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
Clitheroe — Croydon SouthDagenham — Dewsbury
Clitheroe
[E] Conservative hold
AD WalderConservative20,43051.56%
KC BodfishLabour14,15835.80%
VI MacMillanLiberal4,96512.55%

Electorate: 49,858; Turnout: 79.33%;
Majority: 6,272 (15.86%)


Coatbridge & Airdrie
[S] Labour hold
J DempseyLabour26,11758.88%
WJ RennieConservative15,57435.11%
WG BrownScottish Nationalist2,6676.01%

Electorate: 58,157; Turnout: 76.27%;
Majority: 10,543 (23.77%)


Colchester
[E] Conservative hold
PAF BuckConservative30,56252.57%
JG BartlettLabour20,32534.96%
PS WattsLiberal7,24812.47%

Electorate: 74,946; Turnout: 77.57%;
Majority: 10,237 (17.61%)


Coln Valley
[E] Labour hold
DG ClarkLabour18,89639.90%
RS WainwrightLiberal18,04038.10%
KE DavyConservative10,41722.00%

Electorate: 58,638; Turnout: 80.75%;
Majority: 856 (1.81%)


Consett
[E] Labour hold
DJ WatkinsLabour28,98570.87%
NG TrotterConservative11,91429.13%

Electorate: 58,289; Turnout: 70.17%;
Majority: 17,071 (41.74%)


Conway
[W] Conservative gain
IWP RobertsConservative16,92742.44%
GEH DaviesLabour16,02440.17%
DE ThomasPlaid Cymru4,31110.81%
EL MorrisLiberal2,6266.58%

Electorate: 48,701; Turnout: 81.90%;
Majority: 903 (2.26%)


Cornwall North
[E] Liberal hold
JW PardoeLiberal19,86348.64%
SJ DayConservative19,23347.10%
EWJ HillLabour1,7414.26%

Electorate: 47,979; Turnout: 85.11%;
Majority: 630 (1.54%)


Coventry East
[E] Labour hold
RHS CrossmanLabour36,27559.34%
ME JonesConservative24,01039.28%
J HoseyCommunist8411.38%

Electorate: 86,692; Turnout: 70.51%;
Majority: 12,265 (20.07%)


Coventry North
[E] Labour hold
M EdelmanLabour24,00456.68%
FA TuckmanConservative18,34443.32%

Electorate: 56,787; Turnout: 74.57%;
Majority: 5,660 (13.37%)


Coventry South
[E] Labour hold
W WilsonLabour30,01051.90%
GA GardinerConservative27,81648.10%

Electorate: 77,698; Turnout: 74.42%;
Majority: 2,194 (3.79%)


Crewe
[E] Labour hold
SS AllenLabour22,16054.26%
AR GoodladConservative18,67845.74%

Electorate: 57,535; Turnout: 70.98%;
Majority: 3,482 (8.53%)


Crosby
[E] Conservative hold
RG PageConservative24,04256.71%
PJ CarswellLabour18,35043.29%

Electorate: 59,336; Turnout: 71.44%;
Majority: 5,692 (13.43%)


Croydon North East
[E] Conservative hold
BB WeatherillConservative20,35149.72%
GF ElliotLabour16,37340.00%
RJ MayhewLiberal4,21010.28%

Electorate: 58,819; Turnout: 69.59%;
Majority: 3,978 (9.72%)


Croydon North West
[E] Conservative hold
RG TaylorConservative19,26049.88%
SJ BodenLabour14,68738.04%
REJ BanksLiberal4,66612.08%

Electorate: 57,066; Turnout: 67.66%;
Majority: 4,573 (11.84%)


Croydon South
[E] Conservative gain
RHM ThompsonConservative25,98649.74%
DJ WinnickLabour22,28342.65%
MR LaneLiberal3,6737.03%
C ThorntonInd3030.58%

Electorate: 73,281; Turnout: 71.29%;
Majority: 3,703 (7.09%)

Dagenham
[E] Labour hold
J ParkerLabour31,33570.74%
HM McLancyConservative11,97627.04%
G WakeCommunist9822.22%

Electorate: 75,005; Turnout: 59.05%;
Majority: 19,359 (43.71%)


Darlington
[E] Labour hold
EJ FletcherLabour23,20848.47%
AT Bourne-ArtonConservative19,44740.62%
SS NewtonLiberal5,22210.91%

Electorate: 62,630; Turnout: 76.44%;
Majority: 3,761 (7.86%)


Dartford
[E] Conservative gain
PJE TrewConservative27,82245.96%
S IrvingLabour27,26245.03%
JP JohnsonLiberal5,4539.01%

Electorate: 81,784; Turnout: 74.02%;
Majority: 560 (0.93%)


Darwen
[E] Conservative hold
C Fletcher-CookeConservative26,72852.38%
B WhittamLabour17,63434.56%
A CooperLiberal6,66313.06%

Electorate: 66,596; Turnout: 76.62%;
Majority: 9,094 (17.82%)


Dearne valley
[E] Labour hold
E WainwrightLabour33,96675.08%
AB CowlConservative6,84815.14%
P HargreavesLiberal4,4269.78%

Electorate: 62,999; Turnout: 71.81%;
Majority: 27,118 (59.94%)


Denbigh
[W] Conservative hold
WGO MorganConservative21,24644.57%
AC RobertsLabour12,53726.30%
I Hughes-EvansLiberal8,63618.12%
EG MatthewsPlaid Cymru5,25411.02%

Electorate: 60,761; Turnout: 78.46%;
Majority: 8,709 (18.27%)


Deptford
[E] Labour hold
JE SilkinLabour14,67262.96%
ML BrothertonConservative7,35531.56%
M VauxNational Front1,2775.48%

Electorate: 42,628; Turnout: 54.67%;
Majority: 7,317 (31.40%)


Derby North
[E] Labour hold
P WhiteheadLabour20,11454.73%
JW RobertsConservative16,63545.27%

Electorate: 57,228; Turnout: 64.22%;
Majority: 3,479 (9.47%)


Derby South
[E] Labour hold
WH JohnsonLabour19,40754.41%
R GreeneConservative16,25845.59%

Electorate: 52,999; Turnout: 67.29%;
Majority: 3,149 (8.83%)


Derbyshire North East
[E] Labour hold
TH SwainLabour38,18160.86%
JP PashleyConservative24,55039.14%

Electorate: 89,892; Turnout: 69.78%;
Majority: 13,631 (21.73%)


Derbyshire South East
[E] Conservative gain
PL RostConservative32,18552.21%
J RymanLabour29,46147.79%

Electorate: 81,697; Turnout: 75.46%;
Majority: 2,724 (4.42%)


Derbyshire West
[E] Conservative hold
JSR Scott-HopkinsConservative22,69261.89%
FC InglisLabour13,97638.11%

Electorate: 47,830; Turnout: 76.66%;
Majority: 8,716 (23.77%)


Devizes
[E] Conservative hold
CA MorrisonConservative28,47551.65%
RO FaulknerLabour20,44237.08%
J JonesLiberal6,21011.26%

Electorate: 72,396; Turnout: 76.15%;
Majority: 8,033 (14.57%)


Devon North
[E] Liberal hold
JJ ThorpeLiberal18,89344.08%
TC KeigwinConservative18,52443.22%
CJ MullinLabour5,26812.29%
BG MorrisDemocratic Party1750.41%

Electorate: 50,504; Turnout: 84.86%;
Majority: 369 (0.86%)


Dewsbury
[E] Labour hold
D GinsburgLabour22,01548.74%
JM StansfieldConservative17,46838.67%
A AllsoppLiberal5,68812.59%

Electorate: 60,613; Turnout: 74.52%;
Majority: 4,547 (10.07%)

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