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Party or group Seats
Conservative 298[1]
Labour 242 or 243[2]
SNP 35
Liberal Democrat 20
DUP 10
Sinn Féin[3] 7
Independent Group for Change[4] 5
Plaid Cymru 4
Green 1
Independent 24 or 25[5]
Speaker[6] 1
Vacant[7] 2
Total 650
Government working majority 0[8]
  1. One Conservative MP acts as a Deputy Speaker, so does not vote.
  2. One Labour MP acts as Deputy Speakers, so does not vote. One Labour MP has been suspended from the Commons, so cannot vote; it is not clear whether he has been suspended from the Parliamentary party too
  3. Sinn Féin contests UK general elections but does not take the seats; therefore, its MPs do not vote or speak in the House of Commons.
  4. Formed during the lifetime of this Parliament by defectors from other parties.
  5. Only one of these was elected as an independent; the others have resigned or been expelled or suspended from their parties. See also note on Labour above.
  6. Does not vote except to break a tie; the Speaker is not a member of any party.
  7. Seats awaiting the election of a new MP in a by-election or general election.
  8. Does not include the Speaker and Speaker's Deputies (who do not usually vote) or Sinn Féin (which does not take the seats).