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
Westbury — Wolverhampton North EastWolverhampton South East — York
Westbury
[E] Conservative hold
DM WaltersConservative24,17241.74%
AWG CourtLiberal18,12931.30%
AJ SmithLabour15,61326.96%

Electorate: 73,592; Turnout: 78.70%;
Majority: 6,043 (10.43%)


Western Isles
[S] SNP hold
DJ StewartSNP8,75861.45%
M DoigLabour3,52624.74%
NK WilsonConservative1,180 8.28%
N MacMillanLiberal789 5.54%

Electorate: 22,477; Turnout: 63.41%;
Majority: 5,232 (36.71%)


Westhoughton
[E] Labour hold
R StottLabour30,37354.14%
BH TetlowConservative16,79829.94%
RS HaleLiberal8,92615.91%

Electorate: 72,055; Turnout: 77.85%;
Majority: 13,575 (24.20%)


West Lothian
[S] Labour hold
T DalyellLabour27,68745.31%
WC WolfeSNP24,99740.91%
A LesterConservative6,086 9.96%
H MacAulayLiberal2,083 3.41%
C BettCommunist247 0.40%

Electorate: 77,526; Turnout: 78.81%;
Majority: 2,690 ( 4.40%)


Westmorland
[E] Conservative hold
TM JoplingConservative20,55950.85%
BN WatesLiberal12,84431.77%
M TaylorLabour7,02817.38%

Electorate: 55,880; Turnout: 72.35%;
Majority: 7,715 (19.08%)


Weston-super-Mare
[E] Conservative hold
AW WigginConservative31,02848.82%
RS MillerLiberal18,16928.59%
PH OwenLabour14,05722.12%
EP IszattUnited Democratic Party296 0.47%

Electorate: 84,988; Turnout: 74.78%;
Majority: 12,859 (20.23%)


Whitehaven
[E] Labour hold
JA CunninghamLabour21,83255.56%
PB VoseConservative11,89930.28%
M GilbertLiberal5,56314.16%

Electorate: 50,964; Turnout: 77.10%;
Majority: 9,933 (25.28%)


Widnes
[E] Labour hold
GJ OakesLabour31,53259.20%
AHK MaynardConservative14,66127.53%
A TurnerLiberal7,06713.27%

Electorate: 75,141; Turnout: 70.88%;
Majority: 16,871 (31.68%)


Wigan
[E] Labour hold
EA FitchLabour27,69265.77%
PM BeardConservative8,86521.05%
J CampbellLiberal5,54813.18%

Electorate: 56,915; Turnout: 73.98%;
Majority: 18,827 (44.71%)


Wimbledon
[E] Conservative hold
RMO HaversConservative23,61548.53%
K BillLabour14,90930.64%
K SearbyLiberal10,13320.83%

Electorate: 70,726; Turnout: 68.80%;
Majority: 8,706 (17.89%)


Winchester
[E] Conservative hold
MC Morgan-GilesConservative27,67144.43%
JW MatthewLiberal18,45129.63%
WH AllchinLabour16,15325.94%

Electorate: 82,790; Turnout: 75.22%;
Majority: 9,220 (14.81%)


Windsor & Maidenhead
[E] Conservative hold
AD GlynConservative28,01348.97%
MD GolderLabour15,17226.52%
GH KahanLiberal14,02224.51%

Electorate: 79,703; Turnout: 71.78%;
Majority: 12,841 (22.45%)


Wirral
[E] Speaker hold
JSB LloydSpeaker35,70550.81%
PR ThomasLabour22,21731.62%
MRD GayfordLiberal12,34517.57%

Electorate: 93,135; Turnout: 75.45%;
Majority: 13,488 (19.20%)


Woking
[E] Conservative hold
CGD OnslowConservative22,80446.04%
P WadeLiberal14,06928.40%
JW TattersallLabour11,73723.70%
R Vaughan-SmithNational Front9211.86%

Electorate: 67,916; Turnout: 72.93%;
Majority: 8,735 (17.64%)


Wokingham
[E] Conservative hold
WR van StraubenzeeConservative24,00943.15%
RW CrewLabour16,30429.30%
T BlythLiberal15,32927.55%

Electorate: 73,598; Turnout: 75.60%;
Majority: 7,705 (13.85%)


Wolverhampton North East
[E] Labour hold
R ShortLabour25,78856.05%
PW HawksleyConservative11,13524.20%
J PorterLiberal7,15615.55%
ADC WebberNational Front1,928 4.19%

Electorate: 69,513; Turnout: 66.18%;
Majority: 14,653 (31.85%)

Wolverhampton South East
[E] Labour hold
R EdwardsLabour21,46658.69%
E HoltConservative9,76826.71%
B NorcottLiberal3,636 9.94%
G OldlandNational Front1,703 4.66%

Electorate: 55,382; Turnout: 66.04%;
Majority: 11,698 (31.99%)


Wolverhampton South West
[E] Conservative hold
NW BudgenConservative20,85444.19%
IE GeffenLabour15,55432.96%
J WernickLiberal9,21519.52%
GA CooperNational Front1,573 3.33%

Electorate: 64,075; Turnout: 73.66%;
Majority: 5,300 (11.23%)


Wood Green
[E] Labour hold
JS ButlerLabour16,60551.28%
T BenyonConservative8,39425.92%
MJ WaltonLiberal4,78214.77%
K SquiresNational Front2,603 8.04%

Electorate: 52,019; Turnout: 62.25%;
Majority: 8,211 (25.36%)


Woolwich East
[E] Labour hold
JC CartwrightLabour19,81260.33%
BH WatsonConservative7,38722.50%
DJ WoodheadLiberal4,63814.12%
M SkeggsNational Front1,000 3.05%

Electorate: 50,998; Turnout: 64.39%;
Majority: 12,425 (37.84%)


Woolwich West
[E] Labour hold
W HamlingLabour19,61447.09%
PJ BottomleyConservative16,07338.59%
JP JohnsonLiberal5,96214.31%

Electorate: 56,368; Turnout: 73.89%;
Majority: 3,541 ( 8.50%)


Worcester
[E] Conservative hold
PE WalkerConservative25,18345.57%
WB MorganLabour20,19436.54%
D ElliottLiberal9,88817.89%

Electorate: 74,844; Turnout: 73.84%;
Majority: 4,989 ( 9.03%)


Worcestershire South
[E] Conservative hold
WMH SpicerConservative26,79048.39%
JP BirchLiberal17,73832.04%
SJ RandallLabour10,83819.58%

Electorate: 73,695; Turnout: 75.13%;
Majority: 9,052 (16.35%)


Workington
[E] Labour hold
TF PeartLabour22,53955.99%
RL PageConservative12,98832.26%
J BurnsLiberal4,72811.75%

Electorate: 53,114; Turnout: 75.79%;
Majority: 9,551 (23.73%)


Worthing
[E] Conservative hold
TL HigginsConservative30,03658.19%
MHC FoleyLiberal12,69124.59%
MJW NevesLabour8,89017.22%

Electorate: 72,594; Turnout: 71.10%;
Majority: 17,345 (33.60%)


The Wrekin
[E] Labour hold
GT FowlerLabour30,38548.71%
P BanksConservative23,54737.75%
W DewsnipLiberal8,44213.53%

Electorate: 82,659; Turnout: 75.46%;
Majority: 6,838 (10.96%)


Wrexham
[W] Labour hold
RT EllisLabour28,88551.11%
M ThomasLiberal12,51922.15%
JL PritchardConservative12,25121.68%
HW RobertsPlaid Cymru2,859 5.06%

Electorate: 76,106; Turnout: 74.26%;
Majority: 16,366 (28.96%)


Wycombe
[E] Conservative hold
J HallConservative27,13146.33%
WF BackLabour18,05230.82%
MT JamesLiberal11,33319.35%
DH SmithNational Front2,049 3.50%

Electorate: 78,832; Turnout: 74.29%;
Majority: 9,079 (15.50%)


Yarmouth
[E] Conservative hold
A FellConservative22,57343.30%
P HollisLabour20,31338.96%
PR ColebyLiberal9,25017.74%

Electorate: 70,802; Turnout: 73.64%;
Majority: 2,260 ( 4.33%)


Yeovil
[E] Conservative hold
JWW PeytonConservative24,70941.41%
MT McVicarLabour17,33029.04%
GF TaylorLiberal17,29828.99%
JE TippettUnited Democratic Party332 0.56%

Electorate: 75,159; Turnout: 79.39%;
Majority: 7,379 (12.37%)


York
[E] Labour hold
AW LyonLabour26,98346.42%
JGB WatsonConservative23,29440.08%
E GrahamLiberal7,37012.68%
H SmithMore Prosperous Britain304 0.52%
HL StrattonProtest Party171 0.29%

Electorate: 77,172; Turnout: 75.31%;
Majority: 3,689 ( 6.35%)

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