David Kurten

David Michael Kurten (born 22 March 1971) is a British politician who has served as Leader of the Heritage Party since September 2020. He previously was a member of the London Assembly from 2016 to 2021. Elected as a UK Independence Party (UKIP) candidate, he subsequently left the party in January 2020.[1] He is the registered leader of the Heritage Party[2] and characterises himself as a social conservative.

David Kurten
Kurten in 2016
Leader of the Heritage Party
Assumed office
September 2020
UKIP Spokesperson for Education
In office
30 November 2016  5 December 2018
LeaderPaul Nuttall
Henry Bolton
Gerard Batten
Preceded byPaul Nuttall
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Member of the London Assembly
as the 11th Additional Member
In office
6 May 2016  6 May 2021
Preceded byStephen Knight
Succeeded byEmma Best
Personal details
Born (1971-03-22) 22 March 1971 (age 50)
Littlehampton, Sussex, England
Political partyHeritage Party (since September 2020)
Other political
Brexit Alliance (2018–2021)
UK Independence Party (until 2020)
Alma materUniversity of St Andrews
University of Bath
University of Southampton