List of political parties in Wales
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Parties represented in the National Assembly for WalesEdit
Parties represented in the National Assembly for Wales (in order of number of representatives):
- Welsh Labour - Centre-left, Social democratic, Democratic socialist, Unionist- (29) AMs
- Welsh Conservatives - Centre-right, Conservative, Unionist - (11) AMs
- Plaid Cymru - Centre-left to left-wing, Nationalist, Democratic socialist, Social democratic, Pro-independence - (10) AMs
- Brexit Party - Single-issue, Eurosceptic - (4) AMs
- UK Independence Party - Right-wing to far-right, Eurosceptic, Right-wing populist, Unionist - (2) AMs
- Welsh Liberal Democrats - Centre, Liberal, Social liberal, federalist - (1) AM
- Abolish the Welsh Assembly Party - a single issue party that wants to abolish the Welsh Assembly.
- Cymru Annibynnol - in favour of Welsh independence.
- Cymru Rydd - Welsh republican party.
- Cymru Sovereign - a party that seeks both Welsh independence and Wales being outside the European Union.
- Heath and Birchgrove Independents - county councillor elected in Heath, Cardiff
- Ein Gwlad (Our Nation) - a pro independece party launched in November 2018.
- Plaid Rhyddfrydol i Gymru - Liberal Party in Wales.
- Llais Gwynedd - Gwynedd Regionalist party.
- Llantwit First Independents - standing in Llantwit Major. Governed the Vale of Glamorgan Council in coalition with Labour from 2012 to 2017.
- Newport Independents Party, formed in 2017.
- Pirate Party UK
- Socialist Party Wales
- The Cynon Valley Party
- Wales Green Party
- Welsh Christian Party
- Women's Equality Party
- Balchder Cymru - amalgamated into Mudiad Rhyddhad Cymru and reformed as a political pressure group in 2006.
- Blaenau Gwent People's Voice Group - party set-up in Blaenau Gwent. Its leader, Dai Davies, announced he was retiring from politics and the party would be disbanded.
- Communist Party of South Wales and the West of England - disbanded in the 1920s.
- Cymru Goch - evolved into Forward Wales.
- Forward Wales - Disbanded in 2010.
- John Marek Independent Party - (2003), evolved into Forward Wales.
- Putting Llanelli First - registered 2011, deregistered 2016.
- Respect-The Unity Coalition - Dissolved in 2016.
- South Wales Socialist Society - amalgamated with the Communist Party of Great Britain in the 1920s.
- Welsh Republican Movement - most members either returned to Plaid Cymru or joined the Labour Party.
- Welsh Socialist Alliance - currently inactive.
- Welsh Socialist Republican Movement - fell apart after its members were arrested by police for conspiracy to plant bombs.
- Heath and Birchgrove Independents, The Electoral Commission. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
- "New Welsh independence party launches with a swipe at system 'that's exploited Wales for so long'". North Wales Live. 2 November 2018. Retrieved 19 May 2019.
- People First - Gwerin Gyntaf (De-registered 03/11/16), The Electoral Commission. Retrieved 2018-09-23.