1979 General Election

Glasgow Central

Labour hold / Thomas McMillan
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourMcMillan, Thomas8,54272.5%+8.9%
 ConservativeSaleem, Farooq1,93716.4%+3.4%
 SNPBird, Stephen1,30811.1%-8.1%
Majority6,60556.1%+11.7%
Turnout11,78759.5%2.6%
Swing+2.75%
By-election held due to the MP's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourMcTaggart, Bob4,90260.8%-11.7%
 SNPPaterson, Gil2,12226.3%+15.2%
 ConservativeMcCurley, Anna7078.8%-7.6%
 National FrontMacKenzie, John1481.8%N/A
 Scottish Young LiberalWatson, Graham1341.7%N/A
 EcologyMellor, David450.6%N/A
 Social DemocratKean, Donald100.1%N/A
Majority2,78034.5%-21.6%
Turnout8,068INF%0%
Swing-13.45%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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