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
Oxford — PontypoolPontypridd — Rhondda West
Oxford
[E] Conservative gain
CM WoodhouseConservative24,87346.96%
DET LuardLabour22,98943.40%
PH ReevesLiberal5,1039.63%

Electorate: 71,058; Turnout: 74.54%;
Majority: 1,884 (3.56%)


Paddington North
[E] Labour hold
AC LathamLabour11,64554.81%
RS PriceConservative8,59040.43%
MR Uziell-HamiltonLiberal1,0124.76%

Electorate: 33,942; Turnout 62.60%;
Majority: 3,055 (14.38%)


Paddington South
[E] Conservative hold
NP ScottConservative10,52653.15%
RA BalfeLabour7,91339.95%
E PembertonLiberal1,3676.90%

Electorate: 34,502; Turnout 57.41%;
Majority: 2,613 (13.19%)


Paisley
[S] Labour hold
J RobertsonLabour25,42954.09%
JC WorkmanConservative15,23232.40%
M MacDonaldScottish Nationalist3,4327.30%
A SkedLiberal2,9186.21%

Electorate: 65,802; Turnout 71.44%;
Majority: 10,197 (21.69%)


Peckham
[E] Labour hold
FK CorbetLabour17,07167.47%
IJ LawrenceConservative8,23232.53%

Electorate: 50,814; Turnout 49.80%;
Majority: 8,839 (34.93%)


Pembroke
[W] Conservative gain
RN EdwardsConservative19,12034.73%
GSD ParryLabour17,88932.49%
DL DonnellyDemocratic Party11,82421.48%
W SamuelPlaid Cymru3,6816.69%
DW ThomasLiberal2,5414.62%

Electorate: 70,719; Turnout 77.85%;
Majority: 1,231 (2.24%)


Penistone
[E] Labour hold
JJ MendelsonLabour31,61558.70%
A PickupConservative14,89727.66%
D MirfinLiberal7,34713.64%

Electorate: 72,903; Turnout 73.88%;
Majority: 16,718 (31.04%)


Penrith & the Border
[E] Conservative hold
WSI WhitelawConservative23,80058.95%
R LongworthLabour10,25625.40%
W JacksonLiberal6,31615.64%

Electorate: 54,270; Turnout 74.39%;
Majority: 13,544 (33.55%)


Perth & East Perthshire
[S] Conservative hold
I McArthurConservative21,86052.10%
VA FrielLabour9,97223.77%
DC MurrayScottish Nationalist7,11216.95%
R LivseyLiberal3,0117.18%

Electorate: 57,063; Turnout 73.52%;
Majority: 11,888 (28.34%)


Peterborough
[E] Conservative hold
H NichollsConservative30,22754.08%
MJ WardLabour25,66245.92%

Electorate: 71,207; Turnout 78.49%;
Majority: 4,565 (8.17%)


Petersfield
[E] Conservative hold
JM QuennellConservative30,41460.50%
K HorrocksLabour10,30720.50%
P JesselLiberal7,78315.48%
RM DigbyInd1,7663.51%

Electorate: 69,705; Turnout 72.12%;
Majority: 20,107 (40.00%)


Plymouth Devonport
[E] Conservative hold
J VickersConservative21,84351.62%
FK TaylorLabour20,47148.38%

Electorate: 59,635; Turnout 70.95%;
Majority: 1,372 (3.24%)


Plymouth Sutton
[E] Labour hold
DAL OwenLabour29,38350.64%
JM GossConservative28,63649.36%

Electorate: 80,279; Turnout 72.27%;
Majority: 747 (1.29%)


Pontefract
[E] Labour hold
J HarperLabour31,77474.83%
IA DeslandesConservative10,68725.17%

Electorate: 60,134; Turnout 70.61%;
Majority: 21,087 (49.66%)


Pontypool
[W] Labour hold
L AbseLabour27,40270.70%
WM BellConservative8,86922.88%
H WebbPlaid Cymru2,0535.30%
B WatkinsonCommunist4351.12%

Electorate: 53,878; Turnout 71.94%;
Majority: 18,533 (47.82%)

Pontypridd
[W] Labour hold
BT JohnLabour28,41458.53%
MC WithersConservative8,20516.90%
MG MurphyLiberal6,87114.15%
E JonesPlaid Cymru5,05910.42%

Electorate: 65,265; Turnout: 74.39%;
Majority: 20,209 (41.63%)


Poole
[E] Conservative hold
HO MurtonConservative31,10053.11%
IS CampbellLabour17,61030.07%
GM GoodeLiberal9,84616.81%

Electorate: 78,008; Turnout 75.06%;
Majority: 13,490 (23.04%)


Poplar
[E] Labour hold
I MikardoLabour16,52080.37%
RC DenneyConservative4,03619.63%

Electorate: 41,908; Turnout 49.05%;
Majority: 12,484 (60.73%)


Portsmouth Langstone
[E] Conservative hold
IS LloydConservative43,73354.36%
RR KenwardLabour26,49232.93%
RH AnsteyLiberal10,22612.71%

Electorate: 112,725; Turnout 71.37%;
Majority: 17,241 (21.43%)


Portsmouth South
[E] Conservative hold
RB PinkConservative23,96263.38%
J WhiteLabour13,84736.62%

Electorate: 56,126; Turnout 67.36%;
Majority: 10,115 (26.75%)


Portsmouth West
[E] Labour hold
FA JuddLabour17,16950.55%
TH ClarkeConservative16,21447.74%
LB GauntlettInd5791.70%

Electorate: 46,972; Turnout 72.30%;
Majority: 955 (2.81%)


Preston North
[E] Conservative gain
M HoltConservative20,10250.63%
RH AtkinsLabour17,14043.17%
DT JonesLiberal2,4586.19%

Electorate: 51,655; Turnout 76.86%;
Majority: 2,962 (7.46%)


Preston South
[E] Conservative gain
A GreenConservative20,48051.68%
P MahonLabour19,14948.32%

Electorate: 52,253; Turnout 75.84%;
Majority: 1,331 (3.36%)


Pudsey
[E] Conservative hold
J HileyConservative24,30849.23%
J MannLabour18,31337.09%
GVJ PrattLiberal6,75413.68%

Electorate: 62,403; Turnout 79.12%;
Majority: 5,995 (12.14%)


Reading
[E] Conservative gain
GF VaughanConservative23,59850.31%
JMH LeeLabour22,44447.85%
A BoothroydDemocratic Party8671.85%

Electorate: 63,359; Turnout 74.04%;
Majority: 1,154 (2.46%)


Reigate
[E] Conservative hold
REG HoweConservative28,46253.86%
MP FarleyLabour15,43329.20%
KS VausLiberal8,95216.94%

Electorate: 71,535; Turnout 73.88%;
Majority: 13,029 (24.65%)


Renfrewshire East
[S] Conservative hold
MBH AndersonConservative29,16352.07%
J CarnegieLabour16,06228.68%
M WattLiberal7,05312.59%
JM BuchananScottish Nationalist3,7336.66%

Electorate: 73,540; Turnout 76.16%;
Majority: 13,101 (23.39%)


Renfrewshire West
[S] Labour hold
NF BuchanLabour22,99948.02%
AM FletcherConservative20,69943.22%
A MacartneyScottish Nationalist4,1958.76%

Electorate: 60,314; Turnout 79.41%;
Majority: 2,300 (4.80%)


Rhondda East
[W] Labour hold
GE DaviesLabour19,60268.66%
GP JamesPlaid Cymru6,93124.28%
RC MullettConservative1,3594.76%
A JonesCommunist6592.31%

Electorate: 36,889; Turnout 77.40%;
Majority: 12,671 (44.38%)


Rhondda West
[W] Labour hold
TA JonesLabour18,77974.76%
HV DaviesPlaid Cymru3,52814.05%
JD MorganConservative1,6106.41%
A TrueCommunist1,2014.78%

Electorate: 30,854; Turnout 81.41%;
Majority: 15,251 (60.72%)

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