Collection of candidates' addresses to electors and other publicity materialcollected by the main library for the general, European and some localelections.
GENERAL ELECTION 1979
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 97 COLL MISC 0712
- Dates of Creation1979
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionTwo boxes
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Administrative / Biographical History
In the 1979 General Election the Conservative Party won with 13,697,923 votes(43.9 per cent). The Labour Party gained 11,535,218 votes (36.9 per cent), the Liberal Party4,313,804 votes (13.8 per cent), the Scottish National Party 504,259 votes (1.6 per cent),the National Front 191,719 votes (0.6 per cent) and the Communist Party 16,858 votes(0.1 per cent).
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