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
Cambridge — CheadleChelmsford — Cleveland
Cambridge
[E] Conservative hold
DWSS LaneConservative26,25255.33%
GB ScurfieldLabour21,19144.67%

Electorate: 65,554; Turnout: 72.37%;
Majority: 5,061 (10.67%)


Cambridgeshire
[E] Conservative hold
FL PymConservative32,26454.58%
JN HughesLabour19,99333.82%
MM BrownLiberal6,86111.61%

Electorate: 78,316; Turnout: 75.49%;
Majority: 12,271 (20.76%)


Cannock
[E] Conservative gain
PT CormackConservative32,66551.20%
J LeeLabour31,13648.80%

Electorate: 90,061; Turnout: 70.84%;
Majority: 1,529 (2.40%)


Canterbury
[E] Conservative hold
DL CrouchConservative33,22255.42%
HGN ClotherLabour15,17225.31%
DCP GracieLiberal11,55319.27%

Electorate: 80,395; Turnout: 74.57%;
Majority: 18,050 (30.11%)


Cardiff North
[W] Conservative gain
MHA RobertsConservative21,98346.95%
E RowlandsLabour20,20743.16%
HM O'BrienLiberal2,7015.77%
BM EdwardsPlaid Cymru1,9274.12%

Electorate: 61,133; Turnout: 76.58%;
Majority: 1,776 (3.79%)


Cardiff South East
[W] Labour hold
LJ CallaghanLabour26,22651.87%
N Lloyd-EdwardsConservative20,77141.08%
R DaviesPlaid Cymru2,5855.11%
G ParsonsNational Front9821.94%

Electorate: 69,122; Turnout: 73.15%;
Majority: 5,455 (10.79%)


Cardiff West
[W] Labour hold
TG ThomasLabour21,65549.78%
RC WilliamsConservative15,87836.50%
DJ HughesPlaid Cymru4,37810.06%
S WanhillLiberal1,5943.66%

Electorate: 61,322; Turnout: 70.95%;
Majority: 5,777 (13.28%)


Cardiganshire
[W] Labour hold
DE MorganLabour11,06333.45%
HCL WilliamsLiberal9,80029.63%
HWJ ap RobertPlaid Cymru6,49819.65%
DFR GeorgeConservative5,71517.28%

Electorate: 40,226; Turnout: 82.23%;
Majority: 1,263 (3.82%)


Carlisle
[E] Labour hold
RH LewisLabour21,86653.19%
BA MarsdenConservative19,24146.81%

Electorate: 52,330; Turnout: 78.55%;
Majority: 2,625 (6.39%)


Carlton
[E] Conservative hold
PW HollandConservative39,84059.57%
C BennettLabour27,04340.43%

Electorate: 89,570; Turnout: 74.67%;
Majority: 12,797 (19.13%)


Carmarthen
[W] Labour gain
GG JonesLabour18,71938.04%
GR EvansPlaid Cymru14,81230.10%
HGE ThomasLiberal10,70721.76%
LH DaviesConservative4,97510.11%

Electorate: 58,904; Turnout: 83.55%;
Majority: 3,907 (7.94%)


Carshalton
[E] Conservative hold
W ElliotConservative27,34253.98%
GS BakerLabour16,89633.36%
JGH BrowneLiberal6,41112.66%

Electorate: 71,164; Turnout: 71.17%;
Majority: 10,446 (20.62%)


Cheadle
[E] Conservative gain
T NormantonConservative39,72846.32%
MP WinstanleyLiberal37,97444.28%
R StottLabour8,0629.40%

Electorate: 107,331; Turnout: 79.91%;
Majority: 1,754 (2.05%)

Chelmsford
[E] Conservative hold
NAF St John-StevasConservative36,82155.15%
G KennedyLabour23,78035.62%
J HuntLiberal5,8118.70%
JD SteelInd3500.52%

Electorate: 88,312; Turnout: 75.60%;
Majority: 13,041 (19.53%)


Chelsea
[E] Conservative hold
WMJ WorsleyConservative15,85265.40%
RJ MadeleyLabour5,73723.67%
AH BeavanLiberal2,1368.81%
NL LuardInd5142.12%

Electorate: 44,141; Turnout: 54.91%;
Majority: 10,115 (41.73%)


Cheltenham
[E] Conservative hold
AD Dodds-ParkerConservative22,82350.20%
LG GodwinLabour14,21331.26%
AG AldridgeLiberal8,43118.54%

Electorate: 60,188; Turnout: 75.54%;
Majority: 8,610 (18.94%)


Chertsey
[E] Conservative hold
WMJ GryllsConservative27,23956.59%
CP SlaterLabour15,65332.52%
RAF CookLiberal5,23910.88%

Electorate: 67,782; Turnout: 71.01%;
Majority: 11,586 (24.07%)


Chester, City of
[E] Conservative hold
JM TempleConservative25,87752.04%
J CrawfordLabour18,87237.95%
MJG TompkinsLiberal4,97810.01%

Electorate: 67,984; Turnout: 73.15%;
Majority: 7,005 (14.09%)


Chesterfield
[E] Labour hold
EG VarleyLabour30,38659.01%
JC RamsdenConservative16,21731.49%
TD BamfordLiberal4,8919.50%

Electorate: 71,143; Turnout: 72.38%;
Majority: 14,169 (27.52%)


Chester-le-Street
[E] Labour hold
N PentlandLabour33,69471.60%
D RamshawConservative13,36328.40%

Electorate: 63,872; Turnout: 73.67%;
Majority: 20,331 (43.21%)


Chichester
[E] Conservative hold
CJ ChatawayConservative38,12062.60%
ND SandelsonLabour12,57420.65%
DG KinsellaLiberal10,20516.76%

Electorate: 87,116; Turnout: 69.91%;
Majority: 25,546 (41.95%)


Chigwell
[E] Conservative hold
JA Biggs-DavisonConservative26,40459.50%
WJ SheaffLabour17,97240.50%

Electorate: 61,055; Turnout: 72.68%;
Majority: 8,432 (19.00%)


Chippenham
[E] Conservative hold
DE AwdryConservative24,37149.73%
ME WingfieldLiberal13,83328.22%
J EddieLabour10,80722.05%

Electorate: 63,305; Turnout: 77.42%;
Majority: 10,538 (21.50%)


Chislehurst
[E] Conservative gain
P Hornsby-SmithConservative24,65049.10%
AH MacdonaldLabour21,28742.40%
R CoversonLiberal4,2688.50%

Electorate: 66,561; Turnout: 75.43%;
Majority: 3,363 (6.70%)


Chorley
[E] Conservative gain
CM MonksConservative26,57747.26%
DA ForwoodLabour24,90044.28%
G PayneLiberal4,4287.87%
B ElderAnti-Party3340.59%

Electorate: 71,338; Turnout: 78.83%;
Majority: 1,677 (2.98%)


Cirencester & Tewkesbury
[E] Conservative hold
N RidleyConservative30,21756.02%
HG LovellLabour16,13129.90%
D RobinsonLiberal7,59314.08%

Electorate: 73,124; Turnout: 73.77%;
Majority: 14,086 (26.11%)


Cities of London &Westminster
[E] Conservative hold
CS TugendhatConservative19,10259.38%
ALM DubsLabour10,06231.28%
DA NicholsonLiberal2,7088.42%
WA ClarkAnti-Labour1570.49%
LDE SutchYoung Ideas1420.44%

Electorate: 58,987; Turnout: 54.54%;
Majority: 9,040 (28.10%)


Cleveland
[E] Labour hold
J TinnLabour36,21353.77%
PC PriceConservative31,13046.23%

Electorate: 92,328; Turnout: 72.94%;
Majority: 5,083 (7.55%)

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