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
Rochdale — Saffron WaldenSt Albans — Sheffield Heeley
Rochdale
[E]
C SmithAlliance (Lib)21,85846.10%
V BroonLabour14,27130.10%
A FearnConservative10,61622.39%
P BarkerNational Front463 0.98%
P CourtneyUnemployed Party204 0.43%

Electorate: 66,976; Turnout: 70.79%;
Majority: 7,587 (16.00%)


Rochford
[E]
M ClarkConservative29,49557.84%
R BoydAlliance (Lib)16,39332.15%
M WitzerLabour5,10510.01%

Electorate: 69,392; Turnout: 73.49%;
Majority: 13,102 (25.69%)


Romford
[E] Conservative hold
MJ NeubertConservative20,77153.40%
J BatesAlliance (Lib)10,19726.22%
J HoepelmanLabour7,49419.27%
MP CaineNational Front432 1.11%

Electorate: 55,758; Turnout: 69.76%;
Majority: 10,574 (27.19%)


Romsey & Waterside
[E]
M ColvinConservative30,36156.61%
A BlossAlliance (SDP)16,67131.08%
M KnightLabour6,60412.31%

Electorate: 70,782; Turnout: 75.78%;
Majority: 13,690 (25.52%)


Ross Cromarty & Skye
[S]
C KennedyAlliance (SDP)13,52838.52%
H GrayConservative11,82433.67%
M ElderLabour4,90113.96%
K MathesonSNP4,86313.85%

Electorate: 48,401; Turnout: 72.55%;
Majority: 1,704 ( 4.85%)


Rossendale & Darwen
[E]
D TrippierConservative27,21447.04%
C RobinsonLabour18,39331.79%
M TaylorAlliance (Lib)12,24621.17%

Electorate: 74,401; Turnout: 77.76%;
Majority: 8,821 (15.25%)


Rotherham
[E]
JS CrowtherLabour22,23654.29%
C MiddletonConservative10,52725.70%
P BowlerAlliance (Lib)8,19220.00%

Electorate: 61,165; Turnout: 66.96%;
Majority: 11,709 (28.59%)


Rother Valley
[E]
K BarronLabour21,78146.50%
J DerrickConservative13,15628.09%
J BoddyAlliance (SDP)11,90325.41%

Electorate: 65,127; Turnout: 71.92%;
Majority: 8,625 (18.41%)


Roxburgh & Berwickshire
[S]
A KirkwoodAlliance (Lib)15,92050.34%
I SproatConservative12,52439.61%
DA BriggsLabour2,326 7.36%
R ShirleySNP852 2.69%

Electorate: 41,702; Turnout: 75.83%;
Majority: 3,396 (10.74%)


Rugby & Kenilworth
[E]
J PawseyConservative29,62250.91%
D Owen-JonesAlliance (Lib)15,38126.44%
P BlundellLabour13,18022.65%

Electorate: 74,501; Turnout: 78.10%;
Majority: 14,241 (24.48%)


Ruislip Northwood
[E] Conservative hold
J WilkinsonConservative24,49859.58%
R StephensonAlliance (Lib)11,51628.01%
M O'BrienLabour5,10512.42%

Electorate: 56,378; Turnout: 72.93%;
Majority: 12,982 (31.57%)


Rushcliffe
[E]
K ClarkeConservative33,25361.47%
J HamiltonAlliance (Lib)13,03324.09%
VR CoakerLabour7,29013.48%
M PooksEcology518 0.96%

Electorate: 70,333; Turnout: 76.91%;
Majority: 20,220 (37.38%)


Rutland & Melton
[E]
M LathamConservative33,26260.35%
DJ FarrerAlliance (Lib)14,90927.05%
J WhitbyLabour6,41411.64%
HA GoddardEcology532 0.97%

Electorate: 75,180; Turnout: 73.31%;
Majority: 18,353 (33.30%)


Rydale
[E]
J SpenceConservative33,31259.17%
E ShieldsAlliance (Lib)17,17030.50%
P BloomLabour5,81610.33%

Electorate: 78,388; Turnout: 71.82%;
Majority: 16,142 (28.67%)


Saffron Walden
[E] Conservative hold
A HaselhurstConservative30,86957.85%
J TorodeAlliance (SDP)15,62029.27%
RP TroryLabour6,07811.39%
WD SmedleyAnti-Common Market797 1.49%

Electorate: 69,385; Turnout: 76.91%;
Majority: 15,249 (28.58%)

St Albans
[E]
P LilleyConservative29,67652.06%
ASB WalkingtonAlliance (Lib)21,11537.04%
R AustinLabour6,21310.90%

Electorate: 72,849; Turnout: 78.25%;
Majority: 8,561 (15.02%)


St Helens North
[E]
J EvansLabour25,33447.86%
A RhodesConservative16,07530.37%
N DerbyshireAlliance (Lib)11,52521.77%

Electorate: 71,059; Turnout: 74.49%;
Majority: 9,259 (17.49%)


St Helens South
[E]
G BerminghamLabour22,90646.87%
R BullConservative13,24427.10%
P BriersAlliance (SDP)10,93922.38%
M DaviesInd1,780 3.64%

Electorate: 69,172; Turnout: 70.65%;
Majority: 9,662 (19.77%)


St Ives
[E]
D HarrisConservative24,29751.40%
H CarterAlliance (SDP)16,43834.77%
M CrowleyLabour5,31011.23%
P PriorMebyon Kernow569 1.20%
H HoptroughEcology439 0.93%
N HornerInd219 0.46%

Electorate: 64,012; Turnout: 73.85%;
Majority: 7,859 (16.63%)


Salford East
[E]
S OrmeLabour21,37353.68%
S ColeConservative11,83229.72%
A WilliamsAlliance (SDP)6,19015.55%
S CarterWorkers Revolutionary Party417 1.05%

Electorate: 63,946; Turnout: 62.26%;
Majority: 9,541 (23.97%)


Salisbury
[E]
R KeyConservative28,87653.49%
J LakemanAlliance (Lib)21,70240.20%
CK LamberthLabour3,139 5.81%
M KempWessex Regionalist182 0.34%
T AbbottInd86 0.16%

Electorate: 74,189; Turnout: 72.77%;
Majority: 7,174 (13.29%)


Scarborough
[E]
M ShawConservative27,97754.25%
R JordanAlliance (SDP)14,04827.24%
J BattersbyLabour9,54518.51%

Electorate: 72,362; Turnout: 71.27%;
Majority: 13,929 (27.01%)


Sedgefield
[E]
ACL BlairLabour21,40147.56%
T HortonConservative13,12029.15%
D ShandAlliance (SDP)10,18322.63%
M Logan-SaltonInd298 0.66%

Electorate: 61,702; Turnout: 72.93%;
Majority: 8,281 (18.40%)


Selby
[E]
M AlisonConservative26,71256.66%
W WhitakerAlliance (Lib)10,74722.80%
S HainesLabour9,68720.55%

Electorate: 65,365; Turnout: 72.13%;
Majority: 15,965 (33.86%)


Sevenoaks
[E]
M WolfsonConservative30,72258.41%
S JakobiAlliance (Lib)15,01628.55%
R GoodingLabour6,43912.24%
GL BurnettNational Front416 0.79%

Electorate: 71,327; Turnout: 73.74%;
Majority: 15,706 (29.86%)


Sheffield Attercliffe
[E]
AEP DuffyLabour23,06751.53%
G MillwardConservative11,45525.59%
I AddisonAlliance (SDP)10,24122.88%

Electorate: 64,203; Turnout: 69.72%;
Majority: 11,612 (25.94%)


Sheffield Brightside
[E]
J MaynardLabour25,53157.99%
F ButlerAlliance (Lib)10,32223.44%
D GraysonConservative7,88817.92%
PA SpinksNational Front286 0.65%

Electorate: 67,260; Turnout: 65.46%;
Majority: 15,209 (34.54%)


Sheffield Central
[E]
R CabornLabour24,75960.16%
P MajorAlliance (SDP)7,96919.36%
P RawlingsConservative7,90819.22%
V GillCommunist296 0.72%
C Barrett §Revolutionary Communist226 0.54%

Electorate: 66,769; Turnout: 61.64%;
Majority: 16,790 (40.80%)
§ The 1983 Times Guide has the Rev Comm vote as 222


Sheffield Hallam
[E]
J OsborneConservative26,85150.62%
M JohnsonAlliance (Lib)15,07728.42%
J McCrindleLabour10,46319.72%
P BoolerInd Conservative656 1.24%

Electorate: 72,878; Turnout: 72.79%;
Majority: 11,774 (22.20%)


Sheffield Heeley
[E]
W MichieLabour24,11145.78%
S CordleConservative15,74329.89%
JM DayAlliance (SDP)12,81324.33%

Electorate: 74,659; Turnout: 70.54%;
Majority: 8,368 (15.89%)

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