Progress Party (Norway)

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Progress Party

Fremskrittspartiet
AbbreviationFrP
LeaderSylvi Listhaug
Deputy LeaderKetil Solvik-Olsen
Parliamentary leaderHans Andreas Limi
FounderAnders Lange
Founded8 April 1973
HeadquartersKarl Johans gate 25 0159 Oslo
NewspaperFremskritt
Youth wingProgress Party's Youth
Membership (2019)Decrease 15,603[1]
Ideology
Political positionRight-wing
Colours     Dark blue
Storting
26 / 169
County Councils[2]
83 / 728
Municipal councils[3]
889 / 10,781
Sami Parliament[4]
1 / 39
Website
www.frp.no

^ a: FrP is considered the most moderate of parties associated with right-wing populism, so this characterization has sometimes been disputed.

The Progress Party, commonly shortened as FrP, is a right-wing political party in Norway.[5][6][7] The party is classical-liberal[8] or libertarian.[9]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Hvert fjerde Frp-medlem meldte seg inn på grunn av Sylvi Listhaug" (in Norwegian). Jan 2020. Archived from the original on 2020-03-25. Retrieved 2021-09-14.
  2. "Valg 2011: Landsoversikt per parti" (in Norwegian). Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Retrieved 18 September 2011.
  3. "Framstegspartiet". Valg 2011 (in Norwegian). Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 18 September 2011.
  4. "Landsoversikt per liste". valgresultat.no. Archived from the original on January 22, 2018. Retrieved October 20, 2020.
  5. Alberto Nardelli and George Arnett (19 June 2015). "Why are anti-immigration parties so strong in the Nordic states?". The Guardian. Retrieved 2017-09-11.
  6. Jacob Furedi (26 August 2016). "Burkini ban: Norway's right-wing Progress Party calls for full-body swimsuit to be outlawed". The Independent. Retrieved 2017-09-11.
  7. Stine Jacobsen and Terje Solsvik (14 September 2015). "Norway's anti-immigrant party set for worst election result in 22 years". Reuters. Retrieved 2017-09-11.
  8. "Norwegian Progress Party (FrP) Campaign Stand Editorial Photography - Image of liberal, flag: 59309592". Dreamstime. Retrieved 2021-01-04.
  9. O'Leary, Margaret (2010). Culture and Customs of Norway. United States: Greenwood. pp. 18. ISBN 978-0313362484.