The 1964 general election saw the return of the Labour Party into power after effectively spending the 1950’s in opposition after losing the 1951, 1955 and 1959 general elections.

 

England

 

C 10,106,028 (44.1%) 262 MP’s elected

L 2,775,752 (12.1%) 3 MP’s elected

Lab 9,982,360 (43.5%) 246 MP’s elected

 

Wales

 

C 425,022 (29.4%) 6 MP’s elected

L 106,114 (7.3%) 2 MP’s elected

Lab 837,022 (57.8%) 28 MP’s elected

PC 9,377 (4.8%) 0 MP elected

 

Scotland

 

C 1,069,695 (40.6%) 24 MP’s elected

L 200,063 (7.6%) 4 MP elected

Lab 1,283,667 (48.7%) 43 MP’s elected

SNP 64,044 (2.4%) 0 MP elected

 

  1. Ireland

 

C 401,897 (63.0%) 12 MP’s elected

L 17,354 (2.7%) 0 MP elected

Lab 102,759 (16.1%) 0 MP elected

Rep 101,628 (15.9%) 0 MP elected

Rep LP 14,678 (2.3%) 0 MP elected

 

Total UK

 

C 12,002,642 (43.4%) 304 MP’s elected

L 3,099,283 (11.2%) 9 MP’s elected

Lab 12,205,808 (44.1%) 317 MP’s elected

PC 69,507 (0.2%) 0 MP elected

SNP 64,044 (0.2%) 0 MP elected

Rep 101,628 (0.4%) 0 MP elected

Rep LP 14,678 (0.1%) 0 Ms elected

 

C = Conservatives

 

L = Liberals

 

Lab = Labour

 

PC = Plaid Cymru

 

SNP = Scottish National Party

 

Rep = Irish Republicans

 

Rep LP = Republican Labour Party