United Kingdom general election, 2010 (England)

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United Kingdom general election, 2010[1]
England
2005 ←
6 May 2010 (2010-05-06) → 2015
outgoing members ← → Members elected

All 533 English seats to the House of Commons
  First party Second party Third party
  David Cameron official.jpg Gordon Brown official.jpg Nick Clegg by the 2009 budget cropped.jpg
Leader David Cameron Gordon Brown Nick Clegg
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrat
Leader since 6 December 2005 24 June 2007 18 December 2007
Last election 198 Seats 285 Seats 47 Seats
Seats before 205 280 47
Seats won 298 191 43
Seat change Increase93 Decrease89 Decrease4
Popular vote 9,931,029 7,042,398 6,076,189
Percentage 39.6% 28.1% 24.2%
Swing Increase3.9% Decrease7.4% Increase1.3%

  Fourth party
  Caroline Lucas 2010.jpg
Leader Caroline Lucas
Party Green
Leader since 5 September 2008
Last election 0 Seats
Seats before 0
Seats won 1
Seat change Increase1
Popular vote 258,954
Percentage 1.0%
Swing Decrease0.1%

2010UKElectionMapEngland.svg

Colours on map indicate winning party for each constituency.

Prime Minister before election

Gordon Brown
Labour

Subsequent Prime Minister

David Cameron
Conservative

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

Results Table[edit]

Party Seats Seats
change
Votes  %  %
change
Conservative 298 +92 9,931,029 39.6 +3.9
Labour 191 -87 7,042,398 28.1 -7.4
Liberal Democrat 43 -4 6,076,189 24.2 +1.3
UKIP 0 0 866,633 3.5 +0.9
BNP 0 0 532,333 2.1 +1.3
Green 1 +1 258,954 1.0 -0.1
English Democrat 0 0 64,826 0.3 +0.2
Respect 0 -1 33,251 0.1 -0.2
Health Concern 0 -1 16,150 0.1
Christian 0 0 15,841 0.1
National Front 0 0 10,400 0.0
TUSC 0 0 8,404 0.0
Socialist Labour 0 0 4,368 0.0
Others 0 0 224,341 0.9
Turnout: 25,085,097 65.5 +4.5

Votes summary[edit]

Popular vote
Conservative
  
39.60%
Labour
  
28.10%
Liberal Democrats
  
24.20%
UKIP
  
3.50%
BNP
  
2.10%
Greens
  
1.00%
Other
  
1.50%
Parliament seats
Conservative
  
55.91%
Labour
  
35.83%
Liberal Democrats
  
8.07%
Greens
  
0.19%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Election 2010 United Kingdom - National Results BBC News