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National Parliament Composition

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Government

Head of State (Monarch)Charles III (*)
Head of Government (PM)Rishi Sunak (CON~ ECR)
Parties in GovernmentConservative and Unionist Party (CON~ ECR)

Parties

Conservative and Unionist Party (CON)
Leader: Rishi Sunak
Orientation: Conservative
EP Affiliation: ~ ECR (EC/DA)
EU Stance: Opposed to EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 1834-…

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Labour Party (LAB)
Leader: Keir Starmer
Orientation: Centre-left (Poguntke et al., 2020)
EP Affiliation: S&D (PES, PA, SI, SOC)
EU Stance: Neutral towards EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 1900-… (Scarrow, 2014, p. 54)

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Scottish National Party (SNP)
Leader: John Swinney
Orientation: Progressive separatist, centre-left
EP Affiliation: Greens/EFA (EFA, NI-PACE)
EU Stance: Strongly in favour of EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 1934-…

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Liberal Democrats (LDEM)
Leader: Ed Davey
Orientation: Liberal (Poguntke et al., 2020)
EP Affiliation: RE (ALDE Party, LI)
EU Stance: Strongly in favour of EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 1988-…

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Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Leader: Gavin Robinson
Orientation: Right-wing
EP Affiliation: ~NI (history with NI-EP, EC/DA)
EU Stance: Strongly opposed to EU integration
Years active: 1971-…

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Sinn Féin (SF)
We Ourselves
Leader: Mary Lou McDonald
Orientation: Left-wing (Poguntke et al., 2020)
EP Affiliation: LEFT (LEFTUEL)
EU Stance: Neutral towards EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 1905-…

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Plaid Cymru (PC)
Party of Wales
Leader: Llyr Gruffydd (interim)
Orientation: Progressive separatist
EP Affiliation: Greens/EFA (EFA)
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 1925-…

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Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)
Leader: Colum Eastwood
Orientation: Centre-left
EP Affiliation: S&D (PES, SI)
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 1970-…

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Alba Party (ALBA)
Leader: Alex Salmond
Orientation: Regionalist, centre-left
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration
Years active: 2021-…

Workers Party of Britain (WPB)
Leader: George Galloway
Orientation: Left-wing
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: Strongly opposed to EU integration
Years active: 2019-…

Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI)
Leader: Naomi Long
Orientation: Liberal
EP Affiliation: RE (ALDE Party, LI)
EU Stance: Strongly in favour of EU integration
Years active: 1970-…

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Green Party of England and Wales (GPEW)
Leaders: Carla Denyer & Adrian Ramsay
Orientation: Green politics (Poguntke et al., 2020)
EP Affiliation: Greens/EFA (EGP, GG)
EU Stance: Strongly in favour of EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 1990-…

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Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
Leader: Doug Beattie
Orientation: Centre-Right
EP Affiliation: ECR (ECR Party)
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration
Years active: 1905-…

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Scottish Greens (SGP)
Leaders: Patrick Harvie & Lorna Slater
Orientation: Green politics, progressive separatist
EP Affiliation: Greens/EFA (EGP, GG)
EU Stance: Strongly in favour of EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 1990-…

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Traditional Unionist Voice (TUV)
Leader: Jim Allister
Orientation: Right-wing
EP Affiliation: ~NI (history with NI)
EU Stance: Strongly opposed to EU integration
Years active: 2007-…

People Before Profit (PBP)
Leader: Collective Leadership
Orientation: Left-wing
EP Affiliation: LEFT
EEP Affiliation: ~LEFT (history with EACL)
EU Stance: 
Opposed to EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 2005-…

Reform UK (REFORM)
Leader: Nigel Farage
Orientation: Right-wing
EP Affiliation: ~NI (history with NI-EP)
EU Stance: Opposed to EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 2018-…

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Green Party Northern Ireland (Greens NI)
Leaders: Malachai O’Hara
Orientation: Green politics
EP Affiliation: ~ Greens/EFA (operates as regional branch of Green Party in Ireland, which is a member of EGP, GG)
EU Stance: Strongly in favour of EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 1983-…

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Note: The Green Party Northern Ireland operates as a regional branch of the Green Party in Ireland.

Reclaim Party (RECLAIM)
Leader: Laurence Fox
Orientation: Right-wing
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: Opposed to EU integration
Years active: 2020-…

UK Independence Party (UKIP)
Leader: Neil Hamilton
Orientation: Right-wing (Poguntke et al., 2020)
EP Affiliation: ~ ID (history with ID-EP)
EU Stance: Strongly opposed to EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 1993-…

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Women’s Equality Party (WEP)
Leader: Mandu Reid
Orientation: Centre-left
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration
Years active: 2015-…

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