1959 General Election

1959 General Election

The 1959 general election saw the Conservative Party maintain its dominance of the 1950ís after winning the 1951 and 1955 general elections.

 

England                                                      

                                                                      

C                     11,559,240      (50.0%)       315 MPís elected

L                     1,449,593         (6.3%)         3 MPís elected

Lab                 10,085,097      (43.6%)       193 MPís elected

                                                                      

Wales                                                          

                                                                      

C                     486,335            (32.6%)       7 MPís elected

L                     78,951              (5.3%)         2 MPís elected

Lab                 841,450            (56.4%)       27 MPís elected

PC                  77,571              (5.2%)         0 MP elected

                                                                      

Scotland                                                     

                                                                      

C                     1,260,287         (47.2%)       31 MPís elected

L                     108,963            (4.1%)         1 MP elected

Lab                 1,245,255         (46.7%)       38 MPís elected

SNP               21,738              (0.8%)         0 MP elected

                                                                      

N. Ireland                                                    

                                                                      

C                     445,013            (77.2%)       12 MPís elected

L                     3,253                (0.6%)         0 MP elected

Lab                 44,370              (7.7%)         0 MP elected

SF                  63,410              (11.0%)       0 MP elected

 

 

Total UK

 

C                     13,750,875         (49.4%)    365 MPís elected

L                     1,640,760            (5.9%)      6 MPís elected

Lab                 12,216,172         (43.8%)    258 MPís elected

PC                  77,571                 (0.3%)      0 MP elected

SNP               21,738                 (0.1%)      0 MP elected

SF                  63,415                 (0.2%)      0 MP elected

 

C = Conservatives

 

L = Liberals

 

Lab = Labour

 

PC = Plaid Cymru

 

SNP = Scottish National Party

 

SF = Sinn Fein

 

 

 

 






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