Membership of UK political parties

SN05125

Published 01/05/2018 Amended 01/05/2018

Topics:  Political parties

Summary

As of January 2018, Labour had 552,000 members, compared to 124,000 Conservative members reported in March 2018. As of April 2018, SNP had 118,000, Liberal Democrats 101,000, Green Party 41,000, UKIP 21,000 and Plaid Cymru 8,000 members. Party membership has risen notably since 2013, both in total and as a percentage of the electorate.

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