Type of entity
Authorized form of name
Scottish National Party
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Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules
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Identifiers for corporate bodies
Dates of existence
1934 - present
The SNP was originally established as a single-issue, minor party. It grew in strength emerging as the government of Scotland in 2007 and realised its vision for an independence referendum in the Autumn of 2014.
Scotland, United Kingdom
Functions, occupations and activities
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Access points area
Authority record identifier
Rules and/or conventions used
ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).
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Dates of creation, revision and deletion
Created by Julia Wylie, October 2016
BBC News. 2012. Scottish National Party profile . [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-13315752. [Accessed 17 October 2016].