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UKIP
Ukip
Leader Unown Uzer MP
Deputy Leader Vacant
Founded May 2005 (reformed in November 2009 as Patriotic Conservative Party. Became UKIP again in April 2010)
Membership Classified
Ideology Conservatism
Social conservatism
Traditionalist conservatism
Euroscepticism
Political position Centre Right to Right Wing
Colours      Purple and Yellow
House of Commons
3/50
Website
UKIP
Elections

"When people stand up and talk about the great success that the EU has been, I'm not sure anybody saying it really believes it themselves anymore." - Nigel Farage

The United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP or Ukip) is one of the political parties of the MHoC, currently led by Unown Uzer.

UKIP was generally a decently-sized party outside of The Big Three (Labour, Conservatives, Liberals), competing with the Socialist Party and Greens for fourth-largest.

However, with the turmoil of Brexit and defections to other parties, UKIP's membership and activity is largely in decline, being currently unable to elect a Deputy Leader since Hazzer1998's resignation of the position and defection to the Liberal Party.

UKIP participated in the first TSR General Election in 2005. A relaunch of UKIP took place in 2010 on a change of name by the TSR Patriotic Conservative Party founded a year earlier. Despite initially being the smallest party in terms of both MPs and members, UKIP in recent times has been one the most active party with the highest output of legislation when measured per capita, and when measured as a figure. UKIP members are the most active members in the MHoC with the party maintaining the highest voting record, and helping make gains every year; UKIP now has eight MPs to be the third largest party in the MHoC.


Electoral performance

Election Votes Vote % Rank Seats Change in Seats Outcome of Election
June 2017 12 5.8% 5th
3/50
Decrease 3  ?

Leaders

There have been 9 UKIP Leaders to date with Don Scott being the first one and Unown Uzer being the current one. bun and toronto353 are the only Leaders to have served on two occasions. No UKIP Leader has yet served as Prime Minister.

Leader Took office Left office
Don Scott October 2009 February 2010
abucha3 February 2010 June 2010
bun June 2010 July 2010
ByronicHero July 2010 November 2010
toronto353 November 2010 July 2013
Tactical Nuclear Penguin July 2013 October 2013
toronto353 October 2013 June 2014
bun June 2014 July 2014
adam9317 July 2014 September 2015
Nigel Farage MEP September 2015 May 2016
Unown Uzer May 2016 Incumbent

Deputy Leaders

The position of Deputy Leader was created in October 2009. However, it was abolished in May 2016 and the position is not currently being used.

There were 12 UKIP Deputy Leaders with Seven_Three being the first one and hazzer1998 being the last one. notneb served as Deputy Leader over three separate stints.

Deputy Leaders who also served as Leader at some point are marked with an asterisk.

Deputy Leader Took office Left office
Seven_Three October 2009 February 2010
bun* February 2010 April 2010
Chiggy321 April 2010 May 2010
Don Scott* May 2010 June 2010
lotpp June 2010 November 2010
Life_peer December 2010 October 2013
Afcwimbledon2 October 2013 April 2014
notneb May 2014 June 2014
adam9317* June 2014 July 2014
notneb August 2014 November 2014
Nigel Farage MEP* December 2014 September 2015
Unown Uzer* October 2015 April 2016
notneb April 2016 June 2016
hazzer1998 July 2016 December 2016
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