Seeing that the short sighted True Finns party jumped ship to side with the UK Tories (ridiculously shunning UKIP) , the SD party, is forced to go it alone.
Sweden Democrats alone as EU groups form
Published: 05 Jun 2014 16:24 GMT+02:00
Joining a group within the European Parliament is considered crucial for parties to exert any influence on policy in the European Union and the Sweden Democrats (SD) have long seen the Danish People’s Party and The Finns as desirable partners.
The pair’s acceptance into the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) group on Wednesday therefore leaves the Sweden Democrats, who won two of Sweden’s 20 parliamentary seats in the EU election, on the outside looking in.