Political Parties


Election of 9th Jun, 1983
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 31767 Elected
Social Democratic Party 16036
Labour 9899

More information about the 1983 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 11th Jun, 1987
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 36140 Elected
Social Democratic Party 13835
Labour 11352
Green 822

More information about the 1987 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 9th Apr, 1992
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 37498 Elected
Labour 16225
Liberal Democrat 10988
Green 689
Natural Law 239

More information about the 1992 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 1st May, 1997
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 21534 Elected
Labour 21402
Liberal Democrat 7559
Referendum Party 1761
UK Independence Party 446
Natural Law 162

More information about the 1997 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 7th Jun, 2001
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 18477 Elected
Labour 17701
Liberal Democrat 6473
UK Independence Party 1203

More information about the 2001 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 5th May, 2005
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 22114 Elected
Labour 13837
Liberal Democrat 7723
UK Independence Party 1923
Open Forum 217

More information about the 2005 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 6th May, 2010
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 26815 Elected
Liberal Democrat 10166
Labour 9948
UK Independence Party 2142
British National Party 1703

More information about the 2010 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 7th May, 2015
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 28212 Elected
Labour 10399
UK Independence Party 7941
Liberal Democrat 2646
Green 2106

More information about the 2015 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 8th Jun, 2017
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 32961 Elected
Labour 18793
Liberal Democrat 2630
Green 950
Christian People's Alliance 301

More information about the 2017 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 12th Dec, 2019
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 32212 Elected
Labour 13629
Liberal Democrat 5435
Green 2031

More information about the 2019 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election


The election result data we hold includes over three 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 ...


your 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 including Isle of Wight nationalists.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, South West Bedfordshire CCon through time | Political Life Statistics | Political Parties, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12747093/cube/POL_PARTY

Date accessed: 13th July 2024