Pensioners Party (England)

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Pensioners Party was an English political party for pensioners. The leader was Roger Edwards.[1]

They contested two European Parliament elections: in 2004, they stood in the West Midlands,[2] receiving 33,501 votes (2.3%, 0.1% behind Respect);[3] they stood in the South West in 2009, campaigning for non means-tested index linked state pensions, immigration control, replacing council tax with a local income tax, and keeping Imperial units and the Pound.[4] They received 37,785 votes (2.4%).[5] They deregsitered as a party in 2013.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Pensioners Party". Register of political parties. Electoral Commission. Retrieved 23 June 2017. 
  2. ^ "European elections: The manifestos". BBC News. 1 June 2004. Retrieved 18 February 2010. 
  3. ^ Dale, Paul (15 June 2004). "Region's first UKIP MEP vows to fight corruption". Birmingham Post. Retrieved 18 February 2010. 
  4. ^ "At-a-glance: Party-by-party guide". BBC News. 4 June 2009. Retrieved 18 February 2010. 
  5. ^ "European Election 2009: South West". BBC News. 8 June 2009. Retrieved 18 February 2010.