Groupings of Political Parties


Election of 5th May, 2005
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 22121
Nationalist 10919
Liberal 7100
Conservative 5486
Left 763

More information about the 2005 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 6th May, 2010
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 25634
Nationalist 13081
Liberal 6589
Conservative 6146

More information about the 2010 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 7th May, 2015
Party Votes Outcome
Nationalist 32055
Labour 19121
Conservative 7384
Right 1785
Liberal 1252

More information about the 2015 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 8th Jun, 2017
Party Votes Outcome
Nationalist 20388
Labour 17469
Conservative 16311
Liberal 1926

More information about the 2017 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 12th Dec, 2019
Party Votes Outcome
Nationalist 25551
Conservative 14285
Labour 10517
Liberal 4393
Other 3029

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, Linlithgow and East Falkirk CCon through time | Political Life Statistics | Groupings of Political Parties, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12797801/cube/POL_PARTY_GROUP

Date accessed: 13th July 2024