1970 General Election

Greenwich

Labour hold / Richard Marsh
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourMarsh, Richard20,80455.7%-9.2%
 ConservativeThom, J Stuart13,19535.4%+0.3%
 LiberalWylan, Pamela3,3198.9%N/A
Majority7,60920.3%-9.5%
Turnout37,31865.7%-2%
Swing-4.75%
By-election held due to the MP's resignation to become chairman of British Rail
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourBarnett, Guy14,67166.7%+11%
 ConservativeThom, J Stuart6,15028%-7.4%
 FellowshipMallone, Ronald7923.6%N/A
 Independent ConservativeSimmerson, Reginald2851.3%N/A
 IndependentDavies, David890.4%N/A
Majority8,52138.7%+18.4%
Turnout21,98739.2%-26.5%
Swing+9.2%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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