Peter Whittle


Responsibilities for 2017-18

  • Leader of the UKIP Group
  • Chairman of the Audit Panel
  • Member of the Confirmation Hearings Committee
  • Member of the GLA Oversight Committee
  • Member of the Police & Crime Committee


Peter Whittle has been UKIP's national Culture spokesman since 2013.  He had a 15-year career in the media - as a TV producer and director of factual programmes for both UK and USA networks, and subsequently in print journalism.  Founder and director of the New Culture Forum, a think-tank based in Westminster.  Writes a monthly column, Whittle's London, for Standpoint magazine, as well as a monthly column for Breitbart London and has had a number of books published.  He grew up in Shooters Hill, SE18 and lives in south east London now.