United Kingdom general election, 2010 (England)

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United Kingdom general election, 2010[1]
England
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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 206 278 47
Seats won 297* 191 43
Seat change Increase91 Decrease87 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%

2010UKElectionMapEngland.svg
A map of English parliamentary constituencies

*Seat figure does not include 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

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 297 Increase91 9,931,029 39.6 Increase3.9
Labour 191 Decrease87 7,042,398 28.1 Decrease7.4
Liberal Democrat 43 Decrease4 6,076,189 24.2 Increase1.3
UKIP 0 Steady 866,633 3.5 Increase0.9
BNP 0 Steady 532,333 2.1 Increase1.3
Green 1 Increase1 258,954 1.0 Decrease0.1
English Democrat 0 Steady 64,826 0.3 Increase0.2
Respect 0 Decrease1 33,251 0.1 Decrease0.2
Health Concern 0 Decrease1 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 1 +1 224,341 0.9
Turnout: 25,085,097 65.5 Increase4.5

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
55.72%
Labour
35.83%
Liberal Democrats
8.07%
Greens
0.19%
Speaker
0.19%

Regional Results[edit]

Regional vote shares and changes are sourced from the BBC[2].

East Midlands[edit]

Party Seats Votes
Total Gained Lost Net Total % Change (%)
Conservative 33 16 1 +15 1,044,081 39.5 +4.5
Labour 15 - 24 -14 808,114 30.6 -8.9
Liberal Democrat 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 46 Turnout 2,640,465 64.6

East of England[edit]

Party Seats Votes
Total Gained Lost Net Total % Change (%)
Conservative 52 10 - +10 1,356,739 47.1 + 3.8
Liberal Democrat 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[edit]

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 Democrat 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

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