2010 General election results summary


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  • Majority – None
  • PM David Cameron
  • Held on 6th May
  • Electorate – 45,597,461

Chart: Seats won at the 2010 general election
Conservative — 306
Labour — 258
Lib Dem — 57
Others — 29

Table: 2010 general election results summary
Party Seats Gain Loss Net Votes % ±%
  Conservative 306 100 4 +96 10,703,744 36.1 +3.7
  Labour 258 4 94 –90 8,606,518 29.0 –6.2
  Liberal Democrat 57 8 13 –5 6,836,198 23.0 +1.0
  Democratic Unionist 8 0 1 –1 168,216 0.6 –0.3
  Scottish National 6 0 0 0 491,386 1.7 +0.2
  Sinn Féin 5 0 0 0 171,942 0.6  
  Plaid Cymru 3 1 0 +1 165,394 0.6  
  SDLP 3 0 0 0 110,970 0.4 –0.1
  Green 1 1 0 +1 284,823 1.0  
  Alliance 1 1 0 +1 42,762 0.1  
  Independent 1 1 1 0 229,021 0.8 +0.4
  Speaker 1       22,860 0.1  

BBC coverage of the 2010 general election results



MPs names, seats & majorities

Election 2010 manifestos

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