Current state of the parties

Last updated by the House of Commons Information Office on 24 February 2012.

Party Seats
Conservative 305
Labour 254
Liberal Democrat 57
Democratic Unionist 8
Scottish National 6
Sinn Fein 5
Plaid Cymru 3
Social Democratic & Labour 3
Alliance 1
Green 1
Independent 3
Speaker & 3 Deputies* 4
Total number of seats 650
Current working Government Majority** 83

*Speaker: John Bercow. Deputy Speakers: Mr Lindsay Hoyle, Mr Nigel Evans and Dawn Primarolo

**305 Conservative and 57 Liberal Democrat MPs less 279 of all other parties - excludes Speaker, Deputy Speakers and Sinn Fein.


Seats won at the 2010 General Election
 

Party Seats
Conservative 306
Labour 258
Liberal Democrat 57
Democratic Unionist 8
Scottish National 6
Sinn Fein 5
Plaid Cymru 3
Social Democratic & Labour 3
Alliance 1
Green 1
Independent 1
Speaker 1
Total number of seats 650