UK General Election, 2001:

Party Vote and Lost deposits

1,177 candidates lost their £500 deposits by securing less than 5% of the vosts cast.
PartyNumber of
candidates
Total Votes% of Total Vote
achieved
Vote as % of
electorate
Vote as % of
Total Vote in
seats contested
Number of
lost deposits
Total cost
Alliance Party1028999 0.110% 0.065%6.679%5£2500
(... in N Ireland 3.578%2.435%6.679%)
Anti Corruption1456 0.002% 0.001%1.719%1£500
Asian League1197 0.001% 0.000%0.513%1£500
BNP3347185 0.179% 0.106%3.917%28£14000
(... in Wales2780.020%0.012%0.793%)
Christian Democrat1345 0.001% 0.001%0.890%1£500
Christian People's1479 0.002% 0.001%1.165%1£500
Communist61003 0.004% 0.002%0.543%6£3000
(... in Scotland174 0.008%0.004%0.688%)
(... in Wales3840.028%0.017%0.576%)
Conservative643835724231.696%18.822%32.591%5£2500
(... in N Ireland2422 0.299%0.203%2.201%)
(... in Scotland36055815.584%9.052%15.748%)
(... in Wales28866321.031%12.909%21.031%)
Countryside1265 0.001% 0.001%0.761%1£500
(... in Scotland0.011%0.007%0.761%)
Defend Welfare1220 0.001% 0.000%0.626%1£500
Direct Customer178 0.000% 0.000%0.211%1£500
(... in Wales0.006%0.003%0.211%)
DUP14181999 0.690% 0.410%28.673%0-
(... in N Ireland22.458%15.281%28.673%)
Extinction193 0.000% 0.000%0.180%1£500
Free Party3832 0.003% 0.002%0.682%3£1500
Green145166477 0.631% 0.375%2.747%135£67500
(... in Scotland45510.197%0.114%3.449%)
(... in Wales37530.273%0.168%1.822%)
Grey Party1479 0.002% 0.001%1.095%1£500
Ind13799845 0.379% 0.225%127£63500
(... in N Ireland83791.034%0.704%)
(... in Scotland38250.165%0.096%)
(... in Wales71540.521%0.320%)
Ind Fancy Dress1344 0.001% 0.001%0.769%1£500
Ind Vote 4 Yourself4418 0.002% 0.001%0.267%4£2000
(... in N Ireland0.052%0.035%0.267%)
Isle of Wight11164 0.004% 0.003%1.834%1£500
Jam Wrestling1100 0.000% 0.000%0.357%1£500
John Lilburne1137 0.001% 0.000%0.467%1£500
Justice Party1271 0.001% 0.001%0.686%1£500
Kidderminster Hosp128487 0.108% 0.064%58.063%0-
Labour6401072483540.675%24.154%42.005%0-
(... in Scotland100116743.273%25.134%43.729%*)
(... in Wales66695548.593%29.826%48.593%)
Left Alliance1770 0.003% 0.002%1.936%1£500
Legalise cannabis138677 0.033% 0.020%1.587%13£6500
(... in Scotland9550.041%0.024%1.329%)
Liberal Democrat639481434118.259%10.843%18.892%1£500
(... in Scotland37802716.339%9.490%16.512%)
(... in Wales18943413.802%8.471%13.802%)
Liberal1413685 0.052% 0.031%2.273%13£6500
(... in Scotland3830.017%0.010%1.153%)
Liberated Party1362 0.001% 0.001%0.709%1£500
Lower Excise1391 0.001% 0.001%0.818%1£500
Marxist1221 0.001% 0.000%0.591%1£500
Mebyon Kernow33199 0.012% 0.007%2.149%3£1500
Militant Elvis168 0.000% 0.000%0.156%1£500
Millennium Bean1727 0.003% 0.002%2.408%1£500
(... in Wales0.053%0.033%2.408%)
Muslim41150 0.004% 0.003%0.871%4£2000
National Front52484 0.009% 0.006%1.411%5£2500
New Britain1888 0.003% 0.002%2.308%1£500
NI Unionist21794 0.007% 0.004%2.052%2£1000
(... in N Ireland 0.221%0.151%2.052%)
NI Women12968 0.011% 0.007%7.820%0-
(... in N Ireland0.366%0.249%7.820%)
Pacifist1370 0.001% 0.001%0.773%1£500
Pensioner1453 0.002% 0.001%0.859%1£500
People's Choice1195 0.001% 0.000%0.433%1£500
People's Justice37443 0.028% 0.017%7.867%1£500
Plaid Cymru40195892 0.743% 0.441%14.272%5£2500
(... in Wales14.272%8.760%14.272%)
Pro-Euro Con1454 0.002% 0.001%1.203%1£500
Progressive Democrat1107 0.000% 0.000%0.262%1£500
ProLife379453 0.036% 0.021%0.660%37£18500
(... in Scotland7860.034%0.020%0.910%)
(... in Wales16090.117%0.072%0.666%)
PUP24781 0.018% 0.011%6.393%1£500
(... in N Ireland 0.590%0.401%6.393%)
Raving Loony156660 0.025% 0.015%1.013%15£7500
(... in Scotland4050.018%0.010%1.147%)
Reform 200051418 0.005% 0.003%0.829%5£2500
Reform UK1357 0.001% 0.001%0.904%1£500
Residents/Motorists1460 0.002% 0.001%1.606%1£500
Rock Loony72634 0.010% 0.006%0.941%7£3500
(... in Scotland2110.009%0.005%0.667%)
Scottish Freedom1250 0.001% 0.001%0.842%1£500
(... in Scotland0.011%0.006%0.842%)
Scottish Socialist7272518 0.275% 0.163%3.134%62£31000
(... in Scotland3.134%1.821%3.134%)
Scottish Unionist22728 0.010% 0.006%4.886%1£500
(... in Scotland0.118%0.068%4.886%)
SDLP18169873 0.644% 0.383%20.962%2£1000
(... in N Ireland20.962%14.263%20.962%)
Sinn Fein18175932 0.667% 0.396%21.710%4£2000
(... in N Ireland 21.710%14.772%21.710%)
SNP72464305 1.761% 1.046%20.069%0-
(... in Scotland20.069%11.656%20.069%)
Socialist1357 0.001% 0.001%1.035%1£500
Socialist Alliance9857553 0.218% 0.130%1.616%96£48000
(... in Wales22580.165%0.101%1.112%)
Socialist Alternative21454 0.006% 0.003%2.176%2£1000
Socialist Labour11457289 0.217% 0.129%1.397%113£56500
(... in Scotland31840.138%0.080%0.848%)
(... in Wales28050.204%0.125%1.368%)
Speaker (Lab)116053 0.061% 0.036%66.599%0-
Stuckist1108 0.000% 0.000%0.383%1£500
Tatton1505 0.002% 0.001%1.223%1£500
Third Way1190 0.001% 0.000%0.534%1£500
Truth Party1220 0.001% 0.000%0.553%1£500
UKIP427389300 1.476% 0.877%2.162%421£210500
(... in Scotland32360.140%0.081%0.881%)
(... in Wales125520.915%0.561%1.424%)
UK Pathfinders1295 0.001% 0.001%0.692%1£500
UKUP113509 0.051% 0.030%36.325%0-
(... in N Ireland1.667%1.134%36.325%)
Ulster Third Way1116 0.000% 0.000%0.283%1£500
(... in N Ireland0.014%0.010%0.283%)
Unrepresented154 0.000% 0.000%0.110%1£500
UUP17216839 0.822% 0.488%28.515%0-
(... in N Ireland 26.758%18.206%28.515%)
Wessex Region2233 0.001% 0.001%0.211%2£1000
Workers Party62352 0.009% 0.005%0.913%6£3000
(... in N Ireland 0.290%0.197%0.913%)
Workers Rev6607 0.002% 0.001%0.291%6£3000

Total3,31926,366,992100.000%59.383%1,177£588,500

* The Speaker is a Scottish MP


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