Young People’s Party UK

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Young People’s Party UK
Leader Joe Momberg
Deputy leader Vacant
Founded 2012
Headquarters Essex[1]
Membership  (2014) 20
Ideology Tax Reform,
Equality [2]
Colours Yellow and Black

The Young People’s Party UK is a Georgist political party in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 2012. Its current leader is Joe Momberg, since March 2015. According to its manifesto, it intends to replace many current taxes on the productive economy with a form of Land value tax; to replace the current social security system with a Citizens Income; to leave the EU but remain a member of EFTA; to reform the banks; and to re-introduce low-cost housing.

Electoral history[edit]

In 2012 Dr Rohen Kapur stood for the party at the Corby by-election[4] and Robin Smith stood for the party at the Croydon North by-election.[5] Two candidates stood for it at the 2015 General Election: Mark Wadsworth for the Epping Forest constituency and Dr Rohen Kapur for the Folkestone and Hythe constituency.[6]

General election 2015[edit]

The party had 2 candidates in the 2015 General Election.

Candidate Constituency Votes  %
Dr Rohen Kapur aka Henry Northcott Folkestone and Hythe 72 0.1
Mark Wadsworth Epping Forest 80 0.2
Total 152 0.15