Labour Party (PL)

Labour Party (PL).  The Labour Party is Malta’s centre-left party and, since 2013, its governing party. Maltese Labour emerged from the union movement in 1921 (the year of the first legislative elections in Malta). The party has always enjoyed a close relationship with the General Workers Union. While it maintained a presence in parliament, it […]

Nationalist Party (PN)

Nationalist Party (PN). The Nationalist Party is Malta’s centre-right party, with Christian democratic and Conservative attitudes. The PN was officially founded in 1926, but can trace its history back to 1880. The party finds its origins in Nationalist groups who opposed British colonial taxes and the Anglicisation of the education and judicial systems. The party’s […]