United Kingdom general election, 2001

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Tony Blair
Labour Party Leader
William Hague
Conservative Party Leader
Charles Kennedy
Liberal Democrat Leader

The United Kingdom general election, 2001 was held on Thursday 7 June 2001 to elect 659 members to the British House of Commons.

Results[change | change source]

It was called "the quiet landslide" by the media, as the Labour Party was re-elected with another landslide result and only suffered a net loss of 5 seats, with lower turnout of 59.4%, compared to 71.3% in the previous election. Tony Blair went on to become the first Labour Prime Minister to serve a second full term in as Prime Minister.

Results chart[change | change source]

413 166 52 28
Labour Conservative Liberal Democrat Other