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Welcome to Pirate Party UK Wiki

Wiki for the Pirate Party of the United Kingdom

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Pirate Party FAQ

What is PPUK?

PPUK is an abbreviation for the Pirate Party of the United Kingdom.

When was the party founded?

The Pirate Party UK was formally registered with the UK's Electoral Commission on 30th July 2009.

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Election Campaigns

Become a Candidate

Check out our Information on standing as a candidate if you wish to support the party by standing as a candidate for your area.

Forthcoming elections

The next planned elections that the party will eligible to stand in are the 2014 European Parliament Elections in June 2014.

The Pirate Party may also contest by-elections, as and when they arise.

Previous elections

The Pirate Party UK stood nine candidates for the 2010 General Election. The party also stood one Candidate for the Local Elections in England and several candidates for the Scottish Parliament Elections during 2011.

Our most recent Elections have been the Local Elections in Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh in which we stood six candidates and the By-Election in Manchester during November 2012 in which we stood one candidate.


The party is governed and legally bound by its constitution. The Board of Governors is responsible for proposing constitutional amendments.

Day to day, the party is run by the National Executive Committee, whose meeting minutes are published on the wiki.

The main offices of the party are:

The Web Team look after the day-to-day running of the website and the technical side of the party.

For a broader summary of the party's administration, see the organisation chart.

Various Pirate Topics

On The Web


Project wiki

We are always in need new contributors and editors to ensure our wiki's content is up to date, relevant, contains accurate information and is grammatically correct. Be bold and make changes and updates to pages wherever you see errors and check out the Dock's to-do list for ways to get more intimately involved with the future of the wiki.


Policy 2012

The following Working Groups are currently working to develop party policy for 2012 and beyond. If you wish to get involved make yourself known to the group leaders. Contact information and an overview is available Here

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