Presentation coverage of UK General Elections.

UK General Election 1979

UK General Election 1979

The United Kingdom general election of 1979 was held on 3 May 1979 to elect 635 members to the British House of Commons.
UK General Election 1983

UK General Election 1983

The 1983 United Kingdom general election was held on 9 June 1983. It gave the Conservative Party under Margaret Thatcher the most decisive election victory since that of Labour in 1945.
UK General Election 1987

UK General Election 1987

The UK General Election in 1987 was held on 11 June, and resulted in a third successive victory for the Conservative party, returning Margaret Thatcher as Prime Minister for a third term.
UK General Election 1992

UK General Election 1992

The United Kingdom general election of 1992 was held on 9 April 1992, and was the fourth consecutive victory for the Conservative Party.
UK General Election 1997

UK General Election 1997

Under the leadership of Tony Blair the Labour Party ended its 18 years in opposition, and won the general election with a landslide victory, winning 418 seats, the most seats the party has ever held.

UK General Election 2005

The Labour Party under Tony Blair won its third consecutive victory, but its majority now stood at 66 seats compared to the 160-seat majority it had previously held.

UK General Election: 2010

The Conservative Party, led by David Cameron, won the largest number of votes and seats but still fell twenty seats short. This resulted in a hung parliament where no party was able to command a majority in the House of Commons.

UK General Election: 2015

The 2015 General Election ended with the Conservative Party increasing its MPs and becoming the largest party, with an overall majority of 12.