Pan-Europeanbecause we need to work together to tackle the challenges that we all face.
A movementbecause we are more than just a party looking for power, we collaborate with others and act outside of elections.
Our vision:We want to to see a more open society. We want a better United Kingdom and a better Europe. We are proud to be the Brits working on bringing you innovative solutions to old problems.
Volt UK was the only political party that submitted written evidence in response to the Committee’s Call for Evidence on “Future Governance of the UK”
For the radicalism needed if the UK union is to have a future, Volt UK argues that changes associated with a Federal UK; Electoral Reform; a Citizens’ Assembly; a Written Constitution; and the Reform of Local Government are necessary.
The humorously named ‘Integrated Rail Plan’ was released this week. It’s a sprawling plan to level down the UK’s rail network at the detriment of the environment, the country and people’s futures. It could also destroy the Conservative Party itself.
Scott De Buitléir of Volt Ireland writes on his experience as part of a European generation living on both sides of the Irish border One’s sense of national identity is naturally influenced by one’s physical, family, and community environments. History, education, and current affairs each play an obvious role also, and while every personal experience…
Being a member lets you vote in internal elections and shape the future of our movement.
For example, while our European colleagues figure out the next complex EU treaty, Volt UK could be drilling down on free trade agreements with Europe. At the same time Volt Leeds could be campaigning for local rail infrastructure improvements. Decentralisation is key to progress.
As a Pan-European movement we also learn from each other adopting the best local practices where it suits.
For example the Finnish education system receives lots of praise, Volt Finland might help us to improve education in the UK.
The more we work together and share best practice, the more successful Britain’s societies will become.