The impecunious Mr Griffin? The strange world of the British National Party leader’s legal team

Facing many court cases, Nick Griffin appears to have turned to a charity for his legal affairs; Legal Action, a registered charity in the UK, number 1100780, also has the working name of Charles Henry & Co. Their official registration says that their purpose is to “relieve impecunious persons, by providing them with legal facilities … Continue reading

Debts, lawsuits and internal feuding cast doubt on future of BNP

Nick Griffin’s leadership threatened by crisis in far-right politics The British National Party faces a financial and political crisis with crippling debts and an internal rebellion which could spell the end of the far-right group as a significant electoral force. The party has a deficit of at least £500,000 and could face up to 12 … Continue reading

BNP legal officer quits over ‘conscience’

The BNP’s senior legal advisor, has resigned because he said the far right party “cannot be trusted with political power”. Lee Barnes, who has described the JC (Jewish Chronicle) as “a front group for the Zionist Nazis”, was once considered a close ally of party leader Nick Griffin. Announcing his departure Mr Barnes accused the … Continue reading

British National Party goes “upmarket” to target white middle class

Legal defeat prompts far-right party to ‘refocus its propaganda on a new front’ The British National Party is attempting to cloak its image as a party of violent, racist thugs by appealing to middle-class voters at the general election. Nick Griffin, the BNP’s leader, has signalled a radical change in strategy for the forthcoming campaign … Continue reading