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1964 General Election

1964 General Election

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

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