1987 General Election

Richmond (Yorks)

Conservative hold / Leon Brittan
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeBrittan, Leon34,99561.2%-1.4%
 LiberalLloyd-Williams, D15,41927%-0.7%
 LabourRobson, F6,73711.8%+2.1%
Majority19,57634.2%-0.7%
Turnout57,15172.1%3.4%
Swing-0.35%
By-election held due to the MP's appointment as Vice-President of the European Commission and subsequent resignation as MP
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeHague, William19,54337.2%-24%
 Social DemocraticPotter, Mike16,90932.2%+5.2%
 Social and Liberal DemocratsPearce, Barbara11,58922%N/A
 LabourRobson, Frank2,5914.9%-6.9%
 GreensUpshall, Dr Robert1,4732.8%N/A
 Monster Raving LoonySutch, Lord David1670.3%N/A
 IndependentMillns, Anthony1130.2%N/A
 Corrective PartyClaire, Lindi St1060.2%N/A
 LiberalWatkins, Nicholas700.1%-26.9%
Majority2,6345%-29.2%
Turnout52,561INF%0%
Swing-14.6%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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