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 UNITED KINGDOM

Legislative elections: House of Commons, 5-year term, 650 seats, single member plurality system (FPTP):
           · Queen: Elizabeth II. · Prime Minister: David Cameron (CON) · Government: CON, LD

Party 2015 2010
Conservative and Unionist Party (CON)
  
Conservatism
Economic liberalism
Euroscepticism
1832
 
 
AECR
IDU 
 

 
 
    36,1% 307
Labour Party (LAB)
  
Social democracy
  
 
1906
 
 
PES
SI
   

 
 
    29,0% 258
Liberal Democrats (LD)
 
Liberalism
Social liberalism 
 
1988
 
 
ALDE
LI 
 

 
 
    23,0% 57
United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP)
  
Euroscepticism
Right-wing populism
Economic liberalism
1993
 
 
ADDE
 
 

 
 
    3,1% -
Scottish National Party (SNP)
 
Separatism
Social democracy
 
1934
 
 
EFA
 
 

 
 
    1,7% 6
Green Party of England and Wales (GP)
 
Green politics
 
 
1990
 
 
EGP
GG 
 

 
 
    0,9% 1
Sinn Féin (SF)
We Ourselves
United Ireland
Democratic socialism
 
1905
 
 
 
 
 
    0,6% 5
Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
 
Unionism
National conservatism
Social conservatism
1971
 
 
 
 
 
    0,6% 8
Plaid Cymru - Party of Wales (PC)
 
Separatism
Social democracy
 
1936
 
 
EFA
 
 

 
 
    0,6% 3
Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)
 
United Ireland
Social democracy
 
1970
 
 
PES
SI 
 

 
 
    0,4% 3
Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
(2010: UCU)  
Unionism
Conservatism
Euroscepticism
1905
 
 
AECR
 
 

 
 
    0,3% -
Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI)
 
Liberalism
 
 
1970
 
 
ALDE
LI 
 

 
 
    0,1% 1
Independents       0,2% 1
Others     3,4% -
Total       - 650
Turnout   65,1%

 © 2015 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: BBC (http://news.bbc.co.uk).

Archive: Governments · Elections (1945-2010).