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
Jarrow — LanarkLanarkshire North — Leominster
Jarrow
[E] Labour hold
E FernyhoughLabour25,86163.53%
DJ RobsonConservative14,84736.47%

Electorate: 54,719; Turnout: 74.39%;
Majority: 11,014 (27.06%)


Keighley
[E] Conservative gain
JV HallConservative20,95750.75%
J BinnsLabour20,34149.25%

Electorate: 51,200; Turnout 80.66%;
Majority: 616 (1.49%)


Kensington North
[E] Labour hold
BLH Douglas-MannLabour13,17552.79%
L BrittanConservative9,79239.24%
P SpencerLiberal1,9907.97%

Electorate: 43,466; Turnout 57.42%;
Majority: 3,383 (13.56%)


Kensington South
[E] Conservative hold
BM Rhys-WilliamsConservative21,59175.71%
FM BridgesLabour6,92824.29%

Electorate: 57,182; Turnout 49.87%;
Majority: 14,663 (51.41%)


Kettering
[E] Labour hold
GS de FreitasLabour34,80348.26%
JC TaylorConservative30,61342.45%
J HaigLiberal6,6959.28%

Electorate: 94,954; Turnout 75.94%;
Majority: 4,190 (5.81%)


Kidderminster
[E] Conservative hold
ETC BrintonConservative27,66751.75%
GF SmithLabour18,29734.22%
HHB LambLiberal7,50214.03%

Electorate: 72,409; Turnout 73.84%;
Majority: 9,370 (17.53%)


Kilmarnock
[S] Labour hold
W RossLabour24,47759.34%
G LawConservative11,47627.82%
A MacInnesScottish Nationalist2,8366.88%
AJ WightLiberal2,4595.96%

Electorate: 52,175; Turnout 79.06%;
Majority: 13,001 (31.52%)


King's Lynn
[E] Conservative gain
C Brocklebank-FowlerConservative23,82250.03%
JD PageLabour23,78949.97%

Electorate: 60,857; Turnout 78.23%;
Majority: 33 (0.07%)


Kingston upon Thames
[E] Conservative hold
JA Boyd-CarpenterConservative23,42656.67%
RH CrockettLabour13,09031.67%
SJ WellsLiberal4,82211.66%

Electorate: 59,796; Turnout 69.13%;
Majority: 10,336 (25.00%)


Kinross & West Perthshire
[S] Conservative hold
AF Douglas-HomeConservative14,43457.37%
EY WhitleyScottish Nationalist4,67018.56%
DF LeachLabour3,82715.21%
JM CalderLiberal2,2288.86%

Electorate: 33,974; Turnout 74.05%;
Majority: 9,764 (38.81%)


Kirkaldy
[S] Labour hold
HPH GourlayLabour22,98656.01%
AM HoggConservative13,19332.15%
JG LeesScottish Nationalist4,86311.85%

Electorate: 57,106; Turnout 71.87%;
Majority: 9,793 (23.86%)


Knutsford
[E] Conservative hold
JEH DaviesConservative33,19459.82%
AF BennettLabour11,61220.93%
GJ TordoffLiberal10,68419.25%

Electorate: 74,231; Turnout 74.75%;
Majority: 21,582 (38.89%)


Lambeth: Brixton
[E] Labour hold
M LiptonLabour13,05357.30%
JW HarkessConservative9,72742.70%

Electorate: 43,372; Turnout 52.52%;
Majority: 3,326 (14.60%)


Lambeth: Norwood
[E] Labour hold
JD FraserLabour16,63447.43%
P Temple-MorrisConservative16,00345.63%
E HawthorneLiberal2,4366.95%

Electorate: 54,432; Turnout 64.43%;
Majority: 631 (1.80%)


Lambeth: Vauxhall
[E] Labour hold
GR StraussLabour13,04663.57%
CW JonesConservative7,47736.43%

Electorate: 37,707; Turnout 54.43%;
Majority: 5,569 (27.14%)


Lanark
[S] Labour hold
J HartLabour30,19445.03%
ACS MacDougallConservative27,72141.35%
HCD RankinScottish Nationalist7,85911.72%
D McDowallCommunist1,2731.90%

Electorate: 84,384; Turnout 79.45%;
Majority: 2,473 (3.69%)

Lanarkshire North
[S] Labour hold
J SmithLabour21,98251.81%
RBJD BlackConservative16,96339.98%
J HutchisonScottish Nationalist3,4868.22%

Electorate: 54,589; Turnout: 77.73%;
Majority: 5,019 (11.83%)


Lancaster
[E] Conservative gain
ME KellettConservative18,58449.08%
S HenigLabour16,84344.48%
A PatonLiberal2,4366.43%

Electorate: 47,628; Turnout 79.50%;
Majority: 1,741 (4.60%)


Leeds East
[E] Labour hold
DW HealeyLabour28,82757.14%
P CrottyConservative21,11241.85%
J BellamyCommunist5131.02%

Electorate: 76,591; Turnout 65.87%;
Majority: 7,715 (15.29%)


Leeds North East
[E] Conservative hold
KS JosephConservative20,72056.97%
AJ PatientLabour15,65343.03%

Electorate: 55,660; Turnout 69.35%;
Majority: 5,067 (13.93%)


Leeds North West
[E] Conservative hold
D KaberryConservative29,22752.13%
KJ WoolmerLabour20,79537.09%
JRW WorrallLiberal6,04810.79%

Electorate: 80,309; Turnout 69.82%;
Majority: 8,432 (15.04%)


Leeds South
[E] Labour hold
M ReesLabour19,53659.82%
GK MacphersonConservative9,31128.51%
S CookseyLiberal3,81011.67%

Electorate: 49,520; Turnout 65.95%;
Majority: 10,225 (31.31%)


Leeds South East
[E] Labour hold
S CohenLabour10,93062.65%
M SextonConservative5,18229.70%
A BrittenLiberal1,1356.51%
B ScottCommunist1981.13%

Electorate: 29,876; Turnout 58.39%;
Majority: 5,748 (32.95%)


Leeds West
[E] Labour hold
TC PannellLabour21,61851.83%
A LeitchConservative14,74935.36%
P ArmitageLiberal5,34112.81%

Electorate: 63,491; Turnout 65.69%;
Majority: 6,869 (16.47%)


Leek
[E] Conservative gain
DL KnoxConservative27,89946.13%
H DaviesLabour26,35943.59%
RM BurmanLiberal6,21910.28%

Electorate: 89,671; Turnout 67.44%;
Majority: 1,540 (2.55%)


Leicester North East
[E] Labour hold
TG BradleyLabour15,01648.82%
PEF HeneageConservative14,12545.92%
DJ TaylorAnti-Immigration1,6165.25%

Electorate: 43,339; Turnout 70.97%;
Majority: 891 (2.90%)


Leicester North West
[E] Labour hold
GE JannerLabour18,22648.46%
SJ SymingtonConservative15,58441.44%
RJ RogersLiberal2,8627.61%
RE WelfordNational Democrat9352.49%

Electorate: 53,080; Turnout 70.85%;
Majority: 2,642 (7.03%)


Leicester South East
[E] Conservative hold
WJ PeelConservative26,48362.65%
W HilbourneLabour15,78837.35%

Electorate: 58,820; Turnout 71.87%;
Majority: 10,695 (25.30%)


Leicester South West
[E] Conservative hold
TG BoardmanConservative14,61145.68%
C GrundyLabour14,50545.34%
JT RoperLiberal2,1246.64%
J KynestonNational Front7492.34%

Electorate: 44,811; Turnout 71.39%;
Majority: 106 (0.33%)


Leigh
[E] Labour hold
H BoardmanLabour26,62558.24%
JP McGuireConservative15,31433.50%
J KnowlesRatepayers3,7768.26%

Electorate: 64,436; Turnout 70.95%;
Majority: 11,311 (24.74%)


Leominster
[E] Conservative hold
C BossomConservative17,63057.97%
R PinchamLiberal6,46221.25%
MGM SlomanLabour6,32120.78%

Electorate: 41,755; Turnout 72.84%;
Majority: 11,168 (36.72%)

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