UK General Election results 1970

18th June 1970
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The region in which each constituency is situated is indicated in square brackets
Aberavon — Angus SouthAntrim North — Banff
Aberavon
[W] Labour hold
J MorrisLabour31,31466.99%
I GristConservative10,41922.29%
G FarmerPlaid Cymru3,9128.37%
JT HartCommunist1,1022.36%

Electorate: 62,516; Turnout: 74.78%;
Majority: 20,895 (44.70%)


Aberdare
[W] Labour hold
AR ProbertLabour22,81759.97%
GM JonesPlaid Cymru11,43130.04%
DC PurnellConservative2,4846.53%
ATM WilsonCommunist1,3173.46%

Electorate: 48,829; Turnout: 77.92%;
Majority: 11,386 (29.92%)


Aberdeen North
[S] Labour hold
R HughesLabour27,70762.09%
DJ WilliamsConservative9,80721.98%
J McKennaScottish Nationalist3,7568.42%
F McCallumLiberal2,8356.35%
A IngramCommunist5211.17%

Electorate: 63,981; Turnout: 69.75%;
Majority: 17,900 (40.11%)


Aberdeen South
[S] Conservative gain
IM SproatConservative23,84345.41%
DC DewarLabour22,75443.33%
KJBS McLeodLiberal3,1355.97%
BM CockieScottish Nationalist2,7775.29%

Electorate: 68,147; Turnout: 77.05%;
Majority: 1,089 (2.07%)


Aberdeenshire East
[S] Conservative hold
PW Wolridge-GordonConservative12,86640.91%
A FarquharScottish Nationalist9,37729.82%
HC GrimesLabour5,65617.99%
GC Hoyer-MillarLiberal3,54811.28%

Electorate: 45,782; Turnout: 68.69%;
Majority: 3,489 (11.09%)


Aberdeenshire West
[S] Conservative gain
CC MitchellConservative18,39646.58%
LM GrimondLiberal12,84732.53%
WW HayLabour6,14115.55%
JG McKinleyScottish Nationalist2,1125.35%

Electorate: 52,123; Turnout: 75.77%;
Majority: 5,549 (14.05%)


Abertillery
[W] Labour hold
J ThomasLabour22,81981.36%
JE RendleConservative3,47812.40%
DB HarriesPlaid Cymru1,7516.24%

Electorate: 37,388; Turnout: 75.02%;
Majority: 19,341 (68.96%)


Abingdon
[E] Conservative hold
AMS NeaveConservative36,20954.41%
NH PriceLabour23,13634.77%
SRC EvansLiberal7,19810.82%

Electorate: 85,728; Turnout: 77.62%;
Majority: 13,073 (19.65%)


Accrington
[E] Labour hold
A DavidsonLabour20,82850.72%
RC WebsterConservative20,23449.28%

Electorate: 51,188; Turnout: 80.22%;
Majority: 594 (1.45%)


Acton
[E] Labour gain
N SpearingLabour13,96047.97%
KW BakerConservative13,30045.70%
D SchererLiberal1,5835.44%
M CostinCommunist2580.89%

Electorate: 43,688; Turnout: 66.61%;
Majority: 660 (2.27%)


Aldershot
[E] Conservative hold
JMG CritchleyConservative33,44755.83%
RT BoggLabour18,91631.57%
PM GibbonsLiberal7,55112.60%

Electorate: 84,511; Turnout: 70.89%;
Majority: 14,531 (24.25%)


Altrincham & Sale
[E] Conservative hold
APL BarberConservative27,90453.20%
BE JonesLabour16,67131.79%
LG BayleyLiberal7,87515.01%

Electorate: 70,755; Turnout: 74.13%;
Majority: 11,233 (21.42%)


Anglesey
[W] Labour hold
C HughesLabour13,96643.19%
JE JonesConservative9,22028.51%
JL WilliamsPlaid Cymru7,14022.08%
GW RoddickLiberal2,0136.23%

Electorate: 41,319; Turnout: 78.27%;
Majority: 4,746 (14.68%)


Angus North & Mearns
[S] Conservative hold
AL Buchanan-SmithConservative14,68753.08%
J GourlayLabour5,09218.40%
JA McGuganScottish Nationalist4,67716.90%
JJ GrimondLiberal3,21211.61%

Electorate: 37,114; Turnout: 74.55%;
Majority: 9,595 (34.68%)


Angus South
[S] Conservative hold
J Bruce-GardyneConservative20,43956.15%
CGM SlesserScottish Nationalist8,40623.09%
A CouttsLabour7,55720.76%

Electorate: 49,344; Turnout: 73.77%;
Majority: 12,033 (33.06%)

Antrim North
[N] Prot. Unionist gain
IRK PaisleyProtestant Unionist24,13041.29%
H ClarkUlster Unionist21,45136.71%
P McHughNI Labour6,47611.08%
A McDonaldNational Democrat4,3127.38%
R MooreLiberal2,0693.54%

Electorate: 79,962; Turnout: 73.08%;
Majority: 2,679 (4.58%)


Antrim South
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
JH MolyneauxUlster Unionist59,58961.15%
R JohnstonNI Labour19,97120.49%
TH CalswellInd Unionist10,93811.22%
D McAllisterNational Democrat6,0376.20%
R SmithLiberal9130.94%

Electorate: 143,544; Turnout: 67.89%;
Majority: 39,618 (40.66%)


Argyll
[S] Conservative hold
MAC NobleConservative13,52144.78%
I MacCormickScottish Nationalist9,03929.94%
J McFaddenLabour7,63325.28%

Electorate: 40,879; Turnout: 73.86%;
Majority: 4,482 (14.84%)


Armagh
[N] Ulster Unionist hold
JE MaginnisUlster Unionist37,66755.28%
HE LewisNational Unity21,69631.84%
E HomesNI Labour8,78112.89%

Electorate: 87,072; Turnout: 78.26%;
Majority: 15,971 (23.44%)


Arundel & Shoreham
[E] Conservative hold
HB KerbyConservative43,90760.81%
BM LyneLabour16,53122.89%
P BartramLiberal11,76916.30%

Electorate: 100,507; Turnout: 71.84%;
Majority: 27,376 (37.91%)


Ashfield
[E] Labour hold
DI MarquandLabour32,37268.21%
RN KemmConservative15,08931.79%

Electorate: 67,681; Turnout: 70.12%;
Majority: 17,283 (36.42%)


Ashford
[E] Conservative hold
WF DeedesConservative26,64954.85%
JM BowyerLabour14,03728.89%
C TrumanLiberal7,90216.26%

Electorate: 66,975; Turnout: 72.55%;
Majority: 12,612 (25.96%)


Ashton-under-Lyne
[E] Labour hold
RE SheldonLabour23,92754.50%
Ad'A FearnConservative19,97345.50%

Electorate: 61,468; Turnout: 71.42%;
Majority: 3,954 (9.01%)


Aylesbury
[E] Conservative hold
THF RaisonConservative31,08453.25%
JE MitchellLabour20,44135.02%
PS KinseyLiberal6,84911.73%

Electorate: 77,358; Turnout: 75.46%;
Majority: 10,643 (18.23%)


Ayr
[S] Conservative hold
GKH YoungerConservative22,22052.68%
JM CraigenLabour17,77042.13%
L AndersonScottish Nationalist2,1865.18%

Electorate: 51,772; Turnout: 81.46%;
Majority: 4,450 (10.55%)


Ayrshire Central
[S] Labour hold
D LambieLabour24,53652.40%
I LangConservative19,56941.79%
A MacdonaldScottish Nationalist2,3835.09%
T MenziesInd3390.72%

Electorate: 58,128; Turnout: 80.56%;
Majority: 4,967 (10.61%)


Ayrshire North & Bute
[S] Conservative hold
FHR MacleanConservative18,85353.61%
HG MillarLabour12,45935.43%
M MacraeScottish Nationalist3,85210.95%

Electorate: 47,846; Turnout: 73.49%;
Majority: 6,394 (18.18%)


Ayrshire South
[S] Labour hold
J SillarsLabour23,91061.80%
N SimpsonConservative11,67530.18%
SH PurdieScottish Nationalist3,1028.02%

Electorate: 50,436; Turnout: 76.71%;
Majority: 12,235 (31.63%)


Banbury
[E] Conservative hold
HN MartenConservative36,71253.41%
AC BoothLabour25,16636.61%
GJ FisherLiberal6,8599.98%

Electorate: 88,852; Turnout: 77.36%;
Majority: 11,546 (16.80%)


Banff
[S] Conservative hold
WHK BakerConservative8,45738.71%
HM WattScottish Nationalist5,00622.91%
TRL FraserLiberal4,58921.01%
AF WallsLabour3,79517.37%

Electorate: 31,752; Turnout: 68.81%;
Majority: 3,451 (15.80%)

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