2001 General election results summary


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  • Majority – 166
  • PM Tony Blair
  • Held on 7th June 2001

Chart: Seats won at the 2001 general election
Lab — 412
Con 166
Lib Dem 52
Others 29

Table: 2001 general election results summary
Party Seats Gain Loss Net Votes % ±%
  Labour 412 2 8 –6 10,724,953 40.7 –2.5
  Conservative 166 9 8 +1 8,357,615 31.7 +1.0
  Liberal Democrat 52 8 2 +6 4,814,321 18.3 +1.5
  Ulster Unionist 6 1 5 –4 216,839 0.8 0.0
  Scottish National 5 0 1 –1 464,314 1.8 –0.2
  Democratic Unionist 5 3 0 +3 181,999 0.7 +0.3
  Plaid Cymru 4 1 1 0 195,893 0.7 +0.2
  Sinn Féin 4 2 0 +2 175,933 0.7 +0.3
  SDLP 3 0 0 0 169,865 0.6 0.0
  Speaker 1       16,053 0.1  
  Independent 1 1 0 +1 108,232 0.5  

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