Truro and St Austell Parliamentary election results 1950-2005

1950

Wilson Conservative 18,910 41.8%
Brinton Labour 15,617 34.5%
Whitmarsh Liberal 10,746 23.7%
turnout 83.3%

1951

Wilson Conservative 24,883 55.8%
Newby Labour 19,752 44.3%
turnout 81.3%

1955

Wilson Conservative 19,900 46.1%
Newby Labour 15,183 35.2%
Seear Liberal 8,056 18.7%
turnout 78.7%

1959

Wilson Conservative 19,544 44.2%
Blindell Labour 15,057 34.0%
Seear Liberal 9,637 21.8%
turnout 80.2%

1964

Wilson Conservative 18,328 40.6%
Grazier Labour 14,224 31.5%
Hosking Liberal 12,575 27.9%
turnout 79.2%

1966

Wilson Conservative 18,701 40.4%
Scott Labour 17,093 37.0%
Hosking Liberal 10,450 22.6%
turnout 79.2%

1970

Dixon Conservative 24,894 49.3%
Cuss Labour 16,684 33.0%
Steed Liberal 8,923 17.7%
turnout 76.5%

1974 (Feb)

Dixon Conservative 23,493 40.4%
Penhaligon Liberal 20,932 36.0%
White Labour 12,945 22.2%
Whetter Mebyon Kernow 850 1.5%
turnout 81.5%

1974 (Oct)

Penhaligon Liberal 22,549 39.8%
Dixon Conservative 22,085 39.0%
Long Labour 11,606 20.5%
Whetter Mebyon Kernow 384 0.7%
turnout 78.7%

1979

Penhaligon Liberal 33,571 52.8%
Brown Conservative 24,863 39.1%
Tidy Labour 4,689 7.4%
Whetter Cornish Nationalist 227 0.4%
Hedger National Front 182 0.3%
turnout 82.9%

1983

Penhaligon Liberal 31,279 57.3%
Buddell Conservative 20,799 38.1%
Beecroft Labour 2,479 4.5%
turnout 79.6%

1987

Taylor Liberal 28,368 49.0%
St Aubyn Conservative 23,615 40.8%
King Labour 5,882 10.2%
turnout 79.9%

1992

Taylor Liberal Democrat 31,230 50.5%
St Aubyn Conservative 23,660 38.3%
Geach Labour 6,078 9.8%
Keating Green 569 0.9%
Tankard Liberal 208 0.3%
Hartley Natural Law 108 0.2%
turnout 82.4%

1997

Taylor Liberal Democrat 27,502 48.5%
Badcock Conservative 15,001 26.4%
Dooley Labour 8,697 15.3%
Hearn Referendum 3,682 6.5%
Haithwaite UK Independence 576 1.0%
Robinson Green 482 0.9%
Hicks Mebyon Kernow 450 0.8%
Yelland Independent 240 0.4%
Boland Natural Law 117 0.2%
turnout 74.1%

2001

Taylor Liberal Democrat 24,296 48.3%
Bonner Conservative 16,231 32.3%
Phillips Labour 6,889 13.7%
Wonnacott UK Independence 1,664 3.3%
Jenkin Mebyon Kernow 1,137 2.3%
Lee Independent 78 0.2%
turnout 63.5%

2005

Taylor Liberal Democrat 24,089 46.7%
Kemp Conservative 16,686 32.4%
Mackenzie Labour 6,991 13.6%
Noakes UK Independence 2,736 5.3%
Jenkin Mebyon Kernow 1,062 2.1%
turnout 64.0%

In the major boundary changes of 2010 Truro and St Austell was split three ways. Western parishes became part of the new Truro and Falmouth constituency and the eastern part went into the new St Austell and Newquay constituency. One ward – Mount Hawke – became part of the Camborne and Redruth constituency.

The 2010 result for St Austell and Newquay can be found here.

The 2010 result for Truro and Falmouth can be found here.

The 2010 result for Camborne and Redruth can be found here.

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