Groupings of Political Parties


Election of 14th Dec, 1918
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 12734
Labour 8522

More information about the 1918 General Election is available here.

Election of 15th Nov, 1922
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 14723
Liberal 9041
Labour 5081

More information about the 1922 General Election is available here.

Election of 6th Dec, 1923
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 15179
Conservative 13355

More information about the 1923 General Election is available here.

Election of 29th Oct, 1924
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 15973
Labour 7418
Liberal 6057

More information about the 1924 General Election is available here.

Election of 30th May, 1929
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 17700
Liberal 11728
Labour 10384

More information about the 1929 General Election is available here.

Election of 21st May, 1931
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 17641
Labour 10688
Liberal 7267

This was a by-election.

Election of 27th Oct, 1931
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 27612
Labour 11039

More information about the 1931 General Election is available here.

Election of 14th Nov, 1935
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 24282
Labour 14133

More information about the 1935 General Election is available here.

Election of 5th Jul, 1945
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 22495
Conservative 21546
Liberal 11141

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, Gloucestershire Stroud PDivCon through time | Political Life Statistics | Groupings of Political Parties, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12753408/cube/POL_PARTY_GROUP

Date accessed: 19th July 2019