Communist Party of Great Britain election results

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This article lists the Communist Party of Great Britain's election results in UK parliamentary elections.

Summary of general election performance[edit]

Year Number of Candidates Total votes Average voters per candidate Percentage of vote Saved deposits Change (percentage points) Number of MPs
1922 5 30,684 6,137 0.2 x N/A 1
1923 4 34,258 8,565 0.2 x 0.0 0
1924 8 51,176 6,397 0.2 x 0.0 1
1929 25 47,554 1,902 0.2 x 0.0 0
1931 26 69,692 2,680 0.3 6 +0.1 0
1935 2 27,177 13,589 0.1 2 -0.2 1
1945 21 97,945 4,664 0.4 9 +0.3 2
1950 100 91,765 918 0.3 3 -0.1 0
1951 10 21,640 2,164 0.1 0 -0.2 0
1955 17 33,144 1,950 0.1 2 0.0 0
1959 18 30,896 1,716 0.1 1 0.0 0
1964 36 46,442 1,290 0.2 0 +0.1 0
1966 57 62,092 1,089 0.2 0 0.0 0
1970 57 37,970 655 0.1 0 -0.1 0
1974 February 44 32,743 744 0.1 1 0.0 0
1974 October 29 17,426 601 0.1 0 0.0 0
1979 38 16,858 444 0.1 0 0.0 0
1983 35 11,606 332 0.0 0 -0.1 0
1987 19 6,078 320 0.0 0 -0.1 0

By-elections, 1921-1922[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes  % Position
Caerphilly by-election, 1921 Stewart, BobBob Stewart 2,592 10.3 3

1922 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Bethnal Green North East Windsor, WalterWalter Windsor 5,659 35.3 2
Dundee Gallacher, WillieWillie Gallacher 5,906 5.0 6
Greenock Geddes, AlecAlec Geddes 9,776 34.1 2
Motherwell Newbold, WaltonWalton Newbold 8,262 33.3 1

This list does not include Shapurji Saklatvala, a member of the party who was elected for the Labour Party, nor Joe Vaughan who also stood for the Labour Party.

1923 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Dundee Gallacher, WillieWillie Gallacher 10,380 10.1 5
Glasgow Kelvingrove Ferguson, AitkenAitken Ferguson 10,021 39.0 2
Greenock Geddes, AlecAlec Geddes 10,335 38.8 2
Motherwell Newbold, WaltonWalton Newbold 8,712 37.4 2

This list does not include William Paul, M. Philips Price, Shapurji Saklatvala, Joe Vaughan or Ellen Wilkinson, party members who stood for the Labour Party.

1924 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Bethnal Green South West Vaughan, JoeJoe Vaughan 6,024 40.9 2
Battersea North Saklatvala, ShapurjiShapurji Saklatvala 15,096 50.9 1
Birmingham West Dunstan, RobertRobert Dunstan 7,158 32.1 2
Greenock Geddes, AlecAlec Geddes 7,590 29.0 2
Dundee Stewart, BobBob Stewart 8,340 6.7 5
Manchester Rusholme Paul, WilliamWilliam Paul 5,328 20.2 3
Nottingham East Mann, TomTom Mann 2,606 10.8 3
Streatham Wall, AlfredAlfred Wall 3,204 13.8 3

By-elections, 1924-1929[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes  % Position
Aberdeen North by-election, 1928 Ferguson, AitkenAitken Ferguson 2,618 12.9 3

1929 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Aberdeen North Ferguson, AitkenAitken Ferguson 1,686 5.8 3
Battersea North Saklatvala, ShapurjiShapurji Saklatvala 6,554 18.6 3
Bethnal Green South West Dunstan, RobertRobert Dunstan 1,368 7.7 3
Bothwell Crawfurd, HelenHelen Crawfurd 1,677 5.5 3
Caerphilly Wilson, JockJock Wilson 829 2.2
Dundee Stewart, BobBob Stewart 6,160 3.6 5
Dunfermline Burghs Leckie, JackJack Leckie 1,712 6.5 3
Gateshead Webb, LilyLily Webb
Greenock Geddes, AlecAlec Geddes 7,005 25.1
Hackney South Murphy, J. T.J. T. Murphy 331 1.1 4
Hamilton Moore, FrankFrank Moore 395 1.6 3
Manchester Platting Vaughan, JosephJoseph Vaughan 401 1.0
Motherwell Brown, IsabelIsabel Brown 984 3.4 4
Ogmore Campbell, John RossJohn Ross Campbell 1,525 3.8 4
Rhondda East Horner, ArthurArthur Horner 5,789 15.2 3
Rutherglen Moffat, AlexAlex Moffat 842 2.5 4
Seaham Pollitt, HarryHarry Pollitt 1,431 2.9
Sheffield Attercliffe Fletcher, GeorgeGeorge Fletcher 1,731 5.5 4
Spen Valley Usmani, ShaukatShaukat Usmani 242 0.6
Tottenham South Sara, HenryHenry Sara 490 1.5
Wallsend Hannington, WalWal Hannington 744 1.8
Wednesbury Gee, ThomasThomas Gee 61 0.1
West Fife Gallacher, WillieWillie Gallacher 6,040 20.5 2

By-elections, 1929-1931[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes  % Position
Leeds South East by-election, 1929 Brain, WillWill Brain 512 4.2 2
Kilmarnock by-election, 1929 Brown, IsabelIsabel Brown 1,448 4.4 3
Sheffield Brightside by-election, 1930 Murphy, J. T.J. T. Murphy 1,084 4.4 4
Glasgow Shettleston by-election, 1930 Saklatvala, ShapurjiShapurji Saklatvala 1,459 5.8 4
Shipley by-election, 1930 Gallacher, WillieWillie Gallacher 701 1.7 4
Whitechapel and St Georges by-election, 1930 Pollitt, HarryHarry Pollitt 2,106 9.6 4
Ogmore by-election, 1931 Campbell, John RossJohn Ross Campbell 5,219 21.2

1931 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Aberdeen North Crawfurd, HelenHelen Crawfurd 3,980 11.1 3
Battersea North Saklatvala, ShapurjiShapurji Saklatvala 3,021 8.9 3
Bethnal Green South West Vaughan, JoeJoe Vaughan 2,970 17.4 3
Bermondsey West Hannington, WalWal Hannington 873 4.2 3
Birmingham Duddeston Moore, BernardBernard Moore 327 1.2
Bothwell McCourt, BarneyBarney McCourt 1,677 6.5 3
Burnley Rushton, JimJim Rushton 512 0.8
Dundee Stewart, BobBob Stewart 10,264 5.8 5
Edinburgh Central Douglas, FredFred Douglas 1,319 4.5 3
Glasgow Gorbals McShane, HarryHarry McShane 2,626 7.9 3
Glasgow Springburn Haines, A.A. Haines 1,997 5.8 3
Gorton Flanagan, ChrisChris Flanagan 1,000 2.6 3
Greenock Ferguson, AitkenAitken Ferguson 6,440 18.2 3
Greenwich Duncan, K.K. Duncan 2,024 4.5 3
Hammersmith North Bramley, TedTed Bramley 697 2.2 3
Liverpool Scotland McGree, LeoLeo McGree 1,544 5.6 3
Ogmore Campbell, John RossJohn Ross Campbell 3,099 8.2
Rhondda East Horner, ArthurArthur Horner 10,359 31.9 2
Rhondda West Davies, John LeighJohn Leigh Davies 4,296 15.7 2
St Pancras North Shephard, W.W. Shephard 456 1.3
St Pancras South East Usmani, ShaukatShaukat Usmani 332 1.2
Seaham Lumley, GeorgeGeorge Lumley 677 1.3 3
Sheffield Attercliffe Fletcher, GeorgeGeorge Fletcher 2,790 8.5 3
Sheffield Brightside Murphy, J. T.J. T. Murphy 1,571 4.1 3
West Fife Gallacher, WillieWillie Gallacher 6,829 22.1 3
Whitechapel and St Georges Pollitt, HarryHarry Pollitt 2,658 11.2 3

By-elections, 1931-1935[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes  % Position
Dunbartonshire by-election, 1932 McIntyre, HughieHughie McIntyre 2,870 7.5 4
Rhondda East by-election, 1933 Horner, ArthurArthur Horner 11,228 33.8 2
Clay Cross by-election, 1933 Pollitt, HarryHarry Pollitt 3,434 10.8 3
Skipton by-election, 1933 Rushton, JamesJames Rushton 704 1.7 4
Hammersmith North by-election, 1934 Bramley, TedTed Bramley 614 2.4 3
Merthyr by-election, 1934 Hannington, WalWal Hannington 3,409 9.5 4

1935 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Rhondda East Pollitt, HarryHarry Pollitt 13,655 38.2 2
West Fife Gallacher, WillieWillie Gallacher 13,462 37.4 1

By-elections, 1935-1945[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes  % Position
Stretford by-election, 1939 Gower, EricEric Gower 1,514 5.1 3
Silvertown by-election, 1940 Pollitt, HarryHarry Pollitt 966 6.2 2
Bow and Bromley by-election, 1940 Brown, IsabelIsabel Brown 506 4.2 2
Dunbartonshire by-election, 1941 MacEwen, MalcolmMalcolm MacEwen 3,862 15.0 2

1945 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Abingdon Dunman, John Clement DixJohn Clement Dix Dunman 1,668 4.4 4
Birmingham Handsworth Eden, JesseJesse Eden 1,390 3.4 5
Birmingham Sparkbrook Palme Dutt, RajaniRajani Palme Dutt 1,853 7.6 3
Coventry East Alexander, WilliamWilliam Alexander 3,986 7.0 3
Glasgow Central Cooney, BobBob Cooney 2,709 12.7 3
Glasgow Shettleston Kerrigan, PeterPeter Kerrigan 4,122 12.3 4
Greenock Campbell, John RossJohn Ross Campbell 5,900 17.2 3
Hackney South Rust, WilliamWilliam Rust 4,891 24.2 3
Harrow East Driver, G.G. Driver 3,493 5.9 4
Hornsey Jones, George JohnGeorge John Jones 10,058 21.5 3
Kirkcaldy Burghs McArthur, J.J. McArthur 2,898 8.5 4
Mile End Piratin, PhilPhil Piratin 5,075 47.6 1
Preston Devine, Pat J.Pat J. Devine 5,168 3.8 6
Rhondda East Pollitt, HarryHarry Pollitt 15,761 45.5 2
Rossendale Whittaker, BillBill Whittaker 1,663 4.6 4
Sevenoaks Thompson, K.K. Thompson 676 1.6 4
Sheffield Brightside Hill, HowardHoward Hill 4,115 13.0 3
Sheffield Hallam Cree, Gordon HerbertGordon Herbert Cree 2,253 6.7 4
Sunderland Richardson, TommyTommy Richardson 4,501 3.3 5
West Fife Gallacher, WillieWillie Gallacher 17,636 42.2 1
Westminster Abbey Carritt, Gabriel BillyGabriel Billy Carritt 2,964 17.6 3

By-elections, 1945-1950[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes  % Position
Wigan by-election, 1948 Rowlandson, ThomasThomas Rowlandson 1,647 3.4 3
Glasgow Gorbals by-election, 1948 Kerrigan, PeterPeter Kerrigan 4,233 16.9 3
St Pancras North by-election, 1949 Mahon, JohnJohn Mahon 854 3.0 3

1950 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Aberdare Wilson, AlistairAlistair Wilson 1,382 3.1 4
Aberdeen North Cooney, BobBob Cooney 1,391 2.7 4
Abingdon Dunman, John Clement DixJohn Clement Dix Dunman 396 0.9 4
Acton Papworth, Albert FAlbert F Papworth 663 1.5 4
Ashton-under-Lyne Blackwell, H. H.H. H. Blackwell 459 1.1 3
Battersea North Mahon, JohnJohn Mahon 655 1.8 4
Bedford Matthews, Betty LynetteBetty Lynette Matthews 207 0.5 4
Bethnal Green Midwater, G.G. Midwater 610 1.9 4
Bexley Job, C.C. Job 481 0.9 4
Birkenhead Coulthard, S.S. Coulthard 971 1.8 4
Birmingham Northfield Etheridge, R.R. Etheridge 479 1.0 4
Birmingham Sparkbrook Crump, JimJim Crump 355 0.9 3
Birmingham Yardley Falconer, J.J. Falconer 347 0.8 4
Bradford East Green, H.H. Green 543 1.2 4
Brentford and Chiswick Parker, Joseph HenryJoseph Henry Parker 401 1.0 4
Bristol South East Webb, Jack F.Jack F. Webb 524 1.1 4
Burnley Whittaker, BillBill Whittaker 526 1.0 3
Chesterfield Barker, BasBas Barker 554 1.0 4
Cirencester and Tewkesbury Philipps, WoganWogan Philipps 423 0.9 4
Cities of London and Westminster Carritt, G. BillyG. Billy Carritt 888 1.7 4
Clapham Draper, G. M.G. M. Draper 619 1.3 4
Coventry East Alexander, WilliamWilliam Alexander 487 1.0 4
Croydon West Jarvie, BobBob Jarvie 336 0.7 4
Dagenham Bridges, G.G. Bridges 883 1.5 4
Deptford Stannard, LesLes Stannard 562 1.3 4
Don Valley Taylor, SammySammy Taylor 1,007 1.9 3
Dover Morrison, BobBob Morrison 474 0.9 4
Dundee East Bowman, DaveDave Bowman 1,093 2.2 3
East Ham South Thomas, E.E. Thomas 401 1.1 4
Edinburgh Central Renton, D.D. Renton 646 1.9 4
Eton and Slough Smith, P.L.N.P.L.N. Smith 614 1.5 4
Eye Chadwick, LeeLee Chadwick 277 0.6 4
Fulham East Ellesmere, R.R. Ellesmere 399 1.1 4
Glasgow Bridgeton Kelly, D.D. Kelly 858 2.5 4
Glasgow Gorbals Kerrigan, PeterPeter Kerrigan 2,426 5.9 3
Glasgow Govan Lauchlan, WilliamWilliam Lauchlan 1,547 3.7 4
Glasgow Scotstoun McIlhone, BobBob McIlhone 1,088 2.6 4
Glasgow Shettleston MacEwen, MalcolmMalcolm MacEwen 1,678 4.1 3
Glasgow Springburn Horne, Robert FRobert F Horne 1,764 4.1 4
Greenock Campbell, John RossJohn Ross Campbell 1,228 3.0 4
Hackney South Betteridge, John R.John R. Betteridge 2,199 3.8 4
Hampstead Gore, R.R. Gore 1,603 2.8 4
Harrow East Seaman, W.W. Seaman 633 1.2 4
Hayes and Harlington Foster, FrankFrank Foster 593 1.6 4
Hendon North Pollitt, MarjorieMarjorie Pollitt 918 2.0 4
Hornsey Jones, George JohnGeorge John Jones 1,191 1.9 4
Huyton McGree, LeoLeo McGree 387 0.9 4
Ilford South Kelly, D.D. Kelly 913 1.6 4
Islington South West Bender, AlfredAlfred Bender 834 1.8 4
Kensington North Eyre, M. J.M. J. Eyre 551 1.3 4
Kettering O'Connor, L. P.L. P. O'Connor 368 0.6 4
Kilmarnock Brown, IsabelIsabel Brown 860 2.2 4
Leeds North East Ramelson, BertBert Ramelson 612 1.6 4
Leicester North East Westacott, Frederick C.Frederick C. Westacott 327 0.7 4
Lewisham South Jones, J. W.J. W. Jones 635 1.3 4
Liverpool Scotland Coward, JackJack Coward 615 1.4 3
Manchester Blackley Ainley, B.B. Ainley 562 1.1 4
Manchester Gorton Abbott, S.S. Abbott 873 1.7 4
Manchester Wythenshawe Dean, F.F. Dean 588 1.3 4
Mansfield Ellis, W. L.W. L. Ellis 482 0.9 4
Middlesbrough East Levy, N.N. Levy 367 0.8 4
Motherwell Henderson, R.R. Henderson 1,007 2.4 4
Neath Thomas, A.C.A.C. Thomas 1,584 3.5 4
Newcastle-upon-Tyne East McNair, R.R. McNair 492 0.9 3
Nottingham North West West, ArthurArthur West 719 1.5 4
Ogmore Llewellyn, MavisMavis Llewellyn 1,691 3.5 3
Oldham West Mawdsley, W.W. Mawdsley 438 0.9 4
Oxford Keeling, ErnestErnest Keeling 494 0.8 4
Paddington North Cohen, DanielDaniel Cohen 417 1.2 4
Peckham Gibson, T.T. Gibson 886 1.8 4
Poplar Watson, H.H. Watson 540 1.4 4
Portsmouth West Swanton, G.G. Swanton 251 0.5 3
Preston North Devine, P. J.P. J. Devine 366 0.8 4
Rhondda East Pollitt, HarryHarry Pollitt 4,463 12.7 2
St Pancras North Aherne, T.T. Aherne 967 1.9 4
Sheffield Brightside Hill, HowardHoward Hill 1,081 2.3 3
Sheffield Hillsborough Bennett, M.M. Bennett 759 1.5 3
Sheffield Park Fullard, A.A. Fullard 909 2.0 3
Shipley Robb, L. T.L. T. Robb 237 0.6 4
Southall Purton, J. A.J. A. Purton 839 1.7 4
South Shields Smith, F. O.F. O. Smith 415 0.7 4
Southwark Bent, S.P. 'Joe'S.P. 'Joe' Bent 668 1.3 4
Stalybridge and Hyde Herrick, D. P.D. P. Herrick 389 0.8 4
Stepney Piratin, PhilPhil Piratin 5,991 12.5 3
Stirling and Falkirk McAlister, G.G. McAlister 801 1.8 4
Swindon Gradwell, IkeIke Gradwell 295 0.7 4
Totnes Tapscott, EdwinEdwin Tapscott 423 0.8 4
Tottenham Cross, G.G. Cross 802 1.5 4
Vauxhall Heinemann, M.M. Heinemann 508 1.3 4
Warrington Grady, James JosephJames Joseph Grady 496 1.1 4
Wembley South Gill, N.N. Gill 430 1.0 4
West Dunbartonshire Hart, FinlayFinlay Hart 1,198 2.9 3
West Fife Gallacher, WillieWillie Gallacher 9,301 21.6 3
West Ham South Norris, W.W. Norris 730 1.6 4
West Lothian Borrowman, J.J. Borrowman 664 1.5 4
Wigan Rowlandson, ThomasThomas Rowlandson 1,243 2.4 4
Willesden West Michaelson, D.D. Michaelson 938 1.7 4
Woodford Brooks, William George PhilipWilliam George Philip Brooks 827 1.3 4
Woolwich East Palme Dutt, RajaniRajani Palme Dutt 601 1.4 4
Wycombe Leigh, Elizabeth RoseElizabeth Rose Leigh 199 0.4 4

By-elections, 1950-1951[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes  % Position
Sheffield Neepsend by-election, 1950 Moore, BillBill Moore 729 2.4 3

1951 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Dundee West Bowman, DaveDave Bowman 1,508 2.7 3
East Dunbartonshire Henderson, ArnoldArnold Henderson 2,158 4.1 3
Glasgow Gorbals Kerrigan, PeterPeter Kerrigan 2,553 6.2 3
Hackney South Betteridge, JohnJohn Betteridge 1,744 3.0 3
Lewisham South Mahon, JohnJohn Mahon 578 1.2 3
Rhondda East Cox, IdrisIdris Cox 2,948 8.6 3
Sheffield Brightside Hill, HowardHoward Hill 1,116 2.5 3
Stepney Bramley, TedTed Bramley 3,436 7.3 3
West Fife Lauchlan, WilliamWilliam Lauchlan 4,728 10.5 3
Woodford Campbell, John RossJohn Ross Campbell 871 1.3 3

By-elections, 1951-1955[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes  % Position
Motherwell by-election, 1954 Gollan, JohnJohn Gollan 1,457 4.3 3

1955 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Birmingham Perry Barr Pearce, BertBert Pearce 928 2.5 3
Dundee West Bowman, DaveDave Bowman 1,335 2.6 3
East Dunbartonshire Henderson, ArnoldArnold Henderson 2,448 4.9 3
Glasgow Gorbals Kerrigan, PeterPeter Kerrigan 2,491 6.8 3
Glasgow Springburn Hart, FinlayFinlay Hart 1,532 5.5 3
Hackney North and Stoke Newington Morris, A.A. Morris 1,525 3.4 4
Hackney Central Betteridge, JohnJohn Betteridge 1,530 3.5 3
Hayes and Harlington Foster, FrankFrank Foster 886 2.6 3
Hornsey Jones, G. J.G. J. Jones 1,442 2.6 3
Nottingham North Peck, JohnJohn Peck 916 1.9 3
Rhondda East Powell, AnnieAnnie Powell 4,544 15.1 2
St Pancras North Nicolson, JockJock Nicolson 1,303 3.0 3
Sheffield Brightside Hill, HowardHoward Hill 1,461 3.5 3
Southwark Bent, JoeJoe Bent 959 2.4 3
Stepney Kaye, SollySolly Kaye 2,888 7.6 3
West Fife Lauchlan, WilliamWilliam Lauchlan 4,728 10.5 3
Wigan Rowlandson, ThomasThomas Rowlandson 1,567 3.4 3

By-elections, 1955-1959[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes  % Position
Wigan by-election, 1958 Weaver, MickMick Weaver 972 2.5 3

1959 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Birmingham Perry Barr Pearce, BertBert Pearce 424 1.1 4
Dundee West Bowman, DaveDave Bowman 1,087 2.1 3
East Dunbartonshire Henderson, ArnoldArnold Henderson 2,200 4.0 3
Glasgow Gorbals Kerrigan, PeterPeter Kerrigan 1,932 5.9 3
Glasgow Govan McLennan, GordonGordon McLennan 1,869 4.9 4
Glasgow Springburn Hart, FinlayFinlay Hart 1,235 4.5 3
Hayes and Harlington Foster, FrankFrank Foster 527 1.4 4
Hornsey Jones, G. J.G. J. Jones 1,107 2.0 4
Neath David, JimJim David 1,962 4.6 3
Nottingham North Peck, JohnJohn Peck 1,331 2.6 4
Rhondda East Powell, AnnieAnnie Powell 4,580 14.5 2
St Pancras North Nicolson, JockJock Nicolson 1,230 3.0 4
Sheffield Brightside Hill, HowardHoward Hill 1,373 3.3 3
Southwark Bent, JoeJoe Bent 1,395 3.6 3
Stepney Kaye, SollySolly Kaye 2,548 6.7 3
West Fife Lauchlan, WilliamWilliam Lauchlan 3,828 8.4 4
Wigan Weaver, MickMick Weaver 945 2.0 3
Willesden West Burt, LesLes Burt 1,324 3.0 3

By-elections, 1959-1964[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes  % Position
West Lothian by-election, 1962 McLennan, GordonGordon McLennan 1,511 3.6 5
Swansea East by-election, 1963 Pearce, BertBert Pearce 773 2.5 6
Leeds South by-election, 1963 Ramelson, BertBert Ramelson 670 2.2 4
Luton by-election, 1963 Chater, TonyTony Chater 490 1.1 4
Dundee West by-election, 1963 Bowman, DaveDave Bowman 1,170 2.6 4
Manchester Openshaw by-election, 1963 Marsden, EddieEddie Marsden 1,185 4.9 3

1964 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Aberavon Hart, J. TudorJ. Tudor Hart 1,260 2.7
Battersea North Easton, GladysGladys Easton 471 2.0 4
Birmingham Small Heath Jelf, GeorgeGeorge Jelf 926 3.3 3
Coventry East Bourne, HarryHarry Bourne 1,138 1.9
Dagenham Halpin, KevinKevin Halpin 1,070 2.1
Dundee West Bowman, DaveDave Bowman 1,228 2.4 3
East Dunbartonshire Reid, JimmyJimmy Reid 1,171 2.0
Glasgow Gorbals Hunter, MargaretMargaret Hunter 1,339 5.6 3
Glasgow Govan McLennan, GordonGordon McLennan 1,378 4.4
Glasgow Springburn McLellan, NeilNeil McLellan 950 3.7 4
Goole Carr, WilliamWilliam Carr 1,165 2.8
Hayes and Harlington Stanley, FrankFrank Stanley 873 2.6
Hornsey Morris, MaxMax Morris 1,258 2.6
Islington South West Moss, JohnJohn Moss 1,377 5.1
Kinross and Western Perthshire Grieve, C. M.C. M. Grieve 127 0.5
Leeds South Ramelson, BertBert Ramelson 928 2.6
Liverpool Scotland Cassin, TomTom Cassin 725 2.8
Llanelli Hitchon, BobBob Hitchon 1,061 2.2 5
Luton Chater, TonyTony Chater 567 1.2
Manchester Openshaw Marsden, EddieEddie Marsden 1,947 5.1
Mitcham French, SidSid French 657 1.2
Motherwell Sneddon, JamesJames Sneddon 1,565 4.0 3
Neath David, JimJim David 2,432 6.0
Newcastle-upon-Tyne Central Welch, TomTom Welch 532 1.8
Nottingham North Peck, JohnJohn Peck 1,579 3.1 3
Pontypool Jones, EddieEddie Jones 1,329 3.6
Rhondda East Powell, AnnieAnnie Powell 3,385 11.8 2
St Pancras North Nicolson, JockJock Nicolson 1,140 3.4
Sheffield Brightside Hill, HowardHoward Hill 1,356 3.5 3
Southwark Bent, JoeJoe Bent 1,599 4.9
Stepney Kaye, SollySolly Kaye 2,454 7.9 3
Swindon Gradwell, IkeIke Gradwell 944 2.1
West Fife Lauchlan, WilliamWilliam Lauchlan 3,273 7.5 3
West Lothian Swan, IreneIrene Swan 610 1.2
Wigan Weaver, MickMick Weaver 988 2.4 3
Willesden West Burt, LesLes Burt 1,130 3.0

1966 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Aberavon Hart, J. TudorJ. Tudor Hart 1,620 3.6
Aberdare Wilson, AlistairAlistair Wilson 2,305 6.4
Aberdeen North Rose, MargaretMargaret Rose 719 1.7 4
Battersea North Easton, GladysGladys Easton 650 3.0 3
Birkenhead Williams, BarryBarry Williams 604 1.5
Birmingham Northfield Robinson, DerekDerek Robinson 1,029 1.6
Birmingham Small Heath Jelf, GeorgeGeorge Jelf 477 1.8 3
Birmingham Stechford Dunn, BillBill Dunn 998 2.6
Bothwell Woods, ThomasThomas Woods 1,209 2.7
Bristol North West Underwood, BrianBrian Underwood 595 1.2
Coventry East Bourne, HarryHarry Bourne 1,368 2.3
Dagenham Wake, GeorgeGeorge Wake 1,373 2.9
Dundee West Bowman, DaveDave Bowman 1,217 2.5 4
East Dunbartonshire Reid, JimmyJimmy Reid 1,548 2.5
Eccles Bennett, MichaelMichael Bennett 1,239 3.0 3
Edinburgh Leith Arundel, HonorHonor Arundel 279 1.0
Erith and Crayford Smith, LaurieLaurie Smith 556 1.3
Fulham Robson, PeterPeter Robson 256 0.7
Glasgow Gorbals Hunter, MargaretMargaret Hunter 819 4.1 3
Glasgow Govan McLennan, GordonGordon McLennan 1,378 4.4
Glasgow Provan Jackson, JohnJohn Jackson 988 2.3 3
Glasgow Scotstoun Boyd, HughHugh Boyd 2,395 5.4
Glasgow Springburn McLellan, NeilNeil McLellan 867 3.7 4
Goole Carr, WilliamWilliam Carr 952 2.3
Greenock Dunn, WilliamWilliam Dunn 702 2.1
Hackney North and Stoke Newington Goldman, MontyMonty Goldman 1,491 4.2
Hayes and Harlington Stanley, FrankFrank Stanley 698 2.1
Hornsey Morris, MaxMax Morris 1,184 2.5
Islington South West Moss, JohnJohn Moss 756 3.0
Leeds South Ramelson, BertBert Ramelson 714 2.1
Liverpool Scotland Cassin, TomTom Cassin 779 3.9
Llanelli Hitchon, BobBob Hitchon 1,211 2.6 4
Luton Chater, TonyTony Chater 586 1.2
Manchester Openshaw Marsden, EddieEddie Marsden 1,479 4.3
Mansfield Westacott, FredFred Westacott 590 1.3
Mitcham French, SidSid French 580 1.1
Motherwell Sneddon, JamesJames Sneddon 1,508 4.1 3
Neath David, JimJim David 1,632 4.2
Newcastle-upon-Tyne Central Welch, TomTom Welch 404 1.6
Nottingham North Peck, JohnJohn Peck 1,070 2.1 3
Pontypool Jones, EddieEddie Jones 897 2.5
Rhondda East Powell, AnnieAnnie Powell 2,349 8.4 2
Rhondda West True, ArthurArthur True 1,853 7.4
St Pancras North Nicolson, JockJock Nicolson 1,253 3.8
Sheffield Brightside Hill, HowardHoward Hill 989 2.8 3
Sheffield Park Morton, CyrilCyril Morton 1,022 3.3
Southwark Bent, JoeJoe Bent 1,404 4.7
Stepney Kaye, SollySolly Kaye 2,209 7.3 3
Stirling and Falkirk McIntosh, P.P. McIntosh 767 1.7
Stockton-on-Tees Jones, ErnestErnest Jones 710 1.8
Stoke-on-Trent South Lomas, SamSam Lomas 2,262 5.1
Swansea East Jones, BillBill Jones 902 2.2
Swindon Gradwell, IkeIke Gradwell 838 2.0
West Fife Macmillan, ArchieArchie Macmillan 1,542 3.6 4
West Lothian Swan, IreneIrene Swan 567 1.1
Wigan Weaver, MickMick Weaver 858 2.2 3
Willesden West Burt, LesLes Burt 1,140 3.1

By-elections, 1966-1970[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes  % Position
Glasgow Pollok by-election, 1967 Murray, AlexanderAlexander Murray 694 1.8 5
Rhondda West by-election, 1967 True, ArthurArthur True 1,723 6.8 3
Manchester Gorton by-election, 1967 Eddisford, VictorVictor Eddisford 437 1.0 5
Sheffield Brightside by-election, 1968 Wilkinson, RobertRobert Wilkinson 1,069 4.2 3
Glasgow Gorbals by-election, 1969 Kay, JohnJohn Kay 361 2.5 4
Swindon by-election, 1969 Gradwell, JudithJudith Gradwell 1,723 1.3 4

1970 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Aberavon Hart, J. TudorJ. Tudor Hart 1,102 2.4 4
Aberdare Wilson, AlistairAlistair Wilson 1,317 3.5 4
Aberdeen North Rose, MargaretMargaret Rose 521 1.2 5
Acton Costin, MauriceMaurice Costin 258 0.9 4
Battersea North Welsh, D.D. Welsh 179 1.0 4
Birkenhead Williams, BarryBarry Williams 351 0.9 4
Birmingham Northfield Robinson, DerekDerek Robinson 605 0.9 3
Birmingham Stechford Pegg, SidneySidney Pegg 298 0.7 4
Bristol North West Williams, W. E.W. E. Williams 227 0.5 4
Coventry East Hosey, J.J. Hosey 841 1.4 3
Dagenham Wake, GeorgeGeorge Wake 982 2.2 3
Dundee West McLevy, HarryHarry McLevy 809 1.6 4
Dunfermline Neilson, JohnJohn Neilson 462 1.2 4
East Dunbartonshire Reid, JimmyJimmy Reid 1,656 2.3 5
Eccles Keenan, TerryTerry Keenan 643 1.5 3
Edinburgh Leith Swan, IreneIrene Swan 413 1.0
Glasgow Gorbals Kay, JohnJohn Kay 376 2.5 4
Glasgow Govan Biggam, ThomasThomas Biggam 326 1.5 4
Glasgow Provan Jackson, JohnJohn Jackson 601 1.4 4
Glasgow Scotstoun Boyd, HughHugh Boyd 846 1.8 4
Glasgow Springburn McLellan, NeilNeil McLellan 423 1.8 4
Greenock Dunn, WilliamWilliam Dunn 559 1.6 3
Hackney North and Stoke Newington Goldman, MontyMonty Goldman 793 2.4 3
Hayes and Harlington Pink, PeterPeter Pink 372 1.1 3
Hornsey Morris, MaxMax Morris 624 1.4 4
Huddersfield East Beresford, EthelEthel Beresford 308 0.8 4
Huyton Kenny, JoeJoe Kenny 890 1.2 4
Islington South West Betteridge, MarieMarie Betteridge 509 2.4 4
Lanark McDowall, DavidDavid McDowall 1,273 1.9 4
Leeds East Bellamy, JoanJoan Bellamy 513 1.0 3
Leeds South East Scott, BernardBernard Scott 198 1.1
Liverpool Exchange O'Hara, RogerRoger O'Hara 775 4.2 3
Llanelli Hitchon, BobBob Hitchon 603 1.2 5
Luton Chater, TonyTony Chater 447 1.0 3
Manchester Openshaw Panter, BernardBernard Panter 552 1.7 3
Mansfield Westacott, FredFred Westacott 628 1.4 3
Mitcham French, SidSid French 638 1.3 3
Motherwell Sneddon, JamesJames Sneddon 1,829 4.7 4
Neath Pearce, BertBert Pearce 579 1.5 4
Nottingham North Peck, JohnJohn Peck 741 1.5 4
Pontypool Watkinson, B.B. Watkinson 435 1.1 4
Rhondda East Jones, A.A. Jones 659 2.3 4
Rhondda West True, ArthurArthur True 1,201 4.8 3
St Pancras North McLennan, GordonGordon McLennan 670 2.4 3
Sheffield Brightside Ashberry, GordonGordon Ashberry 665 2.0 3
Sheffield Park Morton, CyrilCyril Morton 637 2.1 3
Southwark Hume, E.E. Hume 1,128 4.5 3
Stepney Kaye, SollySolly Kaye 1,468 5.8 3
Stockton-on-Tees Jones, ErnestErnest Jones 369 0.9 3
Stoke-on-Trent South Lomas, SamSam Lomas 364 1.1 3
Swansea East Jones, BillBill Jones 563 1.4 4
Swindon Gradwell, IkeIke Gradwell 456 1.0 3
Walsall North Brayford, DonDon Brayford 597 1.2 3
West Fife Betteridge, MarieMarie Betteridge 855 1.7 4
West Lothian Bett, ChrisChris Bett 459 0.8 4
Wigan Kay, JackJack Kay 672 1.6 3
Willesden West Burt, LesLes Burt 515 1.6 3
Wolverhampton South West Carter, PeterPeter Carter 189 0.5 4

By-elections, 1970-1974[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes  % Position
Merthyr Tydfil by-election, 1972 Jones, Arthur LewisArthur Lewis Jones 1,519 4.7 4

February 1974 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Aberdare Wilson, AlistairAlistair Wilson 1,038 2.6 4
Birmingham Northfield Robinson, DerekDerek Robinson 368 0.7 4
Bootle Morris, RonaldRonald Morris 586 1.3 4
Bothwell Bolton, DavidDavid Bolton 562 1.2 5
Brent South Burt, LesLes Burt 380 0.9 5
Central Dunbartonshire Reid, JimmyJimmy Reid 5,928 14.6 3
Central Fife Maxwell, AlexAlex Maxwell 2,019 4.4 4
Clackmannan and Eastern Stirlingshire Bolton, GuyGuy Bolton 322 0.6 4
Coventry North East Hosey, JohnJohn Hosey 838 1.8 4
Dagenham Wake, GeorgeGeorge Wake 1,169 2.4 3
Dundee West McLevy, HarryHarry McLevy 673 1.3 4
East Kilbride McDowell, DavidDavid McDowell 693 1.3 4
Eccles Keenan, TerryTerry Keenan 404 0.9 4
Edinburgh East Swan, IreneIrene Swan 274 0.6 5
Glasgow Garscadden Barr, SamuelSamuel Barr 635 1.6 4
Glasgow Pollok Biggam, ThomasThomas Biggam 377 0.8 4
Glasgow Provan Jackson, JohnJohn Jackson 749 2.0 4
Glasgow Queen's Park Kay, JohnJohn Kay 372 1.3 4
Glasgow Springburn McLellan, NeilNeil McLellan 478 1.4 4
Greenock and Port Glasgow Murray, AlexanderAlexander Murray 483 1.1 5
Hackney North and Stoke Newington Goldman, MontyMonty Goldman 532 1.6 5
Huddersfield East Drake, TonyTony Drake 246 0.6 5
Islington South and Finsbury Betteridge, MarieMarie Betteridge 492 1.8 4
Leeds South East Innes, BillBill Innes 405 1.2 4
Liverpool Scotland Exchange O'Hara, RogerRoger O'Hara 505 2.5 4
Llanelli Hitchon, BobBob Hitchon 507 1.0 5
Manchester Openshaw Widdall, PhilipPhilip Widdall 312 1.0 5
Mansfield Westacott, FredFred Westacott 675 1.3 3
Merthyr Tydfil Jones, A.A. Jones 369 1.2 5
Mitcham and Morden French, SidSid French 507 1.0 4
Motherwell and Wishaw Sneddon, JamesJames Sneddon 1,066 2.7 4
Nottingham North Peck, JohnJohn Peck 754 1.3 4
Pontypool Williams, GrahamGraham Williams 498 1.2 5
Rhondda True, ArthurArthur True 1,374 2.6 5
St Pancras North McLennan, GordonGordon McLennan 466 1.7 4
Sheffield Brightside Gill, ViVi Gill 513 1.3 4
Sheffield Park Morton, CyrilCyril Morton 521 1.1 4
Stepney and Poplar Halpin, KevinKevin Halpin 1,278 3.6 3
Stockton-on-Tees Jones, ErnestErnest Jones 791 1.2 3
Stoke-on-Trent South Lomas, SamSam Lomas 489 0.9 4
Swansea East Jones, BillBill Jones 507 1.2 4
Tooting Lewis, LouLou Lewis 337 0.9 4
Walsall North Richards, J.J. Richards 819 1.6 3
West Lothian Bett, ChrisChris Bett 438 0.7 4

October 1974 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Aberdare Wilson, AlistairAlistair Wilson 1,028 2.7 5
Birmingham Northfield Robinson, DerekDerek Robinson 180 0.3 5
Bootle Morris, RonaldRonald Morris 516 1.2 4
Central Dunbartonshire Reid, JimmyJimmy Reid 3,417 8.7 4
Central Fife Maxwell, AlexAlex Maxwell 1,040 2.4 4
Coventry North East Hosey, JohnJohn Hosey 309 0.7 5
Dagenham Wake, GeorgeGeorge Wake 569 1.3 4
Dundee West McLevy, HarryHarry McLevy 381 0.8 5
Eccles Keenan, TerryTerry Keenan 348 0.8 4
Edinburgh East Swan, IreneIrene Swan 213 0.5 5
Glasgow Provan Jackson, JohnJohn Jackson 503 1.4 4
Glasgow Queen's Park Kay, JohnJohn Kay 354 1.4 5
Glasgow Springburn McLellan, NeilNeil McLellan 352 1.1 5
Hackney North and Stoke Newington Goldman, MontyMonty Goldman 418 1.5 5
Islington South and Finsbury Betteridge, MarieMarie Betteridge 512 2.2 4
Leeds South East Innes, BillBill Innes 317 1.1 4
Liverpool Scotland Exchange O'Hara, RogerRoger O'Hara 556 2.9 4
Manchester Openshaw Widdall, PhilipPhilip Widdall 300 1.0 4
Mansfield Westacott, FredFred Westacott 448 0.9 4
Merthyr Tydfil Roberts, T.T. Roberts 509 1.7 5
Mitcham and Morden French, SidSid French 281 0.6 4
Motherwell and Wishaw Sneddon, JamesJames Sneddon 946 2.4 5
Nottingham North Peck, JohnJohn Peck 525 1.0 5
Rhondda True, ArthurArthur True 1,404 2.8 5
Sheffield Park Morton, CyrilCyril Morton 403 1.0 4
Stepney and Poplar Halpin, KevinKevin Halpin 617 2.0 4
Tooting Lewis, R. E.R. E. Lewis 268 0.8 4
Walsall North Richards, J.J. Richards 465 1.0 4
West Lothian Bett, ChrisChris Bett 247 0.4 5

By-elections, 1974-1979[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes  % Position
Glasgow Garscadden by-election, 1978 Barr, SamuelSamuel Barr 407 1.1 5

1979 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Aberavon Rowden, GeraldGerald Rowden 406 0.8 5
Aberdare Winter, MaryMary Winter 518 1.4 4
Birmingham Sparkbrook Murray, RogerRoger Murray 715 2.4 3
Cardiff Central Spencer, R. H.R. H. Spencer 112 0.3 6
Central Dunbartonshire McCafferty, D.D. McCafferty 1,017 2.6 5
Central Fife Maxwell, AlexAlex Maxwell 1,172 2.5 4
Coventry North East Corrigan, PaulPaul Corrigan 390 0.8 5
Dagenham Connor, DanDan Connor 553 1.2 5
Dundee West Mennie, RaymondRaymond Mennie 316 0.6 4
East Kilbride McDowell, DavidDavid McDowell 658 1.1 4
Eccles Keenan, TerryTerry Keenan 368 0.8 4
Edinburgh East Downes, CarolCarol Downes 173 0.4 4
Flint East Davies, GlynGlyn Davies 307 0.5 5
Glasgow Garscadden Barr, SamuelSamuel Barr 374 1.0 4
Glasgow Maryhill Smith, PeterPeter Smith 287 0.8 5
Glasgow Provan Jackson, JohnJohn Jackson 377 1.1 4
Glasgow Queen's Park Kay, JohnJohn Kay 263 1.1 4
Hackney North and Stoke Newington Goldman, MontyMonty Goldman 440 1.5 5
Hayes and Harlington Mansfield, JohnJohn Mansfield 249 0.6 5
Islington South and Finsbury Betteridge, MarieMarie Betteridge 330 1.4 5
Leeds South East Rodgers, JamesJames Rodgers 190 0.7 4
Liverpool Scotland Exchange O'Hara, RogerRoger O'Hara 421 2.3 4
Llanelli Hitchon, BobBob Hitchon 617 1.2 5
Luton East Mitchell, TomTom Mitchell 107 0.3 5
Manchester Openshaw Widdall, PhilipPhilip Widdall 174 0.6 4
Merthyr Tydfil Dennett, ChrisChris Dennett 223 0.7 5
Motherwell and Wishaw Sneddon, JamesJames Sneddon 740 1.9 4
Norwich North Panes, A.A. Panes 106 0.3 6
Nottingham North Peck, JohnJohn Peck 1,071 2.0 4
Paisley Tait, J.J. Tait 145 0.3 5
Rhondda True, ArthurArthur True 1,819 3.6 4
Sheffield Park Ashberry, GordonGordon Ashberry 279 0.7 5
Stepney and Poplar Halpin, KevinKevin Halpin 413 1.3 6
Stockton-on-Tees Smith, J.J. Smith 243 0.4 6
Swansea East Jones, BillBill Jones 308 0.7 4
Tooting Lewis, LouLou Lewis 233 0.7 5
West Lothian Sneddon, W.W. Sneddon 404 0.6 4

By-elections, 1979-1983[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes  % Position
Birmingham Northfield by-election, 1982 Sheppard, PeterPeter Sheppard 349 0.8 5
Glasgow Queen's Park by-election, 1982 Kay, JohnJohn Kay 339 2.1 4
Bermondsey by-election, 1983 Gordon, RobertRobert Gordon 50 0.2 10

1983 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Battersea Purie-Harwell, K.K. Purie-Harwell 22 0.1 7
Bethnal Green and Stepney Rees, J.J. Rees 243 0.8 5
Birmingham Edgbaston Davies, P. A.P. A. Davies 169 0.5 6
Birmingham Northfield Sheppard, PeterPeter Sheppard 420 0.8 4
Bristol South Chester, A.A. Chester 224 0.5 5
City of London and Westminster South Spence, A.A. Spence 161 0.5 6
Clydebank and Milngavie Bollan, J.J. Bollan 308 0.8 5
Coventry North East Meacham, J.J. Meacham 193 0.4 5
Dagenham Walshe, D.D. Walshe 141 0.4 5
Dunfermline East Maxwell, AlexAlex Maxwell 864 2.4 5
Ealing Acton Pulley, S.S. Pulley 192 0.4 4
East Kilbride Doolan, W.W. Doolan 256 0.5 5
Eccles Cottam, B.B. Cottam 485 1.0 4
Edinburgh Central Carson, D.D. Carson 119 0.3 5
Falkirk East McGregor, F.F. McGregor 334 0.9 5
Glasgow Central McGoldrick, J. P.J. P. McGoldrick 347 1.1 5
Glasgow Garscadden Barr, SamuelSamuel Barr 218 0.6 5
Glasgow Maryhill Smith, P.P. Smith 274 0.8 5
Glasgow Provan Jackson, I.I. Jackson 294 1.0 5
Greenwich Hooks, F.F. Hooks 149 0.4 6
Hackney North and Stoke Newington Goldman, MontyMonty Goldman 426 1.2 5
Hackney South and Shoreditch Green, DaveDave Green 246 0.6 8
Leeds Central Rogers, J. M.J. M. Rogers 314 0.8 5
Lewisham East Roberts, GeoffGeoff Roberts 135 0.3 6
Linlithgow Parnell, M.M. Parnell 199 0.5 5
Liverpool Riverside Blevin, J.J. Blevin 261 0.7 4
Llanelli Hitchon, R. E.R. E. Hitchon 371 0.8 5
Manchester Gorton Cowle, M.M. Cowle 333 0.8 4
Nottingham North Peck, JohnJohn Peck 1,184 2.5 4
Rhondda True, ArthurArthur True 1,350 2.8 5
Sheffield Central Gill, ViVi Gill 296 0.7 4
Swansea East Jones, BillBill Jones 294 0.7 5
Thurrock Paul, J.J. Paul 199 0.4 6
Tooting Lewis, R. E.R. E. Lewis 181 0.4 6
Vauxhall Cook, DaveDave Cook 199 0.5 6
Warley East Randhawa, H. S.H. S. Randhawa 217 0.6 4

By-elections, 1983-1987[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes  % Position
Cynon Valley by-election, 1984 Winter, MaryMary Winter 642 1.9 5

1987 general election[edit]

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Bethnal Green and Stepney Gasquoine, SarahSarah Gasquoine 232 0.7 4
Birmingham Small Heath Sheppard, PeterPeter Sheppard 154 0.5 5
Bristol West Ralph, V.V. Ralph 134 0.3 5
Coventry North East McNally, TomTom McNally 310 0.7 4
Dundee West Matthewson, SteveSteve Matthewson 308 0.7 5
Glasgow Central McGoldrick, J. P.J. P. McGoldrick 265 0.8 6
Glasgow Govan Chalmers, DouglasDouglas Chalmers 237 0.6 5
Greenwich Clinton, P.P. Clinton 58 0.2 6
Hackney South and Shoreditch Green, DaveDave Green 403 1.0 4
Leeds Central Innes, BillBill Innes 355 0.9 4
Linlithgow Glassford, J.J. Glassford 154 0.3 5
Liverpool Riverside Gardner, C. A.C. A. Gardner 601 1.7 4
Motherwell South Somerville, R.R. Somerville 223 0.6 5
Newcastle-upon-Tyne East Keith, J.J. Keith 362 0.9 4
Nottingham North Peck, JohnJohn Peck 879 1.7 4
Rhondda True, ArthurArthur True 869 1.8 5
Sheffield Central Petts, K. E.K. E. Petts 203 0.5 5
Southwark and Bermondsey Power, P. N.P. N. Power 108 0.3 4
Vauxhall Cook, DaveDave Cook 223 0.5 5

By-elections, 1987-1990[edit]

By-election Candidate Votes  % Position
Glasgow Govan by-election, 1988 Chalmers, DouglasDouglas Chalmers 281 0.9 6
Pontypridd by-election, 1989 Richards, DaveDave Richards 239 0.6 6

References[edit]