National Front thwarted in Swansea

Nazis off our streets! Anti-racist campaigners occupied Castle Square in Swansea on Saturday 5 April to deny the use of the most public open space in Swansea to the racist National Front who had decided to hold a ‘white pride’ event in the city. Around 250 people turned up, many of them coming at short … Continue reading

Ex-UKIP councillor Peter Lagoda given community order for fraud

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Peter Lagoda was handed a community order by a judge A former UKIP councillor in Cambridgeshire who pleaded guilty to benefit fraud, has been handed a 12-month community order by a judge. Peter Lagoda, 60, who represents Wisbech South on the county council, admitted benefit fraud and one count of fraud by false representation. Peterborough … Continue reading

Conservatives select former BNP activist for safe seat

A Conservative candidate for a South Kesteven District Council by-election is a former British National Party activist. Dr Peter Moseley was selected to fight the single-member Aveland ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor Debbie Wren in January because of work commitments. Wren had been elected in 2011 with a large majority. The announcement by … Continue reading

UKIP election candidate Matthew Smith faces fraud charge

Matthew Smith

A man due to stand for UKIP in Great Yarmouth at the next general election has been summonsed to faces charges of electoral malpractice. Norfolk county councillor Matthew Smith, 26, is accused of seven counts of supplying a nomination paper to a returning officer knowing it to contain a forged signature. He also faces three … Continue reading

Our struggle against racism

 A DAY of action against racism has been called for across Europe on March 22 to coincide with the marking of UN Anti-Racism Day in 2014, with eyes on the European elections in May. Already in most European countries parties of the Right, Centre and even the traditional Left are allowing the terrain of these … Continue reading

Far-right group Britain First told to ‘stay out of Blackburn’

Britain First Gobshites

Britain First members deliver leaflets to the home of Mayor Coun Salim Mulla FAR-RIGHT party Britain First has been heavily criticised after using Blackburn to launch a campaign to highlight alleged Muslim grooming. Members of the group filmed themselves visiting the home of Mayor Salim Mulla and pushing leaflets through his door. Coun Mulla said … Continue reading

Former UKIP politician exposed by The Herald banned from schools for life

Ron Northcott

Ron Northcott A FORMER UKIP politician and teacher, exposed by The Herald last year for making abusive comments on Twitter, has been banned from classrooms for life. Ron Northcott, 66, a former election candidate in Plymouth, was forced to resign from the UK Independence Party in May last year 2013 after abusing Scottish people on … Continue reading

UKIP’s Save the Pub crusaders knock down two boozers to build on land

Tom Bursnall

‘Hypocrite’ UKIP man ignores party’s own campaign to save the pub and knocks  down The Fawn and the Bricklayer’s Arms No longer standing: The Bricklayers Arms in  Windsor A Rising UKIP star has knocked down two pubs to expand his property empire  while his party campaigns to save Britain’s boozers. Tom Bursnall demolished the bars … Continue reading

Leading Ukip member stands down over wind farm deals

A LEADING Ukip member has stood down as his party’s economic ­spokesman after he was branded a hypocrite for striking wind-farm deals on his Scottish estates. Professor Tim Congdon agreed the contracts with SSE in Argyll and  E.On Renewables in Caithness, the Sunday Herald revealed last month. But Mr Congdon was accused of hypocrisy over … Continue reading

Lewes UKIP councillor says businesses should have power to turn away women and gay people

                                         Lewes UKIP councillor says businesses should have power to turn away women and gay people A UKIP councillor believes business owners should be allowed to refuse to serve women and gay people. Donna Edmunds, a Lewes district councillor and MEP candidate for the South East, said business people should be allowed to refuse service … Continue reading