UK General Election results June 1983

9th June 1983
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The region in which each constituency is situated is indicated in square brackets
Oxfordshire West & Abingdon — PoolePortsmouth North — Richmond (Yorks)
Oxfordshire West & Abingdon
[E]
J PattenConservative23,77847.69%
DET LuardAlliance (SDP)16,62733.35%
J JacottetLabour8,44016.93%
S StarmerEcology544 1.09%
R JonesLoony Society267 0.54%
CN SmithUnemployed Party95 0.19%
P DoubledayInd860.17%
R PinderInd260.05%

Electorate: 67,413; Turnout: 73.97%;
Majority: 7,151 (14.34%)


Paisley North
[S]
A AdamsLabour15,78245.58%
A McCartinAlliance (SDP)8,19523.67%
B TownsendConservative7,42521.44%
H MorrellSNP2,783 8.04%
N CarlawEcology439 1.27%

Electorate: 50,464; Turnout: 68.61%;
Majority: 7,587 (21.91%)


Paisley South
[S]
N BuchanLabour15,63341.42%
E BuchananAlliance (Lib)9,10424.12%
J KnoxConservative7,81920.72%
J MitchellSNP4,91813.03%
D MellorEcology271 0.72%

Electorate: 52,031; Turnout: 72.54%;
Majority: 6,529 (17.30%)


Peckham
[E]
H HarmanLabour16,61651.58%
T EckersleyConservative7,79224.19%
A SawdenAlliance (SDP)7,00621.75%
M BaileyNational Front800 2.48%

Electorate: 59,128; Turnout: 54.48%;
Majority: 8,824 (27.39%)


Pembroke
[W]
N EdwardsConservative24,86046.88%
AP GriffithsLabour15,50429.23%
J PullinAlliance (SDP)10,98320.71%
O OsmondPlaid Cymru1,073 2.02%
D HoffmanEcology478 0.90%
GS PhillipsInd136 0.26%

Electorate: 67,885; Turnout: 78.12%;
Majority: 9,356 (17.64%)


Pendle
[E]
J LeeConservative22,73944.24%
G RogersLabour16,60432.30%
G LishmanAlliance (Lib)12,05623.46%

Electorate: 64,483; Turnout: 79.71%;
Majority: 6,135 (11.94%)


Penrith & the Border
[E]
W WhitelawConservative29,30458.84%
M YoungAlliance (Lib)13,88327.88%
W WilliamsLabour6,61213.28%

Electorate: 68,164; Turnout: 73.06%;
Majority: 15,421 (30.97%)


Perth & Kinross
[S]
N FairbairnConservative17,88840.24%
D CrawfordSNP11,15525.09%
B CouttsAlliance (Lib)10,99724.74%
AJ StuartLabour4,414 9.93%

Electorate: 61,478; Turnout: 72.31%;
Majority: 6,733 (15.15%)


Peterborough
[E]
B MawhinneyConservative27,27047.09%
B FishLabour16,83129.06%
E WalstonAlliance (SDP)13,14222.69%
N CallaghanEcology511 0.88%
D HylandWorkers Revolutionary Party155 0.27%
P GallagherInd Labour0 0.00%

Electorate: 78,957; Turnout: 73.34%;
Majority: 10,439 (18.03%)


Plymouth Devonport
[E]
DA OwenAlliance (SDP)20,84344.37%
A WiddecombeConservative15,90733.86%
J PriestleyLabour9,84520.96%
JE SullivanInd Conservative292 0.62%
R Bearsford-WalkerBNP72 0.15%
F HillChristian Democrat21 0.04%

Electorate: 61,813; Turnout: 76.00%;
Majority: 4,936 (10.51%)


Plymouth Drake
[E]
J FookesConservative19,71850.64%
W FitzgeraldAlliance (SDP)11,13328.59%
S CreswellLabour7,92120.34%
C BradburyBNP163 0.42%

Electorate: 52,383; Turnout: 74.33%;
Majority: 8,585 (22.05%)


Plymouth Sutton
[E]
AKM ClarkConservative25,20355.12%
A PuttickAlliance (Lib)13,51629.56%
F HollandLabour6,53814.30%
S ShawEcology470 1.03%

Electorate: 59,890; Turnout: 76.35%;
Majority: 11,687 (25.56%)


Pontefract & Castleford
[E]
G LofthouseLabour24,99057.13%
B HowellConservative11,29925.83%
D DaleAlliance (Lib)7,45217.04%

Electorate: 64,878; Turnout: 67.42%;
Majority: 13,691 (31.30%)


Pontypridd
[W]
B JohnLabour20,18845.59%
R LangridgeAlliance (SDP)11,44425.84%
R EvansConservative10,13922.89%
J DaviesPlaid Cymru2,065 4.66%
AK JonesEcology449 1.01%

Electorate: 60,883; Turnout: 72.74%;
Majority: 8,744 (19.74%)


Poole
[E]
J WardConservative30,35858.31%
B ClementsAlliance (Lib)15,92930.60%
MV CastleLabour5,59510.75%
A FosterServicemens & Citizens Association177 0.34%

Electorate: 70,731; Turnout: 73.60%;
Majority: 14,429 (27.72%)

Portsmouth North
[E]
P GriffithsConservative31,41355.27%
S LuxonAlliance (SDP)13,41423.60%
N BeardLabour12,01321.13%

Electorate: 77,923; Turnout: 72.94%;
Majority: 17,999 (31.67%)


Portsmouth South
[E]
B PinkConservative25,10150.01%
M HancockAlliance (SDP)12,76625.43%
ST ThomasLabour11,32422.56%
AJ EvensInd Liberal554 1.10%
GA KnightNational Front279 0.56%
DW FryTraditional English Food172 0.34%

Electorate: 74,537; Turnout: 67.34%;
Majority: 12,335 (24.57%)


Preston
[E]
S ThorneLabour21,81046.72%
T HuntleyConservative14,83231.77%
M ConnollyAlliance (SDP)10,03921.51%

Electorate: 64,969; Turnout: 71.85%;
Majority: 6,978 (14.95%)


Pudsey
[E]
G ShawConservative24,45545.69%
J CumminsAlliance (Lib)19,14135.76%
SM PriceLabour9,54217.83%
R SmithInd387 0.72%

Electorate: 70,583; Turnout: 75.83%;
Majority: 5,314 ( 9.93%)


Putney
[E] Conservative hold
D MellorConservative21,86346.53%
P HainLabour16,84435.85%
C WelchmanAlliance (Lib)7,66816.32%
M ConnollyNational Front290 0.62%
R Baillie-GrohmanEcology190 0.40%
L ChalkSocialist88 0.19%
W WilliamsInd41 0.09%

Electorate: 63,853; Turnout: 73.58%;
Majority: 5,019 (10.68%)


Ravensbourne
[E]
JL HuntConservative27,14363.05%
CM BostonAlliance (SDP)11,63127.02%
JR HolbrookLabour4,037 9.38%
AT ShottonBNP242 0.56%

Electorate: 58,811; Turnout: 73.21%;
Majority: 15,512 (36.03%)


Reading East
[E]
G VaughanConservative24,51651.59%
C HuhneAlliance (SDP)13,00827.37%
K BoyleLabour9,21819.40%
G DarntonEcology519 1.09%
P BakerBNP147 0.31%
B ShoneCommon Market Party113 0.24%

Electorate: 67,511; Turnout: 70.39%;
Majority: 11,508 (24.22%)


Reading West
[E]
A DurantConservative24,94851.36%
RJ DayAlliance (Lib)13,54927.89%
R Evans §Labour9,22020.42%
E LilleyInd161 0.33%

Electorate: 66,080; Turnout: 73.51%;
Majority: 11,399 (23.47%)
§ The 1983 Times Guide has the Labour vote as 9,920


Redcar
[E] Labour hold
J TinnLabour18,34840.59%
P BassettConservative15,24433.72%
G NightingaleAlliance (SDP)11,61425.69%

Electorate: 63,447; Turnout: 71.25%;
Majority: 3,104 ( 6.87%)


Reigate
[E]
G GardinerConservative29,93259.04%
E PamplinAlliance (SDP)13,62526.87%
BA SymonsLabour6,11412.06%
D NewellEcology1,029 2.03%

Electorate: 70,320; Turnout: 72.10%;
Majority: 16,307 (32.16%)


Renfrew West & Inverclyde
[S]
A McCurleyConservative13,66932.69%
JD MabonAlliance (SDP)12,34729.53%
G DohertyLabour12,13929.04%
W TaylorSNP3,653 8.74%

Electorate: 53,510; Turnout: 78.13%;
Majority: 1,322 ( 3.16%)


Rhondda
[W]
A RogersLabour29,44861.74%
A LloydAlliance (SDP)8,07816.94%
G DaviesPlaid Cymru4,84510.16%
P MeyerConservative3,973 8.33%
A TrueCommunist1,350 2.83%

Electorate: 62,587; Turnout: 76.20%;
Majority: 21,370 (44.81%)


Ribble Valley
[E]
DC WaddingtonConservative29,22363.43%
M CarrAlliance (SDP)10,63223.08%
EA SavilleLabour6,21413.49%

Electorate: 59,982; Turnout: 76.80%;
Majority: 18,591 (40.35%)


Richmond & Barnes
[E]
J HanleyConservative20,69546.53%
AJ WatsonAlliance (Lib)20,62146.37%
K VazLabour3,156 7.10%

Electorate: 55,845; Turnout: 79.63%;
Majority: 74 ( 0.17%)


Richmond (Yorks)
[E]
L BrittanConservative32,37362.64%
D RawAlliance (Lib)14,30727.69%
B HawkinsLabour4,997 9.67%

Electorate: 75,196; Turnout: 68.72%;
Majority: 18,066 (34.96%)

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