The 1895 United Kingdom general election was held between 13 July and 7 August 1895. It was won by the Conservatives led by Lord Salisbury who formed an alliance with the Liberal Unionist Party and had a large majority over the Liberals, led by Lord Rosebery. The Irish Parliamentary Party was split at this time, the majority of its MPs (the "Anti-Parnellites") following John Dillon whilst a rump (the "Parnellites") followed John Redmond.
|1895 United Kingdom general election|
All 670 seats in the House of Commons
336 seats needed for a majority
Colours denote the winning party
|Party||Leader||Stood||Elected||Gained||Unseated||Net||% of total||%||No.||Net %|
|Conservative & Lib. Unionist||Lord Salisbury||588||411||114||17||+97||61.34||49.20||1,759,484||+2.2|
|Irish National Federation||John Dillon||77||70||−2||10.45||2.59||92,556||−2.6|
|Irish National League||John Redmond||26||12||+3||1.79||1.33||47,698||−0.2|
|Ind. Labour Party||Keir Hardie||28||0||0||0||0.96||34,433||N/A|
|Social Democratic Federation||H. M. Hyndman||4||0||0||0||0.09||3,122||+0.1|
The 1895 United Kingdom general election in Ireland took place from 13–29 July 1895. The divide between the anti-Parnellite Irish National Federation and the pro-Parnellite Irish National League continued, and with only minor variation in seats.
In the overall election result, the Conservative–Liberal Unionist coalition beat the Liberal Party government led by the Earl of Rosebery. Lord Salisbury returned as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, having previously served from 1885 to 1886, and again from 1886 to 1892.1895 general election
1895 general election may refer to:
New Brunswick general election, 1895
United Kingdom general election, 1895List of MPs elected in the 1895 United Kingdom general election
This is a list of Members of Parliament (MPs) elected to the 26th Parliament of the United Kingdom at the 1895 general election, held over several days from 13 July to 7 August 1895.
Notable newcomers to the House of Commons included Reginald McKenna and Alfred Lyttelton.List of elections in 1895
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Peruvian presidential election, 1895
Philippine municipal elections, 1895