Mr Henderson is standing in the Bethnal Green and Bow constituency in East London.
Unusually for a fringe political party, the Whig Party has a long history, which dates back over 350 years. Its members have also included 17 former British Prime Ministers, including the first UK Prime Minister Sir Robert Walpole.
However, the party was dissolved in 1868 and its members went on to become the Liberal Party.
The Whigs were reborn in 2014 under the leadership of Waleed Ghani, who standing for election in the Vauxhall constituency in London.
In our interview Mr Henderson gives his assessment of the current problems of British politics and why he believes there is a place in the system for the reincarnated Whigs.
He also talks about what he hopes The Whig Party can achieve from the fringes in this week’s election.
Candidates standing in the Bethnal Green and Bow constituency:
M Rowshan Ali Communities United Party
Rushanara Ali Labour Party
Elliot Ball The 30-50 Coalition
Jonathan Dewey Cannabis is Safer than Alcohol
Alasdair Henderson The Whig Party
Teena Lashmore Liberal Democrats
Pauline McQueen UK Independence Party (UKIP)
Jason Pavlou Red Flag – Anti-Corruption
Alistair Polson Green Party
Glyn Robbins Left Unity – Trade Unionists and Socialists
Matthew Smith Conservative Party
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