Nick Griffin jail proceedings adjourned

An attempt by the Equality Commission to imprison the British National Party leader Nick Griffin was adjourned [yesterday] for two months. Griffin and two former BNP officers, Simon Darby and Tanya Lumby, are accused of failing to remove potentially racist clauses from the party’s constitution. Although the party agreed in February to open membership to … Continue reading

BNP given last chance to make equality change to constitution

Far-right party told to address its entry criteria at extraordinary general meeting next month or face legal consequences The British National party was warned tonight that it had one last chance to scrap its constitution or face legal action under equality laws. Its leader, Nick Griffin, was told at a Central London county court session … Continue reading

BNP crisis as Nick Griffin faces jail over whites-only policy

The British National party is facing a crisis in the run-up to the general election after it emerged that Nick Griffin, its leader, could be jailed over its illegal “whites only” membership policy. Whitehall officials believe Griffin will be unable to comply in time with a court order forcing him to change the BNP’s constitution … Continue reading

BNP to hold membership rules ballot

Today, whilst antifascists gathered in protest nearby, the BNP held its annual conference in Wigan. There, senior party members “voted “overwhelmingly” in favour of allowing a party-wide ballot on membership rules,” according to the Daily Express. In October, Nick Griffin put out a begging letter, urging people to give him cash “to ensure that we … Continue reading