The birth of UKIP
In 1993, academic Dr Alan Sked started an anti-EU political party called the UK Independence Party.
In 1993, academic Dr Alan Sked formed the UK Independence Party to campaign against Britain's membership of the European Union. The party played a vital part in the debate about Europe before and after the referendum which led to Brexit - Britain's exit from the Union.
Photo: Dr Alan Sked during an early party political broadcast.