Wikidata:WikiProject British Politicians/backend

WikiProject British Politicians
Maintenance
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Status checklistEdit

This lists all Parliaments now entered with per-term membership items and full metadata.

UKEdit

The checks
  • Imported - brought in from external source
  • Wikipedia - all MPs in relevant English Wikipedia category are present
  • Constituencies - all constituencies are valid (existed during the relevant period)
  • Parties - party data added
  • Changes - mid-term changes (of party) checked against a list
Term Period Seats Imported WP check Seats Party data Midterm changes Notes Overall status Maintenance queries
Member of the 11th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582546) 1832-34 658 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 12th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582548) 1835-37 658 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 13th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582550) 1837-41 658 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 14th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582553) 1841-47 658 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 15th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582555) 1847-52 656 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 16th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582556) 1852-57 654 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 17th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582557) 1857-59 654 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 18th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582558) 1859-65 654 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 19th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582559) 1865-68 658 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 20th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582560) 1868-74 658 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 21st Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582563) 1874-80 652 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 22nd Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582565) 1880-85 652 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 23rd Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582568) 1885-86 670 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 24th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582570) 1886-92 670 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 25th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582572) 1892-95 670 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 26th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582573) 1895-1900 670 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 27th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582575) 1900-06 670 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 28th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582577) 1906-10 670 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY One case with an ambiguous end date YesY

Member of the 29th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582579) 1910-10 670 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY Two cases with ambiguous end dates YesY

Member of the 30th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582581) 1910-18 670 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY One case with an ambiguous end date YesY

Member of the 31st Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582582) 1918-22 707 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY Five cases with ambiguous end dates YesY

Member of the 32nd Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582584) 1922-23 615 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 33rd Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582585) 1923-24 615 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 34th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582587) 1924-29 615 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY Four unusual cases (three ambiguous end dates, one unclear if seat vacated before dissolution) YesY

Member of the 35th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582588) 1929-31 615 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 36th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582591) 1931-35 615 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 37th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582593) 1935-45 615 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 38th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582597) 1945-50 640 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 39th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582600) 1950-51 625 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 40th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582603) 1951-55 625 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 41st Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582604) 1955-59 630 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 42nd Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582606) 1959-64 630 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 43rd Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582608) 1964-66 630 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 44th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582609) 1966-70 630 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY Need dates for Liberal Nationals; sort defence rebels YesY

Member of the 45th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582612) 1970-74 630 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 46th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582615) 1974-74 635 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 47th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582617) 1974-79 635 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 48th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582619) 1979-83 635 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 49th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582621) 1983-87 650 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 50th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582624) 1987-92 650 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 51st Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q41582627) 1992-97 651 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 52nd Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q36634044) 1997-2001 659 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 53rd Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q35921591) 2001-05 659 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 54th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q35647955) 2005-10 646 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 55th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q35494253) 2010-15 650 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q30524718) 2015-17 650 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 57th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q30524710) 2017-2019 650 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY

Member of the 58th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Q77685926) 2019- 650 YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY Updated as of end 2020 YesY

  • Exact dates of resignations have not been checked against an official list (eg); they may be a day or two out in some cases (eg day it was announced rather than formal date of resignation). Will confirm when matching to specific resignation items.
  • Forms of leaving a party (withdrawn, expelled, "left", etc) may need double-checking for consistency - most currently lumped under "left"

ScotlandEdit

Member of the 1st Scottish Parliament (Q30580541)

YesY All electoral data checked 2017-07-31 YesY P463 removed
Member of the 2nd Scottish Parliament (Q30580542)

YesY All electoral data checked 2017-07-31 YesY P463 removed
Member of the 3rd Scottish Parliament (Q30580544)

YesY All electoral data checked 2017-07-31 YesY P463 removed
Member of the 4th Scottish Parliament (Q30580545)

YesY All electoral data checked 2017-07-31 YesY P463 removed
Member of the 5th Scottish Parliament (Q30580546)

YesY All electoral data checked 2017-07-31 YesY P463 removed

Northern IrelandEdit

Member of the 6th Northern Ireland Assembly (Q37279107)

YesY All electoral data checked 2017-09-25 YesY P463 removed
Member of the 5th Northern Ireland Assembly (Q37279037)

YesY All electoral data checked 2017-09-25 YesY P463 removed
Member of the 4th Northern Ireland Assembly (Q37279086)

YesY All electoral data checked 2017-09-25 YesY P463 removed
Member of the 3rd Northern Ireland Assembly (Q37303713)

Some end causes missing. 2017-09-25 YesY P463 removed
Member of the 2nd Northern Ireland Assembly (Q37303721)

Some end causes missing. 2017-09-25 YesY P463 removed
Member of the 1st Northern Ireland Assembly (Q37303731)

YesY All electoral data checked. 2017-09-25 YesY P463 removed

WalesEdit

Member of the 5th National Assembly for Wales (Q42310659)

YesY All electoral data checked. 2017-11-12 YesY P463 removed
Member of the 4th National Assembly for Wales (Q42310652)

YesY All electoral data checked. 2017-11-12 YesY P463 removed
Member of the 3rd National Assembly for Wales (Q42310648)

YesY All electoral data checked. 2017-11-12 YesY P463 removed
Member of the 2nd National Assembly for Wales (Q42310642)

YesY All electoral data checked. 2017-11-12 YesY P463 removed
Member of the 1st National Assembly for Wales (Q42310633)

YesY All electoral data checked. 2017-11-12 YesY P463 removed


Known problem casesEdit

Where possible, these have been assigned to a month; this will show up in most queries as happening on the first of the month, which is not perfect but will work reasonably well for most modelling purposes and not be out by more than a few weeks.

Being transferred to Wikidata:WikiProject British Politicians/Notes and issues

1847-52 Parliament
1857-59 Parliament
1868-72 Parliament
  • John Aldridge (Q26250395) & Robert Henry Hurst (Q7345432) were both returned at the election for the single-member seat of Horsham; Aldridge later withdrew his claim. This currently is modelled as both being returned at the election and Aldridge having his election overturned on petition.
1874-80 Parliament

History of Parliament importEdit

Volume 1386-1421 1509-1558 1558-1603 1604-1629 1660-1690 1690-1715 1715-1754 1754-1790 1790-1820 1820-1832
Initial import  Y  Y  Y partial (to 1640) partial (to 1640) very partial (to 1640) - - - -
Import completeness check  Y  Y  Y
Edge cases identified  Y  Y  Y
Edge cases corrected  Y
Errors logged  Y
All validated!  Y
Constituency count check  Y


Known issuesEdit

1386-1421
1509-1558
1509-1558 & 1558-1603 crossmatch issues
1558-1603
1790-1820
1820-1832
  • Gibbs Antrobus (Q17180507) was returned for Plympton at the 1830 and 1831 general elections, but these terms are not indexed. Entered as serving those terms.

Useful linksEdit

Properties for parliamentary termsEdit

Items for parliamentary terms should use:

instance of (P31) : parliamentary term in the United Kingdom (Q21094819), parliamentary term in the Kingdom of Great Britain (Q21095053) etc
follows (P155)
followed by (P156)
start time (P580)
end time (P582)
elected in (P2715): relevant general election

Open questions to resolveEdit

  • Should we include electoral data, such as seat majorities? How?
  • How should we handle the 1653-1659 Commonwealth/Protectorate parliaments?

Maintenance queriesEdit

History of ParliamentEdit
Volume 1386-1421 1509-1558 1558-1603 1604-1629 1660-1690 1690-1715 1715-1754 1754-1790 1790-1820 1820-1832
WP articles by category without the correct HoP volume - [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]
Died too early [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17] [18] [19]