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Last Updated: Thursday, 8 September 2005, 11:10 GMT 12:10 UK
BLAIR WINS HISTORIC THIRD TERM - MAJORITY OF 66

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AT-A-GLANCE

324 seats needed to win

LAB
LAB 356
CON
CON 198
LD
LD 62

NATIONAL SWING

3.0%
from LAB to CON

LOCAL ELECTIONS

Share of voters who backed winning party, 1951-2005: 1951 CON 39.6%; 1955 CON 38.2%; 1959 CON 38.9%; 1964 LAB 34.0%; 1966 LAB 36.4%; 1970 CON 33.4%; 1974 (Feb) LAB 29.3%; 1974 (Oct) LAB 28.6%; 1979 CON 33.3%; 1983 CON 30.8%; 1987 CON 31.9%; 1992 CON 32.6%; 1997 LAB 30.8%; 2001 LAB 24.2%; 2005 LAB 21.6%.

TURNOUT
Turnout bar chart: UK 61.3%, +2.0%; East Mids 62.8%, +2.0%; Eastern 63.6%, +1.9%; London 58.2%, +2.9%; North East 57.2%, +0.8%; North West 57.1%, +1.2%; N Ireland 62.5%, -5.5%; Scotland 60.6%, +2.7%; South East 64.3%, +2.7%; Wales 62.4%, +1.8%; W Mids 61.4%, +2.8%; Yorks & Humber 58.7%, +1.9%.
UK SHARE OF THE VOTE

RESULTS BY NATION & REGION
Complete UK breakdown
 
UK SCOREBOARD
Party Seats + - Net
LAB 356 0 47 -47
CON 198 36 3 +33
LD 62 16 5 +11
DUP 9 4 0 +4
SNP 6 2 0 +2
SF 5 1 0 +1
PC 3 0 1 -1
SDLP 3 1 1 0
IKHH 1 0 0 0
UUP 1 0 5 -5
Others 2 2 0 +2


Pie chart of BBC exit poll published 2200 BST polling day, 5 May: Lab 37%; Con 33%; Lib Dem 22%; Oth 8%. Source: NOP/ MORI.