Parliament of the United Kingdom/Catalogs/Political parties

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House of Commons

State of the major parties in the House of Commons

State of the parties as of March 2017

Source: [1].
Party or group Seats
Conservative 357
Labour 198
SNP 44
Liberal Democrat 14
Sinn Féin[1] 7
Plaid Cymru 3
Social Democratic and Labour Party 2
Alba Party 2
Green 1
Alliance Party 1
Independent 12
Speaker[2] 1
Vacant[3] 0
Total 650
Government working majority 71[4]


  1. Sinn Féin contests UK general elections but does not take the seats; therefore, its MPs do not vote or speak in the House of Commons.
  2. Does not vote except to break a tie; the Speaker is not a member of any party.
  3. Seats awaiting the election of a new MP in a by-election or general election.
  4. Does not include the Speaker and Speaker's Deputies (who do not usually vote) or Sinn Féin (which does not take the seats).