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Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal DemocratsUnfinished Business$

Matt Cole

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780719082535

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719082535.001.0001

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(p.219) Appendix 1

(p.219) Appendix 1

Source:
Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats
Publisher:
Manchester University Press

Pudsey and Colne Valley Constituency Election Results, 1950–87

Candidate

Votes

% of poll

Pudsey

23 February 1950 (turnout 88.9%)

Conservative

Col. C. Banks

18,269

41.3

Labour

A.G. Collingwood

18,205

41.2

Liberal

R.S. Wainwright

7,731

17.5

25 October 1951 (88.9%)

Conservative

Col. C. Banks

24,138

53.7

Labour

A.G. Collingwood

20,782

46.3

26 May 1955 (85.4%)

Conservative

Col. C. Banks

20,445

47.7

Labour

B.A. Payton

15,881

37.1

Liberal

R.S. Wainwright

6,526

15.2

Colne Valley

8 October 1959 (84.1%)

Labour

Rt. Hon. W.G. Hall

19,284

44.3

Conservative

C. Barr

13,030

29.9

Liberal

R.S. Wainwright

11,254

25.8

21 March 1963 (by-election) (78.9%)

Labour

A.E.P. Duffy

18,033

44.4

Liberal

R.S. Wainwright

15,994

39.5

Conservative

A.C. Alexander

6,238

15.4

Independent

A. Fox

266

0.7

15 October 1964 (84.8%)

Labour

A.E.P. Duffy

18,537

42.1

Liberal

R.S. Wainwright

18,350

41.6

Conservative

A.C. Alexander

7,207

16.3

31 March 1966 (86.2%)

Liberal

R.S. Wainwright

22,006

48.5

Labour

A.E.P. Duffy

19,507

43.1

Conservative

Dr R.D. Hall

3,786

8.4

18 June 1970 (80.8%)

Labour

D.G. Clark

18,896

39.9

Liberal

R.S. Wainwright

18,040

38.1

Conservative

K.E. Davy

10,417

22.0

28 February 1974 (86.4%)

Liberal

R.S. Wainwright

20,984

40.2

Labour

D.G. Clark

20,265

38.9

Conservative

K.E. Davy

10,864

20.9

10 October 1974 (81.8%)

Liberal

R.S. Wainwright

21,997

44.3

Labour

D.G. Clark

20,331

40.9

Conservative

K.E. Davy

7,337

14.8

3 May 1979 (81.9%)

Liberal

R.S. Wainwright

20,151

38.4

Labour

P.J. Hildrew

17,799

33.9

Conservative

S.G. Kaye

14,450

27.5

CFMPB*

T.L. Keen

101

0.2

9 June 1983 (76.2%)

Liberal

R.S. Wainwright

21,139

39.8

Conservative

J.G. Holt

17,993

33.9

Labour

A.D. Williams

13,668

25.8

Independent

T.L. Keen

260

0.5

11 June 1987 (80.1%)

Conservative

G.E.G. Riddick

20,457

36.4

Liberal

N.J. Priestley

18,780

33.4

Labour

J.A. Harman

16,353

29.1

Green

M.R. Mullany

614

1.1

(*) Campaign for a More Prosperous Britain

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