BNP’s Liverpool mayor candidate Mike Whitby arrested on suspicion of electoral fraud following ECHO investigation

Mike Whitby THE BNP’s Liverpool mayor candidate Mike Whitby was arrested at his North Wales home on suspicion of electoral fraud – following an ECHO investigation. Police broke down Mike Whitby’s front door in North Wales yesterday, after he refused to cooperate for six hours. He was questioned at a police station in Wrexham on … Continue reading

Panorama: BNP – The Fraud Exposed, BBC One, review. Chris Harvey reviews Panorama’s latest expose about the British National Party.

  The BNP’s Nick Griffin campaigning in Barking & Dagenham during the 2010 Election campaign.   Panorama’s latest investigation into the BNP – there have been two others – was a determined ferret among its financial minutiae that turned up quite a few things that didn’t smell too good. There were accusations of inappropriate use … Continue reading

BNP facing accusations of fraud

  Mr Griffin accused the BBC and Panorama of bias in the reporting of the BNP The British National Party is under investigation by the European Union and the Metropolitan Police for alleged fraud and breaches of electoral law. The dual investigations come as a former BNP administrator told the BBC’s Panorama programme that she … Continue reading

Some More On the BNP and Paedophilia

Well, that Labour 25 site is a rare eye opener! Whether it is indeed another BNP front, as Phil Dickens opines, is open to question, and we may note that Nick Griffin was quick to deny same. However, given Griffin’s record of denying everything from climate change to the holocaust to the Ku Klux Klan, we can … Continue reading

Cumbrian villagers launch legal bid to thwart BNP candidate

A LEGAL challenge is under way to try to prevent a British National Party candidate taking an uncontested seat on Seascale Parish Council. An appeal is being made through the High Court on the grounds that Sellafield process worker Malcolm Southward’s nomination for a place on the council is legally invalid. The appeal has been … Continue reading

Cash-strapped BNP ‘turns to racist hardcore’

 The BNP was last night accused of turning to “a hardcore group of neo-Nazis and racists” to stand as candidates in next month’s local elections. The anti-BNP campaign group Hope not Hate said it had compiled a dossier of extremist postings of candidates standing on 5 May, either in council elections or those to the … Continue reading

Party’s over as BNP disappear

FAR right political party the BNP will not field a single candidate in South Tyneside in May. A spokesman for the party said the move was a political decision in a bid to persuade national leader Nick Griffin to stand down. Martin Vaughan, fundholder for the party in South Tyneside, said the party was “finished” … Continue reading

BNP member’s pro-Gaddafi Facebook group snares politicians

An array of public figures have been co-opted into a Facebook group that falsely suggests they support the Gaddafi regime. The Conservative housing minister Grant Schapps, and the shadow libraries minister Goloria de Piero, are both among the almost 700 members of the “Colonel Gaddafi Support Group”. Celebrities including John Cleese, Alan Titchmarsh and the … Continue reading

Billy Bragg: village takes a firebrand to its heart

As an Essex-born punk rocker, folk singer and lifelong socialist activist, Billy Bragg caused a few eyebrows to be raised when he spent £625,000 11 years ago on a house in a conservative, picturesque Dorset village. Billy Bragg says the letter writer has no idea about Burton Bradstock where he has his home. Photo: CHRISTOPHER … Continue reading

SALFORD REMEMBRANCE SERVICE SCARRED

 SALFORDIANS SICK AT SIGHT OF GRIFFIN LAYING WREATH At yesterday’s Cenotaph Service of Remembrance in Salford, residents were horrified to see British National Party leader Nick Griffin step forward from the crowd to lay a wreath. “I was disgusted” said one woman who was there with her RAF boyfriend to pay respect to those who … Continue reading