By-elections

All Standard Notes
4 Documents
DateDescription
14.02.2014By-elections since 2010 General Election
This note sets out results of by elections since the 2010 General Election. It will be updated as by-elections occur.
19.07.2013By-election timetables
This Note gives details of model timetables for by-elections.
29.02.2012Recess Elections Act 1975
The Note explains the provisions of the Recess Elections Act 1975 which allows a writ for a by-election to be moved during a prorogation of Parliament or adjournment of the House.
17.11.2009By elections since 2005
This note sets out results of by elections since the 2005 General Election.
All Research Papers
10 Documents
DateDescription
07.08.2012UK Election Statistics: 1918-2012
This paper presents an overview of results from UK elections since 1918, including elections to the House of Commons, the European Parliament, devolved bodies and local government.
04.08.2010By-elections 2005 - 2010
This research paper provides the results of the 14 by-elections held during the 2005-10 Parliament.
13.05.2009Election timetables
01.02.2008Election Statistics: UK 1918-2007
This paper has been superseded by Research Paper 12/43, UK Election Statistics: 1918-2012.
22.03.2007Election timetables
Election timetables. House of Commons Library Research Paper 07/31.
11.05.2005By-election results 2001-05
By-election results 2001-05. House of Commons Library Research Paper 05/34
28.07.2004UK election statistics 1918-2004
This paper has been superseded by Research Paper 12/43, UK Election Statistics: 1918-2012.
04.05.2004Election Timetables
This Research Paper sets out the model timetables for Parliamentary general elections and by-elections, together with some illustrative timetables for some possible general election dates. Model local election timetables are also included, together with the timetable for 10 June 2004.
01.07.2003UK election statistics 1945-2003
This paper has been superseded by Research Paper 12/43, UK Election Statistics: 1918-2012.
29.03.2001By-elections results 1997-2000
By-election results 1997-2000. House of Commons Research Paper 01/36. (Updates and replaces Research Paper 99/95).