Groupings of Political Parties


Election of 9th Jun, 1983
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 17039
Labour 11906
Liberal 10174
Nationalist 3488

More information about the 1983 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 11th Jun, 1987
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 17591
Labour 16643
Liberal 6804
Nationalist 4897

More information about the 1987 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 9th Apr, 1992
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 19174
Labour 18471
Nationalist 6558
Liberal 3337
Other 410

More information about the 1992 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 1st May, 1997
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 20382
Conservative 13971
Nationalist 5752
Liberal 2675
Right 154
Other 24

More information about the 1997 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 7th Jun, 2001
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 15175
Conservative 8901
Nationalist 5877
Liberal 4208
Left 1012
Other 757

More information about the 2001 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 5th May, 2005
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 15729
Conservative 10962
Liberal 9052
Nationalist 5503
Other 1778
Left 458
Right 209

More information about the 2005 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 6th May, 2010
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 19558
Conservative 11254
Nationalist 8091
Liberal 6797
Other 746
Right 395

More information about the 2010 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 7th May, 2015
Party Votes Outcome
Nationalist 23783
Labour 13303
Conservative 12051
Other 1606
Liberal 1392

More information about the 2015 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 8th Jun, 2017
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 18291
Nationalist 18143
Labour 10902
Liberal 1683
Other 337

More information about the 2017 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 12th Dec, 2019
Party Votes Outcome
Nationalist 26895
Conservative 17641
Labour 4275
Liberal 2867
Other 942

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, Stirling CCon through time | Political Life Statistics | Groupings of Political Parties, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12756215/cube/POL_PARTY_GROUP

Date accessed: 24th June 2024