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
  David Cameron official.jpg Gordon Brown official.jpg
Leader David Cameron Gordon Brown
Party Conservative Labour
Leader since 6 December 2005 24 June 2007
Last election 198 Seats 285 Seats
Seats before 205 280
Seats won 298 191
Seat change Increase93 Decrease89
Popular vote 9,931,029 7,042,398
Percentage 39.6% 28.1%
Swing Increase3.9% Decrease7.4%

  Third party Fourth party
  Nick Clegg by the 2009 budget cropped.jpg Caroline Lucas 2010.jpg
Leader Nick Clegg Caroline Lucas
Party Liberal Democrat Green
Leader since 18 December 2007 5 September 2008
Last election 47 Seats 0 Seats
Seats before 47 0
Seats won 43 1
Seat change Decrease4 Increase1
Popular vote 6,076,189 258,954
Percentage 24.2% 1.0%
Swing Increase1.3% 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