Movement for France
Published 23rd February, 2012
The Movement for France or MPF was founded on 20th November 1994. It describes itself as centre-right and believes in Conservatism, Souverainism, Euroscepticism and social conservatism.
Largely a part based upon the Vendée region in west central France, the party is also largely based around its leader Philippe de Villiers.
De Villiers stood in the 1995 presidential election where he took 4.74% of the vote. He stood again in 2007 when he achieved 2.23% of the vote.
The party took one out of 577 seats in the French National Assembly elections in 2002 and retained the seat in 2007.
The Movement for France holds one of the 74 seats in the European Parliament and is a member of the Europe of Freedom and Democracy group in the parliament.