1931 General Election

1931 General Election

The 1931 general election saw the first of the national governments in the UK. The national governments Ė also in 1935 Ė were made up of a combination of political parties.

 

                                                                                     

England                                                                     

                                                                                     

C*                              10,453,349 votes (57.8%)      398 MPís elected

L*                               1,007,510 votes   (5.8%)         19 MPís elected

NP*                            100,193 votes      (0.6%)         4 MPís elected

NL*                            632,155 votes      (3.4%)         23 MPís elected

N Lab*                       292,688 votes      (1.5%)         11 MPís elected

                                                                                     

Ind Lib                       31,989 votes       (0.2%)          0 MP elected

Lab                            5,464,425 votes  (30.2%)       29 MPís elected

Comm                       21,452 votes       (0.1%)          0 MP elected

Others                       58,552 votes       (0.3%)          1 MP elected

                                                                                     

Wales                                                                         

                                                                                     

C*                              240,861 votes     (22.1%)        6 MPís elected

L*                               157,472 votes     (14.5%)        4 MPís elected

NL*                            75,717 votes       (7.0%)          4 MPís elected

N Lab*                       24,120 votes       (2.2%)          1 MP elected

                                                                                     

Ind L                           71,539 votes       (6.6%)          4 MPís elected

Lab                            479,547 votes     (44.1%)        16 MPís elected

Comm                       17,754 votes       (1.6%)          0 MP elected

NP                             11,300 votes       (1.0%)          0 MP elected

PC                             1,136 votes         (0.1%)          0 MP elected

Others                       9,100 votes         (0.8%)          0 MP elected

                                                                                     

Scotland                                                                    

                                                                                     

C*                              1,056,768 votes  (49.5%)       48 MPís elected

L*                               205,384 votes     (8.6%)          7 MPís elected

NL*                            101,430 votes     (4.9%)          8 MPís elected

NLab*                        21,803 votes       (1.0%)          1 MP elected

                                                                                     

Lab                            696,248 votes     (32.6%)        7 MPís elected

Comm                       35,618 votes       (1.4%)          0 MP elected

NP                             3,895 votes         (0.2%)          0 MP elected

SNP                           20,954 votes       (1.0%)          0 MP elected

Others                       32,229 votes       (0.8%)          0 MP elected

                                                                                     

Northern Ireland                                                      

                                                                                     

C*                              149,566 votes     (56.1%)        10 MPís elected

 

Lab                            9,410 votes         (5.0%)          0 MP elected

N                                123,053 votes     (38.9%)        2 MPís elected

                                                                                     

Universities                                                              

                                                                                     

C*                              5,381 votes        (18.9%)         8 MPís elected

L*                               2,229 votes        (7.9%)           2 MPís elected

N  Lab*                      2,759 votes        (9.7%)           0 MP elected

                                                                                     

NP                             461 votes           (1.6%)            0 MP elected

PC                             914 votes           (3.2%)            0 MP elected

Others                       16,691 votes      (58.7%)         2 MPís elected

 

 

Total UK

 

                                                                               

C*                     11,905,925 votes  (55.0%)        470 MPís elected

L*                      1,372,595 votes    (6.5%)           32MPís elected

NP*                   100,193 votes       (0.5%)           4 MPís elected

N Lab*              341,370 votes       (1.5%)           13 MPís elected

NL*                   809,302 votes       (3.7%)           35 MPís elected

                                                                               

Total                14,529,385             (67.2%)       554 MPís elected

                                                                               

Ind L                  103,528 votes       (0.5%)           4 MPís elected

Lab                   6,649,630 votes    (30.9%)        52MPís elected

Comm              74,824 votes         (0.3%)           0 MP elected

Nats                  123,053 votes       (0.3%)         2 MPís elected

NP                    36,377 votes         (0.2%)         0 MP elected

PC                    2,050 votes           (0.0%)         0 MP elected

SNP                  20,954 votes         (0.1%)         0 MP elected

Others              116,572 votes       (0.5%)         3 MPís elected

 

* = members of the National Government

 

C = Conservatives

 

L = Liberals

 

Lab = Labour

 

NL = National Liberal

 

N Lab = National Labour

 

NP = National Party

 

Ind L = Independent Liberals

 

PC = Plaid Cymru

 

SNP = Scottish National Party

 

N = Nationalists


MLA Citation/Reference

"1931 General Election". HistoryLearningSite.co.uk. 2006. Web.






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