UK Unthirldom Pairty

The UK Unthirldom Pairty (UKIP, Inglis: UK Independence Party, /ˈjuːkɪp/) is a Eurosceptic an richt-weeng populist poleetical pairty in the Unitit Kinrick.

UK Unthirldom Pairty
LeaderGerard Batten
Deputy LeaderMike Hookem
ChairmanTony Mcyintyre
Deputy ChairmanMargot Parker
Foondit3 September 1993[1]
Precedit biAnti-Federalist League
HeidquartersLexdrum House
Newton Abbot, Devon
Youth weengYoung Unthirldom
Membership  (Mey 2015)Decrease 21,000 [2]
Richt-weeng populism[5]
Economic liberalism[4]
Breetish unionism[6]
Poleetical poseetionRicht-weeng[7]
European affiliationAlliance for Direct Democracy in Europe
European Pairlament groupEurope o Freedom an Direct Democracy
Colours         Purpie, yellae
Hoose o Commons
0 / 650
Hoose o Lairds
3 / 780
European Pairlament
17 / 73
Naitional Assembly for Wales
5 / 60
Northren Ireland Assembly
0 / 108
Lunnon Assembly
2 / 25
Local govrenment[8][9]
108 / 20,565
Scots Pairlament
0 / 129
Polis an Crime Commissioners
0 / 40
Directly-electit Mayors
0 / 17


  1. Hunt, Alex (10 October 2014). "UKIP: The story of the UK Independence Party's rise". BBC News. Retrieved 29 October 2014.
  2. Farage, Nigel (UKIP Leader) (15 Mey 2015). Victoria Derbyshire (UKIP Membership update May 2015) (Television programme). London: Victoria Derbyshire on BBC Two via RobinHoodUKIP's channel on YouTube.
  3. Robinson, Chris (13 Julie 2010). Electoral Systems and Voting in the United Kingdom. Edinburgh University Press. p. 203. ISBN 978-0748627509.
  4. a b Wolfram Nordsieck. "Parties and Elections in Europe".
  5. Abedi & Lundberg 2009, p. 72; Jones 2011, p. 245; Dolezal 2012, p. 142; Liebert 2012, p. 123.
  6. Farage, Nigel. "'Ukip offers a new kind of unionism,' claims Ukip's Farage", The Belfast Telegraph, Belfast, 14 September 2015. Retrieved on 19 September 2015.
  7. Tournier-Sol 2015, p. 147.
  8. Keith Edkins (16 Mey 2016). "Local Council Political Compositions". Archived frae the original on 7 Januar 2019. Retrieved 30 Mey 2016.
  9. Thanet District Council. "Find your Councillor and Ward". Retrieved 30 Mey 2016.


Abedi, Amir; Lundberg, Thomas Carl (2009). "Doomed to Failure? UKIP and the Organisational Challenges Facing Right-Wing Populist Anti-Political Establishment Parties". Parliamentary Affairs. 62 (1): 72–87.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
Dolezal, Martin (2012). "Restructuring the European Political Space: The Supply Side of European Electoral Politics". Political Conflict in Western Europe. Hanspeter Kriesi, Edgar Grande, Martin Dolezal, Marc Helbling, Dominic Höglinger, Swen Hutter and Bruno Wüest (eds). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 127–150. ISBN 9781107024380.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
Jones, Owen (2011). Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class. London and New York: Verso. ISBN 978-1844678044.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
Liebert, Ulrike (2012). "Civil Society, Public Sphere and Democracy in the EU". Rethinking Democracy and the European Union. Erik Oddvar Eriksen and John Erik Fossum (eds). Abingdon: Routledge. pp. 112–142. ISBN 978-1136490903.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)