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Speech Index : 1997 General Election



Below are the results of the 1997 General Election, with the results of all parties who secured the election of at least one MP.


Party:

Votes:

% Share of Vote:

Number of Candidates:

MPs Elected:






Labour

13518167

43.2%

639

418

Conservative

9600943

30.7%

648

165

Liberal Democrat

5242947

16.8%

639

46

Scottish National

621550

2.0%

72

6

Plaid Cymru

161030

0.5%

40

4

Ulster Unionist

258349

0.8%

16

10

Democratic Unionist

107348

0.3%

9

2

SDLP

190814

0.6%

18

3

 Popular Unionist

19305

0.1%

1

1

Sinn Fein

126921

0.4%

17

2

Speaker

23969

0.1%

1

1

United Kingdom Unionist

12817

0.0%

1

1

Independent (Martin Bell)

29354

0.1%

1

1