2010 United Kingdom general election in England


These are the results of the 2010 United Kingdom general election in England. The election was held on 6 May 2010 and all 533 seats in England were contested. The Conservative Party achieved a complete majority of English seats, but fared less well in Scotland and Wales, so a coalition government was subsequently formed between the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats.

2010 United Kingdom general election in England[1]

 2005 6 May 2010 (2010-05-06) 2015 

All 533 English seats to the House of Commons
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader David Cameron Gordon Brown Nick Clegg
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Leader since 6 December 2005 24 June 2007 18 December 2007
Last election 198 seats, 35.7% 285 seats, 35.4% 47 seats, 22.9%
Seats before 206 278 47
Seats won 297* 191 43
Seat change 91 87 4
Popular vote 9,908,169 7,042,398 6,076,189
Percentage 39.5% 28.1% 24.2%
Swing 3.8% 7.4% 1.3%

A map of English parliamentary constituencies
*Seat figure does not include the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, who was included in the Conservative seat total by some media outlets.
Owing to electoral boundaries changing, this figure is notional.

Results table


Party[2] Seats Votes
TotalGainsLosses Net +/- % seats Total votes % votes Change
Conservative 297 95 4 91 55.7 9,908,169 39.5 3.8
Labour 191 2 89 87 35.8 7,042,398 28.1 7.4
Liberal Democrats 43 8 12 4 8.1 6,076,189 24.2 1.3
UKIP 0 0 0 866,633 3.5 0.9
BNP 0 0 0 532,333 2.1 1.3
Green 1 0 0 1 0.2 258,954 1.0 0.1
English Democrat 0 0 0 64,826 0.3 0.2
Respect 0 0 0 1 33,251 0.1 0.2
Speaker 1 1 0 1 0.2 22,860 0.1
Health Concern 0 0 0 1 16,150 0.1
Christian 0 0 0 0 15,841 0.1 N/A
National Front 0 0 0 0 10,400 0.0
TUSC 0 0 0 0 8,404 0.0 N/A
Socialist Labour 0 0 0 0 4,368 0.0
Other parties 0 0 0 0 224,341 0.9
25,085,097 65.5 4.5
Popular vote
Conservative
39.5%
Labour
28.1%
Liberal Democrats
24.2%
UKIP
3.5%
BNP
2.1%
Greens
1.0%
Other
1.5%
Parliament seats
Conservative
55.7%
Labour
35.8%
Liberal Democrats
8.1%
Greens
0.2%
Speaker
0.2%

Regional results


Regional vote shares and changes are sourced from the BBC.[3]

East Midlands

Party Seats Votes
Total Gained Lost Net Total % Change (%)
Conservative 31 12 - +12 915,933 41.2 +4.1
Labour 15 1 12 -11 661,813 29.8 -9.2
Liberal Democrats - - 1 -1 462,988 20.8 +2.4
UKIP - - - - 72,659 3.3 +0.6
BNP - - - - 69,706 3.1 +2.6
  Others - - - - 41,044 1.8
Total 46 Turnout 2,224,143 66.5

East of England

Party Seats Votes
Total Gained Lost Net Total % Change (%)
Conservative 52 10 - +10 1,356,739 47.1 + 3.8
Liberal Democrats 4 1 - +1 692,932 24.1 +2.2
Labour 2 - 11 -11 564,581 19.6 -10.2
UKIP - - - 123,237 4.3 +1.1
  Others - - - - 141,638 4.9
Total 58 Turnout 2,879,117 67.3

London

Party Seats Votes
Total Gained Lost Net Total % Change (%)
Labour 38 1 7 -6 1,245,637 36.6 -2.3
Conservative 28 7 - +7 1,174,568 34.5 +2.6
Liberal Democrats 7 1 1 - 751,561 22.1 +0.2
UKIP - - - 59,452 1.7 +0.3
Green - - - 54,316 1.6 -1.1
BNP - - - 52,095 1.5 +0.9
Respect - - 1 -1 17,368 0.5 -0.9
  Others - - - - 46,320 1.3
Total 73 Turnout 3,401,317 64.6

North East

Party Seats Votes
Total Gained Lost Net Total % Change (%)
Labour 25 - 2 -2 518,261 43.6 -9.3
Conservative 2 1 - +1 282,347 23.7 +4.2
Liberal Democrats 2 1 - +1 280,468 23.6 +0.2
BNP - - - 51,940 4.4 +3.5
  Others - - - - 56,907 4.7
Total 29 Turnout 1,189,923 60.9

North West

Party Seats Votes
Total Gained Lost Net Total % Change (%)
Labour 47 - 13 -13 1,292,978 39.5 -5.6
Conservative 22 12 - +12 1,038,967 31.7 +3.0
Liberal Democrats 6 1 - +1 707,770 21.6 +0.2
UKIP - - - 103,782 3.2 +1.2
  Others - - - - 132,733 4.0
Total 75 Turnout 3,276,230 63.6

South East

Party Seats Votes
Total Gained Lost Net Total % Change (%)
Conservative 75 15 1 +14 2,140,895 49.9 +4.9
Liberal Democrats 4 1 3 -2 1,124,786 26.2 +0.8
Labour 4 - 13 -13 697,567 16.2 -8.1
Green 1 1 - 1 62,124 1.4 +0.1
UKIP - - - - 177,269 4.1 +1.0
  Others - - - - 91,599 2.2
Total 84 Turnout 4,294,240 68.0

South West

Party Seats Votes
Total Gained Lost Net Total % Change (%)
Conservative 36 12 1 +11 1,187,637 42.8 +4.2
Liberal Democrats 15 1 4 -3 962,954 34.7 +2.2
Labour 4 - 8 -8 426,910 15.4 -7.4
UKIP - - - - 123,975 4.5 +0.7
  Others - - - - 71,967 2.6
Total 55 Turnout 2,773,443 69.1

West Midlands

Party Seats Votes
Total Gained Lost Net Total % Change (%)
Conservative 33 16 1 +15 1,044,081 39.5 +4.5
Labour 24 - 14 -14 808,114 30.6 -8.9
Liberal Democrats 2 1 1 - 540,160 20.5 +1.9
UKIP - - - 105,685 4.0 +0.8
BNP - - - - 73,394 2.8 +1.0
Health Concern - - 1 -1 16,150 0.6 -0.2
  Others - - - - 52,881 2.1
Total 59 Turnout 2,640,465 64.6

Yorkshire and Humber

Party Seats Votes
Total Gained Lost Net Total % Change (%)
Labour 32 - 9 -9 821,368 34.7 -9.3
Conservative 18 10 - +10 769,895 32.5 +3.9
Liberal Democrats 3 1 2 -1 543,684 23.0 +2.2
BNP - - - - 104,177 4.4 +1.6
  Others - - - - 129,153 5.4
Total 53 Turnout 2,368,277 63.2

See also


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