Membership of UK political parties

SN05125

Published 01/09/2017 Amended 01/09/2017

Topics:  Political parties

Summary

As of June 2017, Labour had 552,000 members and the Liberal Democrats had 102,000 members as of May 2017. As of August 2017 the SNP had 118,000 members. As of December 2016 the Green Party (England and Wales) had 46,000 and UKIP 34,000. As of December 2013 (latest published figure) the Conservative Party had 149,800 members. Party membership has risen notably since 2013, both in total and as a percentage of the electorate.

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