonConservative14,74734.09%
WJ DavisonLiberal6,33614.65%

Electorate: 59,464; Turnout: 72.75%;
Majority: 7,430 (17.18%)


Don Valley
[E] Labour hold
R KelleyLabour41,18763.25%
PJ Le BosquetConservative13,76721.14%
E SimpsonLiberal10,16115.60%

Electorate: 88,777; Turnout: 73.35%;
Majority: 27,420 (42.11%)


Dorking
[E] Conservative hold
GE SinclairConservative22,40350.67%
GSA AndrewsLiberal12,09827.36%
J ChapmanLabour9,71421.97%

Electorate: 58,955; Turnout: 75.00%;
Majority: 10,305 (23.31%)


Dorset North
[E] Conservative hold
DP JamesConservative28,89151.15%
PG WatkinsLiberal20,35036.03%
TG JonesLabour7,24512.83%

Electorate: 71,325; Turnout: 79.20%;
Majority: 8,541 (15.12%)


Dorset South
[E] Conservative hold
EM KingConservative24,35145.88%
A ChedzoyLabour17,65233.26%
C SandyLiberal11,07520.87%

Electorate: 70,416; Turnout: 75.38%;
Majority: 6,699 (12.62%)


Dorset West
[E] Conservative hold
JW SpicerConservative20,51749.20%
RM AngusLiberal11,83228.37%
PJ DaweLabour9,35022.42%

Electorate: 53,569; Turnout: 77.84%;
Majority: 8,685 (20.83%)


Dover & Deal
[E] Conservative hold
PWI ReesConservative25,64743.64%
LJA BishopLabour23,35339.74%
RS YoungLiberal9,76716.62%

Electorate: 74,704; Turnout: 78.67%;
Majority: 2,294 ( 3.90%)


Down North
[N] United UU Council hold
JA KilfedderUnited UU Council40,99671.92%
K JonesAlliance9,97317.49%
W BrownlowUnionist Party of NI6,03710.59%

Electorate: 93,604; Turnout: 60.90%;
Majority: 31,023 (54.42%)


Down South
[N] United UU Council hold
JE PowellUnited UU Council33,61450.82%
S HollywoodSDLP30,04745.43%
G O'HanlonRepublican Clubs2,327 3.52%
D VipondMarxist-Leninist152 0.23%

Electorate: 91,354; Turnout: 72.40%;
Majority: 3,567 ( 5.39%)

Dudley East
[E] Labour hold
JW GilbertLabour23,62157.30%
JM TaylorConservative11,43027.73%
G HopkinsLiberal5,00312.14%
C KnottNational Front1,171 2.84%

Electorate: 60,381; Turnout: 68.27%;
Majority: 12,191 (29.57%)


Dudley West
[E] Labour hold
CB PhippsLabour28,74051.13%
LE SmithConservative20,21535.96%
A MartinLiberal7,25912.91%

Electorate: 74,746; Turnout: 75.21%;
Majority: 8,525 (15.17%)


Dulwich
[E] Labour hold
SC SilkinLabour21,79049.54%
E MorleyConservative14,33132.58%
WH PearsonLiberal7,86617.88%

Electorate: 67,542; Turnout: 65.13%;
Majority: 7,459 (16.96%)


Dumfries
[S] Conservative hold
HSP MonroConservative18,38638.75%
JF WheatleyLabour12,55826.47%
LAB WhitleySNP12,54226.43%
A SinclairLiberal3,961 8.35%

Electorate: 61,856; Turnout: 76.71%;
Majority: 5,828 (12.28%)


Dunbartonshire Central
[S] Labour hold
H McCartneyLabour15,83740.20%
C AitkenSNP11,45229.07%
MW HirstConservative6,79217.24%
J ReidCommunist3,417 8.67%
JE CameronLiberal1,895 4.81%

Electorate: 49,357; Turnout: 79.81%;
Majority: 4,385 (11.13%)


Dunbartonshire East
[S] SNP gain
MA BainSNP15,55131.21%
JSB HendersonConservative15,52931.17%
EF McGarryLabour15,12230.35%
JA ThompsonLiberal3,626 7.28%

Electorate: 61,788; Turnout: 80.64%;
Majority: 22 ( 0.04%)


Dunbartonshire West
[S] Labour hold
I CampbellLabour15,51138.15%
A MurraySNP13,69733.69%
RR MacDonaldConservative9,42123.17%
JD MurricaneLiberal2,029 4.99%

Electorate: 51,943; Turnout: 78.27%;
Majority: 1,814 ( 4.46%)


Dundee East
[S] SNP hold
RG WilsonSNP22,12047.73%
G MachinLabour15,13732.66%
WL WalkerConservative7,78416.80%
C BrodieLiberal1,302 2.81%

Electorate: 63,152; Turnout: 73.38%;
Majority: 6,983 (15.07%)


Dundee West
[S] Labour hold
PM DoigLabour19,48041.01%
J FairlieSNP16,67835.11%
CG FindlayConservative8,76918.46%
R HewettLiberal2,195 4.62%
H McLevyCommunist381 0.80%

Electorate: 63,916; Turnout: 74.32%;
Majority: 2,802 ( 5.90%)


Dunfermline
[S] Labour hold
A HunterLabour18,47040.10%
A CameronSNP13,17928.61%
K MacLeodConservative10,61123.04%
MDH ValentineLiberal3,800 8.25%

Electorate: 60,679; Turnout: 75.91%;
Majority: 5,291 (11.49%)


Durham
[E] Labour hold
WM HughesLabour31,30558.51%
DL ConwayConservative13,18924.65%
PAJ HeesonLiberal9,01116.84%

Electorate: 74,711; Turnout: 71.62%;
Majority: 18,116 (33.86%)


Durham North West
[E] Labour hold
E ArmstrongLabour27,95364.16%
MJB CooksonConservative9,19721.11%
JK ForsterLiberal6,41814.73%

Electorate: 61,283; Turnout: 71.09%;
Majority: 18,756 (43.05%)


Ealing North
[E] Labour hold
WJ MolloyLabour24,57445.03%
GK DickensConservative21,65239.67%
C PhilipsLiberal8,35115.30%

Electorate: 73,898; Turnout: 73.85%;
Majority: 2,922 ( 5.35%)


Easington
[E] Labour hold
JD DormandLabour28,98465.82%
JS SmailesConservative8,04718.27%
NJ ScaggsLiberal7,00515.91%

Electorate: 63,815; Turnout: 69.01%;
Majority: 20,937 (47.55%)


Eastbourne
[E] Conservative hold
IRE GowConservative30,44254.66%
GH MillarLiberal14,41725.89%
L CaineLabour10,83019.45%

Electorate: 74,697; Turnout: 74.55%;
Majority: 16,025 (28.78%)

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