The 1964 general election saw the return of the Labour Party into power after effectively spending the 1950’s in opposition after losing the 1951, 1955 and 1959 general elections.

 

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The Home Front 1914 to 1918

England                                                      

 

C                     10,106,028      (44.1%)       262 MP’s elected

L                     2,775,752         (12.1%)       3 MP’s elected

Lab                 9,982,360         (43.5%)       246 MP’s elected

 

Wales

 

C                     425,022            (29.4%)       6 MP’s elected

L                     106,114            (7.3%)          2 MP’s elected

Lab                 837,022            (57.8%)       28 MP’s elected

PC                  9,377                (4.8%)          0 MP elected

 

Scotland

 

C                     1,069,695         (40.6%)       24 MP’s elected

L                     200,063            (7.6%)          4 MP elected

Lab                 1,283,667         (48.7%)       43 MP’s elected

SNP               64,044              (2.4%)          0 MP elected

 

  1. Ireland

 

C                     401,897            (63.0%)       12 MP’s elected

L                     17,354              (2.7%)          0 MP elected

Lab                 102,759            (16.1%)       0 MP elected

Rep                101,628            (15.9%)       0 MP elected

Rep LP          14,678              (2.3%)          0 MP elected

 

 

 

Total UK

 

C                    12,002,642    (43.4%)          304 MP’s elected

L                     3,099,283      (11.2%)          9 MP’s elected

Lab                 12,205,808    (44.1%)          317 MP’s elected

PC                  69,507           (0.2%)            0 MP elected

SNP               64,044           (0.2%)            0 MP elected

Rep                101,628         (0.4%)            0 MP elected

Rep LP          14,678           (0.1%)            0 Ms elected

 

C = Conservatives

 

L = Liberals

 

Lab = Labour

 

PC = Plaid Cymru

 

SNP = Scottish National Party

 

Rep = Irish Republicans

 

Rep LP = Republican Labour Party

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