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25 March 2015

Political parties in the UK Web Archive

As there’s only six weeks to go until the General Election, it might be a good time to look back on the previous elections web sphere, through the 2005 and 2010 General Election websites collected by the UK Web Archive.

Political parties’ websites currently in Parliament

The Conservative party:
The Labour Party:
Liberal democrats:
Green Party:


Scottish parties

Scottish National Party (SNP): Scottish Socialist Party:

Welsh parties

Plaid Cymru - The Party of Wales:

Northern Ireland parties

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP):
Sinn Fein :
Ulster Unionist Party (UUP):
Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP):
Alliance Party of Northern Ireland:


Other parties

Respect Party:
British National Party (BNP):
The Liberal party:
Socialist labour party:


English Democrats:
The Christian party:
Health Concern (Independent Community & Health Concern):
Monster raving loony party:


You can also find former candidacy websites on the UK Web Archive. This might be interesting to check if old promises have been fulfilled. Below are some examples, but you can also try any other candidate by typing his or her name in the quick search box:

David Miliband (2010)
Nick Clegg (2010):
Nigel Farage (2010):
Caroline Lucas (2010):
David Cameron (2005):


 Enjoy !

Clémence Agostini (intern at the BL Web Archiving team from ENSSIB)



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