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1970 General Election

1970 General Election

England

C 11,282,524 (48.3%) 292 MP's elected

L 1,853,616 (7.9%) 2 MP's elected

Lab 10,131,555 (43.4%) 217 MP's elected

Com 20,103 (0.1%) 0 MP elected

NF 10,467 (0.0%) 0 MP elected

Wales

C 419,884 (27.7%) 7 MP's elected

L 103,747 (6.8%) 1 MP elected

Lab 781,941 (51.6%) 27 MP's elected

Com 6,459 (0.4%) 0 MP elected

NF 982 (0.1%) 0 MP elected

PC 175,016 (11.5%) 0 MP elected

Scotland

C 1,020,674 (38.0%) 23 MP's elected

L 147,667 (5.5%) 3 MP's elected

Lab 1,197,068 (44.5%) 44 MP's elected

Com 11,408 (0.4%) 0 MP elected

SNP 306,802 (11.4%) 1 MP elected

N Ireland

C 422,041 (54.2%) 8 MP's elected

L 12,005 (1.6%) 0 MP elected

Lab 98,194 (12.6%) 0 MP elected

Nat DP 10,349 (1.3%) 0 MP elected

Prot U 35,303 (4.5%) 1 MP elected

Rep LP 30,649 (3.9%) 1 MP elected

Unity 140,930 (18.1%) 2 MP's elected

Total UK:

C 13,145,123 (46.4%) 330 MP's elected

L 2,117,035 (7.5%) 6 MP's elected

Lab 12,208,758 (43.1%) 288 MP's elected

PC 175,016 (0.6%) 0 MP elected

SNP 306,802 (1.1%) 1 MP elected

Com 37,970 (0.1%) 0 MP's elected

NF 11,449 (0.0%) 0 MP' elected

Nat DP 10,349 (0.0%) 0 MP elected

Prot U 35,303 (0.1%) 1 MP elected

Rep LP 30,649 (0.1%) 1 MP elected

Unity 140,930 (0.5%) 2 MP's elected

C = Conservatives (including National Liberals vote)

L = Liberals

Lab = Labour

PC = Plaid Cymru

SNP = Scottish National Party

Nat DP = National Democratic Party

Rep LP = Republican Labour Party

Prot U = Protestant Unionists

NF = National Front

Com = Communist Party

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