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
Manchester Gorton — MidlothianMid Ulster — Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Manchester Gorton
[E] Labour hold
K MarksLabour23,67953.47%
JA KevillConservative17,59439.73%
JM AshleyLiberal3,0136.80%

Electorate: 61,594; Turnout: 71.90%;
Majority: 6,085 (13.74%)


Manchester Moss Side
[E] Conservative hold
FH TaylorConservative15,54652.92%
F HattonLabour13,83347.08%

Electorate: 45,636; Turnout: 64.38%;
Majority: 1,713 (5.83%)


Manchester Openshaw
[E] Labour hold
CR MorrisLabour19,39760.16%
BM AllansonConservative12,29638.13%
B PanterCommunist5521.71%

Electorate: 50,412; Turnout: 63.95%;
Majority: 7,101 (22.02%)


Manchester Withington
[E] Conservative hold
RA CaryConservative18,85448.64%
MA NobleLabour15,36539.64%
J ClarneyLiberal4,54011.71%

Electorate: 57,130; Turnout: 67.84%;
Majority: 3,489 (9.00%)


Manchester Wythenshawe
[E] Labour hold
A MorrisLabour30,26055.25%
HD MooreConservative24,50544.75%

Electorate: 78,063; Turnout: 70.15%;
Majority: 5,755 (10.51%)


Mansfield
[E] Labour hold
JD ConcannonLabour30,55466.12%
CWH MortonConservative15,02732.52%
FC WestacottCommunist6281.36%

Electorate: 67,291; Turnout: 68.67%;
Majority: 15,527 (33.60%)


Melton
[E] Conservative hold
IMP PikeConservative38,78256.08%
K WoodLabour20,90730.23%
JB PickLiberal9,46513.69%

Electorate: 91,068; Turnout: 75.94%;
Majority: 17,785 (25.85%)


Meriden
[E] Conservative hold
HK SpeedConservative40,07753.13%
NP ListerLabour35,35346.87%

Electorate: 99,794; Turnout: 75.59%;
Majority: 4,724 (6.26%)


Merionethshire
[W] Labour hold
WH EdwardsLabour8,86139.76%
D WigleyPlaid Cymru5,42524.34%
E ThomasLiberal5,03422.59%
DEH EdwardsConservative2,96513.30%

Electorate: 26,454; Turnout: 84.24%;
Majority: 3,436 (15.42%)


Merthyr Tydfil
[W] Ind Labour gain
SO DaviesInd Labour16,70151.90%
TJ LloydLabour9,23428.69%
E JonesConservative3,1699.85%
C ReesPlaid Cymru3,0769.56%

Electorate: 41,299; Turnout: 77.92%;
Majority: 7,467 (23.20%)


Merton & Morden
[E] Conservative hold
JE FookesConservative18,72750.82%
KW MayLabour15,24441.37%
RH InsollLiberal2,8767.81%

Electorate: 50,537; Turnout: 72.91%;
Majority: 3,483 (9.45%)


Middlesbrough East
[E] Labour hold
AG BottomleyLabour23,58171.02%
NN LavilleConservative9,62328.98%

Electorate: 55,016; Turnout: 60.35%;
Majority: 13,958 (42.04%)


Middlesbrough West
[E] Conservative gain
JHV SutcliffeConservative22,37450.44%
JW BrayLabour21,98649.56%

Electorate: 59,105; Turnout: 75.05%;
Majority: 388 (0.87%)


Middleton & Prestwich
[E] Conservative gain
AGB HaselhurstConservative25,03043.76%
DW CoeLabour23,98841.94%
S CrillyLiberal8,17514.29%

Electorate: 76,539; Turnout: 74.72%;
Majority: 1,042 (1.82%)


Midlothian
[S] Labour hold
A EadieLabour30,80252.95%
JLG LamotteConservative18,32831.50%
G ParkScottish Nationalist9,04715.55%

Electorate: 77,111; Turnout: 75.45%;
Majority: 12,474 (21.44%)

Mid Ulster
[N] Independent hold
BJ DevlinInd Unity37,73953.52%
N ThorntonUlster Unionist31,81045.11%
M CunninghamInd7711.09%
PP O'NeillNational Socialist1980.28%

Electorate: 77,542; Turnout: 90.94%;
Majority: 5,929 (8.41%)


Mitcham
[E] Conservative hold
LR CarrConservative27,25754.58%
RC VincentLabour22,04744.15%
SE FrenchCommunist6381.28%

Electorate: 72,637; Turnout: 68.76%;
Majority: 5,210 (10.43%)


Monmouth
[W] Conservative gain
JS ThomasConservative28,31246.54%
J AndersonLabour26,95744.31%
DH HandoLiberal4,0616.68%
SK NealePlaid Cymru1,5012.47%

Electorate: 75,602; Turnout: 80.46%;
Majority: 1,355 (2.23%)


Montgomery
[W] Liberal hold
HE HoosonLiberal10,20238.39%
DJD WilliamsConservative7,89129.70%
DW ThomasLabour5,33520.08%
EJ MillwardPlaid Cymru3,14511.84%

Electorate: 32,304; Turnout: 82.26%;
Majority: 2,311 (8.70%)


Moray & Nairn
[S] Conservative hold
GTC CampbellConservative13,99449.39%
TA HoweScottish Nationalist7,88527.83%
P TalbotLabour6,45222.77%

Electorate: 39,321; Turnout: 72.05%;
Majority: 6,109 (21.56%)


Morecambe & Lonsdale
[E] Conservative hold
AGF Hall-DavisConservative27,44256.99%
E GarbuttLabour13,91628.90%
AW DruryLiberal6,79214.11%

Electorate: 66,371; Turnout: 72.55%;
Majority: 13,526 (28.09%)


Morpeth
[E] Labour hold
G GrantLabour21,82660.35%
KI TunnicliffeConservative9,51526.31%
R McClureLiberal4,82513.34%

Electorate: 47,601; Turnout: 75.98%;
Majority: 12,311 (34.04%)


Motherwell
[S] Labour hold
GM LawsonLabour20,68353.19%
S BellConservative12,50932.17%
I LindsayScottish Nationalist3,8619.93%
JW SneddonCommunist1,8294.70%

Electorate: 52,888; Turnout: 73.52%;
Majority: 8,174 (21.02%)


Nantwich
[E] Conservative hold
RG Grant-FerrisConservative20,39746.23%
D BeethamLabour15,12434.28%
RN CussLiberal8,59519.48%

Electorate: 56,953; Turnout: 77.46%;
Majority: 5,273 (11.95%)


Neath
[W] Labour hold
DR ColemanLabour28,37871.42%
DHJ Martin-JonesConservative6,76517.03%
G JohnPlaid Cymru4,01210.10%
H PearceCommunist5791.46%

Electorate: 52,744; Turnout: 75.33%;
Majority: 21,613 (54.39%)


Nelson & Colne
[E] Conservative hold
DC WaddingtonConservative19,88151.84%
EDH HoyleLabour18,47148.16%

Electorate: 49,001; Turnout: 78.27%;
Majority: 1,410 (3.68%)


Newark
[E] Labour hold
ES BishopLabour26,45551.18%
DG AllenConservative25,23548.82%

Electorate: 67,989; Turnout: 76.03%;
Majority: 1,220 (2.36%)


Newbury
[E] Conservative hold
J AstorConservative30,38048.76%
TJ SimsLabour18,64729.93%
DSC CloustonLiberal13,27921.31%

Electorate: 85,801; Turnout: 72.62%;
Majority: 11,733 (18.83%)


Newcastle under Lyme
[E] Labour hold
J GoldingLabour22,32948.86%
NR WintertonConservative20,22344.25%
D WrightLiberal1,9544.28%
PH BoyleDemocratic Party1,1942.61%

Electorate: 69,811; Turnout: 65.46%;
Majority: 2,106 (4.61%)


Newcastle upon Tyne Central
[E] Labour hold
EW ShortLabour13,67170.61%
M StJ WayConservative4,25621.98%
D LesserLiberal1,4337.40%

Electorate: 31,501; Turnout: 61.46%;
Majority: 9,415 (48.63%)

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