The Self-Government Party
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Sjálvstýrisflokkurin (known in English as, variously, the Self-Government Party and the Home Rule Party) is a liberal and Autonomist political party in the Faroe Islands. It is currently led by Jógvan Skorheim.
Sjálvstýrisflokkurin traditionally supported greater autonomy for the Faroes within the Kingdom of Denmark, but in 1998 it agreed, as part of a coalition deal with Tjóðveldi and Fólkaflokkurin, to support national independence for the Faroes.
Current members of the Faroese parliament
Presidents of the Self-Government Party
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- Christina Bergqvist (1 January 1999). Equal Democracies?: Gender and Politics in the Nordic Countries. Nordic Council of Ministers. pp. 318–. ISBN 978-82-00-12799-4.
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- in.fo - Jógvan Skorheim formaður í Sjálvstýrisflokkinum
- Kringvarp.fo, Results from the political elections 2011 and 2008
- Sjálvstýrisflokkurin official site
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