2005 General election results summary


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Chart: Seats won at the 2005 general election
Lab — 356
Con — 198
Lib Dem — 62
Others — 30

Table: 2005 general election results summary
Party Seats Gain Loss Net Votes % ±% Candidates
  Labour 356 0 47 –47 9,567,589 35.2 –5.5 627
  Conservative 198 36 3 +33 8,784,915 32.4 +0.7 630
  Liberal Democrat 62 16 5 +11 5,985,454 22.0 +3.8 626
  Democratic Unionist 9 4 0 +4 241,856 0.9 +0.2 18
  Scottish National 6 2 0 +2 412,267 1.5 0.0 59
  Sinn Féin 5 1 0 +1 174,530 0.6 0.0 18
  Plaid Cymru 3 0 1 –1 174,838 0.6 +0.1 40
  SDLP 3 0 0 0 125,626 0.5 –0.2 18
  Ulster Unionist 1 0 5 –5 127,414 0.5 –0.4 18
 Respect 1 1 0 0 68,094 0.3 +2.8 26
  Ind Kid Hosp 1 0 0 +1 18,739 0.1 +9.5 1
  Others 1 1 0 0 251,646 0.9 –0.3 500

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