The UK Community Issues Party
is a minor political party
based in North West Surrey
and South West London
. The party was first registered in 2003, but counts its history starting October 2004.
The party was originally founded as Health and Community Issues Party
, which ran an unsuccessful campaign for the Woking Borough Council
at the 2004 election
, in which Michael Osman, Shane Osman and Caroline Schwark combined for 218 votes, or 1% of the vote.
Even before the 2004 campaign and the party's official formation, however, future party leader Michael Osman ran as an independent in the 2003 Woking Borough Council election
, in the Maybury and Sheerwater ward, losing to incumbent Elizabeth Evans.getSurrey.
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5 August 2003.
The party was renamed in October 2004 as it redefined its scope, encompassing the abolition of tuition fees for university students, reinforcing public law and order, and resisting the move to pass a European Constitution
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It participated in the 2005 general election
, in which it stood candidates in the constituencies of Woking
(Michael Osman, party... Read More