Groupings of Political Parties


Election of 14th Dec, 1918
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 8788
Conservative 7718
Liberal 5557

More information about the 1918 General Election is available here.

Election of 15th Nov, 1922
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 12489
Conservative 11898
Liberal 7535

More information about the 1922 General Election is available here.

Election of 6th Dec, 1923
Party Votes Outcome
Labour 15697
Conservative 13331

More information about the 1923 General Election is available here.

Election of 31st Jul, 1924
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 12907
Labour 12101
Liberal 7596

This was a by-election.

Election of 29th Oct, 1924
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 15459
Labour 10689
Liberal 6413

More information about the 1924 General Election is available here.

Election of 21st Mar, 1929
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 13000
Labour 9294
Conservative 8257
Other 3541

This was a by-election.

Election of 30th May, 1929
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 19792
Conservative 15877
Labour 9556

More information about the 1929 General Election is available here.

Election of 27th Oct, 1931
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 30375
Labour 8840

More information about the 1931 General Election is available here.

Election of 14th Nov, 1935
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 25162
Labour 13264

More information about the 1935 General Election is available here.

Election of 24th Jun, 1937
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 21846
Labour 14556

This was a by-election.

Election of 5th Jul, 1945
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 26939
Labour 21263

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, Lincolnshire Parts of Holland Holland With Boston PDivCon through time | Political Life Statistics | Groupings of Political Parties, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12755820/cube/POL_PARTY_GROUP

Date accessed: 12th December 2019