The meeting was evenly divided with North West officials who usually attend regional meetings and who are generally supportive of Nick’s critics or the BNP loyalists are they are being referred to in many circles, while the noisier supporters of Nick were largely, though not wholly, less frequent regional meeting attendees and non-officials.
The main area of criticism of the leadership centred on the illegality of the raid on
Mr Griffin reported that since the company doing the work was Mark's and the money given over was also Mark’s, the cash did not have to be declared. (Subsequent to the meeting this has been shown to be a false statement).
The meeting went steadily downhill with the management team's answers becoming increasingly less believable and only backed up by the organised cheers and heckling from the
As expected financial impropriety had been "discovered" being committed by
At the end, those who did not support the management were asked to leave and several people left. The booing of these people as they left by one member of the audience and ex-official was badly received and directly led to several resignations over the next few days.
The meeting was then called to order to discuss the current situation and was hi-jacked by the