1983 United Kingdom General Election

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1983 United Kingdom general election
<1978May 5, 1983 (1983-05-05)1987>

All 650 seats to the House of Commons
326 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Francis Urquhart Peter Shore Emlyn Hooson
Party Conservative Labour Liberal
Leader's seat New Forrest Stepney Montgomeryshire
Last election 276 325 9
Seats won 353 265 7
Seat change 77 60 2

Prime Minister before election

Peter Shore
Labour

Prime Minister after election

Francis Urquhart
Conservative