The Respect Party, the Unity Coalition, is a left wing political party in the United Kingdom. It was started on 25 January 2004 in London. Its name is an acronym standing for Respect, Social equality, Socialism, Peace, Environmentalism, Community, and Trade union. It is often simply called "Respect". The respect party, as a given, tries to put forward policies of respect. Their first member of parliament was George Galloway. He is often represented by the media as the party's leader but he is not. The party does not have a leader.