1970 General Election

Berwick-upon-Tweed

Conservative hold / Antony Lambton
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeLambton, Antony15,55850.7%+3.1%
 LabourWareing, Robert8,41327.4%-5.6%
 LiberalBeith, Alan6,74121.9%+2.6%
Majority7,14523.3%+8.7%
Turnout30,71273.6%-3%
Swing+4.35%
By-election held due to the MP's resignation after a private scandal
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalBeith, Alan12,48939.9%+18%
 ConservativeHardie, JDM12,43239.7%-11%
 LabourAdam, Gordon6,17819.7%-7.7%
 IndependentSymonds, TG1260.4%N/A
 IndependentGoodall, R720.2%N/A
Majority570.2%N/A
Turnout31,297INF%0%
Swing+14.5%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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