UK General Election results May 1979

28th May 1979
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The region in which each constituency is situated is indicated in square brackets
Fife East — Glasgow CentralGlasgow Craigton — Goole
Fife East
[S] Conservative hold
B HendersonConservative20,11742.96%
WM CampbellLiberal10,76222.98%
HB McLeishLabour9,33919.94%
J MarshallSNP6,61214.12%

Electorate: 59,297; Turnout: 78.98%;
Majority: 9,355 (19.98%)


Finchley
[E] Conservative hold
MH ThatcherConservative20,91852.52%
RG MayLabour13,04032.74%
A PatersonLiberal5,25413.19%
W VerityNational Front534 1.34%
E LloydInd Democrat86 0.22%

Electorate: 55,468; Turnout: 71.81%;
Majority: 7,878 (19.78%)


Flint East
[W] Labour hold
SB JonesLabour29,33948.34%
P Warburton-JonesConservative23,11638.08%
A CarlileLiberal6,73611.10%
J RogersPlaid Cymru1,198 1.97%
G DaviesCommunist307 0.51%

Electorate: 74,262; Turnout: 81.73%;
Majority: 6,223 (10.25%)


Flint West
[W] Conservative hold
A MeyerConservative26,36449.03%
RM HughesLabour16,67831.02%
JH ParryLiberal9,00916.75%
BM EdwardsPlaid Cymru1,720 3.20%

Electorate: 68,418; Turnout: 78.59%;
Majority: 9,686 (18.01%)


Folkestone & Hythe
[E] Conservative hold
AP CostainConservative26,83755.74%
B BuddLiberal10,81722.47%
GJ PriestmanLabour10,01520.80%
M LavineNational Front478 0.99%

Electorate: 66,297; Turnout: 72.62%;
Majority: 16,020 (33.27%)


Fulham
[E] Conservative gain
M StevensConservative20,24946.68%
BJ SteadLabour18,75043.22%
DD RendelLiberal3,882 8.95%
DK RobertsNational Front499 1.15%

Electorate: 57,018; Turnout: 76.08%;
Majority: 1,499 (3.46%)


Fylde North
[E] Conservative hold
W CleggConservative35,36660.09%
R FoxLabour14,37624.43%
P HerbertLiberal8,63014.66%
K WarbartonNational Front481 0.82%

Electorate: 78,130; Turnout: 75.33%;
Majority: 20,990 (35.67%)


Fylde South
[E] Conservative hold
EL GardnerConservative45,88363.38%
G ChadwickLabour13,63618.83%
J StevensLiberal11,93816.49%
M RobertsNational Front941 1.30%

Electorate: 94,335; Turnout: 76.75%;
Majority: 32,247 (44.54%)


Gainsborough
[E] Conservative hold
MR KimballConservative24,04046.38%
RB BlackmoreLiberal16,88532.58%
WSG BachLabour10,33519.94%
RE AugustInd Conservative570 1.10%

Electorate: 65,654; Turnout: 78.94%;
Majority: 7,155 (13.80%)


Galloway
[S] Conservative gain
I LangConservative15,30645.85%
GH ThompsonSNP12,38437.10%
DR HannayLiberal2,852 8.54%
DD JohnstonLabour2,841 8.51%

Electorate: 41,110; Turnout: 81.20%;
Majority: 2,922 (8.75%)


Gateshead East
[E] Labour hold
B ConlanLabour28,77661.15%
F RogersConservative14,07829.92%
C BateyLiberal4,201 8.93%

Electorate: 62,475; Turnout: 75.32%;
Majority: 14,698 (31.24%)


Gateshead West
[E] Labour hold
JR HoramLabour13,53367.24%
DR KellyConservative5,22125.94%
FE PattersonLiberal1,185 5.89%
H BeadleNational Front186 0.92%

Electorate: 29,037; Turnout: 69.31%;
Majority: 8,312 (41.30%)


Gillingham
[E] Conservative hold
FFA BurdenConservative26,79153.13%
S LoveLabour16,29232.31%
D SidebottomLiberal6,21912.33%
S CampbellNational Front528 1.05%
S FryEcology501 0.99%
T BeckwithWorkers Revolutionary Party92 0.18%

Electorate: 63,951; Turnout: 78.85%;
Majority: 10,499 (20.82%)


Glasgow Cathcart
[S] Labour gain
JA MaxtonLabour17,55045.95%
EM TaylorConservative15,95041.76%
A EwingSNP2,653 6.95%
H WillsLiberal2,042 5.35%

Electorate: 48,574; Turnout: 78.63%;
Majority: 1,600 (4.19%)


Glasgow Central
[S] Labour hold
TM McMillanLabour8,54272.47%
F SaleemConservative1,93716.43%
S BirdSNP1,30811.10%

Electorate: 19,826; Turnout: 59.45%;
Majority: 6,605 (56.04%)

Glasgow Craigton
[S] Labour hold
B MillanLabour19,95259.89%
J MairConservative9,48028.46%
R SilverSNP3,88111.65%

Electorate: 44,326; Turnout: 75.15%;
Majority: 10,472 (31.44%)


Glasgow Garscadden
[S] Labour hold
D DewarLabour23,59161.48%
IM LawsonConservative8,39321.87%
J BainSNP6,01215.67%
S BarrCommunist374 0.97%

Electorate: 52,440; Turnout: 73.17%;
Majority: 15,198 (39.61%)


Glasgow Govan
[S] Labour hold
A McMahonLabour11,67667.87%
J WalkerConservative3,18818.53%
T WilsonSNP2,34013.60%

Electorate: 24,894; Turnout: 69.11%;
Majority: 8,488 (49.34%)


Glasgow Hillhead
[S] Conservative hold
TGD GalbraithConservative12,36841.04%
RA MowbrayLabour10,36634.40%
M HarrisLiberal4,34914.43%
G BorthwickSNP3,05010.12%

Electorate: 39,793; Turnout: 75.72%;
Majority: 2,002 (6.64%)


Glasgow Kelvingrove
[S] Labour hold
NG CarmichaelLabour11,13350.33%
ACS MacDougallConservative6,37428.82%
E BennettLiberal2,41210.91%
IO BayneSNP2,199 9.94%

Electorate: 33,701; Turnout: 65.63%;
Majority: 4,759 (21.52%)


Glasgow Maryhill
[S] Labour hold
JM CraigenLabour22,60266.21%
M WhiteConservative5,10614.96%
D McGlashanSNP3,81211.17%
E AttwoollLiberal2,332 6.83%
P SmithCommunist287 0.84%

Electorate: 50,434; Turnout: 67.69%;
Majority: 17,496 (51.25%)


Glasgow Pollok
[S] Labour hold
J WhiteLabour21,42049.25%
DA RoserConservative12,92829.72%
A McIntoshSNP4,187 9.63%
G McKellLiberal3,946 9.07%
NG ArmstrongInd Labour869 2.00%
I SkinnerNational Front104 0.24%
RB HiltonInd Democrat41 0.09%

Electorate: 59,032; Turnout: 73.68%;
Majority: 8,492 (19.52%)


Glasgow Provan
[S] Labour hold
HD BrownLabour24,08369.49%
SM LangdonConservative5,23915.12%
R CunningSNP4,76713.75%
J JacksonCommunist377 1.09%
M CampbellWorkers Revolutionary Party193 0.56%

Electorate: 52,482; Turnout: 66.04%;
Majority: 18,844 (54.37%)


Glasgow Queen's Park
[S] Labour hold
FP McElhoneLabour15,12064.36%
J CollinsConservative5,64224.02%
P GreeneSNP2,276 9.69%
JR KayeCommunist263 1.12%
J KerriganWorkers Revolutionary Party99 0.42%
W MacLellanSocialist Unity92 0.39%

Electorate: 34,332; Turnout: 68.43%;
Majority: 9,478 (40.35%)


Glasgow Shettleston
[S] Labour hold
D MarshallLabour13,95564.10%
M McClureConservative4,79422.02%
M MacDonaldSNP3,02213.88%

Electorate: 31,910; Turnout: 68.23%;
Majority: 9,161 (42.08%)


Glasgow Springburn
[S] Labour hold
MJ MartinLabour18,87166.08%
GR McKayConservative6,10021.36%
WJ MortonSNP3,58712.56%

Electorate: 42,116; Turnout: 67.81%;
Majority: 12,771 (44.72%)


Gloucester
[E] Conservative hold
S OppenheimConservative25,16348.72%
MD GolderLabour18,74736.30%
DG HalfordLiberal7,21313.97%
R MorganNational Front527 1.02%

Electorate: 64,958; Turnout: 79.51%;
Majority: 6,416 (12.42%)


Gloucestershire South
[E] Conservative hold
J CopeConservative35,62751.16%
MK MullinsLabour20,46529.39%
G ConradLiberal12,85018.45%
D KerridgeEcology695 1.00%

Electorate: 84,867; Turnout: 82.05%;
Majority: 15,162 (21.77%)


Gloucestershire West
[E] Conservative gain
P MarlandConservative28,18347.90%
JT WatkinsonLabour24,00940.81%
M JoachimLiberal6,37010.83%
G StorkeyNational Front270 0.46%

Electorate: 70,104; Turnout: 83.92%;
Majority: 4,174 (7.09%)


Goole
[E] Labour hold
EI MarshallLabour27,69057.56%
F HigginsConservative16,43934.17%
A DavidsonLiberal3,976 8.27%

Electorate: 66,042; Turnout: 72.84%;
Majority: 11,251 (23.39%)

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