February 1974 General Election

Newham South

Labour win new seat / Elwyn Jones
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourJones, Elwyn23,95266.1%N/A
 LiberalShipley, Ivor5,36914.8%N/A
 ConservativeFox, Frank4,42212.2%N/A
 National FrontLobb, Michael2,5116.9%N/A
Majority18,58351.3%N/A
Turnout36,25463.2%N/A
SwingN/A
By-election held due to the MP's appointment as Lord Chancellor
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourSpearing, Nigel9,32162.6%-3.5%
 LiberalShipley, Ivor1,86212.5%-2.3%
 National FrontLobb, Michael1,71311.5%+4.6%
 ConservativeFox, Frank1,65111.1%-1.1%
 Independent LabourSouth, Sydney3322.2%N/A
Majority7,45950.1%-1.2%
Turnout14,879INF%0%
Swing-0.6%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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