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
Ilford North — KetteringKidderminster — Leeds South
Ilford North
[E] Conservative hold
VWH BendallConservative26,38151.33%
T JowellLabour19,18637.33%
J FreemanLiberal4,568 8.89%
JR HughesNational Front804 1.56%
TL IremongerInd Conservative452 0.88%

Electorate: 65,052; Turnout: 79.00%;
Majority: 7,195 (14.00%)


Ilford South
[E] Conservative gain
NG ThorneConservative19,29046.83%
AJ ShawLabour17,60242.73%
RJR ScottLiberal3,664 8.89%
TC FitzgeraldNational Front636 1.54%

Electorate: 54,295; Turnout: 75.87%;
Majority: 1,688 (4.10%)


Ilkeston
[E] Labour hold
LR FletcherLabour29,76050.61%
M ClarkConservative21,16035.99%
D BlackburnLiberal7,87913.40%

Electorate: 75,305; Turnout: 78.08%;
Majority: 8,600 (14.63%)


Ince
[E] Labour hold
MT McGuireLabour34,59956.17%
P BrownConservative20,26332.90%
JK GibbLiberal6,29410.22%
J SimonsWorkers Revolutionary Party442 0.72%

Electorate: 83,019; Turnout: 74.20%;
Majority: 14,336 (23.27%)


Inverness
[S] Liberal hold
R JohnstonLiberal15,71633.74%
R Hunter-GordonConservative11,55924.82%
D BarrSNP9,60320.62%
BDH WilsonLabour9,58620.58%
U BellFine Gael112 0.24%

Electorate: 62,571; Turnout: 74.44%;
Majority: 4,157 (8.93%)


Ipswich
[E] Labour hold
KT WeetchLabour34,44448.18%
R ErithConservative30,70342.95%
P KeelingLiberal5,772 8.07%
P RobinsonNational Front449 0.63%
R HodgeWorkers Revolutionary Party115 0.16%

Electorate: 88,470; Turnout: 80.80%;
Majority: 3,741 (5.23%)


Isle of Ely
[E] Liberal hold
CR FreudLiberal26,39746.69%
IT StuttafordConservative23,06740.80%
CH SaundersLabour7,06712.50%

Electorate: 69,954; Turnout: 80.81%;
Majority: 3,330 (5.89%)


Isle of Wight
[E] Liberal hold
SS RossLiberal35,88948.21%
JD FishburnConservative35,53747.74%
C WilsonLabour3,014 4.05%

Electorate: 90,961; Turnout: 81.84%;
Majority: 352 (0.47%)


Islington Central
[E] Labour hold
JD GrantLabour13,41551.52%
C Goodson-WickesConservative9,27635.62%
M DunnLiberal2,242 8.61%
S ChaneyNational Front797 3.06%
A WilliamsEcology310 1.19%

Electorate: 40,884; Turnout: 63.69%;
Majority: 4,139 (15.89%)


Islington North
[E] Labour hold
MJ O'HalloranLabour12,31752.61%
N KerrConservative7,86133.58%
K ClarkeLiberal2,079 8.88%
S HookNational Front501 2.14%
M SimpsonSocialist Unity438 1.87%
R McCulloughWorkers Revolutionary Party217 0.93%

Electorate: 38,253; Turnout: 61.21%;
Majority: 4,456 (19.03%)


Islington South & Finsbury
[E] Labour hold
G CunninghamLabour12,58152.04%
N WatersonConservative8,23734.07%
A DeanLiberal1,991 8.24%
P KavanaghNational Front824 3.41%
M BetteridgeCommunist330 1.36%
D DelderfieldNew Britain136 0.56%
R CritchfieldSocialist Party of Great Britain78 0.32%

Electorate: 38,427; Turnout: 62.92%;
Majority: 4,344 (17.97%)


Jarrow
[E] Labour hold
D DixonLabour24,05755.80%
D AuldConservative12,52929.06%
A McDonnellLiberal3,907 9.06%
H DowneyInd Labour2,247 5.21%
N BrownWorkers Revolutionary Party374 0.87%

Electorate: 55,619; Turnout: 77.52%;
Majority: 11,528 (26.74%)


Keighley
[E] Labour hold
GR CryerLabour19,69844.95%
J DawsonConservative19,62044.77%
M HolmstedtLiberal4,062 9.27%
RL FaireyNational Front234 0.53%
J WadeEcology208 0.47%

Electorate: 54,428; Turnout: 80.51%;
Majority: 78 (0.18%)


Kensington
[E] Conservative hold
B Rhys WilliamsConservative17,36151.29%
P HolmesLabour11,89835.15%
B Vincent-EmeryLiberal3,53710.45%
N AlberyEcology698 2.06%
C HopewellNational Front356 1.05%

Electorate: 52,396; Turnout: 64.60%;
Majority: 5,463 (16.14%)


Kettering
[E] Labour hold
WD HomewoodLabour31,57945.05%
R AllasonConservative30,10142.94%
G RavenLiberal8,42412.02%

Electorate: 88,396; Turnout: 79.31%;
Majority: 1,478 (2.11%)

Kidderminster
[E] Conservative hold
JE BulmerConservative33,52353.74%
AW WrightLabour17,87128.65%
G AdamsLiberal9,93915.93%
A LuckmanNational Front1,052 1.69%

Electorate: 80,434; Turnout: 77.56%;
Majority: 15,652 (25.09%)


Kilmarnock
[S] Labour hold
W McKelveyLabour25,71852.56%
J CorbettConservative14,25129.12%
A MacInnesSNP8,96318.32%

Electorate: 60,351; Turnout: 81.08%;
Majority: 11,467 (23.43%)


Kingston upon Thames
[E] Conservative hold
NHS LamontConservative24,94457.85%
JA TorodeLabour11,40026.44%
D TerryLiberal6,77115.70%

Electorate: 57,572; Turnout: 74.89%;
Majority: 13,544 (31.41%)


Kingswood
[E] Conservative gain
JH AspinwallConservative23,55345.37%
TW WalkerLabour23,25044.79%
A WilsonLiberal4,852 9.35%
R BaleNational Front258 0.50%

Electorate: 60,229; Turnout: 86.19%;
Majority: 303 (0.58%)


Kinross & West Perthshire
[S] Conservative hold
NH FairbairnConservative15,52350.51%
I SmithSNP9,04529.43%
J ChapmanLiberal3,57211.62%
DR MacleodLabour2,593 8.44%

Electorate: 38,591; Turnout: 79.64%;
Majority: 6,478 (21.08%)


Kirkaldy
[S] Labour hold
HPH GourlayLabour25,44953.86%
J StewartConservative12,38626.21%
A CurrieSNP9,41619.93%

Electorate: 61,057; Turnout: 77.39%;
Majority: 13,063 (27.65%)


Knutsford
[E] Conservative hold
J Bruce-GardyneConservative26,79559.58%
AG BartonLabour8,99219.99%
R InghamLiberal8,49918.90%
J BrownInd Conservative690 1.53%

Electorate: 57,671; Turnout: 77.99%;
Majority: 17,803 (39.58%)


Lambeth Central
[E] Labour hold
J TilleyLabour15,10154.72%
J HanleyConservative9,12533.07%
D BluntLiberal2,339 8.48%
V LillingtonNational Front830 3.01%
C RedgraveWorkers Revolutionary Party152 0.55%
A WhereatInd50 0.18%

Electorate: 43,678; Turnout: 63.18%;
Majority: 5,976 (21.65%)


Lanark
[S] Labour hold
J HartLabour18,11843.17%
A BellConservative12,97930.93%
T McAlpineSNP7,90218.83%
F McDermidLiberal2,967 7.07%

Electorate: 51,320; Turnout: 81.77%;
Majority: 5,139 (12.25%)


Lanarkshire North
[S] Labour hold
J SmithLabour25,01555.47%
GJ RobertsonConservative14,19531.48%
J RalstonSNP5,88713.05%

Electorate: 56,565; Turnout: 79.73%;
Majority: 10,820 (23.99%)


Lancaster
[E] Conservative hold
ME Kellett-BowmanConservative19,40047.64%
RB HenigLabour15,17437.27%
MJ MumfordLiberal5,94914.61%
DF WhiteNational Front196 0.48%

Electorate: 51,252; Turnout: 79.45%;
Majority: 4,226 (10.38%)


Leeds East
[E] Labour hold
DW HealeyLabour26,34655.43%
A CarterConservative15,81033.26%
ML EllisLiberal4,622 9.72%
SJ RigbyNational Front445 0.94%
AC HillEcology206 0.43%
B SlaughterWorkers Revolutionary Party103 0.22%

Electorate: 67,048; Turnout: 70.89%;
Majority: 10,536 (22.17%)


Leeds North East
[E] Conservative hold
K JosephConservative20,29748.96%
RH SedlerLabour14,91335.97%
R HollingworthLiberal5,32912.85%
S ParkinEcology813 1.96%
EL TibbittsAnti-Corruption103 0.25%

Electorate: 59,113; Turnout: 70.13%;
Majority: 5,384 (12.99%)


Leeds North West
[E] Conservative hold
D KaberryConservative23,83747.48%
PA O'GradyLabour17,62335.10%
LW KeatesLiberal7,89915.73%
K RushworthEcology847 1.69%

Electorate: 68,702; Turnout: 73.08%;
Majority: 6,214 (12.38%)


Leeds South
[E] Labour hold
M ReesLabour22,38865.02%
R RatcliffeConservative8,05823.40%
F HurstLiberal3,56810.36%
B SpinkNational Front416 1.21%

Electorate: 50,119; Turnout: 68.70%;
Majority: 14,330 (41.62%)

back Return to constituency index
Last Modified: 07/29/13