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
Macclesfield — MerionethMerthyr Tydfil — Newark
Macclesfield
[E] Conservative hold
NR WintertonConservative31,68550.26%
KW LittleLabour18,59229.49%
AJ BerryLiberal12,76420.25%

Electorate: 80,150; Turnout: 78.65%;
Majority: 13,093 (20.77%)


Maidstone
[E] Conservative hold
JJ WellsConservative28,85244.21%
J BurnettLiberal18,58128.47%
KM GrahamLabour17,82827.32%

Electorate: 88,130; Turnout: 74.05%;
Majority: 10,271 (15.74%)


Maldon
[E] Conservative hold
J WakehamConservative20,48543.53%
AJ ShawLabour14,09829.96%
R BealeLiberal12,47326.51%

Electorate: 61,725; Turnout: 76.23%;
Majority: 6,387 (13.57%)


Manchester Ardwick
[E] Labour hold
GB KaufmanLabour15,63255.52%
RH HargreavesConservative8,84931.43%
G WillmottLiberal3,67513.05%

Electorate: 47,937; Turnout: 58.74%;
Majority: 6,783 (24.09%)


Manchester Blackley
[E] Labour hold
PB RoseLabour19,72050.89%
AS LeaConservative12,60132.52%
D JacksonLiberal5,51714.24%
H AndrewNational Front914 2.36%

Electorate: 54,860; Turnout: 70.64%;
Majority: 7,119 (18.37%)


Manchester Central
[E] Labour hold
NH LeverLabour14,75369.34%
R JacksonConservative4,14219.47%
P ColemanLiberal2,38211.20%

Electorate: 39,857; Turnout: 53.38%;
Majority: 10,611 (49.87%)


Manchester Gorton
[E] Labour hold
K MarksLabour21,28753.63%
S Waley-CohenConservative12,42331.30%
A CottamLiberal5,98415.08%

Electorate: 55,955; Turnout: 70.94%;
Majority: 8,864 (22.33%)


Manchester Moss Side
[E] Labour hold
F HattonLabour15,21247.05%
J LeeConservative11,10134.33%
W WallaceLiberal5,68617.59%
N BoyleIrish Civil Rights238 0.74%
H SmithMore Prosperous Britain96 0.30%

Electorate: 51,444; Turnout: 62.85%;
Majority: 4,111 (12.71%)


Manchester Openshaw
[E] Labour hold
CR MorrisLabour16,10957.56%
G GreenConservative7,59627.14%
A WoodLiberal3,98014.22%
P WiddallCommunist300 1.07%

Electorate: 42,554; Turnout: 65.76%;
Majority: 8,513 (30.42%)


Manchester Withington
[E] Conservative hold
FS SilvesterConservative16,93742.96%
PJ HildrewLabour14,93637.88%
N DaviesLiberal7,55519.16%

Electorate: 58,200; Turnout: 67.75%;
Majority: 2,001 ( 5.08%)


Manchester Wythenshawe
[E] Labour hold
A MorrisLabour26,44859.05%
JDW HillConservative12,26927.39%
RN ScottLiberal6,07113.55%

Electorate: 65,123; Turnout: 68.77%;
Majority: 14,179 (31.66%)


Mansfield
[E] Labour hold
JD ConcanonLabour28,96457.41%
JR WoodConservative11,68523.16%
D ChambersLiberal9,35818.55%
F WestacottCommunist448 0.89%

Electorate: 69,555; Turnout: 72.54%;
Majority: 17,279 (34.25%)


Melton
[E] Conservative hold
MA LathamConservative30,94348.92%
DJ KnaggsLabour16,74726.47%
J PickLiberal15,56724.61%

Electorate: 82,139; Turnout: 77.01%;
Majority: 14,196 (22.44%)


Meriden
[E] Labour hold
JE TomlinsonLabour34,64147.39%
CF HorneConservative25,67535.12%
D MinnisLiberal12,78217.49%

Electorate: 97,364; Turnout: 75.08%;
Majority: 8,966 (12.27%)


Merioneth
[W] Plaid Cymru hold
DE ThomasPlaid Cymru9,54342.49%
WH EdwardsLabour6,95130.95%
RO JonesLiberal3,45415.38%
RR OwenConservative2,50911.17%

Electorate: 26,728; Turnout: 84.02%;
Majority: 2,592 (11.54%)

Merthyr Tydfil
[W] Labour hold
E RowlandsLabour21,26070.61%
E RobertsPlaid Cymru4,45514.80%
LJ WaltersConservative2,587 8.59%
D Bettall-HigginsLiberal1,300 4.32%
T RobertsCommunist509 1.69%

Electorate: 39,714; Turnout: 75.82%;
Majority: 16,805 (55.81%)


Middlesbrough
[E] Labour hold
AG BottomleyLabour22,79161.84%
E LeighConservative8,98424.38%
C WoodLiberal5,08013.78%

Electorate: 60,259; Turnout: 61.16%;
Majority: 13,807 (37.46%)


Middleton & Prestwich
[E] Labour hold
J CallaghanLabour26,63945.82%
A FearnConservative22,92539.43%
J ClarneyLiberal8,34014.35%
H SmithMore Prosperous Britain234 0.40%

Electorate: 76,737; Turnout: 75.76%;
Majority: 3,714 ( 6.39%)


Midlothian
[S] Labour hold
A EadieLabour28,65241.49%
JG McKinlaySNP24,56835.58%
A BallantyneConservative11,04616.00%
P WheelerLiberal4,793 6.94%

Electorate: 89,191; Turnout: 77.43%;
Majority: 4,084 ( 5.91%)


Mitcham & Morden
[E] Labour hold
BLH Douglas-MannLabour22,38448.18%
D SamuelConservative16,19334.85%
M SimpsonLiberal7,42915.99%
SE FrenchCommunist281 0.60%
G GiddinsInd106 0.23%
W BoaksAir Road Public Safety White Resident68 0.15%

Electorate: 65,398; Turnout: 71.04%;
Majority: 6,191 (13.33%)


Monmouth
[W] Conservative hold
JS ThomasConservative25,46042.79%
RO FaulknerLabour23,11838.86%
D HandoLiberal10,07616.94%
T BrimmacombePlaid Cymru839 1.41%

Electorate: 74,838; Turnout: 79.50%;
Majority: 2,342 ( 3.94%)


Montgomeryshire
[W] Liberal hold
H E HoosonLiberal11,28043.10%
WRC Williams-WynneConservative7,42128.35%
PW HarriesLabour5,03119.22%
AP JonesPlaid Cymru2,440 9.32%

Electorate: 33,583; Turnout: 77.93%;
Majority: 3,859 (14.74%)


Moray & Nairn
[S] SNP hold
WM EwingSNP12,66741.17%
A PollockConservative12,30039.98%
EG SmithLabour2,985 9.70%
K SchellenbergLiberal2,814 9.15%

Electorate: 41,174; Turnout: 74.72%;
Majority: 367 ( 1.19%)


Morcambe & Lonsdale
[E] Conservative hold
AGF Hall-DaviesConservative24,87749.84%
E GarbuttLabour12,63325.31%
AT StuttardLiberal12,40424.85%

Electorate: 68,473; Turnout: 72.90%;
Majority: 12,244 (24.53%)


Morpeth
[E] Labour hold
G GrantLabour22,69663.80%
D CurryConservative8,00922.52%
B RogersLiberal4,86613.68%

Electorate: 48,518; Turnout: 73.32%;
Majority: 14,687 (41.29%)


Motherwell & Wishaw
[S] Labour hold
JW BrayLabour17,31944.62%
J MacKaySNP12,35731.83%
G RaeConservative7,06918.21%
DP YoungLiberal1,126 2.90%
J SneddonCommunist946 2.44%

Electorate: 51,506; Turnout: 75.36%;
Majority: 4,962 (12.78%)


Nantwich
[E] Conservative hold
JH CockcroftConservative20,39543.74%
AE BaileyLabour17,02136.51%
H GlidewellLiberal9,20919.75%

Electorate: 61,196; Turnout: 76.19%;
Majority: 3,374 ( 7.24%)


Neath
[W] Labour hold
DR ColemanLabour25,02861.44%
HG EvansPlaid Cymru7,30517.93%
M HarrisConservative4,64111.39%
D OwenLiberal3,759 9.23%

Electorate: 52,257; Turnout: 77.95%;
Majority: 17,723 (43.51%)


Nelson & Colne
[E] Labour gain
EDH HoyleLabour17,50544.67%
DC WaddingtonConservative16,83642.96%
A GreavesLiberal4,85012.38%

Electorate: 48,356; Turnout: 81.05%;
Majority: 669 ( 1.71%)


Newark
[E] Labour hold
ES BishopLabour26,59847.89%
DH CargillConservative20,82737.50%
IGM JonesLiberal8,11614.61%

Electorate: 71,346; Turnout: 77.85%;
Majority: 5,771 (10.39%)

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