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 accepts the ruling by the ECJ, but it further demonstrates the need for the UK to rejoin the EU.
Volt UK calls on the British Government and the EU to do more to encourage all EU member states to safeguard voting rights for British nationals.
Volt UK and Volt Ireland are deeply concerned about the current state of political deadlock in Northern Ireland.
Volt is calling upon the DUP and the British Conservative Party to end their attempts to block the restoration of the Stormont institutions – and accept the NI Protocol. A clear majority of the MLAs elected in the NI Assembly elections on 5th May 2022 are in favour of the NI Protocol. The people of NI now need their elected representatives to get back to work and deal with the urgent issues that affect their lives – such as health, education and the cost of living crisis.
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.
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.