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Legislative elections: House of Commons, 5-year term, single member majority system (FPTP)
           · Queen: Elizabeth II. · Prime Minister: Gordon Brown (LAB) · Government: LAB

Party Ideology, Affiliation, Founding 2010 Seats 2005 Seats
Labour Party (LAB) <
  
Social democracy; Third Way
 
PES, SI
1906
    35,2% 356
Conservative and Unionist Party (CON) <
  
Conservatism; Economic liberalism, Unionism, Euroscepticism AECR, IDU
1832
    32,3% 197
Liberal Democrats (LD) <
 
Liberalism; Social liberalism
 
ELDR, LI
1988
    22,0% 62
Scottish National Party (SNP) <
 
Separatism; Scottish nationalism, Social democracy  EFA
1934
    1,5% 6
Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) <
 
Unionism; National conservatism, Social conservatism, Evangelicalism  -
1971
    0,9% 9
Plaid Cymru - Party of Wales (PC) <
 
Separatism; Welsh nationalism, Social democracy  EFA
1936
    0,6% 3
Sinn Féin (SF) <
We Ourselves 
Separatism; Irish republicanism,
Left-wing nationalism, Socialism
-
1905
    0,6% 5
Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) <
 
Separatism; Irish republicanism, Social democracy  PES, SI
1970
    0,5% 3
Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) <
 
Unionism; Conservatism, Euroscepticism AECR
1905
    0,5% 1
Respect - The Unity Coalition (RES) <
 
Socialism; Anti-capitalism, Eco-socialism EACL
2004
    0,3% 1
Independents - -      0,2% 2
Others - -      5,4% -
Total - -      - 645
Turnout - -   61,3%

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2006-2012 zentele.de. Source: BBC (http://news.bbc.co.uk). Archive: Elections 1945-2001.