List of United Kingdom Parliament constituencies (1974–1983) by region

Constituencies 1955-1974 | Feb 1974 MPs | Oct 1974 MPs | 1979 MPs | Constituencies in 1983-1997

This is a list of all constituencies that were in existence in the February 1974, October 1974 and 1979 General Elections broken down by region.

1801 to 1832
1832 to 1868
1868 to 1885
1885 to 1918
1918 to 1950
1950 to 1974
1974 to 1983
1983 to 1997
1997 to present

South East of England (73)Edit

Oxfordshire (4)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Banbury Conservative Conservative Conservative
Henley Conservative Conservative Conservative
Oxford Conservative Labour Conservative
Oxfordshire Mid Conservative Conservative Conservative

Buckinghamshire (6)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Aylesbury Conservative Conservative Conservative
Beaconsfield Conservative Conservative Conservative
Buckingham Conservative Conservative Conservative
Chesham and Amersham Conservative Conservative Conservative
Eton and Slough Labour Labour Labour
Wycombe Conservative Conservative Conservative

Berkshire (6)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Abingdon Conservative Conservative Conservative
Newbury Conservative Conservative Conservative
Reading North Conservative Conservative Conservative
Reading South Conservative Conservative Conservative
Windsor and Maidenhead Conservative Conservative Conservative
Wokingham Conservative Conservative Conservative

Hampshire (16)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Aldershot Conservative Conservative Conservative
Basingstoke Conservative Conservative Conservative
Bournemouth East Conservative Conservative Conservative
Bournemouth West Conservative Conservative Conservative
Christchurch and Lymington Conservative Conservative Conservative
Eastleigh Conservative Conservative Conservative
Fareham Conservative Conservative Conservative
Gosport Conservative Conservative Conservative
Havant and Waterloo Conservative Conservative Conservative
New Forest Conservative Conservative Conservative
Petersfield Conservative Conservative Conservative
Portsmouth North Labour Labour Conservative
Portsmouth South Conservative Conservative Conservative
Southampton Itchen Labour Labour Labour, then SDP
Southampton Test Conservative Labour Conservative
Winchester Conservative Conservative Conservative

Isle of Wight (1)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Isle of Wight Liberal Liberal Liberal

Surrey (11)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Chertsey and Walton Conservative Conservative Conservative
Dorking Conservative Conservative Conservative
Epsom and Ewell Conservative Conservative Conservative
Esher Conservative Conservative Conservative
Farnham Conservative Conservative Conservative
Guildford Conservative Conservative Conservative
Reigate Conservative Conservative Conservative
Spelthorne Conservative Conservative Conservative
Surrey East Conservative Conservative Conservative
Surrey North West Conservative Conservative Conservative
Woking Conservative Conservative Conservative

Sussex (14)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Arundel Conservative Conservative Conservative
Brighton Kemptown Conservative Conservative Conservative
Brighton Pavilion Conservative Conservative Conservative
Chichester Conservative Conservative Conservative
Eastbourne Conservative Conservative Conservative
East Grinstead Conservative Conservative Conservative
Hastings Conservative Conservative Conservative
Horsham and Crawley Conservative Conservative Conservative
Hove Conservative Conservative Conservative
Lewes Conservative Conservative Conservative
Rye Conservative Conservative Conservative
Shoreham Conservative Conservative Conservative
Sussex Mid Conservative Conservative Conservative
Worthing Conservative Conservative Conservative

Kent (15)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Ashford Conservative Conservative Conservative
Canterbury Conservative Conservative Conservative
Dartford Labour Co-op Labour Co-op Conservative
Dover and Deal Conservative Conservative Conservative
Faversham Conservative Conservative Conservative
Folkestone and Hythe Conservative Conservative Conservative
Gillingham Conservative Conservative Conservative
Gravesend Labour Labour Conservative
Maidstone Conservative Conservative Conservative
Rochester and Chatham Conservative Labour Conservative
Sevenoaks Conservative Conservative Conservative
Thanet East Conservative Conservative Conservative
Thanet West Conservative Conservative Conservative
Tonbridge and Malling Conservative Conservative Conservative
Tunbridge Wells Conservative Conservative Conservative

South West of England (43)Edit

Cornwall (5)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Bodmin Liberal Conservative Conservative
Cornwall North Liberal Liberal Conservative
Falmouth and Camborne Conservative Conservative Conservative
St Ives Conservative Conservative Conservative
Truro Conservative Liberal Liberal

Devon (10)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Devon North Liberal Liberal Conservative
Devon West Conservative Conservative Conservative
Exeter Conservative Conservative Conservative
Honiton Conservative Conservative Conservative
Plymouth Devonport Labour Labour Labour, then SDP
Plymouth Drake Conservative Conservative Conservative
Plymouth Sutton Conservative Conservative Conservative
Tiverton Conservative Conservative Conservative
Torbay Conservative Conservative Conservative
Totnes Conservative Conservative Conservative

Somerset (7)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Bath Conservative Conservative Conservative
Bridgwater Conservative Conservative Conservative
Somerset North Conservative Conservative Conservative
Taunton Conservative Conservative Conservative
Wells Conservative Conservative Conservative
Weston-super-Mare Conservative Conservative Conservative
Yeovil Conservative Conservative Conservative

Dorset (4)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Dorset North Conservative Conservative Conservative
Dorset South Conservative Conservative Conservative
Dorset West Conservative Conservative Conservative
Poole Conservative Conservative Conservative

Gloucestershire (12)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Bristol North East Labour Co-op Labour Co-op Labour Co-op
Bristol North West Conservative Labour Conservative
Bristol South Labour Labour Labour
Bristol South East Labour Labour Labour
Bristol West Conservative Conservative Conservative
Cheltenham Conservative Conservative Conservative
Cirencester and Tewkesbury Conservative Conservative Conservative
Gloucester Conservative Conservative Conservative
Gloucestershire South Conservative Conservative Conservative
Gloucestershire West Labour Labour Conservative
Kingswood Labour Labour Conservative
Stroud Conservative Conservative Conservative

Wiltshire (5)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Chippenham Conservative Conservative Conservative
Devizes Conservative Conservative Conservative
Salisbury Conservative Conservative Conservative
Swindon Labour Labour Labour
Westbury Conservative Conservative Conservative

Greater London (92)Edit

North West London (26)Edit

The boroughs of Hillingdon, Harrow, Brent, Ealing, Barnet, Camden, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster, and the City of London.

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Brent East Labour Labour Labour
Brent North Conservative Conservative Conservative
Brent South Labour Co-op Labour Co-op Labour Co-op
Chelsea Conservative Conservative Conservative
Chipping Barnet Conservative Conservative Conservative
City of London and Westminster South Conservative Conservative Conservative
Ealing Acton Conservative Conservative Conservative
Ealing North Labour Labour Conservative
Finchley Conservative Conservative Conservative
Fulham Labour Labour Conservative
Hammersmith North Labour Labour Labour
Hampstead Conservative Conservative Conservative
Harrow Central Conservative Conservative Conservative
Harrow East Conservative Conservative Conservative
Harrow West Conservative Conservative Conservative
Hayes and Harlington Labour Labour Labour, then SDP
Hendon North Conservative Conservative Conservative
Hendon South Conservative Conservative Conservative
Holborn and St Pancras Labour Labour Labour
Kensington Conservative Conservative Conservative
Paddington Labour Labour Conservative
Ruislip and Northwood Conservative Conservative Conservative
St Marylebone Conservative Conservative Conservative
St Pancras North Labour Labour Labour
Southall Labour Labour Labour
Uxbridge Conservative Conservative Conservative

North East London (28)Edit

The boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Havering, Islington, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Barking Labour Labour Labour
Bethnal Green and Bow Labour Labour Labour
Chingford Conservative Conservative Conservative
Dagenham Labour Labour Labour
Edmonton Labour Co-op Labour Co-op Labour Co-op
Enfield North Labour Labour Conservative
Hackney Central Labour Labour Labour
Hackney North and Stoke Newington Labour Labour Labour
Hackney South and Shoreditch Labour Labour Labour, then SDP
Hornchurch Labour Labour Conservative
Hornsey Conservative Conservative Conservative
Ilford North Conservative Labour Conservative
Ilford South Labour Labour Conservative
Islington Central Labour Labour Labour, then SDP
Islington North Labour Labour Labour - SDP - Ind. Labour
Islington South and Finsbury Labour Labour Labour, then SDP
Leyton Labour Labour Labour, then SDP
Newham North East Labour Labour Labour
Newham North West Labour Labour Labour
Newham South Labour Labour Labour
Romford Conservative Conservative Conservative
Southgate Conservative Conservative Conservative
Stepney and Poplar Labour Labour Labour
Tottenham Labour Labour Labour
Upminster Conservative Conservative Conservative
Walthamstow Labour Labour Labour
Wanstead and Woodford Conservative Conservative Conservative
Wood Green Labour Co-op Labour Co-op Labour

South West London (18)Edit

The boroughs of Croydon, Hounslow, Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth.

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Battersea North Labour Labour Labour
Battersea South Labour Labour Labour
Brentford and Isleworth Conservative Conservative Conservative
Carshalton Conservative Conservative Conservative
Croydon Central Conservative Conservative Conservative
Croydon North East Conservative Conservative Conservative
Croydon North West Conservative Conservative Conservative
Croydon South Conservative Conservative Conservative
Feltham and Heston Labour Labour Labour
Kingston upon Thames Conservative Conservative Conservative
Mitcham and Morden Labour Labour Labour, then Ind SDP
Putney Labour Labour Conservative
Richmond upon Thames Conservative Conservative Conservative
Surbiton Conservative Conservative Conservative
Sutton and Cheam Conservative Conservative Conservative
Tooting Labour Labour Labour
Twickenham Conservative Conservative Conservative
Wimbledon Conservative Conservative Conservative

South East London (20)Edit

The boroughs of Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark.

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Beckenham Conservative Conservative Conservative
Bermondsey Labour Labour Labour
Bexleyheath Conservative Conservative Conservative
Chislehurst Conservative Conservative Conservative
Deptford Labour Labour Labour
Dulwich Labour Labour Labour
Erith and Crayford Labour Labour Labour, then SDP
Greenwich Labour Labour Labour
Lambeth Central Labour Labour Labour Co-op
Lewisham East Labour Labour Labour
Lewisham West Labour Labour Labour
Norwood Labour Labour Labour
Orpington Conservative Conservative Conservative
Peckham Labour Labour Labour
Ravensbourne Conservative Conservative Conservative
Sidcup Conservative Conservative Conservative
Streatham Conservative Conservative Conservative
Vauxhall Labour Labour Labour
Woolwich East Labour Labour Labour, then SDP
Woolwich West Labour Labour Conservative

Eastern England (44)Edit

Bedfordshire (5)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Bedford Conservative Conservative Conservative
Bedfordshire Mid Conservative Conservative Conservative
Bedfordshire South Conservative Conservative Conservative
Luton East Labour Labour Conservative
Luton West Labour Labour Conservative

Hertfordshire (9)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Hemel Hempstead Conservative Labour Conservative
Hertford and Stevenage Labour Labour Conservative
Hertfordshire East Conservative Conservative Conservative
Hertfordshire South Conservative Conservative Conservative
Hertfordshire South West Conservative Conservative Conservative
Hitchin Conservative Conservative Conservative
St Albans Conservative Conservative Conservative
Watford Labour Labour Conservative
Welwyn and Hatfield Conservative Labour Conservative

Huntingdonshire (1)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Huntingdonshire Conservative Conservative Conservative

Cambridgeshire (3)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Cambridge Conservative Conservative Conservative
Cambridgeshire Conservative Conservative Conservative
Isle of Ely Liberal Liberal Liberal

Norfolk (7)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Norfolk North Conservative Conservative Conservative
Norfolk North West Conservative Conservative Conservative, then SDP
Norfolk South Conservative Conservative Conservative
Norfolk South West Conservative Conservative Conservative
Norwich North Labour Labour Labour
Norwich South Labour Labour Labour
Yarmouth Conservative Conservative Conservative

Suffolk (5)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Bury St Edmunds Conservative Conservative Conservative
Eye Conservative Conservative Conservative
Ipswich Conservative Labour Labour
Lowestoft Conservative Conservative Conservative
Sudbury and Woodbridge Conservative Conservative Conservative

Essex (14)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Basildon Labour Labour Conservative
Braintree Conservative Conservative Conservative
Brentwood and Ongar Conservative Conservative Conservative
Chelmsford Conservative Conservative Conservative
Colchester Conservative Conservative Conservative
Epping Forest Conservative Conservative Conservative
Essex South East Conservative Conservative Conservative
Harlow Labour Co-op Labour Co-op Labour Co-op
Harwich Conservative Conservative Conservative
Maldon Conservative Conservative Conservative
Saffron Walden Conservative Conservative Conservative
Southend East Conservative Conservative Conservative
Southend West Conservative Conservative Conservative
Thurrock Labour Labour Labour

East Midlands (43)Edit

Derbyshire (10)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Belper Labour Labour Conservative
Bolsover Labour Labour Labour
Chesterfield Labour Labour Labour
Derby North Labour Labour Labour
Derby South Labour Labour Labour
Derbyshire North East Labour Labour Labour
Derbyshire South East Conservative Conservative Conservative
Derbyshire West Conservative Conservative Conservative
High Peak Conservative Conservative Conservative
Ilkeston Labour Labour Labour

Nottinghamshire (10)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Ashfield Labour Labour Labour
Bassetlaw Labour Labour Labour
Beeston Conservative Conservative Conservative
Carlton Conservative Conservative Conservative
Mansfield Labour Labour Labour
Newark Labour Labour Conservative
Nottingham East Labour Labour Labour
Nottingham North Labour Labour Labour
Nottingham West Labour Labour Labour
Rushcliffe Conservative Conservative Conservative

Lincolnshire (8)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Brigg and Scunthorpe Labour Labour Conservative
Gainsborough Conservative Conservative Conservative
Grantham Conservative Conservative Conservative
Grimsby Labour Labour Labour
Holland and Boston Conservative Conservative Conservative
Horncastle Conservative Conservative Conservative
Lincoln Democratic Labour Labour Conservative
Louth, Lincolnshire Conservative Conservative Conservative

Leicestershire and Rutland (9)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Blaby Conservative Conservative Conservative
Bosworth Conservative Conservative Conservative
Harborough Conservative Conservative Conservative
Leicester East Labour Labour Labour, then SDP
Leicester South Conservative Labour Labour
Leicester West Labour Labour Labour
Loughborough Labour Labour Conservative
Melton Conservative Conservative Conservative
Rutland and Stamford Conservative Conservative Conservative

Northamptonshire (6)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Daventry Conservative Conservative Conservative
Kettering Labour Labour Labour
Northampton North Labour Labour Conservative
Northampton South Conservative Conservative Conservative
Peterborough Conservative Labour Conservative
Wellingborough Conservative Conservative Conservative

West Midlands (56)Edit

Shropshire (4)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Ludlow Conservative Conservative Conservative
Oswestry Conservative Conservative Conservative
Shrewsbury Conservative Conservative Conservative
The Wrekin Labour Labour Conservative

Staffordshire (18)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Aldridge-Brownhills Labour Labour Conservative
Burton Conservative Conservative Conservative
Cannock Labour Labour Labour
Leek Conservative Conservative Conservative
Lichfield and Tamworth Conservative Labour Conservative
Newcastle-under-Lyme Labour Labour Labour
Stafford and Stone Conservative Conservative Conservative
Staffordshire South West Conservative Conservative Conservative
Stoke-on-Trent Central Labour Labour Labour
Stoke-on-Trent North Labour Labour Labour
Stoke-on-Trent South Labour Labour Labour
Walsall North Labour Co-op Labour Co-op Labour
Walsall South Labour Labour Labour
West Bromwich East Labour Labour Labour
West Bromwich West Labour Labour Labour
Wolverhampton North East Labour Labour Labour
Wolverhampton South East Labour Co-op Labour Co-op Labour Co-op
Wolverhampton South West Conservative Conservative Conservative

Herefordshire (2)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Hereford Conservative Conservative Conservative
Leominster Conservative Conservative Conservative

Worcestershire (9)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Bromsgrove and Redditch Conservative Conservative Conservative
Dudley East Labour Labour Labour
Dudley West Labour Labour Conservative
Halesowen and Stourbridge Conservative Conservative Conservative
Kidderminster Conservative Conservative Conservative
Warley East Labour Labour Labour
Warley West Labour Labour Labour
Worcester Conservative Conservative Conservative
Worcestershire South Conservative Conservative Conservative

Warwickshire (23)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Birmingham Edgbaston Conservative Conservative Conservative
Birmingham Erdington Labour Labour Labour
Birmingham Hall Green Conservative Conservative Conservative
Birmingham Handsworth Labour Labour Labour
Birmingham Ladywood Labour Labour Labour
Birmingham Northfield Labour Labour Conservative
Birmingham Perry Barr Labour Labour Labour
Birmingham Selly Oak Conservative Labour Conservative
Birmingham Small Heath Labour Labour Labour
Birmingham Sparkbrook Labour Labour Labour
Birmingham Stechford Labour Labour Labour
Birmingham Yardley Labour Labour Conservative
Coventry North East Labour Labour Labour
Coventry North West Labour Labour Labour
Coventry South East Labour Labour Labour
Coventry South West Labour Labour Conservative
Meriden Labour Labour Conservative
Nuneaton Labour Labour Labour
Rugby Labour Labour Conservative
Solihull Conservative Conservative Conservative
Stratford-on-Avon Conservative Conservative Conservative
Sutton Coldfield Conservative Conservative Conservative
Warwick and Leamington Conservative Conservative Conservative

North East of England (27)Edit

Northumberland (10)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Berwick-upon-Tweed Liberal Liberal Liberal
Blyth Independent Labour Labour Labour
Hexham Conservative Conservative Conservative
Morpeth Labour Labour Labour
Newcastle upon Tyne Central Labour Labour Labour
Newcastle upon Tyne East Labour Co-op Labour Co-op Labour Co-op, then SDP
Newcastle upon Tyne North Conservative Conservative Conservative
Newcastle upon Tyne West Labour Labour Labour
Tynemouth Conservative Conservative Conservative
Wallsend Labour Labour Labour

County Durham (17)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Bishop Auckland Labour Labour Labour
Blaydon Labour Labour Labour
Chester-le-Street Labour Labour Labour
Consett Labour Labour Labour
Darlington Labour Labour Labour
Durham Labour Labour Labour
Durham North West Labour Labour Labour
Easington Labour Labour Labour
Gateshead East Labour Labour Labour
Gateshead West Labour Labour Labour, then SDP
Hartlepool Labour Labour Labour
Houghton-le-Spring Labour Labour Labour
Jarrow Labour Labour Labour
South Shields Labour Labour Labour
Stockton Labour Labour Labour, then SDP
Sunderland North Labour Labour Labour
Sunderland South Labour Labour Labour

North West of England (82)Edit

Cumberland (4)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Carlisle Labour Labour Labour
Penrith and the Border Conservative Conservative Conservative
Whitehaven Labour Labour Labour
Workington Labour Labour Labour

Westmorland (1)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Westmorland Conservative Conservative Conservative

Lancashire (59)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979 Destination
Accrington Labour Labour Labour Lancashire
Ashton-under-Lyne Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Bury and Radcliffe Conservative Labour Labour Manchester
Burnley Labour Labour Labour Lancashire
Bootle Labour Labour Labour Merseyside
Bolton West Conservative Labour Labour Manchester
Bolton East Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Blackpool South Conservative Conservative Conservative Lancashire
Blackpool North Conservative Conservative Conservative Lancashire
Blackburn Labour Labour Labour Lancashire
Barrow-in-Furness Labour Labour Labour Cumbria
Chorley Labour Labour Conservative Lancashire
Clitheroe Conservative Conservative Conservative Lancashire
Crosby Conservative Conservative Conservative Merseyside
Darwen Conservative Conservative Conservative Lancashire
Eccles Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Farnworth Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Fylde North Conservative Conservative Conservative Lancashire
Fylde South Conservative Conservative Conservative Lancashire
Heywood and Royton Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Huyton Labour Labour Labour Merseyside
Lancaster Conservative Conservative Conservative Lancashire
Leigh Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Liverpool Edge Hill Labour Labour Liberal Merseyside
Liverpool Garston Labour Labour Conservative Merseyside
Liverpool Kirkdale Labour Labour Labour Merseyside
Liverpool Scotland Exchange Labour Labour Labour Merseyside
Liverpool Toxteth Labour Labour Labour Merseyside
Liverpool Walton Labour Labour Labour Merseyside
Liverpool Wavertree Conservative Conservative Conservative Merseyside
Liverpool West Derby Labour Labour Labour Merseyside
Manchester Ardwick Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Manchester Blackley Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Manchester Central Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Manchester Gorton Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Manchester Moss Side Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Manchester Openshaw Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Manchester Withington Conservative Conservative Conservative Manchester
Manchester Wythenshawe Labour Co-op Labour Co-op Labour Co-op Manchester
Middleton and Prestwich Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Morecambe and Lonsdale Conservative Conservative Conservative Lancashire
Nelson and Colne Conservative Labour Conservative Lancashire
Newton Labour Labour Labour Merseyside/Manchester
Oldham East Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Oldham West Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Ormskirk Labour Labour Labour Merseyside/Lancashire
Preston North Labour Labour Conservative Lancashire
Preston South Labour Labour Labour Lancashire
Rochdale Liberal Liberal Liberal Manchester
Rossendale Conservative Labour Conservative Lancashire
St Helens Labour Labour Labour Merseyside
Salford East Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Salford West Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Southport Conservative Conservative Conservative Merseyside
Stretford Conservative Conservative Conservative Manchester
Warrington Labour Co-op Labour Co-op Labour Co-op Cheshire
Westhoughton Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Widnes Labour Labour Labour Cheshire
Wigan Labour Labour Labour Manchester

Cheshire (18)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979 Destination
Altrincham and Sale Conservative Conservative Conservative Manchester
Bebington and Ellesmere Port Labour Labour Conservative Cheshire
Birkenhead Labour Labour Labour Merseyside
Cheadle Conservative Conservative Conservative Manchester
Chester Conservative Conservative Conservative Cheshire
Crewe Labour Labour Labour Cheshire
Hazel Grove Liberal Conservative Conservative Manchester
Ince Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Knutsford Conservative Conservative Conservative Cheshire
Macclesfield Conservative Conservative Conservative Cheshire
Nantwich Conservative Conservative Conservative Cheshire
Northwich Conservative Conservative Conservative Cheshire
Runcorn Conservative Conservative Conservative Cheshire
Stalybridge and Hyde Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Stockport North Labour Labour Labour Manchester
Stockport South Labour Labour Labour, then SDP Manchester
Wallasey Conservative Conservative Conservative Merseyside
Wirral Speaker Speaker Conservative Merseyside

Yorkshire (56)Edit

York (1)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
York Labour Labour Labour

North Riding of Yorkshire (8)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Cleveland and Whitby Conservative Conservative Conservative
Harrogate Conservative Conservative Conservative
Middlesbrough Labour Labour Labour
Redcar Labour Labour Labour
Richmond (Yorks) Conservative Conservative Conservative
Scarborough Conservative Conservative Conservative
Thirsk and Malton Conservative Conservative Conservative
Thornaby Labour Co-op Labour Co-op Labour Co-op, then SDP

West Riding of Yorkshire (40)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Barkston Ash Conservative Conservative Conservative
Barnsley Labour Labour Labour
Batley and Morley Labour Labour Labour
Bradford North Labour Labour Labour
Bradford South Labour Labour Labour
Bradford West Labour Labour Labour, then SDP
Brighouse and Spenborough Labour Labour Conservative
Colne Valley Liberal Liberal Liberal
Dearne Valley Labour Labour Labour
Dewsbury Labour Labour Labour, then SDP
Doncaster Labour Labour Labour
Don Valley Labour Labour Labour
Halifax Labour Labour Labour
Hemsworth Labour Labour Labour
Huddersfield East Labour Labour Labour Co-op
Huddersfield West Labour Labour Conservative
Keighley Labour Labour Labour
Leeds East Labour Labour Labour
Leeds North East Conservative Conservative Conservative
Leeds North West Conservative Conservative Conservative
Leeds South Labour Labour Labour
Leeds South East Labour Labour Labour
Leeds West Labour Labour Labour
Normanton Labour Labour Labour
Penistone Labour Labour Labour
Pontefract and Castleford Labour Labour Labour
Pudsey Conservative Conservative Conservative
Ripon Conservative Conservative Conservative
Rotherham Labour Labour Labour
Rother Valley Labour Labour Labour
Sheffield Attercliffe Labour Labour Labour
Sheffield Brightside Labour Labour Labour
Sheffield Hallam Conservative Conservative Conservative
Sheffield Heeley Labour Labour Labour
Sheffield Hillsborough Labour Labour Labour
Sheffield Park Labour Labour Labour
Shipley Conservative Conservative Conservative
Skipton Conservative Conservative Conservative
Sowerby Labour Labour Conservative
Wakefield Labour Labour Labour

East Riding of Yorkshire (7)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Bridlington Conservative Conservative Conservative
Goole Labour Labour Labour
Haltemprice Conservative Conservative Conservative
Howden Conservative Conservative Conservative
Kingston upon Hull Central Labour Labour Labour
Kingston upon Hull East Labour Labour Labour
Kingston upon Hull West Labour Labour Labour

Scotland (71)Edit

Orkney and Shetland (1)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Orkney and Shetland 26,079 Liberal Liberal Liberal

Caithness and Sutherland (1)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Caithness and Sutherland 28,571 Labour Labour Labour

Invernessshire and Ross and Cromarty (3)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Inverness 57,368 Liberal Liberal Liberal
Ross and Cromarty 29,125 Conservative Conservative Conservative
Western Isles 22,681 SNP SNP SNP

Moray and Nairnshire (1)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Moray and Nairn 41,380 SNP SNP Conservative

Banffshire (1)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Banffshire 31,622 SNP SNP Conservative

Aberdeenshire (4)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Aberdeen North 64,347 Labour Labour Labour
Aberdeen South 67,377 Conservative Conservative Conservative
East Aberdeenshire 47,141 SNP SNP Conservative
West Aberdeenshire 63,600 Conservative Conservative Conservative

Angus and Kincardineshire (4)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
North Angus and Mearns 40,278 Conservative Conservative Conservative
South Angus 51,842 Conservative SNP Conservative
Dundee East 62,593 SNP SNP SNP
Dundee West 63,463 Labour Labour Labour

Argyllshire (1)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Argyll 41,437 SNP SNP Conservative

Perthshire and Kinrossshire (2)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Kinross and West Perthshire Conservative Conservative Conservative
Perth and East Perthshire Conservative SNP Conservative

Ayrshire and Buteshire (5)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Ayr Conservative Conservative Conservative
Ayrshire Central Labour Labour Labour
Ayrshire North and Bute Conservative Conservative Conservative
Ayrshire South Labour Labour Labour Co-op
Kilmarnock Labour Labour Labour

Renfrewshire (4)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Greenock and Port Glasgow Labour Co-op Labour Co-op Labour Co-op, then SDP
Paisley Labour Labour Labour
Renfrewshire East Conservative Conservative Conservative
Renfrewshire West Labour Labour Labour

Dunbartonshire (3)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Dunbartonshire Central Labour Labour Labour
Dunbartonshire East Conservative SNP Labour
Dunbartonshire West Labour Labour Labour

Stirlingshire and Clackmannanshire (3)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Stirling, Falkirk and Grangemouth Labour Labour Labour
Stirlingshire East and Clackmannan SNP SNP Labour
Stirlingshire West Labour Labour Labour

Fife (4)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Dunfermline Labour Labour Labour Co-op
Fife Central Labour Labour Labour
Fife East Conservative Conservative Conservative
Kirkcaldy Labour Labour Labour

West Lothian (1)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
West Lothian Labour Labour Labour

Midlothian (8)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Edinburgh Central Labour Labour Labour
Edinburgh East Labour Labour Labour
Edinburgh Leith Labour Labour Labour
Edinburgh North Conservative Conservative Conservative
Edinburgh Pentlands Conservative Conservative Conservative
Edinburgh South Conservative Conservative Conservative
Edinburgh West Conservative Conservative Conservative
Midlothian Labour Labour Labour

Lanarkshire (21)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Bothwell Labour Labour Labour
Coatbridge and Airdrie Labour Labour Labour
East Kilbride Labour Labour Labour
Glasgow Cathcart Conservative Conservative Labour
Glasgow Central Labour Labour Labour
Glasgow Craigton Labour Labour Labour
Glasgow Garscadden Labour Labour Labour
Glasgow Govan Labour Labour Labour
Glasgow Hillhead Conservative Conservative Conservative
Glasgow Kelvingrove Labour Labour Labour
Glasgow Maryhill Labour Co-op Labour Co-op Labour Co-op
Glasgow Pollok Labour Labour Labour
Glasgow Provan Labour Labour Labour
Glasgow Queen's Park Labour Labour Labour
Glasgow Shettleston Labour Labour Labour
Glasgow Springburn Labour Labour Labour
Hamilton Labour Labour Labour
Lanark Labour Labour Labour
Lanarkshire North Labour Labour Labour
Motherwell and Wishaw Labour Labour Labour
Rutherglen Labour Labour Labour

Dumfriesshire (1)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Dumfries 61,301 Conservative Conservative Conservative

Kircudbrightshire and Wigtonshire (1)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Galloway Conservative SNP Conservative

Roxburghshire, Selkirkshire and Peeblesshire (1)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Roxburgh, Selkirk and Peebles 57,487 Liberal Liberal Liberal

Berwickshire and East Lothian (1)Edit

Constituency Electorate in 1974 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Berwick and East Lothian 56,974 Conservative Labour Labour

Wales (36)Edit

Anglesey (1)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Anglesey Labour Labour Conservative

Carnarvonshire (2)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Caernarfon Plaid Cymru Plaid Cymru Plaid Cymru
Conway Conservative Conservative Conservative

Denbighshire (2)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Denbigh Conservative Conservative Conservative
Wrexham Labour Labour Labour, then SDP

Flintshire (2)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Flint East Labour Co-op Labour Co-op Labour
Flint West Conservative Conservative Conservative

Merionethshire (1)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Merionethshire Plaid Cymru Plaid Cymru Plaid Cymru

Montgomeryshire (1)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Montgomeryshire Liberal Liberal Conservative

Cardiganshire (1)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Cardigan Liberal Liberal Liberal

Pembrokeshire (1)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Pembroke Conservative Conservative Conservative

Carmarthenshire (2)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Carmarthen Labour Plaid Cymru Labour
Llanelli Labour Labour Labour

Breconshire and Radnorshire (1)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Brecon and Radnor Labour Labour Conservative

Glamorgan (16)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Aberavon Labour Labour Labour
Aberdare Labour Co-op Labour Co-op Labour Co-op
Barry Conservative Conservative Conservative
Caerphilly Labour Labour Labour, then SDP
Cardiff North Conservative Conservative Conservative
Cardiff North West Conservative Conservative Conservative
Cardiff South East Labour Labour Labour
Cardiff West Labour Labour Labour
Gower Labour Labour Labour
Merthyr Tydfil Labour Labour Labour
Neath Labour Labour Labour
Ogmore Labour Labour Labour
Pontypridd Labour Labour Labour
Rhondda Labour Labour Labour
Swansea East Labour Labour Labour
Swansea West Labour Labour Labour

Monmouthshire (6)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Abertillery Labour Labour Labour, then SDP
Bedwellty Labour Labour Labour
Ebbw Vale Labour Labour Labour
Monmouth Conservative Conservative Conservative
Newport (Monmouthshire) Labour Labour Labour
Pontypool Labour Labour Labour

Northern Ireland (12)Edit

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Antrim North Democratic Unionist Democratic Unionist Democratic Unionist
Antrim South Ulster Unionist Ulster Unionist Ulster Unionist
Armagh Ulster Unionist Ulster Unionist Ulster Unionist
Belfast West SDLP SDLP SDLP
Belfast South Vanguard Vanguard Ulster Unionist
Belfast North Ulster Unionist Ulster Unionist Democratic Unionist
Belfast East Vanguard Vanguard Democratic Unionist
Down North Ulster Unionist Ulster Unionist Independent Unionist
Down South Ulster Unionist Ulster Unionist Ulster Unionist
Fermanagh and South Tyrone Ulster Unionist Independent Republican Independent Republican
Londonderry Ulster Unionist Ulster Unionist Ulster Unionist
Mid Ulster Vanguard Vanguard United Ulster Unionist