National Press Releases

  • Thursday, 15 June, 2017 - 19:30

    Things are always in a weird way after a General Election here in the UK, and it really goes without saying that this definitely applies right now. But things must go on as normal, and it is with that that I continue, as the Pirate Party UK Nominations Officer, uphold my pirately duties.

    As per the party constitution, it is a requirement that I, on behalf of the party, should announce any vacant Board and NEC positions where an election can take place every 26 weeks. As such, I am happy to report that we are currently seeking the appointment of two Governors to the party's Board....

    Contact Name:
    Jason Winstanley
  • Monday, 5 June, 2017 (All day)

    On Saturday 3rd June an incident took place in which a van travelling at an estimated 50mph along London Bridge collided with pedestrians. Those inside the vehicle subsequently abandoned it and attacked a number of passers-by in nearby Borough Market. Our thoughts go out to all of those affected by this atrocious act.

    We had planned for our social media accounts to respectfully stay silent throughout today. Sadly, we have realised this cannot be the case, after Theresa May released a Facebook post which, whilst condemning the attack, used the events of last night to once again...

    Contact Name:
    Mark Chapman
  • Friday, 2 June, 2017 - 17:45

    Our 2017 snap general election crowdfunder has just gone live. Score yourself some Pirate booty, and help make politics a little bit better at the same time.

    We're polling at record highs and have a record number of candidates standing ready, but we need your help. Sadly, creating a free culture doesn't come cheap! We've already spent over £5,000 in deposits alone to run 10 candidates, and...

    Contact Name:
    David A Elston
  • Tuesday, 23 May, 2017 - 16:30

    Pirate Party UK statement about the terrorist attack late last night in Manchester.

    Police have confirmed 22 deaths and dozens more injured after the terrorist attack which took place in the centre of Manchester.

    The latest and full information from Policing Events in Manchester can be found here.

    Neil Blackburn, Pirate Party UK Manchester Candidate said:

    "Today I woke to the sound of my little boy and shed a tear for those that will never...

    Contact Name:
    Neil Blackburn
  • Monday, 22 May, 2017 - 14:30

    Hot on the heels of news stories about how big money bought influence in the Brexit referendum and how money was channelled into "Psyops" to manipulate the result comes a breaking story about how the Tory Party is attempting to influence what news people see when they search or information about the...

    Contact Name:
    Liam Matthews


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