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
Newcastle upon Tyne East — NorthwichNorwich North — Oswestry
Newcastle upon Tyne East
[E] Labour hold
GW RhodesLabour20,78058.35%
PE HeseltonConservative14,83241.65%

Electorate: 47,110; Turnout: 75.59%;
Majority: 5,948 (16.70%)


Newcastle upon Tyne North
[E] Conservative hold
RW ElliottConservative15,97856.07%
RG EcclesLabour12,51843.93%

Electorate: 42,085; Turnout: 67.71%;
Majority: 3,460 (12.14%)


Newcastle upon Tyne West
[E] Labour hold
RC BrownLabour30,80558.73%
C LipmanConservative21,64441.27%

Electorate: 74,274; Turnout: 70.62%;
Majority: 9,161 (17.47%)


New Forest
[E] Conservative hold
PMED McNair-WilsonConservative36,04160.13%
DM OffenbachLabour13,57622.65%
P JohnsonLiberal10,32217.22%

Electorate: 83,419; Turnout: 71.85%;
Majority: 22,465 (37.48%)


Newport
[W] Labour hold
RJ HughesLabour30,13255.66%
AD ArnoldConservative22,00540.65%
AR VickeryPlaid Cymru1,9973.69%

Electorate: 71,663; Turnout: 75.54%;
Majority: 10,499 (15.01%)


Newton
[E] Labour hold
F LeeLabour34,87352.51%
JP StanleyConservative25,86338.94%
RE MageeLiberal5,6788.55%

Electorate: 89,642; Turnout: 74.09%;
Majority: 9,010 (13.57%)


Norfolk Central
[E] Conservative hold
IHJL GilmourConservative32,92156.64%
CR CoyneLabour19,03032.74%
R DrewLiberal6,17210.62%

Electorate: 75,786; Turnout: 76.69%;
Majority: 13,891 (23.90%)


Norfolk North
[E] Conservative gain
RF HowellConservative24,58755.26%
B HazellLabour19,90344.74%

Electorate: 55,381; Turnout: 80.33%;
Majority: 4,684 (10.53%)


Norfolk South
[E] Conservative hold
JEB HillConservative22,61451.87%
C SHawLabour17,17239.39%
BE GoldstoneLiberal3,8118.74%

Electorate: 55,538; Turnout: 78.50%;
Majority: 5,442 (12.48%)


Norfolk South West
[E] Conservative hold
PL HawkinsConservative22,22057.28%
LJ PotterLabour16,57242.72%

Electorate: 48,213; Turnout: 80.46%;
Majority: 5,648 (14.56%)


Normanton
[E] Labour hold
A RobertsLabour28,42168.40%
DH CargillConservative13,13231.60%

Electorate: 58,078; Turnout: 71.55%;
Majority: 15,289 (36.79%)


Northampton
[E] Labour hold
RT PagetLabour27,42451.16%
CE ParkinsonConservative26,18348.84%

Electorate: 74,590; Turnout: 71.87%;
Majority: 1,241 (2.31%)


Northamptonshire South
[E] Conservative hold
AA JonesConservative29,07051.16%
GJ RobertsLabour21,13137.18%
CAP SmoutLiberal6,62611.66%

Electorate: 72,980; Turnout: 77.87%;
Majority: 7,939 (13.97%)


Northwich
[E] Conservative hold
JG FosterConservative20,36651.28%
A BatesLabour15,74639.65%
TN ArmstrongLiberal3,6049.07%

Electorate: 59,649; Turnout: 66.58%;
Majority: 4,620 (11.63%)

Norwich North
[E] Labour hold
GD WallaceLabour18,56459.71%
AE TurnerConservative11,86838.17%
CC fairheadInd Prog6582.12%

Electorate: 43,621; Turnout: 71.27%;
Majority: 6,696 (21.54%)


Norwich South
[E] Conservative gain
IT StuttafordConservative17,06746.97%
CF AscherLabour16,24144.69%
L ParkerLiberal3,0318.34%

Electorate: 46,451; Turnout: 78.23%;
Majority: 826 (2.27%)


Nottingham Central
[E] Labour hold
JJ DunnettLabour17,63855.61%
B Brook-PartridgeConservative14,07944.39%

Electorate: 52,729; Turnout: 60.15%;
Majority: 3,559 (11.22%)


Nottingham North
[E] Labour hold
WC WhitlockLabour25,89852.83%
W DerbyshireConservative18,61637.98%
MV EdwardsLiberal3,7637.68%
JH PeckCommunist7411.51%

Electorate: 70,672; Turnout: 69.36%;
Majority: 7,282 (14.86%)


Nottingham South
[E] Conservative gain
PN FowlerConservative26,76253.75%
GH PerryLabour23,03146.25%

Electorate: 71,102; Turnout: 70.03%;
Majority: 3,731 (7.49%)


Nottingham West
[E] Labour hold
M EnglishLabour21,25552.80%
MW SuthersConservative19,00347.20%

Electorate: 56,763; Turnout: 70.92%;
Majority: 2,252 (5.59%)


Nuneaton
[E] Labour hold
LJ HuckfieldLabour32,87757.43%
SM Lewis-SmithConservative18,76932.79%
ADN HarrisonLiberal5,6029.79%

Electorate: 75,131; Turnout: 76.20%;
Majority: 14,108 (24.64%)


Ogmore
[W] Labour hold
WE PadleyLabour33,43667.30%
AF GardnerConservative10,41520.96%
EJ MerrimanPlaid Cymru5,82811.73%

Electorate: 65,731; Turnout: 75.58%;
Majority: 23,021 (46.34%)


Oldbury & Halesowen
[E] Conservative gain
JHR StokesConservative29,40352.60%
J HornerLabour26,49947.40%

Electorate: 77,540; Turnout: 72.09%;
Majority: 2,904 (5.19%)


Oldham East
[E] Labour hold
JA LamondLabour17,02051.14%
HP HollandConservative16,26048.86%

Electorate: 51,031; Turnout: 65.22%;
Majority: 760 (2.28%)


Oldham West
[E] Labour gain
MH MeacherLabour16,06248.10%
KB CampbeliConservative14,38743.08%
B LomaxLiberal2,9448.82%

Electorate: 49,853; Turnout: 66.98%;
Majority: 1,675 (5.02%)


Orkney & Shetland
[S] Liberal hold
J GrimondLiberal7,89646.97%
JL FirthConservative5,36431.91%
W McP ReidLabour3,55221.13%

Electorate: 25,630; Turnout: 65.60%;
Majority: 2,532 (15.06%)


Ormskirk
[E] Conservative hold
HB SorefConservative40,51761.39%
RM Kilroy-SilkLabour25,48638.61%

Electorate: 91,053; Turnout: 72.49%;
Majority: 15,031 (22.77%)


Orpington
[E] Conservative gain
IR StanbrookConservative24,38547.31%
ER LubbockLiberal23,06344.74%
DI GrantLabour4,0987.95%

Electorate: 65,191; Turnout: 79.07%;
Majority: 1,322 (2.56%)


Oswestry
[E] Conservative hold
WJ BiffenConservative20,36150.74%
N TurnerLabour10,80126.92%
EP CadburyLiberal8,96322.34%

Electorate: 55,641; Turnout: 72.11%;
Majority: 9,560 (23.83%)

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