List of political parties in Wales


List of political parties in Wales

Parties represented in the Welsh Assembly

Parties represented in the Welsh assembly (in order of number of representatives):

* Labour - centre-left, Social democratic, Democratic socialist, Unionist - (26)AMs

* Plaid Cymru - centre-left, Social democratic, Democratic socialist, Pro-independence - (15)AMs

* Conservatives - centre-right, Conservative, Liberal conservative, Unionist - (12)AMs

* Liberal Democrats - centre-left, Liberal, Social liberal, Unionist - (6)AMs

Minor parties

* Forward Wales
* Blaenau Gwent People's Voice Group - party set-up in Blaenau Gwent
* Cymru Rydd - Welsh republican party
* Cymru Annibynnol - in favour of Welsh independence
* Llais Gwynedd - Gwynedd Regionalist party
* Wales Green Party
* British National Party - Great Britain-wide party
* Communist Party of Wales
* Socialist Party Wales
* Welsh Christian Party
* United Kingdom Independence Party - Great Britain-wide party

Defunct parties

* Balchder Cymru
* Cymru Goch
* Welsh Republican Movement
* John Marek Independent Party - (2003), evolved into Forward Wales
* South Wales Socialist Society
* Communist Party of South Wales and the West of England

ee also

* Elections in Wales
* Politics of Wales
* Electoral Commission (United Kingdom)


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