External data for United Kingdom

Parties in Chapel Hill expert survey series

ID Name English name ParlGov parties
1101 Cons Conservative Party Conservative Party Con
1102 Lab Labour Party Labour Party Lab
1104 LibDems Liberal Democratic Party Liberal Democratic Party Lib
1105 SNP Scottish National Party Scottish National Party SNP
1106 Plaid Plaid Cymru Party of Wales Plaid
1107 Greens Green Party Green Party GP
1108 UKIP United Kingdom Independence Party United Kingdom Independence Party UKIP
1109 BNP British National Party British National Party BNP

Reference

Chapel Hill expert survey series (CHESS): Hooghe, Liesbet et al. 2010. “Reliability and validity of the 2002 and 2006 Chapel Hill expert surveys on party positioning.” European Journal of Political Research 49(5):687–703. Steenbergen, Marco, and Gary Marks. 2007. “Evaluating expert judgments.” European Journal of Political Research 46(3):347–366. Ryan Bakker, Catherine de Vries, Erica Edwards, Liesbet Hooghe, Seth Jolly, Gary Marks, Jonathan Polk, Jan Rovny, Marco Steenbergen, and Milada Vachudova. 2012. "Measuring Party Positions in Europe: The Chapel Hill Expert Survey Trend File, 1999-2010.” Party Politics (forthcoming).

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