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Weekly Information Bulletin: 23rd June 2001

NUMBER OF SEATS WON BY EACH PARTY AT THE GENERAL ELECTION 7 JUNE 2001

Labour

 

412

Plaid Cymru

(Messrs Llwyd, Price, S Thomas & H Williams)

4

Conservative

 

166

Sinn Fein

(Messrs Adams, Doherty, McGuinness &
Ms Gildernew)*

4

Liberal Democrats

 

52

Social Democratic Labour Party

(Messrs Hume, McGrady & Mallon)

3

Ulster Unionists

(Messrs Beggs, Burnside, Donaldson, Smyth, Trimble & Lady Hermon)

6

Independent

Dr Richard Taylor (Wyre Forest)

1

Ulster Democratic Unionist Party

(Messrs Campbell, Dodds, Paisley, P Robinson & Ms Iris Robinson)

5

The Speaker

(Stands as 'Speaker seeking re-election)

1

Scottish National Party

(Messrs Robertson, Salmond, Weir, Wishart & Mrs Ewing)

5

Total

Government Majority

659

166

STATE OF THE PARTIES IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS AS AT 23 JUNE 2001

Labour

 

411

Plaid Cymru

Messrs Llwyd, Price, S Thomas & H Williams)

4

Conservative

 

164

Sinn Fein

(Messrs Adams, Doherty, McGuinness &

Ms Gildernew)*

4

Liberal Democrats

 

52

Social Democratic Labour Party

(Messrs Hume, Mallon & McGrady)

3

Ulster Unionists

(Messrs Beggs, Burnside, Donaldson, Smyth, Trimble & Lady Hermon)

6

Independent

Dr Richard Taylor (Wyre Forest)

1

Ulster Democratic Unionist Party

(Messrs Campbell, Dodds, Paisley, P Robinson & Ms Iris Robinson)

5

The Speaker and 3 Deputies

(Sir Alan Haselhurst, CWM; Mrs Sylvia Heal, 1st DCWM; Michael Lord, 2nd DCWM)

4

Scottish National Party

(Messrs Robertson, Salmond, Weir, Wishart & Mrs Ewing)

5

Total

Government Majority

659

167

The total number of women MPs is 118

(Lab 95; Con 14; LDem 5; DU 1; SF 1; SNP 1; UU 1

* have not taken their seats

† Do not normally vote

CWM: Chairman of Ways and Means

1st DCWM: 1st Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means

2nd DCWM: 2nd Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means

 
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