UK General Election results May 1979

28th May 1979
UK homepage
PSR homepage
Search
The region in which each constituency is situated is indicated in square brackets
City of London & Westminster South — CrosbyCroydon Central — Derbyshire North East
City of London & Westminster South
[E] Conservative hold
P BrookeConservative16,85160.68%
R ProfittLabour7,06725.45%
H Ball-WilsonLiberal3,37512.15%
K MathewsNational Front478 1.72%

Electorate: 50,357; Turnout: 55.15%;
Majority: 9,784 (35.23%)


Cleveland & Whitby
[E] Conservative hold
L BrittanConservative26,73551.00%
BJ PimlottLabour19,81837.80%
M PittsLiberal5,87011.20%

Electorate: 65,488; Turnout: 80.05%;
Majority: 6,917 (13.19%)


Clitheroe
[E] Conservative hold
D WaddingtonConservative25,08157.07%
LR SuttonLabour13,50230.72%
F WilsonLiberal5,36212.20%

Electorate: 54,468; Turnout: 80.68%;
Majority: 11,579 (26.35%)


Coatbridge & Airdrie
[S] Labour hold
J DempseyLabour27,59860.92%
J LoveConservative12,44227.47%
M JohnstoneSNP5,26011.61%

Electorate: 60,133; Turnout: 75.33%;
Majority: 15,156 (33.46%)


Colchester
[E] Conservative hold
A BuckConservative36,74052.93%
RE RussellLabour22,87732.96%
M GageLiberal9,79414.11%

Electorate: 90,589; Turnout: 76.62%;
Majority: 13,863 (19.97%)


Colne Valley
[E] Liberal hold
RS WainwrightLiberal20,15138.38%
PJ HildrewLabour17,79933.90%
SG KayeConservative14,45027.52%
TL KeenCampaign for a More Prosperous Britain101 0.19%

Electorate: 64,139; Turnout: 81.86%;
Majority: 2,352 (4.48%)


Consett
[E] Labour hold
DJ WatkinsLabour26,70861.26%
M LycettConservative10,84124.87%
R KennedyLiberal6,04813.87%

Electorate: 57,547; Turnout: 75.76%;
Majority: 15,867 (36.39%)


Conway
[W] Conservative hold
JWP RobertsConservative18,14244.71%
GW DaviesLabour12,06929.74%
JR RobertsLiberal6,86716.92%
E PricePlaid Cymru3,497 8.62%

Electorate: 51,350; Turnout: 79.02%;
Majority: 6,073 (14.97%)


Cornwall North
[E] Conservative gain
GA NealeConservative24,48951.65%
JW PardoeLiberal20,74243.75%
RB TremlettLabour1,514 3.19%
J FaullEcology442 0.93%
R BridgwaterNational Front224 0.47%

Electorate: 55,076; Turnout: 86.08%;
Majority: 3,747 (7.90%)


Coventry North East
[E] Labour hold
GM ParkLabour27,01057.34%
E of ShelburneConservative16,48735.00%
Raj-Mal SinghLiberal2,291 4.86%
H RobbinsNational Front546 1.16%
P CorriganCommunist390 0.83%
S PerkinWorkers Revolutionary Party378 0.80%

Electorate: 64,806; Turnout: 72.68%;
Majority: 10,523 (22.34%)


Coventry North West
[E] Labour hold
G RobinsonLabour19,46050.13%
D MilesConservative15,48939.90%
C PooleLiberal3,413 8.79%
A StewartNational Front359 0.92%
T KeenCampaign for a More Prosperous Britain98 0.25%

Electorate: 49,008; Turnout: 79.21%;
Majority: 3,971 (10.23%)


Coventry South East
[E] Labour hold
W WilsonLabour19,58355.00%
T SawdonConservative12,09733.98%
M BrazierLiberal2,984 8.38%
R ClarkeNational Front513 1.44%
A WilkinsWorkers Revolutionary Party426 1.20%

Electorate: 50,961; Turnout: 69.86%;
Majority: 7,486 (21.03%)


Coventry South West
[E] Conservative gain
JP ButcherConservative27,92849.27%
A WiseLabour22,27439.30%
NB ChappleLiberal5,92110.45%
M WilliamsonNational Front482 0.85%
T KeenCampaign for a More Prosperous Britain79 0.14%

Electorate: 69,552; Turnout: 81.50%;
Majority: 5,654 (9.97%)


Crewe
[E] Labour hold
GP DunwoodyLabour22,28848.33%
JV ButcherConservative18,05139.14%
C BithellLiberal5,43011.77%
W TonksNational Front352 0.76%

Electorate: 59,530; Turnout: 77.48%;
Majority: 4,237 (9.19%)


Crosby
[E] Conservative hold
RG PageConservative34,76856.95%
A MulhearnLabour15,49625.38%
A HillLiberal9,30215.24%
P HusseyEcology1,489 2.44%

Electorate: 81,208; Turnout: 75.18%;
Majority: 19,272 (31.56%)

Croydon Central
[E] Conservative hold
JEM MooreConservative26,45752.47%
DF WhiteLabour18,49936.69%
JP JohnsonLiberal5,11210.14%
MJ SoperInd Conservative238 0.47%
P GibsonWorkers Revolutionary Party116 0.23%

Electorate: 66,629; Turnout: 75.68%;
Majority: 7,958 (15.78%)


Croydon North East
[E] Conservative hold
BB WetherillConservative21,56051.01%
DH SimpsonLabour14,78434.98%
PT StreeterLiberal5,45912.92%
PW MossNational Front464 1.10%

Electorate: 57,022; Turnout: 74.12%;
Majority: 6,776 (16.03%)


Croydon North West
[E] Conservative hold
RG TaylorConservative19,92849.42%
SJ BodenLabour16,15940.07%
WH PittLiberal4,23910.51%

Electorate: 55,608; Turnout: 72.52%;
Majority: 3,769 (9.35%)


Croydon South
[E] Conservative hold
WG ClarkConservative30,87464.86%
P BillennessLiberal10,00621.02%
JM BloomLabour6,24913.13%
R DummerNational Front469 0.99%

Electorate: 62,022; Turnout: 76.74%;
Majority: 20,868 (43.84%)


Dagenham
[E] Labour hold
J ParkerLabour24,70752.57%
G HyamsConservative14,60031.07%
M LongLiberal5,58311.88%
J RobertsNational Front1,553 3.30%
D ConnorCommunist553 1.18%

Electorate: 67,990; Turnout: 69.12%;
Majority: 10,107 (21.51%)


Darlington
[E] Labour hold
EJ FletcherLabour22,56545.52%
T KirkhopeConservative21,51343.39%
K WalkerLiberal5,05410.19%
H OuthwaiteNational Front444 0.90%

Electorate: 63,218; Turnout: 78.42%;
Majority: 1,052 (2.12%)


Dartford
[E] Conservative gain
R DunnConservative21,19545.87%
S IrvingLabour19,80342.86%
I JosephsLiberal4,407 9.54%
I NobbsNational Front476 1.03%
J BeddowesFancy Dress Party328 0.71%

Electorate: 57,507; Turnout: 80.35%;
Majority: 1,392 (3.01%)


Darwen
[E] Conservative hold
C Fletcher-CookeConservative30,78952.65%
L EllmanLabour17,76330.37%
A CooperLiberal9,92816.98%

Electorate: 75,008; Turnout: 77.97%;
Majority: 13,026 (22.27%)


Daventry
[E] Conservative hold
R PrenticeConservative41,42256.61%
JL RawlingsLabour19,93927.25%
R WoodsideLiberal11,28615.42%
G YoungerNational Front522 0.71%

Electorate: 90,892; Turnout: 80.50%;
Majority: 21,483 (29.36%)


Dearne valley
[E] Labour hold
E WainwrightLabour31,78368.82%
JR PattmanConservative9,04819.59%
P HargreavesLiberal5,35211.59%

Electorate: 64,183; Turnout: 71.96%;
Majority: 22,735 (49.23%)


Denbigh
[W] Conservative hold
WGO MorganConservative23,68344.93%
DL WilliamsLiberal14,83328.14%
HR ThomasLabour9,27617.60%
IW JonesPlaid Cymru4,915 9.33%

Electorate: 65,902; Turnout: 79.98%;
Majority: 8,850 (16.79%)


Deptford
[E] Labour hold
JE SilkinLabour19,39154.22%
D GrantConservative11,63832.54%
N RowdenLiberal2,774 7.76%
R MitchellNational Front1,490 4.17%
J MaguireSocialist Unity274 0.77%
G DacresWorkers Revolutionary Party198 0.55%

Electorate: 56,096; Turnout: 63.76%;
Majority: 7,753 (21.68%)


Derby North
[E] Labour hold
P WhiteheadLabour28,79744.87%
RN KemmConservative28,58344.53%
RF WhitehouseLiberal6,093 9.49%
C BaylissNational Front592 0.92%
SP GibsonEnglish Nationalist116 0.18%

Electorate: 83,580; Turnout: 76.79%;
Majority: 214 (0.33%)


Derby South
[E] Labour hold
WH JohnsonLabour26,94550.04%
MC SternConservative20,85338.72%
JD Somerset SullivanLiberal5,196 9.65%
LA VerityNational Front587 1.09%
WA BiggsWorkers Revolutionary Party146 0.27%
J ShortEnglish Nationalist122 0.23%

Electorate: 75,422; Turnout: 71.40%;
Majority: 6,092 (11.31%)


Derbyshire North East
[E] Labour hold
RJ EllisLabour27,21848.14%
E OliverConservative21,88938.71%
P HallLiberal7,43613.15%

Electorate: 70,767; Turnout: 79.90%;
Majority: 5,329 (9.42%)

back Return to constituency index
Last Modified: 10/22/12