Groupings of Political Parties


Election of 9th Jun, 1983
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 20873
Conservative 15596
Left 13951
Right 267

More information about the 1983 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 11th Jun, 1987
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 27422
Conservative 19409
Left 10046

More information about the 1987 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 9th Apr, 1992
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 33019
Conservative 20397
Liberal 6965
Other 400

More information about the 1992 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 1st May, 1997
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 31827
Conservative 12300
Liberal 5308
Other 1816

More information about the 1997 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 7th Jun, 2001
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 24026
Conservative 8870
Liberal 5232
Right 782

More information about the 2001 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 5th May, 2005
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 21632
Conservative 9428
Liberal 7699
Right 1086
Other 573

More information about the 2005 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 6th May, 2010
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 20135
Conservative 13364
Liberal 9196
Other 1516

More information about the 2010 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 7th May, 2015
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 21720
Conservative 12797
Right 7757
Liberal 1881
Other 1264

More information about the 2015 General Election is available here.

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Election of 8th Jun, 2017
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 27356
Conservative 17774
Right 1561
Liberal 1207
Other 619

More information about the 2017 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 12th Dec, 2019
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 20611
Conservative 19102
Other 3883
Liberal 3071

More information about the 2019 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election


The election result data we hold includes over two hundred party labels, so we have simplified them to these seven simple categories. Of course, most candidates in most elections, and almost every candidate who won, was standing for one of the main parties, but an enormous range of labels have been used by one or two candidates. These groupings have been defined based almost entirely on the party labels, rather than detailed research into party policies, but including words like 'Labour' or 'Conservative' in yo...


ur party label says a lot about where you stand, and even more about the people voting for you. 'Left' means broadly speaking candidates to the left of the Liberal or Labour parties, 'Right' candidates to the right of the Conservatives. 'Nationalist' means any kind of nationalist, even for the Isle of Wight.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Warrington North BCon through time | Political Life Statistics | Groupings of Political Parties, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12747433/cube/POL_PARTY_GROUP

Date accessed: 13th July 2024