The Christian Party
, also called the Scottish Christian Party
and Welsh Christian Party
, is a minor political organisation in Great Britain
. Its leader is the Reverend George Hargreaves
Operation Christian Vote
The party originated as Operation Christian Vote
, which was founded by Hargreaves in May 2004. It was based in Ilford
. The party contested the 2004 European Elections
in the Scotland
constituency, gaining 1.8% of the popular vote.
Hargreaves was a candidate for Operation Christian Vote in the Birmingham Hodge Hill by-election
, where he received 90 votes, last place in a field of seven candidates, and lost his deposit. In the 2005 general election
, Hargreaves stood in Na h-Eileanan an Iar
, where he placed fourth, ahead of the Conservatives
, and retained his deposit
with 1,048 votes, or 7.6%.
The group was involved in protests, such as at Glasgow
The party became known as the Christian Party at the end of 2005.
The party claims to use the talents of Christians in different callings to legislate against religious, spiritual, moral and social problems in society.
At the time of the Scottish election in 2007, the Scottish Christian Party produced a manifesto including the following:
- a proposed referendum on the reinstitution of the death......