The 2019 general election was pitched as a people versus parliament vote, with voters urged to break the brexit deadlock of the past few years. The brief introduction to the uk general elections 2010. General election 2010 timetable when parliament is dissolved every commons seat becomes vacant and there is a general election. And because he won the draw to go first, the first thing viewers saw, in place of the alltoofamilar faces of the labour and tory leaders, was a freshfaced young man talking about a. The conservativeliberal democrat coalition government has announced its intention to hold a referendum on the possible. After polling analysis this is what would happen to the seats and mps in this video if the polls are right on election day, assuming that will be in 2010.
In the months before the 2010 election, the conservatives held a solid lead in the public opinion polls, but there were persistent lingering doubts about the readiness of cameron and his team to govern, and, as election day. Next united kingdom general election simple english. The conservatives won the most seats, 305, gaining 96 compared with notional 2005 general election results on the new constituency boundaries. With the election called for 6th may, tonight sees the first ever live television debate between the labour. Newspaper support in uk general elections 2010 on the guardian. See a uk wide list of seats which the major parties are targetting or defending. Results by parliamentary constituency the results of the 2010 united kingdom general election, by parliamentary constituency were as follows. Below is the expected timetable published ahead of the 2010 general election, setting out the timescales of the campaign and what was to happen after polling day when the new mps take their seats and members of the. This dataset contains parliamentary constituency election results for four successive uk general elections held on 9th april 1992, 1st may 1997, 7th june 2001 and 5th may 2005. Scotland during the 2010 uk general election campaign.
But the socalled deadlock was a crisis of westminsters own. The uks 2010 general election resulted in a coalition government of david camerons conservatives and nick cleggs liberal democrats the number of. The 2010 united kingdom general election was held on thursday, 6 may 2010, with 45,597,461 registered voters entitled to vote to elect members to the house. The general election of 2015 professor vernon bogdanor youtube. Labour lost 90 seats, leaving them with 258, while the liberal. The 2010 united kingdom general election was an election held on 6 may 2010 to elect 650 members to the house of commons of the united kingdom. Local election candidates 2018 download datafile local election candidates 2018, format. Uk national england northern ireland scotland wales east midlands. Uk parliamentary elections details and results arun district council. Our icm poll today maps the key elements of this new emerging electoral landscape. Cabinet approves rs 15,000 crore for indias covid19 emergency response and health system preparedness package. With all election results declared, it emerges britain has its first hung parliament since 1974. British general election of 2010 british general election of 2010 background and context.
Presented by jay foreman, the general election xplained introduces elections and voting. House of commons the uk general election 2010 indepth. A look at the winners and losers on election night as well as the party leaders reaction to a hung parliament. Leader of the brexit party, nigel farage mep speaks to gmb about his decision to not stand as an mp in the upcoming general election in december but instead will be backing 600 brexit party. The tables below show results for all uk by elections held for seats at westminster since the 2010 general election. The 2010 united kingdom general election was held on thursday, 6 may 2010, with 45,597,461 registered voters entitled to vote to elect members to the house of commons. This commons library briefing paper analyses the results of the 2019 general election. Interested in global news with an impartial perspective.
The best and clearest breakdown of the important factors in the 2010 election. British general election of 2010 background and context. British general election of 2010 results of the british general election held may 6, 2010. Details of current and forthcoming uk parliamentary elections and results of previous. Indias total covid19 cases surge to 20471, death count at 652.
Wakefield parliamentary constituency election 2019 bbc. It will elect the next parliament of the united kingdom. May 4 with two days to go until polling day in general election 2010, and with the tories slightly ahead. Presented by jay foreman, the general election xplained introduces elections and voting in a fun, accessibl. Welcome to the official youtube channel for uk parliament. They still wont tell us where the money will come from the studios may have been fumigated for volcanic fog but it was hard to ignore the haze of unreality that hung over. With the election called for 6th may, tonight sees the first ever live television debate between the labour, conservative and liberal democrat. These are the results of the 2010 united kingdom general election in england.
This table shows the results for 649 of 650 constituencies in the 2010 general election in the united kingdom not including the delayed constituency of thirsk and malton, which will hold its. Bbc news general election 2010, full results for england. Visit our flickr page follow us on facebook follow us on twitter visit our youtube channel. Simulating the effects of the alternative vote in the 2010 uk general. Campaign posters in the runup to the general election the originals, the fakes and the ripostes thu 15 apr 2010.
Uk parliament is made up of the house of commons and the house of lords. Live results map its the moment of truth for britain as the climax of general election 2010 draws nailbitingly close. The itv leaders debate live uk election 2015 itv news duration. Everyone knew that, as the leader of the third biggest party, nick clegg had the most to gain from sharing equal billing with gordon brown and david cameron in britains first televised prime ministerial debate. A chart showing by election turnout is also available. The conservatives, until recently the likely winners on 6 may, now only have 33% support. The members of the 18011802 parliament had been elected to the former parliament of great britain and parliament of ireland, before being coopted to serve in the first parliament of the united kingdom, so that parliament is not included in the table below. Uk general elections 2010 a snapshot archives news. The conservative party, led by david cameron, won most seats in the house of commons but not enough to form a majority government. No one party won an overall majority, for the first time in the uk since february 1974. Leader of the brexit party, nigel farage mep speaks to gmb about his decision to not stand as an mp in the upcoming general election in december. General election poll general election poll of polls the britain elects poll. There are currently over 1,800 lectures free to access or download. Yesterday we published the full general election 2010 results as a spreadsheet something you cant get anywhere else.
The election was held on 6 may 2010 and all 533 seats in england were contested. The election resulted in a hung parliament, where no political party has an overall majority of seats. Members of the privy council of the united kingdom 288 uk mps 2005 2010 106 uk mps 2010 2015 102 uk mps 19972001 96. Here are the key events from the uks 2010 general election.366 948 1647 984 841 547 820 206 1152 1500 1428 51 1488 928 416 1565 1516 1044 230 22 1146 302 1562 191 777 117 1408 1371 1044 1083 477 321 501 1270 1142 1215