RN Rear Vision - 6 July 2011 - The True Finns: populist politics and Euroscepticism in Finland

In April this year Finland went to the polls — and the right wing populist party, the True Finns, gained almost 20 per cent of the vote. This upset almost 30 years of consensus politics, and shows an upsurge in anti-European Union, anti-immigration, socially conservative values.