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
Leeds South East — Liverpool Edge HillLiverpool Garston — Luton West
Leeds South East
[E] Labour hold
S CohenLabour17,16061.18%
M SextonConservative6,14421.90%
M ClayLiberal4,42915.79%
W InnesCommunist317 1.13%

Electorate: 49,787; Turnout: 56.34%;
Majority: 11,016 (39.27%)


Leeds West
[E] Labour hold
J DeanLabour20,66949.64%
M MeadowcroftLiberal13,06231.37%
D HallConservative7,90718.99%

Electorate: 60,402; Turnout: 68.93%;
Majority: 7,607 (18.27%)


Leek
[E] Conservative hold
DL KnoxConservative30,79646.74%
B WhittamLabour26,47240.18%
M HoldenLiberal8,61513.08%

Electorate: 83,930; Turnout: 78.50%;
Majority: 4,324 ( 6.56%)


Leicester East
[E] Labour hold
TG BradleyLabour20,68844.78%
KG ReevesConservative16,87736.53%
W CapstickLiberal5,66812.27%
A Reed-HerbertNational Front2,967 6.42%

Electorate: 63,899; Turnout: 72.30%;
Majority: 3,811 ( 8.25%)


Leicester South
[E] Labour gain
J MarshallLabour21,58843.21%
TG BoardmanConservative20,45540.94%
H YoungLiberal5,70911.43%
AR CartwrightNational Front2,072 4.15%
GH RousseauCommunist Party of England136 0.27%

Electorate: 72,558; Turnout: 68.86%;
Majority: 1,133 ( 2.27%)


Leicester West
[E] Labour hold
GE JannerLabour23,40652.91%
A SimpsonConservative13,44630.39%
J WindramLiberal5,13511.61%
W NewcombeNational Front2,253 5.09%

Electorate: 64,650; Turnout: 68.43%;
Majority: 9,960 (22.51%)


Leigh
[E] Labour hold
H BoardmanLabour27,03656.23%
M WilliamsConservative12,40125.79%
RD PembertonLiberal8,64017.97%

Electorate: 65,053; Turnout: 73.90%;
Majority: 14,635 (30.44%)


Leominster
[E] Conservative hold
P Temple-MorrisConservative15,74146.07%
R PinchamLiberal15,16244.38%
S AllenLabour3,264 9.55%

Electorate: 44,055; Turnout: 77.56%;
Majority: 579 ( 1.69%)


Lewes
[E] Conservative hold
JR RathboneConservative27,58851.87%
G HookLiberal13,74125.84%
JF LittleLabour11,85722.29%

Electorate: 72,060; Turnout: 73.81%;
Majority: 13,847 (26.04%)


Lewisham East
[E] Labour hold
RD MoyleLabour24,35050.92%
D MahonyConservative15,39832.20%
M MinterLiberal8,06916.87%

Electorate: 69,540; Turnout: 68.76%;
Majority: 8,952 (18.72%)


Lewisham West
[E] Labour hold
C PriceLabour21,10248.24%
M MarshallConservative15,57335.60%
JD EagleLiberal5,95213.61%
P WilliamsNational Front1,114 2.55%

Electorate: 62,435; Turnout: 70.06%;
Majority: 5,529 (12.64%)


Leyton
[E] Labour hold
B MageeLabour22,13054.88%
BS DareConservative10,61726.33%
R ScottLiberal5,40813.41%
SM BothwellNational Front2,168 5.38%

Electorate: 64,341; Turnout: 62.67%;
Majority: 11,513 (28.55%)


Lichfield & Tamworth
[E] Labour gain
BJ GrocottLabour29,87242.58%
JA d'Avigdor-GoldsmidConservative29,54142.11%
P RuleLiberal10,74115.31%

Electorate: 89,752; Turnout: 78.16%;
Majority: 331 ( 0.47%)


Lincoln
[E] Labour gain
MM JacksonLabour14,69837.08%
D TaverneSocial Democrat13,71434.60%
PM MoranConservative11,22328.32%

Electorate: 53,022; Turnout: 74.75%;
Majority: 984 ( 2.48%)


Liverpool Edge Hill
[E] Labour hold
AJ IrvineLabour13,02351.92%
D AltonLiberal6,85227.32%
SN PerryConservative5,20820.76%

Electorate: 40,970; Turnout: 61.22%;
Majority: 6,171 (24.60%)

Liverpool Garston
[E] Labour hold
E LoydenLabour27,85747.80%
D StanleyConservative24,55742.14%
G BlackLiberal5,86510.06%

Electorate: 81,030; Turnout: 71.92%;
Majority: 3,300 ( 5.66%)


Liverpool Kirkdale
[E] Labour hold
JA DunnLabour17,68661.41%
MJ JonesConservative8,20528.49%
M StoreyLiberal2,90810.10%

Electorate: 45,344; Turnout: 63.51%;
Majority: 9,481 (32.92%)


Liverpool Scotland Exchange
[E] Labour hold
R ParryLabour15,15480.23%
P RankinConservative2,23411.83%
P CrockettLiberal944 5.00%
R O'HaraCommunist556 2.94%

Electorate: 35,146; Turnout: 53.74%;
Majority: 12,920 (68.40%)


Liverpool Toxteth
[E] Labour hold
R CrawshawLabour15,31256.89%
HJ MalinsConservative8,06229.95%
DL MahonLiberal3,17611.80%
J DillonWorkers Revolutionary Party365 1.36%

Electorate: 45,883; Turnout: 58.66%;
Majority: 7,250 (26.94%)


Liverpool Walton
[E] Labour hold
ES HefferLabour20,56857.95%
R GouldConservative10,70630.16%
J WattonLiberal4,22111.89%

Electorate: 51,967; Turnout: 68.30%;
Majority: 9,862 (27.78%)


Liverpool Wavertree
[E] Conservative hold
AD SteenConservative18,97145.85%
R MorrisLabour16,21639.19%
A LimontLiberal6,19314.97%

Electorate: 59,720; Turnout: 69.29%;
Majority: 2,755 ( 6.66%)


Liverpool West Derby
[E] Labour hold
E OgdenLabour23,96460.48%
JW LastConservative11,44528.88%
R OusbyLiberal4,21510.64%

Electorate: 58,890; Turnout: 67.28%;
Majority: 12,519 (31.59%)


Llanelli
[W] Labour hold
DJD DaviesLabour29,47459.44%
MM GimblettLiberal7,17314.47%
R WilliamsPlaid Cymru6,79713.71%
G RichardsConservative6,14112.38%

Electorate: 64,495; Turnout: 76.88%;
Majority: 22,301 (44.98%)


Londonderry
[N] United UU Council hold
W RossUnited UU Council35,13854.37%
J HumeSDLP26,11840.41%
M MontgomeryRepublican2,530 3.91%
R FosterLabour & Trade Union846 1.31%

Electorate: 93,141; Turnout: 69.39%;
Majority: 9,020 (13.96%)


Loughborough
[E] Labour hold
JD CroninLabour22,86941.48%
RM YorkeConservative20,52137.22%
M BennettLiberal10,40918.88%
K SandersNational Front1,215 2.20%
H SmithMore Prosperous Britain125 0.23%

Electorate: 70,244; Turnout: 78.50%;
Majority: 2,348 ( 4.26%)


Louth
[E] Conservative hold
ML BrothertonConservative19,81938.48%
J SellickLiberal16,93932.89%
R MitchellLabour14,74728.63%

Electorate: 70,498; Turnout: 73.06%;
Majority: 2,880 ( 5.59%)


Lowestoft
[E] Conservative hold
JML PriorConservative25,51042.43%
DA BakerLabour23,44839.00%
P HancockLiberal11,16518.57%

Electorate: 76,936; Turnout: 78.15%;
Majority: 2,062 ( 3.43%)


Ludlow
[E] Conservative hold
J MooreConservative17,12447.09%
E RobinsonLiberal10,88829.94%
J MarekLabour8,35322.97%

Electorate: 48,625; Turnout: 74.79%;
Majority: 6,236 (17.15%)


Luton East
[E] Labour hold
IM ClemitsonLabour17,87745.46%
A JohnstonConservative14,20036.11%
J FisherLiberal6,94717.67%
L ByrneProperty Developer299 0.76%

Electorate: 53,549; Turnout: 73.43%;
Majority: 3,677 ( 9.35%)


Luton West
[E] Labour hold
BCJ SedgemoreLabour20,40246.74%
R AtkinsConservative13,96331.99%
M DollingLiberal9,28921.28%

Electorate: 58,272; Turnout: 74.91%;
Majority: 6,439 (14.75%)

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