UKIP membership figures taken from Electoral Commission returns and internal election figures.
December 2004: 26,000
December 2005: 19,000
December 2006: 16,000
June 2007: 16,700
December 2007: 15,900
February 2008: 14,861
Source: Basildon Boy via the British Democracy Forum.
Please note that UKIP lost 7000 members in just 12 months! Please also note that at the time of the June 2004 Euro elections membership stood at almost 30,000. In five years membership has dropped by 50%.
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