Groupings of Political Parties


Election of 24th Nov 1885 to 18th Dec, 1885
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 4999
Conservative 2536

More information about the 1885 General Election is available here.

Election of 1st Jul 1886 to 27th Jul, 1886
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 7037

More information about the 1886 General Election is available here.

Election of 4th Jul 1892 to 26th Jul, 1892
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 5206
Conservative 3034

More information about the 1892 General Election is available here.

Election of 13th Jul 1895 to 7th Aug, 1895
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 4737
Conservative 4210

More information about the 1895 General Election is available here.

Election of 1st Oct 1900 to 24th Oct, 1900
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 5251
Conservative 4983

More information about the 1900 General Election is available here.

Election of 12th Jan 1906 to 8th Feb, 1906
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 7665
Conservative 5896

More information about the 1906 General Election is available here.

Election of 30th Jan, 1907
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 6644
Conservative 5915

This was a by-election.

Election of 15th Jan 1910 to 10th Feb, 1910
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 8715
Conservative 6411

More information about the 1910 Feb General Election is available here.

Election of 3rd Dec 1910 to 19th Dec, 1910
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 7838
Conservative 6088

More information about the 1910 Dec General Election is available here.

Election of 20th May, 1914
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 6469
Liberal 6155
Labour 3669

This was a by-election.

Election of 14th Dec, 1918
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 7787
Liberal 6117
Labour 5560

More information about the 1918 General Election is available here.

Election of 15th Nov, 1922
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 9359
Liberal 9344
Conservative 8878

More information about the 1922 General Election is available here.

Election of 6th Dec, 1923
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 10971
Conservative 8768
Liberal 8080

More information about the 1923 General Election is available here.

Election of 29th Oct, 1924
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 13420
Conservative 9914
Liberal 6529

More information about the 1924 General Election is available here.

Election of 30th May, 1929
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 21633
Conservative 9167
Liberal 8861

More information about the 1929 General Election is available here.

Election of 27th Oct, 1931
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 20719
Labour 19385
Other 689

More information about the 1931 General Election is available here.

Election of 14th Nov, 1935
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 25382
Conservative 15802
Liberal 3186

More information about the 1935 General Election is available here.

Election of 2nd Mar, 1942
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 0

This was a by-election.

Election of 5th Jul, 1945
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 35795
Conservative 18789

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, Derbyshire North Eastern PDivCon through time | Political Life Statistics | Groupings of Political Parties, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12751047/cube/POL_PARTY_GROUP

Date accessed: 18th September 2019