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
Bilston — Birmingham YardleyBishop Auckland — Bournemouth West
Bilston
[E] Labour hold
RJ EdwardsLabour27,24050.93%
CG IrvingConservative26,24049.07%

Electorate: 77,060; Turnout: 69.40%;
Majority: 1,000 (1.87%)


Birkenhead
[E] Labour hold
EE DellLabour20,98050.67%
R KrisConservative15,15136.59%
DTG EvansLiberal4,92611.90%
B WilliamsCommunist3510.85%

Electorate: 58,512; Turnout: 70.77%;
Majority: 5,829 (14.08%)


Birmingham All Saints
[E] Labour hold
AB WaldenLabour12,04154.55%
JH HollingworthConservative7,76235.16%
DG MinnisLiberal2,27110.29%

Electorate: 36,316; Turnout: 60.78%;
Majority: 4,279 (19.38%)


Birmingham Aston
[E] Labour hold
J SilvermanLabour15,45655.09%
AA HillConservative11,89442.40%
C JordanBritish Movement7042.51%

Electorate: 47,693; Turnout: 58.82%;
Majority: 3,562 (12.70%)


Birmingham Edgbaston
[E] Conservative hold
JCJ KnightConservative23,69063.24%
EJ SeverLabour13,04734.83%
DC HowlettInd7251.94%

Electorate: 58,868; Turnout: 63.64%;
Majority: 10,643 (28.41%)


Birmingham Hall Green
[E] Conservative hold
RE EyreConservative27,31960.37%
TL KeeneLabour17,93039.63%

Electorate: 66,810; Turnout: 67.73%;
Majority: 9,389 (20.75%)


Birmingham Handsworth
[E] Conservative hold
SB ChapmanConservative16,12252.98%
SRR WrightLabour14,31047.02%

Electorate: 46,648; Turnout: 65.24%;
Majority: 1,812 (5.95%)


Birmingham Ladywood
[E] Labour hold
DMG FisherLabour5,06743.39%
WL LawlerLiberal4,08735.00%
CL WadeConservative2,52321.61%

Electorate: 18,771; Turnout: 62.21%;
Majority: 980 (8.39%)


Birmingham Northfield
[E] Labour hold
RJ CarterLabour33,36450.46%
DW BellConservative32,14848.62%
DR RobinsonCommunist6050.92%

Electorate: 96,754; Turnout: 68.34%;
Majority: 1,216 (1.84%)


Birmingham Perry Barr
[E] Conservative gain
JR KinseyConservative18,08351.81%
C PriceLabour16,81748.19%

Electorate: 49,465; Turnout: 70.55%;
Majority: 1,266 (3.63%)


Birmingham Selly Oak
[E] Conservative hold
HE GurdenConservative18,28152.17%
MJ Hartley-BrewerLabour16,75847.83%

Electorate: 54,742; Turnout: 64.01%;
Majority: 1,523 (4.35%)


Birmingham Small Heath
[E] Labour hold
DH HowellLabour13,79461.07%
NW BudgeonConservative6,92330.65%
GH HerringshawLiberal1,7547.77%
Saeeduz ZafarBritish Commonwealth1170.52%

Electorate: 39,013; Turnout: 57.90%;
Majority: 6,871 (30.42%)


Birmingham Sparkbrook
[E] Labour hold
RSG HattersleyLabour14,77352.74%
AEJ MittonConservative11,42740.79%
J CroftonLiberal1,8136.47%

Electorate: 43,168; Turnout: 64.89%;
Majority: 3,346 (11.94%)


Birmingham Stechford
[E] Labour hold
RH JenkinsLabour22,55956.20%
JB StevensConservative15,84839.48%
D HardyNational Democrat1,4383.58%
S PeggCommunist2980.74%

Electorate: 62,918; Turnout: 63.80%;
Majority: 6,711 (16.72%)


Birmingham Yardley
[E] Conservative gain
DM CoombsConservative21,82750.14%
IL EvansLabour21,70749.86%

Electorate: 62,463; Turnout: 69.70%;
Majority: 120 (0.28%)

Bishop Auckland
[E] Labour hold
HJ BoydenLabour21,25760.69%
TJ WisemanConservative13,76939.31%

Electorate: 49,335; Turnout: 71.00%;
Majority: 7,488 (21.38%)


Blackburn
[E] Labour hold
B CastleLabour22,47353.24%
RT GardnerConservative19,73746.76%

Electorate: 55,875; Turnout: 75.54%;
Majority: 2,736 (6.48%)


Blackpool North
[E] Conservative hold
NA MiscampbellConservative22,29855.32%
W CallonLabour13,06232.41%
BM ChristonLiberal4,94612.27%

Electorate: 58,913; Turnout: 68.42%;
Majority: 9,236 (22.91%)


Blackpool South
[E] Conservative hold
PAR BlakerConservative21,27352.83%
PP HallLabour13,26732.95%
D ChadwickLiberal5,73014.23%

Electorate: 58,959; Turnout: 68.30%;
Majority: 8,006 (19.88%)


Blaydon
[E] Labour hold
RE WoofLabour25,72464.88%
NH D'AguiarConservative13,92635.12%

Electorate: 54,838; Turnout: 72.30%;
Majority: 11,798 (29.76%)


Blyth
[E] Labour hold
EJ MilneLabour36,11874.21%
AJ BlackburnConservative12,55025.79%

Electorate: 67,969; Turnout: 71.60%;
Majority: 23,568 (48.43%)


Bodmin
[E] Conservative gain
RA HicksConservative20,18748.29%
PA TylerLiberal16,26738.91%
AF LongLabour5,35012.80%

Electorate: 51,866; Turnout: 80.60%;
Majority: 3,920 (9.38%)


Bolsover
[E] Labour hold
DE SkinnerLabour28,83077.50%
IJ HumphreyConservative8,37122.50%

Electorate: 52,571; Turnout: 70.76%;
Majority: 20,459 (55.00%)


Bolton East
[E] Conservative gain
LD ReedConservative22,76950.52%
RL HowarthLabour22,29849.48%

Electorate: 61,318; Turnout: 73.50%;
Majority: 471 (1.05%)


Bolton West
[E] Conservative gain
RS RedmondConservative19,22551.67%
GJ OakesLabour17,98148.33%

Electorate: 50,285; Turnout: 73.99%;
Majority: 1,244 (3.34%)


Bootle
[E] Labour hold
S MahonLabour20,11063.63%
G HalliwellConservative11,49636.37%

Electorate: 48,467; Turnout: 65.21%;
Majority: 8,614 (27.25%)


Bosworth
[E] Conservative gain
AC ButlerConservative30,73250.87%
WL WyattLabour29,67749.13%

Electorate: 78,310; Turnout: 77.14%;
Majority: 1.055 (1.75%)


Bothwell
[S] Labour hold
J HamiltonLabour26,43154.71%
JB HighgateConservative15,72032.54%
T McAlpineScottish Nationalist6,15712.75%

Electorate: 64,135; Turnout: 75.32%;
Majority: 10,711 (22.17%)


Bournemouth East & Christchurch
[E] Conservative hold
JH CordleConservative31,10462.36%
TC BissonLabour10,59421.24%
GH MusgraveLiberal8,18216.40%

Electorate: 70,448; Turnout: 70.80%;
Majority: 20,510 (41.12%)


Bournemouth West
[E] Conservative hold
JB EdenConservative28,71456.17%
LF BennettLabour14,09927.58%
JE MillsLiberal8,30316.24%

Electorate: 73,779; Turnout: 69.28%;
Majority: 14,615 (28.59%)

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