GENERAL ELECTION 1970

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Collection of candidates' addresses to electors and other publicity material,collected by the main library.

Administrative / Biographical History

In the General Election of 1970 the Labour Party won with 13,096,629 votes(48.0 per cent). The Conservative Party gained 11,418,455 votes (41.9 per cent), the LiberalParty 12,327,457 votes (8.6 per cent), the Scottish National Party 128,474 votes(0.5 per cent), the Communist Party 62,092 votes (0.2 per cent), Plaid Cymru 61,071 votes(0.2 per cent), Republican Labour Party 26,292 votes (0.1 per cent).

Arrangement

One box

Conditions Governing Access

OPEN

Acquisition Information

BLPES

Other Finding Aids

Printed handlist and list ondatabase available

Conditions Governing Use

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