New IT Infrastructure

With the publication of this blog post, I can gladly announce the transfer of the main website from our previous antiquated infrastructure to our new systems. Hopefully, you should be noticing several speed increases when interacting with the site, and I hope that as we continue to tweak and optimize the new system that further seconds can be shaved off of the website loading time, resulting in a far more user-friendly experience. This new infrastructure looks to save the party over one thousand pounds a year and this means we will be able to continue putting more money into campaigning in order to make a difference in our political sphere.

Pirate Party UK Adopts Security Certificates from Let's Encrypt

Monday, 18 April, 2016 - 12:00

The Pirate Party recognises the importance of Web encryption to protect personal and business information that flow over the Internet. Such data is exchanged more and more frequently, and users often don't even know when it's happening. It's clear at this point that encrypting is something all of us should be doing for our own security and privacy.

Pirate Party Launches New Web Platform

Friday, 28 March, 2014 - 09:30

The Pirate Party has launched a new web platform on

The project took just over a year from specification to launch and was built and will be maintained entirely by volunteers. The site itself has been put together using open source software, and runs on Debian servers in the UK.   

The Pirate Party's previous web presence has been retained for archive purposes at

A Bright New Future for ICT Education in Schools

Wednesday, 11 January, 2012 - 13:00

I'm very pleased with Michael Gove's announcement on scrapping the existing 'Information and Communication Technology' (ICT) curriculum. I think this is a great step forward for young people and technology, and has the potential to increase interest in what is a vital area of skills for British youth.