Groupings of Political Parties


Election of 5th May, 2005
Party Votes Outcome
Nationalist 15469
Conservative 13948
Labour 8601
Liberal 7403
Left 509

More information about the 2005 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 6th May, 2010
Party Votes Outcome
Nationalist 19118
Conservative 14739
Labour 7923
Liberal 5954
Other 534

More information about the 2010 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 7th May, 2015
Party Votes Outcome
Nationalist 27379
Conservative 17738
Labour 4413
Liberal 2059
Other 1501
Right 1110

More information about the 2015 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 8th Jun, 2017
Party Votes Outcome
Nationalist 21804
Conservative 21783
Labour 5349
Liberal 2589

More information about the 2017 General Election is available here.

This was a General Election

Election of 12th Dec, 2019
Party Votes Outcome
Nationalist 27362
Conservative 19812
Liberal 3780
Labour 2471
Other 651

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, Perth and North Perthshire CCon through time | Political Life Statistics | Groupings of Political Parties, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12797874/cube/POL_PARTY_GROUP

Date accessed: 24th July 2024