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Originally Lega Nord (“Northern League”), now Lega per Salvini (“League for Salvini”), was founded on December 4, 1989 by the merger of several regional autonomist movements from northern Italy, with the main political aim of making Italy a federal state. After a first experience with the national government that lasted a few months in 1994, in the 2000s the Lega joined the center-right coalition which gained political leadership in the elections. At the government, Lega contributed to the approval of a restrictive reform of the law regarding immigration and asylum and, in the years in which it expressed the Minister of the Interior, obtained a drastic reduction in illegal immigration thanks to a careful policy of bilateral agreements with the countries of origin of the immigrants, and with rejections at the border.
Vlaams Belang is the party political emanation of the Flemish Movement and defends the demands of that Flemish Movement on the political forum. The party is a Flemish nationalist party, an instrument for a policy of national and cultural identity in Flanders.
Danish People´s Party is a national conservative party founded in 1995.
The party has enjoyed great influence during the last 20 years because of its support to different minority coalition governments of liberal and conservative parties. The party is currently in opposition to the Social Democratic government.
Partij voor de Vrijheid
The Dutch Party for Freedom (PVV) defends the interests of the Netherlands. It advocates an exit from the European Union, as it wants to restore the full sovereignty of the Netherlands. In order to put an end to mass immigration and Islamisation, the Netherlands should take back control of its borders and decide on its own policy regarding immigration and asylum.
The RN delegation in the European Parliament is a member of the Identity and Democracy Group, the fourth group in the Parliament.
It is chaired by Jérôme Rivière, MEP. It is the largest French delegation in the Parliament.
It ensures a collective work of the 23 French MEPs in the European Parliament, collegial decisions and voting discipline. It coordinates the work, studies and actions of the MEPs, thus increasing their efficiency.
The Finns Party was founded in 1995 as a conservative and Eurosceptic alternative to the Finnish mainstream parties. The Finns Party aims to safeguard the Finnish culture and identity, keep strict limits on harmful mass immigration and foster traditional Finnish entrepreneurial spirit.
Svoboda a přímá demokracie
Svoboda a přímá demokracie – Tomio Okamura (SPD) - is parliamentary party established in May 2015. Just after registration in June 2015 SPD attracted 9000 membership applications in the first three months, making the movement one of the largest political organisations in the Czech Republic.
Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs
The freedom, security, peace and welfare of Austria and its people are the guidelines and the benchmarks for our actions as a social, meritocratic and patriotic Austrian political force. Our roots in a rich history and in our traditions are inextricably linked with the responsibility that this creates to play an active role in shaping the future for the coming generations.
Eesti Konservatiivne Rahvaerakond
The Estonian Conservative People’s Party (EKRE) is a national conservative party that is founded on the idea of the continuity of the Republic of Estonia and on the Constitution of the Republic of Estonia, and unites the people who stand for the nation state, the traditional values of society, and democratic principles.
Alternative für Deutschland
Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) was found in 2013.The leitmotif is “Courage to stand up for Germany“. Members have come together as citizens with different background, experience, qualifications and political careers. In spite of our differences, we believe in a common vision, and that the time to stand up and act has arrived. We share a firm conviction that citizens have the right to true political alternatives, not only those presented by the political class. No longer can we remain idle and observe the breaches to justice and the rule of law, the destruction of the constitutional state, and irresponsible political actions, which clash with sound economic principles.