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
Ilford North — KetteringKidderminster — Leeds South
Ilford North
[E] Labour gain
M MillerLabour20,62142.48%
TL IremongerConservative19,84340.88%
GLP WilsonLiberal8,08016.64%

Electorate: 65,195; Turnout: 74.46%;
Majority: 778 ( 1.60%)


Ilford South
[E] Labour hold
AJ ShawLabour17,53844.71%
N ThorneConservative15,78940.25%
E YatesLiberal5,73414.62%
T KeenMore Prosperous Britain169 0.43%

Electorate: 56,257; Turnout: 69.73%;
Majority: 1,749 ( 4.46%)


Ilkeston
[E] Labour hold
LR FletcherLabour31,15355.51%
ANR HamiltonConservative15,29527.25%
G PooleLiberal9,67117.23%

Electorate: 74,980; Turnout: 74.85%;
Majority: 15,858 (28.26%)


Ince
[E] Labour hold
MT McGuireLabour35,45363.52%
J DysonConservative11,92321.36%
J GibbLiberal8,43615.12%

Electorate: 77,113; Turnout: 72.38%;
Majority: 23,530 (42.16%)


Inverness
[S] Liberal hold
DR JohnstonLiberal13,12832.39%
D BarrSNP11,99429.59%
RE HendersonConservative8,92222.01%
JWL CummingLabour6,33215.62%
U BellFine Ghaidheil155 0.38%

Electorate: 57,527; Turnout: 70.46%;
Majority: 1,134 ( 2.80%)


Ipswich
[E] Labour gain
KT WeetchLabour31,56645.29%
ED MoneyConservative29,83342.81%
RB SaltLiberal8,29511.90%

Electorate: 87,675; Turnout: 79.49%;
Majority: 1,733 ( 2.49%)


Isle of Ely
[E] Liberal hold
CR FreudLiberal22,04041.73%
IT StuttafordConservative19,35536.65%
M FerrisLabour11,42021.62%

Electorate: 68,491; Turnout: 77.11%;
Majority: 2,685 ( 5.08%)


Isle of Wight
[E] Liberal hold
S RossLiberal29,69745.05%
JD FishburnConservative27,65741.96%
LD BrookeLabour8,56212.99%

Electorate: 85,897; Turnout: 76.74%;
Majority: 2,040 ( 3.09%)


Islington Central
[E] Labour hold
JD GrantLabour14,68958.51%
C StanbrookConservative5,29621.09%
PW MurphyLiberal3,78615.08%
R ScoreNational Front1,335 5.32%

Electorate: 45,347; Turnout: 55.36%;
Majority: 9,393 (37.41%)


Islington North
[E] Labour hold
MJ O'HalloranLabour12,97357.86%
Marquess of DouroConservative6,15527.45%
M DavenportLiberal2,73612.20%
D FallonLabour and Democrat558 2.49%

Electorate: 41,390; Turnout: 54.17%;
Majority: 6,818 (30.41%)


Islington South & Finsbury
[E] Labour hold
G CunninghamLabour14,54461.45%
P HodgsonConservative4,95120.92%
R AdamsLiberal3,66115.47%
M BetteridgeCommunist512 2.16%

Electorate: 42,251; Turnout: 56.02%;
Majority: 9,593 (40.53%)


Jarrow
[E] Labour hold
E FernyhoughLabour24,55862.84%
B BolamConservative8,70722.28%
L OrmstonLiberal5,81814.89%

Electorate: 54,735; Turnout: 71.40%;
Majority: 15,851 (40.56%)


Keighley
[E] Labour hold
GR CryerLabour19,56945.58%
C TaylorConservative16,48838.40%
M HolmstedtLiberal5,83913.60%
G WrightNational Front859 2.00%
CW DeakinMore Prosperous Britain179 0.42%

Electorate: 51,741; Turnout: 82.98%;
Majority: 3,081 ( 7.18%)


Kensington
[E] Conservative hold
BM Rhys WilliamsConservative15,56245.18%
JV TilleyLabour13,64539.62%
R CohenLiberal5,23615.20%

Electorate: 61,105; Turnout: 56.37%;
Majority: 1,917 ( 5.57%)


Kettering
[E] Labour hold
G de FreitasLabour30,97049.31%
GD ReedConservative19,80031.52%
AJW HaigLiberal12,03819.17%

Electorate: 85,802; Turnout: 73.20%;
Majority: 11,170 (17.78%)

Kidderminster
[E] Conservative hold
JE BulmerConservative25,60243.27%
RH JonesLabour18,83331.83%
AJ BatchelorLiberal14,73324.90%

Electorate: 78,965; Turnout: 74.93%;
Majority: 6,769 (11.44%)


Kilmarnock
[S] Labour hold
W RossLabour22,18445.69%
A MacInnesSNP14,65530.19%
W AdamsConservative9,20318.96%
K PurcellLiberal2,508 5.17%

Electorate: 60,380; Turnout: 80.41%;
Majority: 7,529 (15.51%)


Kingston upon Thames
[E] Conservative hold
NSH LamontConservative20,68048.63%
A QuickLabour12,26628.84%
S WellsLiberal9,58022.53%

Electorate: 59,251; Turnout: 71.77%;
Majority: 8,414 (19.79%)


Kingswood
[E] Labour hold
TW WalkerLabour20,70344.00%
D HuntConservative18,13738.54%
JH AspinwallLiberal8,21617.46%

Electorate: 55,967; Turnout: 84.08%;
Majority: 2,566 ( 5.45%)


Kinross & West Perthshire
[S] Conservative hold
NH FairbairnConservative11,03441.68%
D CameronSNP10,98141.48%
DA BarrieLiberal2,427 9.17%
DG SkeneLabour2,028 7.66%

Electorate: 35,237; Turnout: 75.12%;
Majority: 53 ( 0.20%)


Kirkaldy
[S] Labour hold
HPH GourlayLabour20,68845.37%
R KnoxSNP14,58731.99%
R JonesConservative7,53916.53%
F YoungLiberal2,788 6.11%

Electorate: 60,824; Turnout: 74.97%;
Majority: 6,101 (13.38%)


Knutsford
[E] Conservative hold
JEH DaviesConservative21,63651.02%
B LomaxLiberal11,21026.43%
DL SwainLabour9,56522.55%

Electorate: 55,238; Turnout: 76.78%;
Majority: 10,426 (24.58%)


Lambeth Central
[E] Labour hold
M LiptonLabour15,38160.04%
N LyellConservative6,70426.17%
P EastonLiberal3,21112.53%
S SmartWorkers Revolutionary Party233 0.91%
P BrattonMarxist-Leninist88 0.34%

Electorate: 48,722; Turnout: 52.58%;
Majority: 8,677 (33.87%)


Lanark
[S] Labour hold
JCM HartLabour14,94837.56%
T McAlpiineSNP14,25035.81%
A BellConservative9,22223.17%
F McDermidLiberal1,374 3.45%

Electorate: 48,408; Turnout: 82.21%;
Majority: 698 ( 1.75%)


Lanarkshire North
[S] Labour hold
J SmithLabour19,90246.25%
P WattSNP11,56126.87%
J CrichtonConservative9,66522.46%
AP BrodieLiberal1,899 4.41%

Electorate: 54,147; Turnout: 79.46%;
Majority: 8,341 (19.39%)


Lancaster
[E] Conservative hold
ME Kellett-BowmanConservative16,54042.61%
D OwenLabour15,11938.95%
M MumfordLiberal7,16118.45%

Electorate: 46,643; Turnout: 83.23%;
Majority: 1,421 ( 3.66%)


Leeds East
[E] Labour hold
DW HealeyLabour24,74555.64%
JW DawsonConservative12,43427.96%
S MarshLiberal6,97015.67%
N RussellPeople Party327 0.74%

Electorate: 67,736; Turnout: 65.66%;
Majority: 12,311 (27.68%)


Leeds North East
[E] Conservative hold
K JosephConservative18,74948.56%
J GunnellLabour13,12133.99%
C GreenfieldLiberal6,73717.45%

Electorate: 58,968; Turnout: 65.47%;
Majority: 5,628 (14.58%)


Leeds North West
[E] Conservative hold
D KaberryConservative19,24344.62%
LGK FenwickLabour15,21635.29%
D RolfeLiberal8,66320.09%

Electorate: 65,062; Turnout: 66.28%;
Majority: 4,027 ( 9.34%)


Leeds South
[E] Labour hold
M ReesLabour21,65364.44%
T StowConservative6,38819.01%
J AdamsLiberal5,56316.55%

Electorate: 52,700; Turnout: 63.76%;
Majority: 15,265 (45.43%)

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