Peoples, Nations, Events

1979 General Election

1979 General Election

England

C 12,255,514 (47.2%) 306 MP's elected

L 3,878,055 (14.9%) 7 MP's elected

Lab 9,525,280 (36.7%) 203 MP's elected

Com 6,622 (0.0%) 0 MP elected

NF 189,150 (0.7%) 0 MP elected

EP 38,116 (0.2%) 0 MP elected

Wales

C 526,254 (32.2%) 11 MP's elected

L 173,525 (10.6%) 1 MP elected

Lab 795,493 (48.6%) 22 MP's elected

Com 4,310 (0.3%) 0 MP elected

PC 132,544 (8.1%) 2 MP's elected

NF 2,465 (0.1%) 0 MP elected

Scotland

C 916,155 (31.4%) 22 MP's elected

L 262,224 (9.0%) 3 MP's elected

Lab 1,211,455 (41.6%) 44 MP's elected

Com 5,926 (0.2%) 0 MP elected

SNP 504,259 (17.3%) 2 MP's elected

N. Ireland

DUP 70,975 (10.2%) 3 MP's elected

UU 254,578 (36.6%) 5 MP's elected

UUPP 39,856 (5.7%) 1 MP's elected

APNI 82,892 (11.9%) 0 MP elected

IIP 23,086 (3.3%) 0 MP elected

NI Lab 4,411 (0.6%) 0 MP elected

Rep 12,098 (1.7%) 0 MP elected

SDLP 126,325 (18.2%) 1 MP elected

UPNI 8,021 (1.2%) 0 MP elected

Total UK:

C 13,697,923 (43.9%) 339 MP's elected

L 4,313,804 (13.8%) 11 MP's elected

Lab 11,532,218 (36.9%) 269 MP's elected

Com 16,858 (0.1%) 0 MP elected

NF 191,719 (0.6%) 0 MP elected

EP 39,918 (0.1%) 0 MP elected

PC 132,544 (0.4%) 2 MP's elected

SNP 504,259 (1.6%) 2 MP's elected

DUP 70,975 (10.2%) 3 MP's elected

UU 254,578 (36.6%) 5 MP's elected

UUPP 39,856 (5.7%) 1 MP's elected

APNI 82,892 (11.9%) 0 MP elected

IIP 23,086 (3.3%) 0 MP elected

NI Lab 4,411 (0.6%) 0 MP elected

Rep 12,098 (1.7%) 0 MP elected

SDLP 126,325 (18.2%) 1 MP elected

UPNI 8,021 (1.2%) 0 MP elected

C = Conservatives

L = Liberals

Lab = Labour

NF = National Front

Com = Communist Party

EP = Ecology Party

PC = Plaid Cymru

SNP = Scottish National Party

DUP = Democratic Unionist Party

UUPP = United Ulster Unionist Party

APNI = Alliance Party of Northern Ireland

NI Lab = Northern Ireland Labour Party

IIP = Irish Independence Party

Rep = Irish Republican Party

SDLP = Social Democratic and Labour Party

UPNI = Unionist Party of Northern Ireland

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