The dilemmas of a single‐issue party – The UK Independence Party

  title={The dilemmas of a single‐issue party – The UK Independence Party},
  author={Simon McDougall Usherwood},
  pages={255 - 264}
The UK Independence Party (UKIP) has been one of the most successful single‐issue parties in modern British political history. With its central policy of withdrawal from the European Union, UKIP was the third largest party in the 2004 European Parliament elections. However, this article highlights the tensions that exist within the party, in terms of strategy, focus and even its objectives. From its foundation in the early 1990s, the party has been placed in a position equivalent to the Fundi… Expand
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