Enfield West by-election, 1970

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The Enfield West by-election of 19 November 1970 was held after Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) Iain Macleod died on 20 July of the same year. The seat was retained by the Conservatives.

Results[edit]

Enfield West, 1970[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Cecil Parkinson 15,205 57.18 -0.72
Labour Herbert C King 6,926 26.05 -0.17
Liberal Anthony Stowell 3,283 12.35 -0.42
National Front Kenneth Taylor 1,176 4.42 +1.31
Majority 8,279 31.13 -0.56
Turnout 26,590
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1970 -71 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 2012-03-29. Retrieved 2015-09-08.