AT A GLANCE

UK General Election 2019

Results and selected statistics

Figures by party

Party
TOTAL
CON
LAB
SNP
LDT
DUP
SFN*
IGC
PCU
GRN
OTHER
Seats total as of 13 December 2019
650 365 202 48 11 8 7 0 4 1 4
Change since
6 November 2019
0
67
42
13
11
2
0
5
0
0
23
Seats total as of 6 November 2019
650 298 244 35 19 10 7 5 4 1 27
Change since GE17* as of 6 November 2019
0
20
16
0
6
0
0
5
0
0
26
Seats in England
533
345
179
N/A
7
N/A
N/A
0
N/A
1
1
Seats in Scotland
59
6
1
48
4
N/A
N/A
0
N/A
0
0
Seats in Wales
40
14
22
N/A
0
N/A
N/A
0
4
0
0
Seats in Northern Ireland
18
0
N/A
N/A
N/A
8
7
N/A
N/A
0
3
% of women MPs per party/group as of 6 November 2019
32
20
47
34
47
10
43
60
25
100
24

Constituencies that were guaranteed a new MP at this election

CON
LAB
LDT
IND.
  • Aberconwy REGAINED
  • Aberdeen South LOST
  • Arundel & South Downs HELD
  • Ashfield GAINED
  • Aylesbury HELD
  • Ayr, Carrick & Cumnock LOST
  • Barrow and Furness GAINED
  • Bassetlaw GAINED
  • Bedfordshire North East HELD
  • Blyth Valley GAINED
  • Bosworth HELD
  • Broadland HELD
  • Burton HELD
  • Cambridgeshire South REGAINED
  • Derbyshire Dales HELD
  • Devizes HELD
  • Devon East HELD
  • Devon North HELD
  • Dorset West REGAINED
  • Dover REGAINED
  • Dudley North GAINED
  • Grantham and Stamford REGAINED
  • Hastings and Rye REGAINED
  • Hertford & Stortford REGAINED
  • London and Westminster (Cities of) HELD
  • Loughborough HELD
  • Meon Valley HELD
  • Meriden HELD
  • Milton Keynes North HELD
  • Montgomeryshire HELD
  • Newbury REGAINED
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme GAINED
  • Norfolk North GAINED
  • Norfolk North West HELD
  • Orpington REGAINED
  • Penrith and the Border REGAINED
  • Ribble South HELD
  • Rother Valley GAINED
  • Ruislip, Northwood & Pinner HELD
  • Rushcliffe REGAINED
  • Rutland & Melton HELD
  • Sevenoaks HELD
  • Stafford HELD
  • Stourbridge REGAINED
  • Sussex (Mid) REGAINED
  • Truro & Falmouth HELD
  • Wantage REGAINED
  • Watford REGAINED
  • West Bromwich East LOST
  • West Bromwich West LOST
  • Wrexham LOST
  • Ynys Môn LOST
  • Ashfield LOST
  • Bassetlaw LOST
  • Blyth Valley LOST
  • City of Durham HELD
  • Coventry North West HELD
  • Coventry South HELD
  • Cynon Valley HELD
  • Ealing North HELD
  • Enfield North HELD
  • Erith and Thamesmead HELD
  • Jarrow HELD
  • Leicester East HELD
  • Liverpool Riverside HELD
  • Liverpool West Derby HELD
  • Luton North REGAINED
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme LOST
  • Pontypridd HELD
  • Poplar and Limehouse HELD
  • Putney GAINED
  • Rother Valley LOST
  • Sheffield Hallam REGAINED
  • Stockport REGAINED
  • Vauxhall HELD
  • Warrington North HELD
  • West Bromwich East LOST
  • West Bromwich West LOST
  • Wrexham LOST
  • Ynys Môn LOST
  • Twickenham HELD
  • North Down LOST
  • Putney LOST
* The MP of this constituency had previously won it for the indicated party

Big figures

77+
MPs that were elected or re-elected in 2017 are not standing at this General Election (Source: The Guardian)
35
MPs resigned, were suspended or expelled from their party or defected to another party since the 2017 General Election
70.3
is the percentage of the population that were registered to vote in the last General Election (with the potential electorate being approximately 80% of the population)
167
Seats that are marginals with 10% or less of the vote separating the winning candidate and the runner-up at the last General Election or subsequent by-election
62
Seats the Conservative party currently hold with a majority of less than 10%
47
Seats the Labour party currently hold with a majority of less than 10%

Current status of 650 Parliamentary seats nationwide

Turnout: 67.3% 1.5
365Seats (56.2%) 13.97M Votes / 43.6%
CON
Candidates: 635
HELD: 297
GAINED: 58
LOST: 10
Prime Minister Boris Johnson MP
202(31.1%) 10.27M / 32.1%
LAB
631
140
+1
-61
Jeremy Corbyn MP
11 3.7M / 11.6%
LD
611
4
+3
-4
Jo Swinson MP
48 1.24
SN
59
+14
-1
1 .87
GR
472
0 .64
BX
275
8 .24
DU
17
-2
26*
746
+3
Figures for the number of seats gained and lost per party are based on the 2017 General Election result rather than the parties subsequent totals before the 2019 General Election.
* Figure includes the independent Speaker of the House of Commons.

Status as Parliament was dissolved on 6 November 2019

298Seats (45.8%)
CON
244*(37.4%)
LAB
35
SN
19
LD
10
DU
5
IG
1
GR
26**
OTH.
In addition to numerous by-elections, a unusually large number of suspensions, resignations and defections among MPs resulted in lower quantities of MPs for the two main parties since the 2017 General Election. * Figure includes the seat vacated by John Mann before the election and 50 candidates standing jointly with the Co-Operative Party.
** Figure includes the independent Speaker of the House of Commons.

Top targets per party

Based on the results of the 2017 General Election and subsequent by-elections

Top targets for the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat parties
CON

  1. Oxford West & Abingdon
    Based on achieving less than 0.1% less of the winning vote in 2017
    LDT
  2. Perth & North Perthshire
    Based on achieving less than 0.1% less of the winning vote in 2017
    SNP
  3. Newcastle-under-Lyme
    Based on achieving just 0.1% less of the winning vote in 2017
    LAB
  4. Dudley North
    Based on achieving just 0.1% less of the winning vote in 2017
    IND
  5. Kensington
    Based on achieving just 0.1% less of the winning vote in 2017
    LAB
  6. Crewe & Nantwich
    Based on achieving just 0.1% less of the winning vote in 2017
    LAB
  7. Canterbury
    Based on achieving just 0.3% less of the winning vote in 2017
    LAB
  8. Keighley
    Based on achieving just 0.5% less of the winning vote in 2017
    LAB
  9. Barrow & Furness
    Based on achieving just 0.5% less of the winning vote in 2017
    LAB
  10. Lanark & Hamilton East
    Based on achieving just 0.6% less of the winning vote in 2017
    SNP

Top targets for the Labour party
LAB

  1. Southampton Itchen
    Based on achieving less than 0.1% less of the winning vote in 2017
    CON
  2. Inverclyde
    Based on achieving less than 0.1% less of the winning vote in 2017
    SNP
  3. Glasgow South West
    Based on achieving just 0.2% less of the winning vote in 2017
    SNP
  4. Arfon
    Based on achieving just 0.3% less of the winning vote in 2017
    PCU
  5. Airdrie & Shotts
    Based on achieving just 0.5% less of the winning vote in 2017
    CON
  6. Lanark & Hamilton East
    Based on achieving just 0.5% less of the winning vote in 2017
    SNP
  7. Chipping Barnet
    Based on achieving just 0.6% less of the winning vote in 2017
    CON
  8. Motherwell & Wishaw
    Based on achieving just 0.7% less of the winning vote in 2017
    CON
  9. Hastings & Rye
    Based on achieving just 0.7% less of the winning vote in 2017
    IND
  10. Pudsey
    Based on achieving just 0.7% less of the winning vote in 2017
    CON

Top targets for the Liberal Democrat party
LDT

  1. Fife North East
    Based on achieving less than 0.1% less of the winning vote share in 2017
    SNP
  2. Richmond Park
    Based on achieving just 0.1% less of the winning vote share in 2017
    CON
  3. Ceredigion
    Based on achieving just 0.2% less of the winning vote share in 2017
    PCU
  4. St. Ives
    Based on achieving just 0.6% less of the winning vote share in 2017
    CON
  5. Cheltenham
    Based on achieving just 4.5% less of the winning vote share in 2017
    CON
  6. Devon North
    Based on achieving just 7.8% less of the winning vote share in 2017
    CON
  7. Cheadle
    Based on achieving just 8.3% less of the winning vote share in 2017
    CON
  8. Leeds North West
    Based on achieving just 9.1% less of the winning vote share in 2017
    LAB
  9. Lewes
    Based on achieving just 10.2% less of the winning vote share in 2017
    CON
  10. Wells
    Based on achieving just 12.5% less of the winning vote share in 2017
    CON

Top targets for the Scottish National party
SNP

  1. Stirling
    Based on achieving just 0.3% less of the winning vote in 2017
    CON
  2. Rutherglen & Hamilton West
    Based on achieving just 0.5% less of the winning vote in 2017
    LAB
  3. Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath
    Based on achieving just 0.6% less of the winning vote in 2017
    LAB
  4. Glasgow North East
    Based on achieving just 0.7% less of the winning vote in 2017
    LAB
  5. Midlothian
    Based on achieving just 2% less of the winning vote in 2017
    CON
  6. Coatbridge, Chryston & Bellshill
    Based on achieving just 3.5% less of the winning vote in 2017
    LAB
  7. Gordon
    Based on achieving just 4.8% less of the winning vote in 2017
    CON
  8. Lothian East
    Based on achieving just 5.5% less of the winning vote in 2017
    LAB
  9. Ayr, Carrick & Cumnock
    Based on achieving just 6% less of the winning vote in 2017
    CON
  10. Ochil & South Perthshire
    Based on achieving just 6.2% less of the winning vote in 2017
    CON

Top targets for the Democratic Unionist party
DUP

  1. North Down
    Based on achieving 38.1% of the vote in 2017
    IND
  2. Ulster (Mid)
    Based on achieving 26.9% of the vote in 2017
    SFN
  3. Newry & Armagh
    Based on achieving 24.6% of the vote in 2017
    SFN
  4. Tyrone West
    Based on achieving 23.9% of the vote in 2017
    SFN
  5. South Down
    Based on achieving 17.4% of the vote in 2017
    SFN

Top targets for the party Sinn Féin
SFN

  1. Belfast North
    Based on achieving 41.7% of the vote in 2017
    DUP
  2. Upper Bann
    Based on achieving 27.9% of the vote in 2017
    DUP
  3. Londonderry East
    Based on achieving 26.5% of the vote in 2017
    DUP
  4. Antrim South
    Based on achieving 18.1% of the vote in 2017
    DUP
  5. Antrim East
    Based on achieving 9.3% of the vote in 2017
    DUP

Top targets for the Brexit party
BXP

  1. Peterborough
    Based on achieving 28.9% of the vote in the 2019 by-election
    LAB
  2. Heywood & Middleton
    Based on the UKI party achieving 32.2% of the vote in 2015
    LAB
  3. Rotherham
    Based on the UKI party achieving 30.2% of the vote in 2015
    LAB
  4. Dagenham & Rainham
    Based on the UKI party achieving 29.9% of the vote in 2015
    LAB
  5. Hartlepool
    Based on the UKI party achieving 28% of the vote in 2015
    LAB

Top targets for the party Plaid Cymru
PCU

  1. Blaenau Gwent
    Based on achieving 21.3% of the vote in 2017
    LAB
  2. Rhondda
    Based on achieving 22.3% of the vote in 2017
    LAB
  3. Ynys Môn
    Based on achieving 27.4% of the vote in 2017
    LAB
  4. Llanelli
    Based on achieving 18.2% of the vote in 2017
    LAB
  5. Caerphilly
    Based on achieving 14.4% of the vote in 2017
    LAB

Top targets for the Green party
GRN

  1. Bristol West
    Based on achieving 26.8% of the vote in 2015
    LAB
  2. Isle of Wight
    Based on achieving 17.3% of the vote in 2017
    CON

Considerations in the Conservatives winning a majority

Which seats are the Conservatives closest to winning back from the Liberal Democrats?

  1. Brecon & Radnorshire
    Lost in a 2019 by-election and currently held by a majority of 4.5%, this has been a swing seat between the Liberal Democrats and Conservatives since 1979
    LDT
  2. Carshalton & Wallington
    LDT
  3. Kingston & Surbiton
    LDT
  4. Oxford West & Abingdon
    LDT

Which seats are the Conservatives most likely to win from the Scottish National party?

  1. Argyll & Bute
    Most recently held by Philippa Whitford, having won the seat from Labour in 2010
    SNP
  2. Ayrshire Central
    Most recently held by Brendan O'Hara, having won the seat from the Liberal Democrats in 2010
    SNP

Which seats are the Conservatives most likely to gain or regain from independent MPs?

  1. Aberconwy
    Previously held by former Conservative MP Guto Bebb but this is also a top target for Labour based on recent election results
    IND
  2. Broxtowe
    Most recently held by former Conservative MP Anna Soubry but this is also a top target for Labour based on recent election results
    IGC
  3. Buckingham
    Most recently held by retiring Speaker of the House of Commons Jon Bercow - this seat is highly likely to return to the Conservative party for the first time since Bercow became Speaker in June 2009
    SPK
  4. Derby North
    Most recently held by former Labour MP Chris Williamson so this is also a top target for Labour to regain
    IND
  5. Eastbourne
    Most recently held by former Liberal Democrat turned independent but now retiring MP Stephen Lloyd so this is also a top target for the Liberal Democrats to regain
    IND
  6. Grantham & Stamford
    Most recently held by former Conservative MP Nick Boles
    IND

Which other seats do the Conservatives have a reasonable chance of winning in Wales?

  1. Cardiff North
    Lost to Labour at the last election by 8%
    LAB
  2. Delyn
    Held by Labour since 1992, currently with a majority of 10.8%
    LAB
  3. Bridgend
    Held by Labour since 1987, currently with a majority of 10.9%
    LAB
  4. Clwyd South
    NEVER WON
    Held by Labour since the constituency's creation in 1997, currently with a majority of 11.6%
    LAB
  5. Alyn & Deeside
    NEVER WON
    Held by Labour with a majority of 11.7%
    LAB
  6. Ynys Môn
    Held by Labour since 2001, currently with a majority of 14.1%
    LAB
  7. Newport West
    NEVER WON
    Held by Labour since the constituency's creation in 1983, with a majority of 13% prior to the 2019 by-election
    LAB
  8. Dwyfor Meirionydd
    NEVER WON
    Held by Plaid Cymru since the constituency's creation in 2010, currently with a majority of 16%
    PCU
  9. Newport East
    NEVER WON
    Held by Labour since the constituency's creation in 1983, currently with a majority of 21.7%
    LAB

Which Labour marginals in Wales or northern England which were lost by the Conservatives in 2017 are they most likely to win back?

  1. Crewe & Nantwich
    Current majority: 0.1%
    LAB
  2. Keighley
    Current majority: 0.5%
    LAB
  3. Peterborough
    Current majority: 2% (2019 by-election) / 1.3% (2017 GE)
    LAB
  4. Colne Valley
    Current majority: 1.5%
    LAB
  5. Stockton South
    Current majority: 1.6%
    LAB
  6. Lincoln
    Current majority: 3.2%
    LAB
  7. High Peak
    Current majority: 4.3%
    LAB
  8. Warrington South
    Current majority: 4.1%
    LAB
  9. Vale of Clwyd
    Current majority: 6.1%
    LAB
  10. Gower
    Current majority: 7.2%
    LAB

Which Labour marginals in London and southern England which were lost by the Conservatives in 2017 are they most likely to win back?

  1. Kensington
    Current majority: 0.05%
    LAB
  2. Canterbury
    Current majority: 0.3%
    LAB
  3. Stroud
    Current majority: 1.1%
    LAB
  4. Bedford
    Current majority: 1.6%
    LAB
  5. Ipswich
    Current majority: 1.6%
    LAB
  6. Battersea
    Current majority: 4.4%
    LAB
  7. Reading East
    Current majority: 6.7%
    LAB
  8. Bristol North West
    Current majority: 8.9%
    LAB
  9. Enfield Southgate
    Current majority: 9%
    LAB
  10. Croydon Central
    Current majority: 9.9%
    LAB

Which Labour seats gained since at least 2015 but lost since 2017 are the Conservatives most likely to win?

  1. Ashfield
    LAB
  2. Barrow & Furness
    LAB
  3. Bassetlaw
    LAB
  4. Bishop Auckland
    LAB
  5. Blackpool South
    LAB
  6. Bury South
    LAB
  7. Darlington
    LAB
  8. Dewsbury
    LAB
  9. Dudley North*
    LAB
  10. Gedling
    LAB
  11. Newcastle-under-Lyme
    LAB
  12. Scunthorpe
    LAB
  13. Stoke-on-Trent North
    LAB
  14. Wakefield
    LAB
  15. Wolverhampton South West
    LAB
  16. Workington
    LAB
  17. Wrexham
    LAB

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This page was first published in November 2019 ahead of the 2019 UK General Election to be held on Thursday 12 December 2019. Information on this page may change as a result of any inaccuracies identified. Key sources of data for this page include Parliament.uk, the Electoral Commission, the Office for National Statistics, Wikipedia and the BBC.

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