Groupings of Political Parties


Election of 14th Dec, 1918
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 12156
Labour 5173

More information about the 1918 General Election is available here.

Election of 15th Nov, 1922
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 18036

More information about the 1922 General Election is available here.

Election of 6th Dec, 1923
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 8397
Conservative 6315
Liberal 4358

More information about the 1923 General Election is available here.

Election of 29th Oct, 1924
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 13167
Labour 9612

More information about the 1924 General Election is available here.

Election of 30th May, 1929
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 13110
Conservative 12701
Liberal 2975

More information about the 1929 General Election is available here.

Election of 27th Oct, 1931
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 18904
Labour 11252

More information about the 1931 General Election is available here.

Election of 14th Nov, 1935
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 15616
Labour 13316

More information about the 1935 General Election is available here.

Election of 5th Jul, 1945
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 13851
Labour 12998

More information about the 1945 General Election is available here.


The election result data we hold includes over two hundred party labels, so we have simplified them to these seven simple categories. Of course, most candidates in most elections, and almost every candidate who won, was standing for one of the main parties, but an enormous range of labels have been used by one or two candidates. These groupings have been defined based almost entirely on the party labels, rather than detailed research into party policies, but including words like 'Labour' or 'Conservative' in yo...


ur party label says a lot about where you stand, and even more about the people voting for you. 'Left' means broadly speaking candidates to the left of the Liberal or Labour parties, 'Right' candidates to the right of the Conservatives. 'Nationalist' means any kind of nationalist, even for the Isle of Wight.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Glasgow Partick PBDivCon through time | Political Life Statistics | Groupings of Political Parties, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12749193/cube/POL_PARTY_GROUP

Date accessed: 15th August 2020