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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

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

 
 
36,9% 331 36,1% 307
Labour Party (LAB)
  
Social democracy
  
 
1906
 
 
PES
 
   

 
 
30,4% 232 29,0% 258
United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP)
  
Euroscepticism
Right-wing populism
Economic liberalism
1993
 
 
ADDE
 
 

 
 
12,6% 1 3,1% -
Liberal Democrats (LD)
 
Liberalism
Social liberalism 
 
1988
 
 
ALDE
  
 

 
 
7,9% 8 23,0% 57
Scottish National Party (SNP)
 
Separatism
Social democracy
 
1934
 
 
EFA
 
 

 
 
4,7% 56 1,7% 6
Green Party of England and Wales (GP)
 
Green politics
 
 
1990
 
 
EGP
  
 

 
 
3,8% 1 0,9% 1
Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
 
Unionism
National conservatism
Social conservatism
1971
 
 
 
 
 
0,6% 8 0,6% 8
Plaid Cymru – Party of Wales (PC)
 
Separatism
Social democracy
 
1925
 
 
EFA
 
 

 
 
0,6% 3 0,6% 3
Sinn Féin (SF)
We Ourselves
United Ireland
Democratic socialism
 
1905
 
 
 
 
 
0,6% 4 0,6% 5
Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
(2010: UCU)  
Unionism
Conservatism
Euroscepticism
1905
 
 
AECR
 
 

 
 
0,4% 2 0,3% -
Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)
 
United Ireland
Social democracy
 
1970
 
 
PES
  
 

 
 
0,3% 3 0,4% 3
Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI)
 
Liberalism
 
 
1970
 
 
ALDE
  
 

 
 
0,2% - 0,1% 1
Independents 1,0%  1   3,6% 1
Others - -
Total -  650   - 650
Turnout  66,1% 65,1%

 © 2015 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: BBC (http://www.bbc.com).

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