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
Gosport — HamiltonHammersmith North — Hemel Hempstead
Gosport
[E] Conservative hold
PJ ViggersConservative24,55361.76%
JA SlaterLabour10,46026.31%
C LewisLiberal4,74111.93%

Electorate: 51,318; Turnout: 77.47%;
Majority: 14,093 (35.45%)


Gower
[W] Labour hold
I DaviesLabour24,96353.24%
T LlewellynConservative14,32230.55%
R Blakeborough-PownalLiberal4,245 9.05%
E ThomasPlaid Cymru3,357 7.16%

Electorate: 58,023; Turnout: 80.81%;
Majority: 10,641 (22.69%)


Grantham
[E] Conservative hold
D HoggConservative36,69755.52%
V BellLabour18,54728.06%
WT BaileyLiberal10,85216.42%

Electorate: 84,479; Turnout: 78.24%;
Majority: 18,150 (27.46%)


Gravesend
[E] Conservative gain
TD BrintonConservative37,59251.95%
JF OvendenLabour28,24639.04%
IJA GoodwinLiberal5,917 8.18%
GD WilldenNational Front603 0.83%

Electorate: 88,895; Turnout: 81.40%;
Majority: 9,346 (12.92%)


Greenock & Port Glasgow
[S] Labour hold
JD MabonLabour24,07153.02%
J BoydLiberal12,78928.17%
R GlasgowConservative4,92610.85%
JK WrightSNP3,435 7.57%
I MathiesonWorkers Revolutionary Party176 0.39%

Electorate: 61,610; Turnout: 73.68%;
Majority: 11,282 (24.85%)


Greenwich
[E] Labour hold
NG BarnettLabour18,97552.14%
N SaroopConservative12,13333.34%
G KnightLiberal3,87010.64%
H StevenNational Front951 2.61%
R MalloneFellowship Party460 1.26%

Electorate: 51,519; Turnout: 70.63%;
Majority: 6,842 (18.80%)


Grimsby
[E] Labour hold
AV MitchellLabour26,28252.03%
R BlairConservative20,04139.68%
DM RigbyLiberal3,837 7.60%
J LennardModerate Labour214 0.42%
J HayesNational Front137 0.27%

Electorate: 66,644; Turnout: 75.79%;
Majority: 6,241 (12.36%)


Guildford
[E] Conservative hold
DA HowellConservative31,59557.25%
PH BlagbroughLabour11,68921.18%
H DonnellyLiberal11,67321.15%
P ScottRhodesian Front232 0.42%

Electorate: 73,251; Turnout: 75.34%;
Majority: 19,906 (36.07%)


Hackney Central
[E] Labour hold
SC DavisLabour16,50659.34%
N BennettConservative7,71827.75%
E GeorghiadesLiberal1,835 6.60%
R MayNational Front1,418 5.10%
M JohnsonWorkers Revolutionary Party340 1.22%

Electorate: 46,464; Turnout: 59.87%;
Majority: 8,788 (31.59%)


Hackney North & Stoke Newington
[E] Labour hold
EAC RobertsLabour14,68851.56%
T MillerConservative9,46733.23%
T GatesLiberal3,03310.65%
S MayNational Front860 3.02%
M GoldmanCommunist440 1.54%

Electorate: 46,776; Turnout: 60.90%;
Majority: 5,221 (18.33%)


Hackney South & Shoreditch
[E] Labour hold
RW BrownLabour14,01654.14%
D EvennettConservative7,31228.24%
J RobertsLiberal2,387 9.22%
J TyndallNational Front1,958 7.56%
P CurtisWorkers Revolutionary Party215 0.83%

Electorate: 43,090; Turnout: 60.08%;
Majority: 6,704 (25.90%)


Halesowen & Stourbridge
[E] Conservative hold
JHR StokesConservative33,24749.59%
RA EtheridgeLabour24,28236.22%
C HarveyLiberal8,59712.82%
S GoodwinNational Front921 1.37%

Electorate: 84,534; Turnout: 79.31%;
Majority: 8,965 (13.37%)


Halifax
[E] Labour hold
S SummerskillLabour21,41643.79%
J FordConservative20,18241.27%
A CleggLiberal6,85314.01%
B WadsworthNational Front455 0.93%

Electorate: 63,768; Turnout: 76.69%;
Majority: 1,234 (2.52%)


Haltemprice
[E] Conservative hold
PHS WallConservative34,52555.77%
R WalkerLiberal14,63723.64%
HJ ElcockLabour12,74320.58%

Electorate: 80,058; Turnout: 77.33%;
Majority: 19,888 (32.13%)


Hamilton
[S] Labour hold
G RobertsonLabour24,59359.65%
PS DavidsonConservative9,79423.76%
C StoddartSNP6,84216.60%

Electorate: 51,802; Turnout: 79.59%;
Majority: 14,799 (35.89%)

Hammersmith North
[E] Labour hold
CS SoleyLabour17,24148.19%
J CrippsConservative13,73538.39%
SHJA KnottLiberal4,14711.59%
R PearseNational Front462 1.29%
C StewartWorkers Revolutionary Party193 0.54%

Electorate: 50,821; Turnout: 70.40%;
Majority: 3,506 (9.80%)


Hampstead
[E] Conservative hold
G FinsbergConservative20,41047.30%
KR LivingstoneLabour16,72938.77%
D RadfordLiberal5,75313.33%
J WhiteNational Front255 0.59%

Electorate: 64,004; Turnout: 67.41%;
Majority: 3,681 (8.53%)


Harborough
[E] Conservative hold
JA FarrConservative33,32860.37%
PA SoulsbyLabour11,35020.56%
P WeatherallLiberal9,52917.26%
A AshbyNational Front1,002 1.81%

Electorate: 68,989; Turnout: 80.03%;
Majority: 21,978 (39.81%)


Harlow
[E] Labour hold
AS NewensLabour22,69842.72%
J PowleyConservative21,30640.10%
R BrowneLiberal8,28915.60%
J ChildsNational Front840 1.58%

Electorate: 67,494; Turnout: 78.72%;
Majority: 1,392 (2.62%)


Harrogate
[E] Conservative hold
RG BanksConservative30,55159.46%
R KentLiberal12,02123.40%
A FlemingLabour8,22116.00%
D WaiteNational Front585 1.14%

Electorate: 69,182; Turnout: 74.26%;
Majority: 18,530 (36.07%)


Harrow Central
[E] Conservative hold
JA GrantConservative16,26748.41%
AC QuickeLabour12,12436.08%
R BancroftLiberal4,78514.24%
H MarshallNational Front427 1.27%

Electorate: 44,747; Turnout: 75.10%;
Majority: 4,143 (12.33%)


Harrow East
[E] Conservative hold
HJ DykesConservative20,87154.32%
D MilesLabour12,99333.82%
M SavittLiberal3,98410.37%
L le CroissetteNational Front572 1.49%

Electorate: 49,354; Turnout: 77.85%;
Majority: 7,878 (20.50%)


Harrow West
[E] Conservative hold
JA PageConservative26,00758.06%
MT CattersonLabour10,79424.10%
R DickLiberal7,35016.41%
T BennettNational Front646 1.44%

Electorate: 56,907; Turnout: 78.72%;
Majority: 15,213 (33.96%)


Hartlepool
[E] Labour hold
EL LeadbitterLabour27,03955.06%
K MillerConservative18,87738.44%
C AbbottLiberal3,193 6.50%

Electorate: 65,732; Turnout: 74.71%;
Majority: 8,162 (16.62%)


Harwich
[E] Conservative hold
JE RidsdaleConservative37,68554.32%
CW BrooksLabour16,99824.50%
R GoodenoughLiberal14,09420.32%
A PearsonNational Front597 0.86%

Electorate: 92,908; Turnout: 74.67%;
Majority: 20,687 (29.82%)


Hastings
[E] Conservative hold
KR WarrenConservative21,31151.53%
MJ FosterLabour12,39229.96%
AE LeggettLiberal6,47415.65%
GL McNallyInd839 2.03%
HJ AndersonNational Front344 0.83%

Electorate: 57,699; Turnout: 71.68%;
Majority: 8,919 (21.56%)


Havant & Waterloo
[E] Conservative hold
IS LloydConservative35,58057.30%
DB HoodlessLabour15,24024.54%
D AmiesLiberal11,27418.16%

Electorate: 82,116; Turnout: 75.62%;
Majority: 20,340 (32.76%)


Hayes & Harlington
[E] Labour hold
ND SandelsonLabour20,35048.30%
A TyrellConservative17,04840.47%
H SmallboneLiberal3,900 9.26%
GT CallowNational Front582 1.38%
J MansfieldCommunist249 0.59%

Electorate: 56,165; Turnout: 75.01%;
Majority: 3,302 (7.84%)


Hazel Grove
[E] Conservative hold
TR ArnoldConservative32,42055.50%
V BinghamLiberal17,14829.36%
JG LoweLabour8,84615.14%

Electorate: 70,005; Turnout: 83.44%;
Majority: 15,272 (26.14%)


Hemel Hempstead
[E] Conservative gain
N LyellConservative37,95348.73%
R CorbettLabour32,96442.33%
D PenwardenLiberal6,314 8.11%
T WaltersNational Front649 0.83%

Electorate: 91,843; Turnout: 84.80%;
Majority: 4,989 (6.41%)

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