Far right extremist group Britain First threatens to arrest Islamist cleric Anjem Choudary

The creator of a far right extremist group that has promised to ‘arrest’ Islamist cleric Anjem Choudary by 6pm tomorrow if the Met police do not is a Belfast-based anti-abortion militant with close links to paramilitary groups. Jim Dowson founded Britain First in 2011 as a rival to the British National Party after several senior … Continue reading

Britain First (BF) is the brainchild of James Dowson, the man who was once dubbed ‘the person who owned the BNP’.

A shadowy figure in the world of evangelical Protestantism and anti-abortion activity, Dowson made contact with the BNP in 2007 offering his services as a man with a record of get-rich-quick schemes. Originally from Scotland, he’d set himself up in Belfast, Northern Ireland where he took a keen advantage of religious fervour. Dowson’s anti-abortion activities … Continue reading

Sacked BNP worker awarded damages for wrongful dismissal

  Marion Thomas A former British National Party worker has been awarded over £2,500 for wrongful dismissal by the right-wing party last year. Marion Thomas worked in the party’s east Belfast office for over a year. BNP leader Nick Griffin was named as the respondent in the case as the employment panel unanimously decided to … Continue reading

Far-right BNP were £275k in debt, office worker tells tribunal

A FINANCE worker has revealed that BNP bosses were £275,000 in debt – despite raking in millions from donors. Administrator Marion Thomas, who organised the party’s fundraising centre in Northern Ireland, has also told of bitter in-fighting among factions of the far-right rabble. Thomas, from Possil, Glasgow, made the claims during an employment tribunal hearing … Continue reading

BANKRUPT NASTY PEOPLE

THE British National Party is set to face allegations this week that it is a dangerous, bankrupt and fraudulent organisation. An unfair dismissal case brought by a disgruntled ex-employee­ could put the final nail in the coffin of the crumbling party. The far-right organisation’s head Nick Griffin is expected to give evidence at the hearing … Continue reading

BNP activist told he is liable for unpaid debt

A JUDGE has ruled a North- East BNP activist is personally liable for unpaid debts following a county court hearing which could have far reaching consequences for the cash-strapped party. District Judge David Robertson ruled that Adam Walker, of Spennymoor, County Durham, must pay £21,000 out of his own pocket to the party’s former graphic … Continue reading

BNP’s delayed accounts reveal financial disaster zone

The British National Party’s treasury department appears to have “lost” nearly £90,000 of funds belonging to its local groups, according to the party’s 2009 accounts, released today. The BNP’s national and regional accounts were submitted to the Electoral Commission on 6 January, two days before the fines for their late submission would have doubled to … Continue reading

BNP’s Euro-funds closely scrutinised

Concern has been expressed that the BNP could syphon off thousands of pounds of European Union money to pay off its reported mounting debts. Party leader Nick Griffin and his colleague Andrew Brons are entitled to a combined financial package worth around £600,000 a year because they are MEPs. It includes their annual MEP salaries … Continue reading

BNP leader Nick Griffin could lose Euro seat as party faces bankruptcy

   BNP leader Nick Griffin faces being axed as a Euro MP as he fights to avoid bankruptcy over his party’s soaring cash crisis. He is among top officials thought to be personally liable for the racist group’s £700,000 debts – which it admits it cannot pay. Anyone made bankrupt is legally barred from being … Continue reading

BNP money man quits after model accuses him of groping her in hotel room

THE BNP’s chief fundraiser has sensationally quit the party after being accused of groping a blonde activist. Jim Dowson denies claims by one of the far-right party’s Westminster hopefuls that he pawed her after luring her to a hotel room during a party roadshow. Shelley Rose, who once modelled for lads’ mags, posted a dramatic … Continue reading