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UK General Election 2019 – Results

House of Commons 2019 (2017 results in brackets)

650 Seats Turnout 67.3%

Conservative Party: 365 MPs  (298)

Labour Party: 203 MPs (243)

Scottish National Party: 48 MPs (35)

Liberal Democrats: 11 MPs (21)

DUP: 8 MPs (10)

Sinn Féin: 7 MPs (7) – do not take their seats in the UK Parliament

Plaid Cymru: 4 MPs (4)

SDLP: 2 MPs (0)

Green Party: 1 MP (1)

Alliance Party: 1 MP (0)

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not need to rely on the votes of any other political party to get legislation passed.

Scotland 59 Seats Turnout 68.1%

Scottish National Party: 48 MPs (35) 1,242,380 votes

Conservative and Unionist Party: 6 MPs(13) 692,939 votes

Liberal Democrats: 4 MPs(4) 263,417 votes

Labour Party: 1 MP (7) 511,838 votes

In Scotland it was a disastrous election for Labour. A very poor performance for the Tories and although the LibDems remained the same their leader, Jo Swinson lost her seat to the SNP.

Northern Ireland 18 Seats Turnout 61.8%

DUP: 8 MPs (10) 244,127 votes

Sinn Féin: 7 MPs (7) – do not take their seats in the UK Parliament 181,853 votes

SDLP: 2 MPs (0) 118,737 votes

Alliance Party: 1 MP (0) 134,115 votes

This is the first time political parties in NI who wish to see a united Ireland have the majority of the elected MPs.

Wales 40 Seats Turnout 66.6%

Labour: 22 MPs  (28) 632,035 votes

Conservatives: 14 MPs (7) 557,234 votes

Plaid Cymru: 4 MPs (4) 153,265 votes

The Liberal Democrats lost their 1 MP in Wales, 92,171 votes

Wales elected its first Tory female MP – actually 3 of them.

England 533 Seats Turnout 67.4%

Conservatives: 345 MPs (297) 12,710,845 votes

Labour: 180 MPs (227) 9,125,203 votes

Liberal Democrats: 7 MPs (8) 3,340,835 votes

Green Party: 1 MP (1) 819,751 votes

Orkney & Shetland Constituency Turnout 67.93%

Liberal Democrats – 10,381 votes  , 44.82% (down  3.77%)

SNP – 7,874 votes, 34.00% (up 5.00%)

Conservative and Unionist – 2,287 votes, 9.87% (up 1.18%)

Labour – 1,550 votes, 6.69% (  down 4.75%)

Brexit Party – 900 votes, 3.89%

Independent – 168 votes ,0.73%

LibDem  majority 2,507

4.39% swing LibDem to SNP

House of Commons Chamber 1

House of Commons photo: UK Parliament

By Fiona Grahame

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