1983 General Election

Knowsley North

Labour win new seat / Robert Kilroy-Silk
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourKilroy-Silk, Robert24,94964.5%N/A
 ConservativeBirch, Albert7,75820.1%N/A
 Social DemocraticMcColgan, Barry5,71514.8%N/A
 Workers RevolutionarySimons, John2460.6%N/A
Majority17,19144.4%N/A
Turnout38,66869.5%N/A
SwingN/A
By-election held due to the MP's resignation to pursue a media career
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LabourHowarth, George17,40356.3%-8.2%
 SDP-Liberal AllianceCooper, Rosie10,67934.6%+19.8%
 ConservativeBrown, Roger1,9606.3%-13.8%
 Revolutionary CommunistHallsworth, David6642.1%N/A
 Rainbow Dream TicketWeiss, George1110.4%N/A
 IndependentCory, Robert880.3%N/A
Majority6,72421.7%-22.7%
Turnout30,905INF%0%
Swing-14%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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