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Record Index

England's Record Overall
by Leading Governments

 

Governments in italics denote the party with the larger number of seats
 in a coalition government, and therefore, the leading Prime Minister.

Government P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Liberal
William E. Gladstone
3 Dec 1868 - 17 Feb 1874
2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 1 1 2.00 1.00 75.0 +1
 
Conservative
Benjamin Disraeli
20 Feb 1874 - 21 Apr 1880
9 3 1 5 20 29 -9 1 0 2.222 3.222 38.9 -2
 
Liberal
William E. Gladstone
23 Apr 1880 - 9 Jun 1885
14 6 2 6 50 24 -26 2 5 3.571 1.714 50.0 =0
 
Conservative
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil
23 Jun 1885 - 28 Jan 1886
no matches were played during this period
 
Liberal
William E. Gladstone
1 Feb 1886 - 20 Jul 1886
3 2 1 0 10 3 +7 0 0 3.333 1.00 83.3 +2
 
Conservative
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil
25 Jul 1886 - 11 Aug 1892
18 15 1 2 73 17 +56 0 5 4.056 0.944 86.1 +13
 
Liberal
William E. Gladstone
15 Aug 1892 - 2 Mar 1894
3 3 0 0 17 3 +14 0 1 5.667 1.00 100.0 +3
Archibald Primrose
5 Mar 1894 - 22 Jun 1895
5 3 2 0 20 4 +16 0 2 4.00 0.80 80.0 +3
9 6 3 0 39 9 +30 0 3 4.333 1.00 83.3 +6
Match No. 50, 3 March 1894, Ireland 2 England 2, was not played under any Prime Minister in power.
 
Conservative
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil
25 Jun 1895 - 11 Jul 1902
21 14 4 3 69 20 +49 1 10 3.286 0.952 76.2 +11
Arthur Balfour
11 Jul 1902 - 5 Dec 1905
9 6 2 1 18 8 +10 0 3 2.00 0.889 77.8 +5
30 20 6 4 51 28 +23 1 13 1.70 0.933 76.7 +16
 
Liberal
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
5 Dec 1905 - 7 Apr 1908
9 5 3 1 21 7 +14 0 3 2.333 0.778 72.2 +4
H.H. Asquith
7 Apr 1908 - 7 Dec 1916
25 18 3 4 82 25 +57 2 10 3.28 1.00 78.0 +14
D. Lloyd George
7 Dec 1916 - 19 Oct 1922
10 4 3 3 13 12 +1 4 3 1.30 1.20 55.0 +1
45 28 9 8 118 44 +74 6 17 2.622 0.978 72.2 +20
Match No. 130, 21 October 1922, England 2 Ireland 0, was played during the 1922 General Election. Therefore, although Parliament had dissolved, and no Prime Minister was in place, the Liberal Party were still the jurisdictional government in charge.
 
Conservative
A.B. Law
23 Oct 1922 - 20 May 1923
4 2 2 0 14 6 +8 0 0 3.50 1.50 75.0 +2
Stanley Baldwin
23 May 1923 - 16 Jan 1924
3 1 1 1 6 5 +1 0 0 2.00 1.667 50.0 =0
7 3 3 1 20 11 +9 0 0 2.857 1.571 64.3 +2
Match No. 135, 21 May 1923, Sweden 2 England 4, was not played under any Prime Minister in power.
 
Labour
Ramsey Macdonald
22 Jan 1924 - 4 Nov 1924
4 2 1 1 8 5 +3 0 0 2.00 1.25 62.5 +1
Conservative
Stanley Baldwin
4 Nov 1924 - 5 Jun 1929
24 13 3 8 66 39 +27 5 2 2.75 1.626 60.4 +5
 
Labour
Ramsey Macdonald
5 Jun 1929 - 24 Aug 1931
10 6 2 2 32 14 +18 2 4 3.20 1.40 75.0 +4
 
National Labour
Ramsey Macdonald
24 Aug 1931 - 7 Jun 1935
21 14 2 5 53 22 +31 2 8 2.524 1.048 71.4 +9
 
Conservative
Stanley Baldwin
7 Jun 1935 - 28 May 1937
13 7 1 5 40 17 +23 0 4 3.077 1.308 65.4 +2
Neville Chamberlain
28 May 1937 - 10 May 1940
15 10 1 4 46 23 +23 1 5 3.067 1.533 70.0 +6
Winston Churchill
10 May 1940 - 26 Jul 1945
no matches were played during this period
28 17 2 9 86 40 +46 1 9 3.071 1.429 64.3 +8
 
Labour
Clement Attlee
26 Jul 1945 - 26 Oct 1951
40 27 6 7 124 47 +77 5 14 3.10 1.175 75.0 +20
 
Conservative
Sir Winston Churchill
26 Oct 1951 - 7 Apr 1955
28 16 7 5 78 53 +25 2 5 2.786 1.893 69.6 +11
Sir Anthony Eden
7 Apr 1955 - 10 Jan 1957
16 9 4 3 40 18 +22 2 3 2.50 1.125 68.8 +6
Harold Macmillan
10 Jan 1957 - 19 Oct 1963
62 30 17 15 163 90 +73 8 13 2.629 1.452 62.1 +15
Sir Alec Douglas-Home
19 Oct 1963 - 16 Oct 1964
11 7 1 3 35 20 +15 2 1 3.182 1.818 68.2 +4
117 62 29 26 316 181 +135 14 22 2.701 1.547 65.4 +36
 
Labour
Harold Wilson
16 Oct 1964 - 19 Jun 1970
76 48 18 10 150 66 +84 12 43 1.974 0.868 75.0 +38
 
Conservative
Edward Heath
19 Jun 1970 - 4 Mar 1974
29 17 7 5 52 20 +28 6 14 1.793 0.69 70.7 +12
 
Labour
Harold Wilson
4 Mar 1974 - 5 Apr 1976
20 10 8 2 33 15 +18 4 11 1.65 0.75 70.0 +8
James Callaghan
5 Apr 1976 - 4 May 1979
30 16 7 7 50 26 +24 7 12 1.667 0.867 65.0 +9
50 26 15 9 83 41 +42 11 23 1.66 0.82 67.0 +17
 
Conservative
Margaret Thatcher
4 May 1979 - 28 Nov 1990
140 73 40 27 226 92 +134 36 77 1.614 0.657 66.4 +46
John Major
28 Nov 1990 - 2 May 1997
65 32 24 9 104 46 +58 15 33 1.60 0.708 67.7 +23
205 105 64 36 330 138 +192 51 110 1.61 0.673 66.8 +69
 
Labour
Tony Blair
2 May 1997 - 27 June 2007
121 64 35 22 203 95 +108 31 56 1.678 0.785 67.4 +42
Gordon Brown
27 June 2007 - 11 May 2010
29 20 2 7 70 25 +45 4 11 2.414 0.862 72.4 +13
150 84 37 29 273 120 +153 35 67 1.82 0.80 68.3 +55
 
Conservative
David Cameron
11 May 2010 - 13 July 2016
77 45 21 11 144 64 +80 11 36 1.87 0.831 72.1 +34
Theresa May
13 July 2016 - 24 July 2019
36 20 11 7 61 28 +33 8 17 1.694 0.778 70.8 +13
Boris Johnson
24 July 2019 - 6 Sept 2022
39 27 7 5 98 21 +77 7 25 2.513 0.538 78.2 +22
Elizabeth Truss
6 Sept - 25 Oct 2022
2 0 1 1 3 4 -1 1 0 1.50 2.00 25.0 -1
Rishi Sunak
25 Oct 2022 -
5 3 1 1 13 4 +9 1 3 2.60 0.80 70.0 +2
159 95 37 25 319 121 +198 28 81 2.006 0.761 71.4 +70

 Total

1041 595 251 195 2286 1007 +1279 175 431 2.196 0.967 69.2 +400
 

 
England Matches under a Liberal Government
Terms P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
1872-74 2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 1 1 2.00 1.00 75.0 +1
1880-85 14 6 2 6 50 24 -26 2 5 3.571 1.714 50.0 =0
1886 3 2 1 0 10 3 +7 0 0 3.333 1.00 83.3 +2
1882-95 9 6 3 0 39 9 +30 0 3 4.333 1.00 83.3 +6
1905-22 45 28 9 8 118 44 +74 6 17 2.622 0.978 72.2 +20
1872-1922 73 43 16 14 221 82 +139 9 26 3.027 123 69.9 +29

England Matches under a Conservative Government
Terms P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
1874-80 9 3 1 5 20 29 -9 1 0 2.222 3.222 38.9 -2
1885-86 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
1886-92 18 15 1 2 73 17 +56 0 5 4.056 0.944 86.1 +13
1895-1905 30 20 6 4 51 28 +23 1 13 1.70 0.933 76.7 +16
1922-24 7 3 3 1 20 11 +9 0 0 2.857 1.571 64.3 +2
1924-29 24 13 3 8 66 39 +27 5 2 2.75 1.626 60.4 +5
1935-45 28 17 2 9 86 40 +46 1 9 3.071 1.429 64.3 +8
1951-64 117 62 29 26 316 181 +135 14 22 2.701 1.547 65.4 +36
1970-74 29 17 7 5 52 20 +28 6 14 1.793 0.69 70.7 +12
1979-97 205 105 64 36 330 138 +192 51 110 1.61 0.673 66.8 +69
2010-22 159 95 37 25 319 121 +198 28 81 2.006 0.761 71.4 +70
1874-2022 624 348 155 121 1329 623 +706 107 256 2.13 0.998 68.2 +227

England Matches under a Labour Government
Terms P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
1924 4 2 1 1 8 5 +3 0 0 2.00 1.25 62.5 +1
1929-31 10 6 2 2 32 14 +18 2 4 3.20 1.40 75.0 +4
1945-51 40 27 6 7 124 47 +77 5 14 3.10 1.175 75.0 +20
1964-70 76 48 18 10 150 66 +84 12 43 1.974 0.868 75.0 +38
1974-79 50 26 15 9 83 41 +42 11 23 1.66 0.82 67.0 +17
1997-2010 150 84 37 29 273 120 +153 35 67 1.82 0.80 68.3 +55
1924-2010 330 193 79 58 670 293 +377 65 151 2.03 0.888 70.5 +135

England Matches under a National Labour Government
Terms P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
1931-35 21 14 2 5 53 22 +31 2 8 2.524 1.048 71.4 +9
1931-35 21 14 2 5 53 22 +31 2 8 2.524 1.048 71.4 +9

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