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
Reading South — RotherhamRother Valley — St Pancras North
Reading South
[E] Conservative hold
GF VaughanConservative21,95942.53%
PR BurallLiberal15,29329.62%
L SilvermanLabour14,37527.84%

Electorate: 69,124; Turnout: 74.69%;
Majority: 6,666 (12.91%)


Redcar
[E] Labour hold
J TinnLabour23,20453.86%
R HallConservative12,77429.65%
N ClarkLiberal7,10116.48%

Electorate: 62,365; Turnout: 69.08%;
Majority: 10,430 (24.21%)


Reigate
[E] Conservative hold
GA GardinerConservative27,76950.70%
MG OrmerodLabour14,18525.90%
AC BryanLiberal12,55422.92%
M PaggartPeople Power266 0.49%

Electorate: 72,745; Turnout: 75.30%;
Majority: 13,584 (24.80%)


Renfrewshire East
[S] Conservative hold
MBH AndersonConservative19,84741.35%
I JenkinsSNP11,13723.20%
CJ RobertsLabour9,99720.83%
WGA CraigLiberal7,01514.62%

Electorate: 61,811; Turnout: 77.65%;
Majority: 8,710 (18.15%)


Renfrewshire West
[S] Labour hold
NF BuchanLabour20,67438.49%
CD CameronSNP15,37428.62%
JR HarperConservative14,39926.80%
D BrownLiberal3,271 6.09%

Electorate: 67,078; Turnout: 80.08%;
Majority: 5,300 ( 9.87%)


Rhondda
[W] Labour hold
TA JonesLabour38,65477.14%
D MorganPlaid Cymru4,173 8.33%
P LeyshonConservative3,739 7.46%
DJ AustinLiberal2,142 4.27%
A TrueCommunist1,404 2.80%

Electorate: 65,787; Turnout: 76.17%;
Majority: 34,481 (68.81%)


Richmond upon Thames
[E] Conservative hold
A RoyleConservative17,45043.19%
AJ WatsonLiberal13,23532.76%
RG Marshall AndrewsLabour8,71421.57%
EA RussellNational Front1,000 2.48%

Electorate: 53,821; Turnout: 75.06%;
Majority: 4,215 (10.43%)


Richmond (Yorks)
[E] Conservative hold
TPG KitsonConservative23,15656.88%
P WaudbyLiberal9,52823.41%
IA WilkieLabour8,02519.71%

Electorate: 62,002; Turnout: 65.66%;
Majority: 13,628 (33.48%)


Ripon
[E] Conservative hold
K HampsonConservative20,63652.11%
D AustickLiberal13,63234.43%
SP MeyerLabour5,33013.46%

Electorate: 50,172; Turnout: 78.92%;
Majority: 7,004 (17.69%)


Rochdale
[E] Liberal hold
C SmithLiberal20,09242.66%
J ConnellLabour17,33936.81%
R YoungConservative7,74016.43%
MW SellorsNational Front1,927 4.09%

Electorate: 67,029; Turnout: 70.27%;
Majority: 2,753 ( 5.85%)


Rochester & Chatham
[E] Labour gain
RE BeanLabour25,46743.38%
PE FennerConservative23,04939.27%
M BlackLiberal9,03515.39%
G HazeldenNational Front1,150 1.96%

Electorate: 79,799; Turnout: 73.56%;
Majority: 2,418 ( 4.12%)


Romford
[E] Conservative hold
MJ NeubertConservative17,16443.41%
DR O'FlynnLabour14,51336.70%
TE HurlstoneLiberal7,66319.38%
LCH SampsonPeople & Agrarian200 0.51%

Electorate: 55,337; Turnout: 71.45%;
Majority: 2,651 ( 6.70%)


Ross & Cromarty
[S] Conservative hold
JHN GrayConservative7,95438.93%
W McRaeSNP7,29135.68%
BDH WilsonLabour3,44016.84%
T GlenLiberal1,747 8.55%

Electorate: 29,411; Turnout: 69.47%;
Majority: 663 ( 3.24%)


Rossendale
[E] Labour gain
MA NobleLabour16,15639.60%
RWT BrayConservative15,95339.10%
JA HamiltonLiberal8,69321.31%

Electorate: 50,463; Turnout: 80.86%;
Majority: 203 ( 0.50%)


Rotherham
[E] Labour hold
BK O'MalleyLabour25,87464.58%
RA HambroConservative8,84022.06%
V BottomleyLiberal5,35013.35%

Electorate: 61,209; Turnout: 65.45%;
Majority: 17,034 (42.52%)

Rother Valley
[E] Labour hold
P HardyLabour44,67067.28%
GPA WallerConservative11,89317.91%
G ReidLiberal9,82814.80%

Electorate: 91,963; Turnout: 72.19%;
Majority: 32,777 (49.37%)


Roxburgh Selkirk & Peebles
[S] Liberal hold
DMS SteelLiberal20,00643.65%
C AndersonConservative12,57327.43%
A EdmondsSNP9,17820.02%
DA GrahamLabour4,076 8.89%

Electorate: 57,824; Turnout: 79.26%;
Majority: 7,433 (16.22%)


Rugby
[E] Labour hold
WG PriceLabour22,92648.20%
A MarlowConservative17,72237.26%
A ButcherLiberal6,77514.25%
AS FrostSocial Credit137 0.29%

Electorate: 59,590; Turnout: 79.81%;
Majority: 5,204 (10.94%)


Ruislip Northwood
[E] Conservative hold
FP CrowderConservative20,77951.50%
DAG RaceLabour10,49026.00%
J ArramLiberal8,62121.37%
W HobdayUnited Democratic Party458 1.14%

Electorate: 54,119; Turnout: 74.55%;
Majority: 10,289 (25.50%)


Runcorn
[E] Conservative hold
M CarlisleConservative25,04746.15%
AJ EcclesLabour19,57936.07%
D SandersLiberal9,18816.93%
N DobsonInd Liberal Democrat464 0.85%

Electorate: 69,929; Turnout: 77.62%;
Majority: 5,468 (10.07%)


Rushcliffe
[E] Conservative hold
KH ClarkeConservative27,07454.69%
V BellLabour12,13124.50%
JE HamiltonLiberal10,30020.81%

Electorate: 63,976; Turnout: 77.38%;
Majority: 14,943 (30.18%)


Rutherglen
[S] Labour hold
JG MackenzieLabour17,08844.39%
IO BayneSNP9,73225.28%
J ThomsonConservative9,24824.03%
RE BrownLiberal2,424 6.30%

Electorate: 48,824; Turnout: 78.84%;
Majority: 7,356 (19.11%)


Rutland & Stamford
[E] Conservative hold
K LewisConservative19,10146.20%
MRC WithersLabour12,11129.29%
DC HowieLiberal10,13124.50%

Electorate: 54,656; Turnout: 75.64%;
Majority: 6,990 (16.91%)


Rye
[E] Conservative hold
BG IrvineConservative30,51156.88%
DRS MooreLiberal14,82827.64%
DW ThrelfallLabour8,30315.48%

Electorate: 72,261; Turnout: 74.23%;
Majority: 15,683 (29.24%)


Saffron Walden
[E] Conservative hold
PM KirkConservative21,29143.71%
FPD MooreLiberal14,77030.32%
H GreenLabour12,65225.97%

Electorate: 62,397; Turnout: 78.07%;
Majority: 6,521 (13.39%)


St Albans
[E] Conservative hold
VH GoodhewConservative24,43644.96%
E HudsonLabour15,30128.15%
AC ShawLiberal14,61426.89%

Electorate: 69,693; Turnout: 77.99%;
Majority: 9,135 (16.81%)


St Helens
[E] Labour hold
L SpriggsLabour32,62064.13%
KJ BridgemanConservative10,55420.75%
AE LycettLiberal7,68915.12%

Electorate: 76,067; Turnout: 66.87%;
Majority: 22,066 (43.38%)


St Ives
[E] Conservative hold
JWF NottConservative17,19845.36%
GET TonkinLiberal11,33029.88%
BM TidyLabour9,38824.76%

Electorate: 51,440; Turnout: 73.71%;
Majority: 5,868 (15.48%)


St Marylebone
[E] Conservative hold
KW BakerConservative13,66054.89%
PJ MoberlyLabour7,15728.76%
B SilverLiberal4,06716.34%

Electorate: 43,633; Turnout: 57.03%;
Majority: 6,503 (26.13%)


St Pancras North
[E] Labour hold
AW StallardLabour14,15558.53%
JR MajorConservative6,60227.30%
PJ MedlicottLiberal3,42814.17%

Electorate: 41,629; Turnout: 58.10%;
Majority: 7,553 (31.23%)

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