1959 United Kingdom general election
All 630 seats in the House of Commons
316 seats needed for a majority
Colours showing the winning party
Seats in the House of Commons after the election
The 1959 United Kingdom general election happened on 8 October 1959. The Conservative Party led by Harold Macmillan won. They had also won the two last general elections before this. The Conservatives won more seats than they did in the last general election. This meant they got a bigger majority. The Labour Party lost 19 seats.