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
Richmond — RushcliffeRutherglen — Sevenoaks
Richmond (Surrey)
[E] Conservative hold
AHF RoyleConservative20,97951.30%
AR PalmerLabour12,98131.74%
S RundleLiberal6,93416.96%

Electorate: 57,053; Turnout: 71.68%;
Majority: 7,998 (19.56%)


Richmond (Yorks)
[E] Conservative hold
TPG KitsonConservative30,47162.79%
MJ AldrichLabour12,70226.18%
JR SmithsonLiberal5,35411.03%

Electorate: 70,908; Turnout 68.44%;
Majority: 17,769 (36.62%)


Ripon
[E] Conservative hold
M Stoddart-ScottConservative21,21160.71%
D DanielLabour9,14726.18%
VS CravenLiberal4,58313.12%

Electorate: 47,464; Turnout 73.62%;
Majority: 12,064 (34.53%)


Rochdale
[E] Labour hold
J McCannLabour19,24741.57%
C SmithLiberal14,07630.40%
M AndrewConservative12,97828.03%

Electorate: 63,546; Turnout 72.86%;
Majority: 5,171 (11.17%)


Rochester & Chatham
[E] Conservative gain
PE FennerConservative30,26354.84%
AP KerrLabour24,92245.16%

Electorate: 77,279; Turnout 71.41%;
Majority: 5,341 (9.68%)


Romford
[E] Labour hold
RL LeonardLabour27,89952.60%
MJ NeubertConservative25,13947.40%

Electorate: 79,448; Turnout 66.76%;
Majority: 2,760 (5.20%)


Ross & Cromarty
[S] Conservative gain
JHN GrayConservative6,41833.21%
AR MackenzieLiberal5,61729.06%
RD MacleanLabour5,02325.99%
G NicholsonScottish Nationalist2,26811.74%

Electorate: 26,967; Turnout 71.67%;
Majority: 801 (4.14%)


Rossendale
[E] Conservative gain
RWT BrayConservative20,44852.41%
B BoothroydLabour18,56847.59%

Electorate: 49,904; Turnout 78.18%;
Majority: 1,880 (4.82%)


Rotherham
[E] Labour hold
BK O'MalleyLabour25,24666.41%
ER CookeConservative12,77033.59%

Electorate: 60,471; Turnout 62.87%;
Majority: 12,476 (32.82%)


Rother Valley
[E] Labour hold
P HardyLabour44,32271.79%
RAB DurrantConservative17,41828.21%

Electorate: 87,422; Turnout 70.62%;
Majority: 26,904 (43.58%)


Rowley Regis & Tipton
[E] Labour hold
PK ArcherLabour25,00161.67%
PM SmithConservative15,53738.33%

Electorate: 64,013; Turnout 63.33%;
Majority: 9,464 (23.35%)


Roxburgh, Selkirk, & Peebles
[S] Liberal hold
DMS SteelLiberal19,52442.26%
R FairgrieveConservative18,97441.07%
L GriffithsLabour4,4549.64%
H HastieScottish Nationalist3,1476.81%
WR CassellAnti-Abortion1030.22%

Electorate: 57,249; Turnout 80.70%;
Majority: 550 (1.19%)


Rugby
[E] Labour hold
WG PriceLabour25,04152.85%
JHP GriffithConservative22,08646.61%
AS FrostSocial Credit2540.54%

Electorate: 57,892; Turnout 81.84%;
Majority: 2,955 (6.24%)


Ruislip-Northwood
[E] Conservative hold
FP CrowderConservative24,24760.65%
BH SilvermanLabour11,54128.87%
JM ArramLiberal4,18810.48%

Electorate: 54,731; Turnout 73.04%;
Majority: 12,706 (31.78%)


Runcorn
[E] Conservative hold
M CarlisleConservative25,27253.52%
MJE TaylorLabour16,20434.32%
CK SumnerLiberal5,74112.16%

Electorate: 61,400; Turnout 76.90%;
Majority: 9,068 (19.20%)


Rushcliffe
[E] Conservative gain
KH ClarkeConservative30,96651.66%
AJ GardnerLabour24,79841.37%
PM BrowneLiberal4,1806.97%

Electorate: 75,268; Turnout 79.64%;
Majority: 6,168 (10.29%)

Rutherglen
[S] Labour hold
JG MackenzieLabour17,75152.28%
PC HutchisonConservative14,71043.33%
DH LivingstoneInd Scottish Nationalist1,4904.39%

Electorate: 42,702; Turnout 79.51%;
Majority: 3,041 (8.96%)


Rutland & Stanford
[E] Conservative hold
K LewisConservative22,80360.10%
H TochLabour15,13639.90%

Electorate: 50,337; Turnout: 75.37%;
Majority: 7,667 (20.21%)


Rye
[E] Conservative hold
BG IrvineConservative32,30064.24%
HA FountainLabour9,03117.96%
RKJF YoungLiberal8,94717.80%

Electorate: 68,080; Turnout 73.85%;
Majority: 23,269 (46.29%)


Saffron Walden
[E] Conservative hold
PM KirkConservative24,54952.92%
KT WeetchLabour14,88532.08%
FPD MooreLiberal6,95915.00%

Electorate: 60,063; Turnout 77.24%;
Majority: 9,664 (20.83%)


St Albans
[E] Conservative hold
VH GoodhewConservative24,50351.51%
CH BeaumontLabour16,62934.96%
CA ShawLiberal6,43913.54%

Electorate: 62,417; Turnout 76.21%;
Majority: 7,874 (16.55%)


St Helens
[E] Labour hold
L SpriggsLabour31,58765.67%
ID McGawConservative16,50934.33%

Electorate: 74,609; Turnout 64.46%;
Majority: 15,078 (31.35%)


St Ives
[E] Conservative hold
JWF NottConservative18,58150.94%
ME CastleLabour9,91327.18%
HL FryLiberal7,98121.88%

Electorate: 48,603; Turnout 75.05%;
Majority: 8,668 (23.76%)


St Marylebone
[E] Conservative hold
Q McG HoggConservative17,63962.09%
KW MorrellLabour8,32529.31%
MBJ VannLiberal2,4438.60%

Electorate: 47,691; Turnout 59.56%;
Majority: 9,314 (32.79%)


St Pancras
[E] Labour hold
AW StallardLabour16,49759.31%
CJO MoorhouseConservative10,64838.28%
G McLennanCommunist6702.41%

Electorate: 50,121; Turnout 55.50%;
Majority: 5,849 (21.03%)


Salford East
[E] Labour hold
F AllaunLabour15,85355.75%
JB LackConservative9,58333.70%
AF BellLiberal3,00010.55%

Electorate: 45,712; Turnout 62.21%;
Majority: 6,270 (22.05%)


Salford West
[E] Labour hold
S OrmeLabour16,98654.28%
AE ClarkConservative14,31045.72%

Electorate: 47,764; Turnout 65.52%;
Majority: 2,676 (8.55%)


Salisbury
[E] Conservative hold
MA HamiltonConservative26,54960.28%
A WaughLabour17,49339.72%

Electorate: 61,317; Turnout 71.83%;
Majority: 9,056 (20.56%)


Scarborough & Whitby
[E] Conservative hold
MN ShawConservative26,15449.84%
MF PittsLiberal16,51731.48%
JB HewitsonLabour9,80218.68%

Electorate: 73,400; Turnout 71.49%;
Majority: 9,637 (18.37%)


Sedgefield
[E] Labour hold
D ReedLabour36,86760.53%
AA BeckConservative24,03639.47%

Electorate: 83,776; Turnout 72.70%;
Majority: 12,831 (21.07%)


Sevenoaks
[E] Conservative hold
JC RodgersConservative32,65454.13%
J OvendenLabour15,37625.49%
RF WebsterLiberal12,29020.37%

Electorate: 82,635; Turnout 73.00%;
Majority: 17,278 (28.64%)

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