Lib-dem goes up with Ann Span over in Gravesham Kent england uk. 3rd.
Alliance +1 MP (first) (lib-dem aux Northern Ireland).
Green +1 MP (first) (green party in Brighton Pav'illion eng)
66% electors turn out (2/3).
UKIP X (3%)
BNP X (2%)
Respect-Unity -1 (G.Galloway ; pop&limehouse former mp for bethnal-green&bow) !
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650 seats; 326 to win (~323 functional -5 sinn fein).
No over-all control
SNP Scotland 6
Pliad C wales 3others 19:
DUP 8 (unionist)
Sinn Fein 5 (UK-seat-abstentionist)
SDLP 3 (socialist)
Alliance 1 (lib-dem aux) belfast-east
Indi-uup~ 1 (indi ex-uup over con-links) north-down
outstanding 1 Thrisk & Morton (con) [automatic posponed to 27 May candidate-death ukip]*
Temp coalition pending.
Time for PR?
*The death of UKIP's candidate John Boakes on 22 April triggered the unusual constitutional device of "countermanding", or annulling an election. Thirsk and Malton's Yorkshiremen and women must wait three weeks, until Thursday, 27 May " - guardian.
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