2015 United Kingdom (UK) general election: net seat losses/gains, by party

This statistic shows the net seat losses/gains after the general election in the United Kingdom (UK) on May 7, 2015. Please note that only parties with a net loss or gain are included in this chart - the Green Party, for example, is not present as they had one seat before the election and held onto that same seat on May 7. The biggest losses were seen in the Liberal Democrat Party. With 49 seats lost this net change was almost as great in magnitude as the SNP's sweeping gains in Scotland.

Net seat losses/gains in the United Kingdom (UK) general election in May 2015, by party*

Net seat loss/gain
Scottish National Party50
Conservative24
Ulster Unionist Party2
UKIP1
Alliance Party-1
Sinn Fein-1
Labour-26
Liberal Democrat-49
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Source

Release date

2015

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 7, 2015

Supplementary notes

* Parties are only included which had a net loss or gain in seats. A seat 'gained' is a seat which the party didn't have prior to the general election but now have an MP elected into said seat. A seat 'lost' is one which was held before the election but gained by another party or politician in the latest election.

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