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1959 General Election

1959 General Election


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

England

C 11,559,240 (50.0%) 315 MP's elected

L 1,449,593 (6.3%) 3 MP's elected

Lab 10,085,097 (43.6%) 193 MP's elected

Wales

C 486,335 (32.6%) 7 MP's elected

L 78,951 (5.3%) 2 MP's elected

Lab 841,450 (56.4%) 27 MP's elected

PC 77,571 (5.2%) 0 MP elected

Scotland

C 1,260,287 (47.2%) 31 MP's elected

L 108,963 (4.1%) 1 MP elected

Lab 1,245,255 (46.7%) 38 MP's elected

SNP 21,738 (0.8%) 0 MP elected

  1. Ireland

C 445,013 (77.2%) 12 MP's 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 MP's elected

L 1,640,760 (5.9%) 6 MP's elected

Lab 12,216,172 (43.8%) 258 MP's 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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