Groupings of Political Parties


Election of 14th Dec, 1918
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 14668
Liberal 4164
Other 1367

More information about the 1918 General Election is available here.

Election of 15th Nov, 1922
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 15300
Liberal 10228

More information about the 1922 General Election is available here.

Election of 6th Dec, 1923
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 14528
Liberal 12954

More information about the 1923 General Election is available here.

Election of 29th Oct, 1924
Party Votes Outcome
Other 19843
Liberal 10080
Labour 3768

More information about the 1924 General Election is available here.

Election of 30th May, 1929
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 23972
Liberal 19005
Labour 6472

More information about the 1929 General Election is available here.

Election of 27th Oct, 1931
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 35956
Liberal 15670
Labour 4713

More information about the 1931 General Election is available here.

Election of 14th Nov, 1935
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 34849
Liberal 14430
Labour 9758

More information about the 1935 General Election is available here.

Election of 5th Jul, 1945
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 15993
Conservative 15006
Liberal 5314

More information about the 1945 General Election is available here.


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, Essex Epping PDivCon through time | Political Life Statistics | Groupings of Political Parties, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12752192/cube/POL_PARTY_GROUP

Date accessed: 12th August 2020