About Us

The UKIP Skipton & Ripon branch covers the constituency of Skipton & Ripon, an area that is served by two district councils, Craven District Council and Harrogate Borough Council and one MP.

If you live in Bentham, Cowling, Grassington, Masham, Pateley Bridge, Ripon, Settle, Skipton or any of the various settlements in-between, then you are with UKIP Skipton & Ripon.  Welcome!


UKIP Skipton & Ripon has fought elections around the constituency at all council levels and came second only to the Conservatives in the Euro elections of 2014.

We  encourage current  members and invite new members to consider putting themselves forward as UKIP council candidates in all the wards of our constituency. Those living in Ripon are represented by Harrogate Council and those in  Skipton by Craven District Council.

We also  seek candidates to stand for Ripon City Council and Skipton Town Council.

Our membership is spread across the constituency and regularly meets at two locations, one in Skipton and one in Ripon to ensure all members have the chance to meet and hear what is going on in within the branch, region and nationally.

The branch is linked to UKIP North Yorkshire County which includes 7 local constituencies and then UKIP Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire Region which has some 53 constituencies.  We work together to promote UKIP’s message and promote electoral success.

UKIP Yorkshire and N Lincs  Regional website


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