1997 GENERAL ELECTION RESULT

ENGLAND: Electorate 36,462,327, Turnout 71.47%: SWING -10.69

Party          Votes        %    Ch.%   Candidates Seats Lost deposit

Lab            11,348,623  43.55  + 9.61   527      328        -
C               8,780,896  33.69  -11.77   528      165        -
L Dem           4,678,061  17.95  - 1.23   527       34        -
RP                746,606   2.86           445        -      403
UKIP              103,817   0.40  + 0.38   183        -      182
GP                 61,013   0.23  - 0.32    85        -       84
Ind                60,736   0.23           116        1      115
L                  44,579   0.17  - 0.06    53        -       51
S Lab P            44,115   0.17            56        -       55
BNP                34,868   0.13  + 0.11    53        -       50
Ind Lab            28,037   0.11            14        -       11
NLP                26,109   0.10  - 0.11   160        -      160
Spkr               23,969   0.09             1        1        -
Ind C              19,475   0.07            12        -       10
PLA                13,575   0.05            45        -       45
N Dem              10,748   0.04  + 0.02    20        -       19
SP                  9,273   0.04            17        -       16
MRLP                7,702   0.03  + 0.01    24        -       24
Rainbow             4,074   0.02  + 0.02    31        -       31
NF                  2,716   0.01             6        -        6
MK                  1,906   0.01             4        -        4
RA                  1,263   0.00             1        -        1
SD                  1,246   0.00  - 0.12     2        -        2
WRP                 1,072   0.00  + 0.00     8        -        8
SPGB                1,044   0.00             3        -        3
Ind Dem               884   0.00             5        -        5
Ind L Dem             640   0.00             1        -        1
Ind GP                593   0.00             1        -        1
SEP                   469   0.00             3        -        3
CPB                   461   0.00             2        -        2
UKPP                  458   0.00             2        -        2
TW                    431   0.00             2        -        2
FP                    428   0.00  + 0.00     1        -        1
CL                    272   0.00             2        -        2
Alb                   126   0.00             1        -        1
Const                 124   0.00             1        -        1
HP                    105   0.00             1        -        1
21st CP                80   0.00  + 0.00     1        -        1
WR                     72   0.00             1        -        1

  TOTAL        26,060,666 100.00         2,945      529    1,304

WALES: Electorate 2,200,611, Turnout 73.57%: SWING -7.10

Party          Votes        %    Ch.%   Candidates Seats Lost deposit

Lab               885,935  54.72  + 5.22    40       34        -
C                 317,127  19.59  - 8.99    40        -        1
L Dem             200,020  12.35  - 0.08    40        2        2
PC                161,030   9.95  + 1.47    40        4       15
RP                 38,245   2.36            35        -       35
S Lab P             6,203   0.38             5        -        3
Ind Lab             4,633   0.29             2        -        1
GP                  1,718   0.11  - 0.30     4        -        4
Ind                   883   0.05             3        -        3
SP                    633   0.04             2        -        2
UKIP                  616   0.04  + 0.03     2        -        2
Ind C                 583   0.04             1        -        1
NLP                   516   0.03  - 0.04     5        -        5
PLA                   270   0.02             1        -        1
Ind L Dem             250   0.02             1        -        1
MRLP                  204   0.01  - 0.03     1        -        1
CPB                   178   0.01             1        -        1

  TOTAL         1,619,044 100.00           223       40       78

SCOTLAND: Electorate 3,946,113, Turnout 71.40%: SWING -7.36

Party          Votes        %    Ch.%   Candidates Seats Lost deposit

Lab             1,283,353  45.55  + 6.57    72       56        -
SNP               622,260  22.09  + 0.61    72        6        -
C                 493,059  17.50  - 8.15    72        -        -
L Dem             365,359  12.97  - 0.13    72       10       11
RP                 26,978   0.96            67        -       67
SSA                 9,740   0.35            16        -       15
 (including SML/SSA 7,265   0.26             8        -        7)
PLA                 5,172   0.18             9        -        9
NLP                 1,880   0.07  - 0.00    14        -       14
S Lab P             1,792   0.06             3        -        3
GP                  1,721   0.06  - 0.23     5        -        5
UKIP                1,568   0.06             9        -        9
Ind Lab             1,456   0.05             3        -        3
Ind                 1,008   0.04             6        -        6
BNP                   651   0.02  + 0.01     3        -        3
L                     650   0.02  - 0.00     2        -        2
SPGB                  315   0.01             2        -        2
Ind C                 221   0.01             1        -        1
Ind Dem                98   0.00             1        -        1
WRP                    80   0.00             1        -        1
SEP                    36   0.00             1        -        1

  TOTAL         2,817,397 100.00           431       72      153

NORTHERN IRELAND: Electorate 1,175,508, Turnout 67.29%.

Party          Votes        %    Ch.%   Candidates Seats Lost deposit

UU                258,349  32.66  - 1.86    16       10        1
SDLP              190,814  24.12  + 0.63    18        3        3
SF                127,144  16.07  + 6.10    17        2        4
UDUP              107,348  13.57  + 0.45     9        2        -
APNI               62,972   7.96  - 0.79    17        -        6
UKUP               12,817   1.62             1        1        -
PUP                10,934   1.38             3        -        -
C                   9,858   1.25  - 4.44     8        -        7
NIWC                3,024   0.38             3        -        3
TWP                 2,766   0.35  - 0.21     8        -        8
NLP                 2,208   0.28  + 0.01    18        -       18
Ind                 1,855   0.24             4        -        4
NIGP                  539   0.07             1        -        1
Ind Lab               292   0.04  - 0.12     1        -        1
N Dem                  81   0.01             1        -        1

  TOTAL           791,001 100.00           125       18       57

UNITED KINGDOM: Electorate 43,784,559, Turnout 71.46%: SWING -10.03

Party          Votes        %    Ch.%   Candidates Seats Lost deposit

Lab            13,517,911  43.20  + 8.81   639      418        -
C               9,600,940  30.69  -11.24   648      165        8
L Dem           5,243,440  16.76  - 1.09   639       46       13
RP                811,829   2.59           547        -      505
SNP               622,260   1.99  + 0.12    72        6        -
UU                258,349   0.83  + 0.02    16       10        1
SDLP              190,814   0.61  + 0.06    18        3        3
PC                161,030   0.51  + 0.07    40        4       15
SF                127,144   0.41  + 0.17    17        2        4
UDUP              107,348   0.34  + 0.04     9        2        -
UKIP              106,001   0.34  + 0.32   194        -      193
Ind                64,482   0.21           129        1      128
GP                 64,452   0.21  - 0.30    94        -       93
APNI               62,972   0.20  - 0.00    17        -        6
S Lab P            52,110   0.17            64        -       61
L                  45,229   0.14  - 0.05    55        -       53
BNP                35,519   0.11  + 0.09    56        -       53
Ind Lab            34,418   0.11            20        -       16
NLP                30,713   0.10  - 0.09   197        -      197
Spkr               23,969   0.08             1        1        -
Ind C              20,279   0.06            14        -       12
PLA                19,017   0.06            55        -       55
UKUP               12,817   0.04             1        1        -
PUP                10,934   0.03             3        -        -
N Dem              10,829   0.03  + 0.02    21        -       20
SP                  9,906   0.03            19        -       18
SSA                 9,740   0.03            16        -       15
 (including SML/SSA 7,265   0.02             8        -        7)
MRLP                7,906   0.03  + 0.00    25        -       25
Rainbow             4,074   0.01  + 0.01    31        -       31
NIWC                3,024   0.01             3        -        3
TWP                 2,766   0.01  - 0.00     8        -        8
NF                  2,716   0.01             6        -        6
MK                  1,906   0.01             4        -        4
SPGB                1,359   0.00             5        -        5
RA                  1,263   0.00             1        -        1
SD                  1,246   0.00  - 0.10     2        -        2
WRP                 1,152   0.00  + 0.00     9        -        9
Ind Dem               982   0.00             6        -        6
Ind L Dem             890   0.00             2        -        2
CPB                   639   0.00             3        -        3
Ind GP                593   0.00             1        -        1
NIGP                  539   0.00             1        -        1
SEP                   505   0.00             4        -        4
UKPP                  458   0.00             2        -        2
TW                    431   0.00             2        -        2
FP                    428   0.00  + 0.00     1        -        1
CL                    272   0.00             2        -        2
Alb                   126   0.00             1        -        1
Const                 124   0.00             1        -        1
HP                    105   0.00             1        -        1
21st CP                80   0.00  + 0.00     1        -        1
WR                     72   0.00             1        -        1

  TOTAL        31,288,108 100.00         3,724      659    1,592

Great Britain Total:

Lab       13,517,911  44.33  + 9.11
C          9,591,082  31.45  -11.34
L Dem      5,243,440  17.19  - 1.08
Others     2,144,674   7.03

Total     30,497,107

SWING -10.23

1992:

C         14,048,399  42.79
Lab       11,560,484  35.21
L Dem      5,999,384  18.27
Others     1,220,714   3.72

Total     32,828,981