St Marylebone by-election, 1970

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The St Marylebone by-election of 22 October 1970 was held after Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) Quintin Hogg became a life peer. The seat was retained by the Conservatives.[1]

Results[edit]

St Marylebone, 1970
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kenneth Baker 10,684 63.49 +1.40
Labour Keith Morrell 4,542 26.99 -2.32
Liberal Michael Vann 1,038 6.19 -2.41
National Front Malcolm Skeggs 401 2.38 N/A
Fourth World Group John Papworth 163 0.97 N/A
Turnout 16,828
Conservative hold Swing

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