Wednesday, 19 November 2008

Membership List Leak – A Response

It is unfortunate that a response has to be made regarding the disgusting accusations emanating from the lie filled mouth of Nick Griffin, yet in order to set the record straight we feel that a response is indeed necessary.

Firstly we would like to point out that the publication of the BNP membership list is a treacherous act which will have repercussions for the entire Party and nationalism in general. Whoever has done this should be utterly ashamed of their spiteful actions. Whatever the reasons for the publication of the list, ordinary BNP members should not have to suffer because of the crass incompetence, flawed personality and arrogance of the Party Leader.

The BNP website carries an “urgent update” from the BNP leader, Nick Griffin. This update blatantly accuses those involved in the December 2007 dispute, which had its source concern expressed by several leading Party members and senior officials over the disgraceful protection by the Chairman of two individuals who had brought and continue to bring the Party into disrepute and heap embarrassment through their incompetence, immaturity and selfish behaviour. Griffin, a man who like so many contemptible politicians can be detected lying when his mouth open’s hardly conceals his ill-founded and thoroughly false suspicions that Kenny Smith, the previous Head of Administration, of being responsible for the publication. This is a disgrace and a downright lie. None of the six people involved in the April 2007 court case want to see the BNP suffer at all. Moreover, they certainly do not want to see the thoroughly decent members and activists suffer at the hands of filthy communist scum. Seeing Nick Griffin get his deserved comeuppance is one thing, harming the Party is completely different. Neither Kenny Smith, nor any of the other co-defendants who Griffin and Darby took to court leaked/published the database.

Nick Griffin has clearly landed himself in very hot water by alleging that the publication of the list proves ‘Contempt of Court’. He says that the web host’s legal department has been contacted by the BNP and that the BNP are liaising with their solicitors about how to use this against the six defendants in the ongoing court action.
We would dearly like to see the BNP find out who did this and we would like to see them brought to book. When the real culprit is found we will be expecting a full public apology from Griffin, with damages for the smearing of our names.

In reality, the publication of the membership lists simply shows the contempt in which Griffin holds the BNP membership. By allowing gross inefficiencies in BNP departments (which was the main reason behind the December crisis whereby sickened national officials could not take any more incompetence from two departments and were sacked for speaking out) Griffin is to blame. The fact that up to a dozen (possibly more?) people may have, or have had a full database is bad enough when the database is the BNP’s prize asset. However, the real problem is that Nick Griffin has such a terrible record for falling out with senior BNP officials who criticise him in any way that the list of his enemies is seemingly endless. Because of the way in which Griffin treats those who have given their all for the BNP, he creates a rod for his own back in that some people (in this case misguidedly) may do things which damage the BNP in an attempt to attack Griffin himself.


Further, the rather arrogant way in which the BNP web team and Griffin himself dismiss the membership leak as ‘a publicity bonus’ is truly shocking when you consider that many members and activists with a sensitive job have now been exposed to violent communist bully boys and their backers at Searchlight and UAF. We have already had calls from people who have had such threatening calls and our sympathies go out to them. For Griffin to brush this off, and to wrongly claim that ‘former employees’ were to blame is beneath contempt. Griffin has once again shown just how little he really thinks of the everyday BNP member.

We suggest that the Party Chairman:

1.) Immediately apologises to the six court defendants (who have never been found guilty of anything despite the malicious Griffin/Darby prosecution) and to Kenny Smith in particular.

2.) Actually contacts Dyfed-Powys Police rather than just pretending so, in order to start the ball rolling as to who did actually leak the list.

3.) Actually contacts the web host’s legal department and gets them to shut down the offending websites.

4.) Starts to act in the interests of the members and not operate once more in a zone of self-survival which leads to utter contempt for the feelings of the average BNP member.

Friday, 11 July 2008

Wednesday, 25 June 2008

Darby says "F*$K Off" to constitution request!


The following quote comes from a man who recently resigned as new BNP Scotland webmaster. For those who doubt the bankrupt morals of the current BNP leadership this snippet should be rather illuminating.

"Friday, 20 June 2008

The British National Party
What have I learned about the BNP in almost a year of being a paid member and as a BNP Scotland official, that a lot of the rumours are true and the party is corrupt, and is not democratic in any shape or form. Infact one might go as far to say that its not necessarily British but more of lets follow Griffin and blow smoke up his arse!

The party is full of a lot of lemmings that think Nick Griffin/ Mark Collett are some sort of 'Gods' in the making. I suppose when you surround yourself with lemmings it is easy to fall into the trap of thinking that you are the greatest person who walked the earth.

I had a person that wanted some answers with regard to the parties constitution. I didn't have a copy so I thought I would contact other officials for advice or to obtain a copy. The first person I contacted was Mark Collett who said he has never seen a copy and wouldn't know where to get one from. In the end he suggested that I contacted Nick Griffin as at the end of the day he was the one who wrote it.

Before I went that far up the official line I thought I would contact the deputy party leader, Simon Darby. His words on the subject were why do you want it? Just tell him to "F*$k Off!" He is only a 'red' trying to wind you up!"

I could add more to this but I will only be called a 'Red' or a 'Traitor'. Would I recommend joining the BNP? As it stands with the current lineup it would be a resounding NO! If the party changes its current team leadership and how its run then Yes! Only time will tell if the party changes for the better as currently it is stuck in the dark ages."

The quote can be found on Paul Johnson's blog here.

Tuesday, 10 June 2008

Lee Barnes is sent packing

There is some welcome news to report in that the main BNP website no longer carries a link to the deranged ramblings of the blog run by Lee John Barnes, the self titled BNP Legal Eagle.

The link was removed in the past few days, yet the main question is whether it was Griffin himself who ordered it to be removed, or as is far more likely, was it Simon Bennett the current web-editor who chose to do so? As Mr. Bennett appears to be a lot more rational and certainly more decent than Griffin, it would appear that Simon had simply had enough of the embarrassment caused by the joke 'legal adviser'.

Not only does the blog contain vile language and personal insults that can't be backed up in fact, Lee has also come up with these precious beauties:

  • There will be a second coming of Christ in 2012 - it is all in the stars!
  • Islam is not a threat to the West and any nationalist who suggests otherwise is speaking non-sense and in the eyes of Lee Barnes, may not even be a nationalist
  • Those people that support internal democracy in the BNP are all traitors (though he does not mention traitors to Great Britain so we can assume he means to Gri££in himself)
  • And let us not forget this piece of exceptional musical critique regarding Lee's top gigs ever!: Blind Melon Reading Festival 1995 - a week later the lead singer Shannon Hoon died of a heroin overdose. You could tell he was high on stage as he kept throwing the microphones into the ceiling rigging then snapping them, but what a show. A real classic performance.

We have been saying for a long time that Griffin surrounds himself with idiots and that this will be his downfall. It seems that Griffin has come to realise that Lee Barnes is nothing more than a complete and utter embarrassment for British Nationalism - yet this may be too late.

It also seems strange than when something big develops, Barnes is all over it like a rash spewing forth bile against good nationalists, like a kid who has just spat out his dummy and yet still no-one wants to listen to him or take him seriously. However, a few days later, after about 3 or 4 hate filled articles, he seems to shut up shop completely and go back to writing that anyone who may think that Islam or Zionism are a threat to the West is not a nationalist, and that the best gigs are those where the lead singer is junkie scum. What a strange world Lee Barnes lives in!

Monday, 26 May 2008

The treehouse rules - with apologies to the estate of the late Enid Blyton

The atmosphere in the secret den in the treehouse was electric. Peter was in a foul mood.
"Oh whatever is the matter?" asked Janet

"It's that beastly oik from up north. He wants to become leader of the gang" replied Peter, sporting a brand new pair of elegant shiny black brogues which gave a slight squeak as he was pacing up and down with a frown.

"Oh no, not Cedric AGAIN, he is SO rude and SO poor" quipped Jack

"Yes, he doesn't go to a proper school like we do, he wears his father's hand-me-downs instead of flannels, brogues and a smart cap like we have do" added Colin

"Oh crikeys hand-me-downs, what a tramp" chipped in George, his queer accent suggesting he had come over from the colonies. "I'll wager he isn't even a boarder and has to go home each night to his hovel."

"A hovel without a bath" said Pam, holding her nose pretending to be offended by a nasty smell.
"And eat nothing but potatoes and cabbage" suggested Barbara

"Potatoes and cabbage" echoed the others as they roared with laughter,

"Woof woof" added Scamper.

The only person who wasn't laughing was Peter the leader of the Seven.

"No, shut up" Peter shouted, stamping his foot robustly. "No, no, no, Cedric is so very last year. Someone else wants to run the treehouse. Just when things were going so jolly well for us all. I mean we've got a jolly nice new treehouse now with a lovely larder. We have solved the mystery of the London Mayor and got lots of money from that case. We have added to our stash of equipment for all our secret missions and we have many new pairs of eyes to help us fight the forces of wickedness. Things have never been so good. Some peasant called Stan wants to take over and ruin all the good work we have done. He says he wants to change the rules of the treehouse to make it more open, wants to encourage new talent and wants to bring in those rotten rascals we kicked out of the club last year."

"Oh yuk" exclaimed Colin, "that sounds rather beastly. We don't want those rotters back in the club, they did say some ghastly things about me, they didn't like me being in charge of the store of invisible ink and postcards and the stamps we put on the postcards when we have to send secret messages to our spies in the field."

Peter looked on approvingly as Colin gave his comments. Was it his confident manner, the way he can always find the right word at just the right time, the way he gesticulated to reinforce his point, thought Peter, that boosted his spirits every time they met? Was it the way he groomed himself immaculately, the fresh smell he always exuded, the amusing choice of undergarments that was against school rules he saw Colin wearing when they were changing for rugger practice, or was there something else which both gave instant pleasure yet deeply disturbed Peter?

Peter was snapped out of his musings by Janet. They were supposed to be an item Janet and Peter but Peter would rather just get on solving mysteries and battling the forces of wickedness instead of being with a soppy girl all the time.

"Oh yuk," agreed Janet, "they were just beastly scroundels, very rude about my lovely Peter as well weren't they Peter dear. They said my lovely Peter was a bully and helped himself to money in the cashbox."

"Oh no, Stan, that's a really common name. Daddy has got a gardener called Stan, he has dirty fingers and wear overalls all the time and he smokes" pipped up Pam.

"I don't want a boy called Stan taking over the treehouse especially one who wants to open up the treehouse" said Barbara throwing Scamper a biscuit. "I want you to stay as leader Peter, forever and ever, you are the best ever Peter".

"So we need to come up with a plan" said Peter. "We must stop Stan from taking over the treehouse and throwing us out of the club".

"Yes" added Janet, "Let's open the ginger beer and the sandwiches and think hard to come up with a plan"

"Capital idea" said Jack diving for the ginger beer bottles, "I need a drink."

"Jack, you look after the money, so come on pray tell us, how much do we have" instructed Peter.

"Well chaps,.err.. bit sorry to say I don't really know. I've bally well gone and lost the key to the cashbox and well I think..oh dear, uhmm..oh dear I'm sorry you lot, I think I've lost the cashbox as well". He hung his head avoiding the expected onslaught of outrage.

"Oh no, you stupid idiot" chorused the other six together.

"Sorry" squirmed Jack and buried his face in his hands.

Silence reigned in the treehouse for several minutes as the Seven thought hard what they should do now. First the terrible news that Stan wanted to take over the treehouse and then Jack's admission he had lost the entire savings of the club.

"Jack. Don't be so upset old friend" said Colin, "I've remembered. A few days ago we had that jolly lemonade party and you brought that gorgeous girl Natasha, the one you met at the Pony Club Ball, you brought her back to our other den in your pater's garden shed. Well you definitely had the cashbox with you in your saddle bag on your bicycle. I remember you showing it to me. You said it was very safe in there and no one would find it".

"Oh how jolly stupid of me to forget" beamed Jack. "Oh course Natasha, she was helping me with my maths revision. I'll head over to the shed and find that dashed cashbox in the saddle bag. You chaps keep thinking about how we deal with Stan and I'll be back quick as a flash." Jack opened the trapdoor in the base of the treehouse and climbed down to begin his hunt for the cashbox. He thought how jolly capital it was having a chum like Colin who could always remember the very things Jack could so easily forget. He really liked having Colin as his friend.

"Could we just tell Stan we don't want him because he smells and we can't understand what he says half the time because he doesn't speak properly" suggested an earnest Barbara.

"Just not poss old girl" said Peter, himself thinking hard. "There are so many people like Stan who cannot speak the Queen's English properly. You see not everyone has parents who can afford to send their children to the kind of school we go to. We might not like the way these people talk and have to hold our noses because of their awful stink of boiled cabbages and beans. We have recruited lots of new spies to help us in our quest to defeat wickedness so I must be seen to be fair and not upset these jolly useful new spies even if they do smell a bit off and speak very queer."

It was George who came up with an answer. George was the newest member of the gang of seven and he had arrived at their school from another school a long way away. He spoke with an accent some of his chums thought jolly funny but was really very jolly clever and always came top of the class. The other boys would always go to George if they needed help with their prep. When the other boys were larking about in the cricket nets and jumping and throwing things on the sports field, George was pouring over books in the school library. George greatly impressed the other boys with his tales of big game, shooting rhinos and elephants and how he had seen men and women who he said were real live Hottentots. The other boys could only dream of such adventures, Hottentots and big game were the stuff of Saturday morning films at the town playhouse.

Peter could rely on George to have an answer for any problem and was really a jolly useful chum to have in the Club. George said he was jolly good chums with a lot of detectives and that helped the Secret Seven solve all sorts of mysteries and have spiffing adventures in the hols.

"Peter, I can't remember seeing the rules of the club. We must have some rules. If we don't have rules it all falls apart. If we don't have rules - why the poor children down in the village, those poor people in their hovels would take over the treehouse and steal our lemonade and kidnap Scamper here".

"Oh no.."shrieked a horrified Barbara tossing another biscuit to her faithful golden spaniel "not Scamper, please no..."

"Oh stop grizzling you silly girl" shouted Peter, his temper still not completely reformed.

"Yes George of course we have rules. We wrote them down years ago. Any of our new team of helpers can just ask to see the rules to make sure they don't come in and steal our spying equipment, drink our stash of pop and eat all our chocolate bars, squat in our treehouse and ruin everything."

"Good can I see them please" asked George. "I can't come up with a brilliant wheeze unless I see the rules can I?"

"Barbara, you are the secretary of the Club, where do you keep the rules"? enquired Peter.

"Uhm..err..well. I thought you had them Peter" Barbara sheepishly replied.

"NO I don't" shouted Peter with rage. "I wonder how we ever manage to get anything done. Jack loses our cashbox, you lose the rules, I despair I really do, you are all so useless. Except you George oh and you Colin, I didn't mean you are ever useless."

George smiled in his usual way and silently licked his lips.

"Sorry" the others shouted in chorus. "woof woof" barked Scamper.

"Here you are chaps" shouted a delighted Jack as he popped his head in through the trap door. He hauled himself in and sat down. I've got the cashbox here. I think I deserve a drink for that, pass me the ginger beer Janet there's a good girl."

She handed him a bottle of pop from which he took a great whoosh of the cold fizzy liquid.

"Jolly good Jack, so how much is there in our funds? We can't go on fighting wickedness without being able to hop on the omnibuses and trains and buying invisible ink and postcards and stamps to put on the postcards without a fighting fund" said Peter.

Jack tried pulling open the cashbox from the lid. He felt in all his pockets. His face was growing redder and redder. "Oh dear sorry chaps. I've only just gone and lost the key."

"Don't worry old fellow" chimed in a helpful Colin, "my guess is that it must have fallen out of your pockets when you climbed the tree to get back in."

"Oh no, you stupid idiot" chorused the other five.

"Well you had better go and look for it" fumed Peter

"Oh don't be cross with me everyone" Jack shouted back as he descended through the trapdoor to begin his hunt for the lost key.

"So we don't know where the rules are" said George. The others nodded in agreement.

"Well, gives me an idea."

"Oh please George let's hear it, you are the clever one" said Janet

"Well if we don't have a copy of the rules, then the answer is very simple, we make up the rules".

The others gasped at the capital simplicity of the idea.

"You see" George went on, "We just write down the new rules so that Stan the oik cannot stand as a candidate against Peter. We write the rules to say whatever we want. We write the rules so that Peter can stay leader of the club forever and ever. We write the rules so that no one else can come into the treehouse unless we invite them in and then they must not drink our stash of pop, help themselves to our larder of biscuits and chocolate bars."

The others gasped once again as they took in the stunning simplicity of it all.

"Can we have a rule that no one can feed Scamper except me and Pam" said Barbara as she nuzzled her rosy cheeked face into Scamper's fur.

"Woof woof" barked Scamper approvingly.

"Barbara dear girl, the beauty of my plan is that we can write anything we want."

"Actually, George" quipped a very happy Peter, "you mean anything I want", adding heavy emphasis on the word "I".

"Yes yes of course" chorused the other five, "anything YOU want".

"Here you go, I've found it" shouted Jack scampering back into the treehouse.
"Right now, once and for all how much do we have to buy our invisible ink and our postcards and stamps to put on the postcards?" asked Peter

Jack fumbled with the key, turned it in the lock of the cashbox and pulled the lid. It opened.

"Gosh it looks rather full" said Pam sitting next to Jack.

"Splendid news" said Peter already thinking of their next mission, the masterly plan to defeat the boss of a criminal gang based in Brussels. That would take a lot of money.

"Ah, well, look chaps don't get angry with me. Err.you see the cashbox is full. Take a look for yourselves" ..as he turned the box around so the others could see inside and see the bundles of paper in the cashbox."but I'm sorry to say ...err..they are all IOUs, look there's one here from Barbara - IOU 5 shillings for Scamper's biscuits.

"Scamper looked in a very sad state last week" replied Barbara, her voice showing she was close to tears. "I bought him some extra biscuits to cheer him up."

"You stupid girl" roared Peter pushing Barbara over the edge into a flood of tears. "You jolly well know you can't just help yourself to the money in the cashbox. Jack has to give you permission for that."

"There is one here from Janet, an IOU 4 shillings and threpence for Boots the Chemist, it doesn't say what it is for".

"Janet, you jolly well know you can't just help yourself to the money in the cashbox. Jack has to give you permission for that. What was it for?"

"Uhmm, err, I'd rather not say, It's private, a girl's thing, you wouldn't understand" replied Janet biting her lip so she wouldn't blush.

"It was dated last Tuesday, the day before the Pony Club Ball" said Jack.

"Probably some make-up" suggested Colin, "that's a girl's thing."

"Lacy knickers said Jack, a line of dribble forming down the right side of his mouth "they are very much a girl's thing".

"You're being horrid Jack" shouted Janet, "just shut up you rotten beastly boy you."

"Yes get on with the job Jack, what are all these other bits of paper" instructed Peter.

"Pam has one here, 10 shillings and sixpence from Smith's bookshop".

"Comics I bet" quipped Colin, "Pam can only read comics."

"No they were not comics, you rotten liar, they were proper books, educational books. But don't worry Daddy will pay it back with interest. My daddy can buy every book in Smiths if he wants to" Pam assured the others.

"One from Colin, 3 guineas and 17 shillings for a million postcards".

The others gasped. Scamper growled.

"Quiet" roared Peter, "it is very obvious that Colin was doing something very special here. Gosh, a million postcards for just 3 guineas and 17 shillings. That sounds like a very good bargain to me. But I have to admit that 1 million is a lot of postcards. Come on Colin spill the beans old chap, it must be a roaring idea."

"Well I am not one to go around blowing my trumpet as you know but I've been very busy of late, working night and day." Colin answered breezily.

"Splendid, I thought so" approved Peter.

"You see I didn't want everyone else to know about my cunning wheeze, just in case the forces of wickedness got to hear about it. You see we need many more spies to defeat the forces of darkness so I've been up day and night writing thousands of postcards to not just our existing spies but many others. I borrowed the telephone book from pater and I have copied names and addresses of every one in the phone box. I plan to send out a million of these postcards you see to add to our growing ranks of spies who will help us defeat the forces of wickedness."

"What a brilliant idea" said Peter.

"Actually I have to tell you all that it was George's idea all along. The difference between me and George is that George has the brilliant ideas and I just do all the hard work. I don't want any thanks for it. I'm just doing what I know to be right."

"Wizard stuff" said Jack, beaming at his trusty chum.

"Gosh, that really is clever" added Pam. "How many names and addresses have you done so far?" she enquired.

"Why do you want to know that, it's none of your business how many postcards I have written" snapped Colin.

"Oh calm down old chap" said George, Pam has a right to know.

"Actually George, Pam doesn't have a right to know. Do you ask Pam about her work? Stop having a go at Colin on this matter." Peter banged his right fist down on the wooden box he was using as a table.

"No, no, it's perfectly alright, Peter, if Pam is so inquisitive about my work perhaps she would like to give me a hand this evening after supper. We need to get more telephone directories from other towns and villages of course. It's early days but I'm half way through the alphabet..

Gasps all round - "what a hard worker you are old fruit" said Peter

"err no sorry when I said alphabet I really meant to say the letter A." Colin quickly corrected himself

"Well maybe I can see what I can get from the school library. They might just jolly well have telephone directories we can borrow" added an enthusiastic Pam. She liked being asked to do useful work for the Club.

Peter however didn't hear Colin's correction, he was drifting away in thought, it was the spring hols and he was chasing Colin down the lane towards the apple orchard, Colin was just wearing his baggy undergarments printed with the faces of smiling snowmen, fragrant white apple blossom was floating through the air....

"Peter, Peter, hello Peter" it was Jack bringing him back into reality.

"There are.ahem a few here from.. err..you Peter" stammered Jack handing over a bundle of paper.

Peter slipped off the rubber band and looked at each one. "Yes" he answered, "all above board old chap, travel on the omnibus to town, travel to London on the trail of the case of the London Mayor, travel by steamer to see Monsieur Brocard, the Chief Inspector in Calais on various matters. Then I had to pay some of the bigger boys in the sixth form to accompany me down to that place only last month on the case of the kidnapped schoolgirl you know to make sure I wasn't popped off by one of those Johnnies over from Arabia."

"So brave of you dear" chimed in Janet lustfully.

"You...err....didn't......err tell me you were going to be taking money......err....out of the cashbox" trembled Jack, he suddenly felt very queer, his stomach had butterflies.

Peter didn't say anthing but threw Jack a very dark stare which said all that he needed to say.

"So ..err..when can we.err.. get the IOUs repaid Peter" ventured Jack, keeping his fingers crossed underneath the cashbox that Peter wouldn't roar with anger.

Peter was now smiling.

"Well, I've a wheeze of an idea, Colin I know you have done a jolly decent number of your invisible ink postcards but here is a marvellous addition to your idea, can you ask the person to send in some money so we can continue to fight the forces of wickedness. The Secret Seven needs your help, you can make a difference, don't leave it to someone else. That kind of thing".

"Gosh it's simply splendid to have such a clever leader" murmured Barbara.

"I'm jolly well on the case already" replied Colin in his confident manner.

"Well what's left" enquired Peter.

"Just a couple more"

"What's this" asked Peter picking out a half dozen remaining bits of paper.

"Cherryade, lemonade, ginger beer, dandelion and burdock, cream soda. This looks like a drinks bill from the man from Corona" said Peter. "Jack, what have you gone and done, you know we already have our own suppliers, Mummy and Daddy get the housekeeper to order our supplies. Where did all this go? It looks enough to refresh a small army of our spies."

"Err, yes, that's it, treating our spies.. yes, well..err., no actually, I'll be honest, Sorry, just that I felt like a drink and so stopped the man in the Corona lorry when he came through the village last weekend. It was jolly hot..err a very hot day, just needed a drink that's all. I'll pay it all back soonest..I err..promise."

"Don't worry old bean" Colin leaned over and patted his good friend Jack on the shoulder "I'll help you pay the bill. You know I've got some of my trust fund coming through jolly soon. You have nothing to worry about."

"Oh cor thanks, what a terrific chum you are" said Jack.
"A splendid cove indeed" enthused Peter who thought he could just catch a sniff of apple blossom on the air, he imagined smiling snowmen dancing in front of his very eyes.....he gathered his thoughts in a commanding style.

"Right then, here is what we do. George, you and I will work on the new rules. Barbara you will take the notes and make sure the oiks get to learn of them so that jolly well scuppers that commoner Stan from barging in here changing the furniture and getting his hands on the cashbox.

"Pam, you can help our hard working chum Colin here after supper. Jack you see if you can come up with the correct wording of an appeal to our spies for money and Janet, you be a jolly girl and fetch us up some more cake and sandwiches. It's going to be a long afternoon in our fight to defeat wickedness. Are you with me old chums?"

"Hurrah for Peter" shouted the six in unison.

"Woof woof" barked Scamper.

THE END....................

Friday, 23 May 2008

BNP Constitution on sale again… at long last!


The ‘Constitution of the British National Party’ has long since been removed from the Party website in typical dictatorial fashion. It has not been reprinted or been made available to the membership for at least two years now either.

However, thanks to the generous donation of a longstanding member - who has sadly become so disillusioned by the current leadership that they have not renewed for 2008 – we now have many original copies we can offer up for sale.

These sixteen page booklets are the current Ninth Edition, published in September 2005 and are available nowhere else that we know of, and it is unlikely that the current BNP leadership regime will start selling them through Excalibur as was the norm in previous times.

This is your chance to find out why so many current and lapsed members and officials spoke up for democratic change and how the current leader was able to purge so many of them from the Party they loved.

Order your copy today
1 copy = £3.00
4 copies = £10.00

Make cheques and postal orders payable to ‘Family Defence Appeal’ and send to FDA, P.O. Box 21684, Falkirk, FK1 9BB.

Alternatively, you can buy your copy online using the payment button below:






N.B. All monies raised will be allocated toward the legal defence of those fighting the vexatious court case brought about by Griffin and Darby using BNP members money.

Tuesday, 6 May 2008

Leadership Challenge 2008

This article has recently appeared on the Leadership 2008 blog - challengeforleadership.blogspot.com

We applaud the fact that a well known and well respected Nationalist is going to oppose the tyranny of Nick Griffin. Best of luck Cllr Colin Auty.

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We are all aware that under Nick Griffin the British National Party has made some positive inroads into local politics. However, many Party officials and members have realised that the time has come for a fresh and democratic structure.

Change is needed to take the British National Party forward onto serious electoral success. A structure that will give priority to making sure that the BNP is financially solvent, politically astute, credible and electable, truly represents family values in everything that it does and maintains democratic management of the Party in a fair and transparent manner.

Councillor Colin Auty will be standing this coming summer as the leadership contender representing reform and change of the BNP. Colin was elected as a District Councillor onto Kirklees Council back in May 2006 and has proved to be an extremely hard working BNP Councillor.

Colin is married with two daughters and believes that the time is right for important changes to be made within the British National Party for it to become a serious challenger in elections and for the future of this country.

Colin has gained a great deal of experience into the inner workings of a local council, especially as he currently sits on various committees including Planning and Health.

Many of you will know Colin through his involvement in Great White Records and his latest album ‘Truth Hurts’ has sold more copies than any other artist from GWR. Colin is a very well respected and popular councillor, activist and artist within the BNP. He regularly tours the country speaking at meetings and singing to help groups raise vital funds.


Constitutional Change & Internal Reforms

The BNP at present has a great deal of potential which is simply not utilised to its full extent and this is largely because the current leadership runs the party in a very dictatorial manner. These are just some of the reforms that should be implemented:

* The Party Chairman should deal with the political affairs of the Party, but a separately appointed Party Manager should manage the internal affairs.

* Scrutiny Panel of regionally elected officials to scrutinise the inner workings of the Party, who everyone is accountable to.

* The establishment of an Executive, Judiciary and Political Wing of the Party.

* A Shadow Cabinet to set up specialist policy departments.

* A Working Party to be set up to scrutinise and re-draft the BNP Constitution which at present gives sole power and control to the Party Chairman.

* Total financial overhaul of the Party, reallocating the power of the National Treasurer to a professional chartered accountant.

* All office holders should be made fully accountable.

* Far more support for all of our Councillors.

* A review of all those expelled due to lack of a fair and proper disciplinary procedure being in place.

* A concerted effort to target the seriously damaging negative image that surrounds the BNP.

Friday, 21 March 2008

Help the Family Defence Appeal

On the 14th of March at Manchester High Court the current BNP Chairman Nick Griffin launched proceedings against six expelled BNP officials. Mr. Griffin is taking civil legal action against Steve Blake, former web editor; Ian Dawson, former Group Support Officer; Sadie Graham, former Head of Group Development; Matt Single, former Security Training Officer; Kenny Smith, former Head of Administration and Nicholla Smith, former Head of Excalibur operations. Mr. Griffin is claiming that items held by the defendants have not been returned to the Party. He is also claiming misuse of BNP membership lists. He is also seeking damages to a maximum of �50,000.

Because the proceedings are now sub judice we are not at liberty to publish any further details of the proceedings.

Challenge

The defendants are all challenging this vexatious action and invite BNP members to question whether this is good use of the hard won funds of the Party. Mr. Griffin seems prepared to gamble thousands of pounds of donors' money in an act of spite and revenge.

The most obvious comment is that the Party leadership has managed to bring loyal party activists to court for alleged misuse of Party data while refusing to do so when such proven misuse was carried out by the real enemies of the Party.

Guardian journalist Ian Cobain got away with exposing Simone Clarke as a BNP member in 2007. Andy Sykes passed dozens perhaps even hundred of names and addresses on to left-wing organisations, some of whom wrote to the BNP members. No action was taken against Sykes or his BBC accomplice, Jason Gwynne.

Members could well ask why this is the case? Could it be that the VoC people are seen as a soft touch, lacking the financial "clout" of The Guardian, the BBC or the Trade Unions?

Or is Mr. Griffin under instruction to do this?

Whatever the reasoning behind this decision the contrast between his lack of action against the establishment media and the VoC members has been noted.

The Family Defence Appeal needs your help to support the huge cost of defending the six BNP loyalists in this case.

Please use the button below to make a donation by Pay Pal or credit/debt card.

You can also send postal donations to FDA, P.O.Box 21684, Falkirk, FK1 9BB.

FDA standing order forms can be requested from fda@voiceofchange.org.uk.













Tuesday, 11 March 2008

Voice of Change forum now open


The Voice of Change website has now launched a forum and is open for business.

It is a Nationalist - specifically - Pro-British Nationalism community. If you object or are offended by the concept of a European having a Nationalist domestic or world view; you are dutifully advised to avoid this site.

Lurkers will not tolerated. e.g. Individuals who register and then repeatedly log into the forum but never participate.

Such users' accounts will be summarily deleted without prior notification. New registrations are expected to make at least an introduction post within 2 weeks of registration.

This is intended to be a Nationalism oriented online community of quality and merit dedicated to the principles and committed to the aspirations of Britons who love and wish to preserve the integrity and viability of the respective English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish National and ethnic identities that are collectively 'the British'.

Those of you who arrive in the spirit of this mandate will be made most welcome.

Sunday, 2 March 2008

North West Voice of Change Meeting

Voice of Change Meeting
Northwest, Wednesday 27th February 2008


An update meeting was arranged in Blackburn to discuss the ongoing protest and to agree a way forward in the region.

In attendance were representatives from the following BNP units: Tameside, Stockport, Wigan, Blackburn, Preston and Lancaster, Manchester, Oldham and Bury. 42 people were in attendance.

Preamble:

Dave Jones chaired the meeting, and set out the political precedence of party activists resigning their positions when they disagree with their party. It is a long standing tradition in politics to resign in protest – members of the cabinet have done this more prominently, and it is considered a badge of honour in some circles. So it would seem that instead of throwing their hands up in disgust and walking away from unresolved issues, Kenny, Sadie and Steve were doing no more than any other politician in terms of protest.

Additionally, it is well known that various pressure groups exist within political parties – and these use their group to try and sway party policy – indeed these are the very groups that bring about political debate at party conferences. The existence of a pressure group within the BNP merely acts as a signal that the political activists are at a level of maturity which needs proper management.

Update:

Bev Jones then gave a brief outline of the events leading to the raids and expulsions in December.

“In my opinion the setting up of the blog by Kenny Smith was the end result of a long line of failed discussions, and was a step taken as a last resort. Problems between advisory council members had been ongoing for some time, and complaints about the treasury department were the most pressing issue. While I personally had a few errors to solve with treasury, and I know of other units who had a similar situation, none of these seemed severe. However, if you consider that Sadie and Ian Dawson would have had to field a myriad of complaints about this issue, then you see a different level of problems arise.

Whatever frictions have built up around the day to day problems, and the many reports, accusations and slurs that have arisen out of the disastrous sacking and raids, it is quite clear that the BNP would not be in a position to run a government, or even a local council.

Without proper procedures, fair disciple and an inclusive approach to the party membership, we will not succeed. The BNP has the right policies, and the right mindset for the running of the country, but we must get our stall in order before we can get any further. The party can not be run with a schoolboy bully attitude and giving jobs to the boys (or the drinking club) – it just does not work.”

Proposal:

Bev presented copies of the Voice of Change party structure for perusal. This is an example of how the party could be managed and was similarly rolled out at the VOC Conference in Nottinghamshire. One of the main proposals was for there to be a political figurehead, with the day to day management of the party to be handled by other departments, with the membership deciding who is in charge.

The Voice of Change pressure group will be fighting a leadership contest, with the new structure of the party as the basis of the campaign, and the need for democracy within the ranks as our clear objective.

Way forward:

Charles Mather spoke on what the Wigan group had done as a protest. They do not wish to disband, and will be fighting local elections this May. He advocates we must support local activity – including the London GLA campaign.

Jim Lewthwaite (Bradford BNP) spoke briefly on the management problems at branch level in Yorkshire, and also had some interesting ideas on how to protest.

The floor was open for comment, and the following lines of action were suggested:

ª Funds should be gathered at local level and used at local level – do not support appeals for funding from head office
ª Membership – renew if you wish to vote against Griffin in the leadership contest
ª Engage with other members – attend as many meetings and local activities as possible to talk to ordinary members and explain the problem
ª A National VOC bulletin will soon be written and distributed by email at least once a month– ideally each person can forward them on to as many of their friends and colleagues as possible – this would relieve the postage cost, and spread the work load as well.
ª Use the internet more effectively – the blog and web site need to be maintained.
ª Use Google advertising links to spread the word
ª Candidates – it is up to individuals if they wish to stand under the BNP banner or as Independents on a Nationalist ticket, either way it would be good for people to work locally in their wards.
ª Printing material – since the BNP printers are not being used, a tri-colour Risograph is to be sourced and a central printing office will be set up again.
ª Send donations to Voice of Change or the Family Defence Appeal
ª Do not attend and extraneous BNP activities – i.e. Summer-school, National Socials and RWB – but do go to the conference and complain
ª Pressure local organisers to write a letter of protest to Griffin
ª Cancel ID magazine orders – we are not sure if it actually belongs to the BNP or Collett
ª Reduce orders of VOF
ª Do not sell any merchandise from Great White Records or Excalibur at meetings
ª Wear a VOC badge at all party meetings
ª Talk to everyone you can, any way you can – especially the internet


Please note that the above are not necessarily the views of all the supporters of VOC or the expelled members . These are simply a summary of the points that were raised and discussed at the meeting. Individuals are free to decide if they support these points or not.

The meeting ended with a collection, all together £197 was raised towards Voice of Change.

Saturday, 1 March 2008

Paul Cromie shows his true colours

Cllr Paul Cromie has shocked and outraged BNP supporters by sending out an unsolicited and illegal email entitled “King Midas in Reverse – LOL”. The email which was sent out on the 27th February was sent to a host of VOC supporters and BNP members.

The email content is a clipping of a local newspaper report about a six month driving ban for doing 40mph in a 30mph zone that was imposed upon current BNP member and long term activist Dr James Lewthwaite. Not only that but Dr Lewthwaite had until recently been serving as a Councillor for the BNP on Bradford Council. Being caught in a speed camera trap is hardly the crime of the century but Cromie is using anything he can to discredit an extremely well respected, hard-working and dedicated nationalist.

The full content of the actual email sent out by Paul Cromie is copied below:

Here we go again folks,another fine mess " King Midas in Reverse" has got himself into.

Unlike the real King Midas,everything Lewthwaite touches turns to ( shit ) I cant stop laughing.


Regards Paul



This disgraceful and shocking behaviour by Paul Cromie comes as no real surprise to those who have worked closely with him for some time. The fact that he is willing to try and publicly shame a hard-working BNP activist really shows his true colours and lack of integrity as a nationalist. Cromie has been a big donor to the party and therefore is likely to receive no punishment for his recent slanderous comments. Nick Griffin recently elevated Paul Cromie to the position of Bradford Organiser, supported by newly appointed Yorkshire RO Adrian Marsden. This ridiculous appointment by Griffin just shows his total lack of judgement and is another example of the kind of people that Griffin is surrounding himself with nowadays.

Many people will be aware that a certain senior official within the party and close aide to Nick Griffin also received a six month driving ban for speeding in September 2007. He only attended the summer school because he got someone to give him a lift, yet Paul Cromie didn’t see fit to crow about that particular individual.

Dr Lewthwaite is currently seeking legal advice over the content of the email that was sent out to numerous recipients.

This article was submitted to this blog by an activist from Bradford BNP.

Tuesday, 26 February 2008

North West VOC Meeting


Voice of Change Meeting
Wednesday 27th February 2008
Location: Blackburn
Start time: 7:30pm
Contact: northwest@voiceofchange.org.uk
Phone: Richard on 07950883887 or Bev on 07883382705

On Wednesday February 27th the Voice of Change will be holding a meeting in Blackburn. In case there are any who do not know Voice of Change is the name given to the organisation of current and past BNP members who believe that the British National Party is poorly managed and in need of reform. The catalyst that brought Voice of Change into existence was the unlawful 'bugging' of Sadie Graham's telephone and the unlawful entry into Sadie Graham's home and the unlawful removal of goods from Sadie Graham's home by BNP security. Also the attempt by BNP security to gain entrance to the home of BNP National Administration Officer, Kenny
Smith against his wishes.
These acts by BNP security followed the expulsion from the BNP of Group development officer Sadie Graham, National Administration officer Kenny Smith , Web Master and nationalist of thirty years standing Steve Blake , Group Support officer, Ian Dawson ,North West Fund Raiser and former North West Regional Organiser Bev Jones and four other prominent B.N.P members at the beginning of December 2007. Since 1999 many very effective and hard working BNP members have been either expelled from the BNP or forced out of the BNP. This repeated 'decapitating' of our party stops it's growth and makes a mockery of the work and sacrifice of BNP members and supporters.
The concern and anger of members over this latest purging of some of our best and most hard working members and the consequent trashing of our work over many years is so great that some one hundred and thirty officers of the party have resigned their positions. Sixty nine made their resignations public : the remainder resigned but chose not to go public with their resignations. The devastation can still be seen by all. Scotland BNP effectively no longer exists, Yorkshire, probably once our best region, is in disarray and the East Midlands has only a few branches still functioning. The North West is badly effected. The new BNP website is less than a shadow of the former professional BNP website that was run by expellee Steve Blake. Recent viewers of the BNP website will have noticed that there are no longer any articles upon regional news detailing units activities. Does this imply that units are now so demoralised that they have stopped working?

It is against this backdrop of disarray that Voice of Change is calling a meeting of concerned North West BNP members and supporters. The objective of the meeting will be to discuss the current problems ,to seek a means of reconciliation between the parties in conflict and to seek a means by which the BNP can be managerially reformed and recommence moving forward. Let no one doubt that this is a big task. But the effort has to be made.

All BNP members and supporters who wish to discuss the problems constructively and without prejudice are welcome to attend. Hecklers and individuals who are bent on causing trouble will not be tolerated in the meeting and will be removed. There will be a range of merchandise on sale.. There will also be a raffle and a collection. This is an important meeting. If you are genuinely interested in the future of the BNP please make sure that you attend.

Tuesday, 19 February 2008

Ex-Security Officer Vindicated

During June 2007, Adey Wood’s estranged partner made, to me, a number of serious allegations against Adey, one of the allegations being that Adey had made threats to kill Nick Griffin. Though, like others within the BNP, I had great respect for Adey and could not fault his professionalism in his highly responsible BNP duties, and was surprised by the allegations made against Adey, I was in no position to investigate or ignore the threat-to-kill allegations, so I immediately reported the perceived threat to Nick Griffin, who ordered that Adey be instantly dismissed from the BNP. Adey was my personal security officer, attending Group Development meetings with me around the country at no cost or fee to the party. I considered him a good friend and therefore I was not in a position to be able to investigate the claims without bias. Shortly after Adey was dismissed from the BNP, his partner went to the police and made further serious allegations against Adey, resulting in Adey being woken at 2am, arrested in front of his youngest son, held in police custody, closely interrogated for many hours, before being released without charge, some 15 hours later.

Recently I received information and evidence that all the allegations against Adey, made by his estranged partner, are in fact lies created to completely destroy his character, have him kicked out of the BNP, and have him arrested and held in police custody long enough for his partner to try to sell their jointly-held home. I acknowledge that a great injustice has been perpetrated against Adey, and he has graciously accepted my sincere apology to him for being an unwitting pawn of his estranged partners scheming. The police found absolutely no evidence of the claims made by Adey’s estranged partner and he has been given sole custody of their son.

Those people who know Adey will know him to be a very loyal and reliable person, he held a responsible position within BNP security working alongside Matt Single to hold security training weekends. Adey became another victim of injustice within the party. Whilst he maintains on the list of people expelled from the party he will continue to seek his reinstatement as a member and supports a leadership challenge, believing that it is time for Nick Griffin to step down as party leader.


Cllr Sadie Graham

Thursday, 7 February 2008

Voice of Change Website update

The new Voice of Change website now has a Regional News section up and running now. This is the first step toward replacing this blog with the much more positive and aesthetically pleasing website.

The regional news section is being run by popular former BNP news correspondent Louise Scott. Louise will be working with a host of regional correspondents, but is also keen to receive submissions from those keen to become regular reporters and those who sometimes get passionate enough about a news item they have come across to enough to write about and send it in.

Articles for Regional News as well as reports on nationalist activity in your area, can be sent to Louise at regionalnews@voiceofchange.org.uk. Regional Correspondents can be contacted via the Regional VoC contacts listed on the contacts page.

Other features in the pipeline are a forum, where genuine free speech will be allowed, a merchandise store, and an advertisements section.

Once the new site is fully operational this blog will come down.

Sunday, 3 February 2008

Wolverhampton organiser sacked for attending VOC conference

I would like to explain my reasons for not being organiser for the Wolverhampton BNP group anymore. I did not resign, I was stood down by West Midlands RO Simon Darby on Thursday 31st January. This was after he had asked me if I attended the Voice Of Change conference in Brinsley on January 27th . I of course told him that I had and that I fully supported what was proposed on the day.
Although not completely surprised by this, it is still disappointing to be ousted from a position because of supporting what I believe are much needed changes within the party. I did not resign my position earlier because I felt it would be unfair on my small but dedicated team of activists here in Wolverhampton. I had recently ordered a batch of leaflets from the party and was preparing to go full steam ahead for the elections in May. This decision was despite what I can only describe as an 'orgy of idiocy' conducted by the party since that fateful day in December.
I have been the organiser for Wolverhampton since September 2005. This City had been something of a Nationalist black hole for a few decades, no group or branch for the BNP had existed here since the party was formed in 1982. Wolverhampton was, when I joined in 2002, part of the Black Country branch, with focus mainly and unsurprisingly on the actual 'Black Country' and not far away Wolverhampton districts like Tettenhall or Wednesfield.
Despite a small membership in the area I managed to put together a team of activists and put forward a candidate for one ward in the May 2006 council elections. The ward, Wednesfield North, I had specifically chosen and targeted.
We gained 1016 votes, taking 25% of the total vote and only 200 votes behind the winning Conservative candidate. Not bad for a first off. And we rattled some cages, the local MP getting himself worked up about it on the night and on his blog a few days later!
Fast forward to 2007 and we jump to 6 candidates, including an ex Tory councilor. Unfortunately, as across a lot of the country our vote went slightly down in Wednesfield North, but still held up to a respectable 22% . Our new wards also returned good percentages especially Bushbury North.
As far as I know no new organiser has been appointed yet, but I still hope we can carry on the good work here, whoever is in charge.
The events of the past few months have been a shock to me. I could not believe that this party could be so foolish and spiteful. Yes possibly the Mark Collett blog might have seemed wrong to some but when you hear the situation leading up to it could they have done anything else without getting sacked anyway? Why do opponents of VOC keep stating 'nobody is bigger than the party' ? When it is pretty obvious that certain individuals can do pretty much as they please without fear of being held to account the same as anybody else would? Mark Collett for example, with the two highly embarrassing documentaries, not just for himself, but every single member of the BNP who has to try and defend his actions, should really have been kept on a low profile ever since. But no, we find him climbing through the ranks, lecturing us on party image at the national conference (I still can't get my head around that) and being earmarked as a future leader of the party! You couldn't make it up.
People should also remember that this situation would be nowhere near as bad as it is now if it wasn't for the party idiotically broadcasting the whole saga on the front page of it's newly launched website. And then branding people who have been in the party for years as Neo Nazis. Then giving them a deadline to return to the party! Then branding them Reds./Searchlight/MI5 spies and agents. Madness.
I stood outside two court buildings in Yorkshire to defend free speech. And yet on the party forum, of which I have been banned, I find the moderators enticing people to 'speak their minds' on the events of the last month or so only to be promptly banned if they show even the slightest sympathy towards the sacked individuals or the aims of this group.
I have always been a big supporter of Nick Griffin, I think he has done a fantastic job in helping take this party to where it is today. I also like him on an individual basis as a very funny and often down to earth man. However, if a leadership challenge is the only way to bring in the much needed changes presented by the VOC group, the only way to prepare this party for a breakthrough into the mainstream as a democratic and professionally run organisation then that is what I have to support.
I know many of my friends in the West Midlands might be disappointed or even angry at me for this. I can only ask them to look closely at what has gone on and think carefully about what they want for the future of this party. If things stay the same as they are then these whole events will happen all over again, with different people and for more or less the same reasons. And it's not the fault of the 'lefties' or 'searchlight' but the whole set up of the party. It's hard enough for this to happen now but a more catastrophic event four or five years down the line with a bigger membership and bigger ambitions will be an even bigger and painful fall.
I don't want that to happen, I want us to succeed and go forward as a party to be proud of.
Steve Haddon
Ex Wolverhampton Organiser

Monday, 28 January 2008

Successful first Conference for ‘Voice of Change’

The Nottinghamshire village of Brinsley hosted the first ‘Voice of Change’ conference yesterday (27th).

113 patriots attended the event despite the best efforts of some of Griffin’s cabal to put people from their regions off with threats of expulsions from positions and ostracism. The venue and date had previously been set aside for the BNP’s annual January Organisers’ Conference but that was before Sadie was purged by Griffin.

Former South East Regional Organiser Cllr Roger Robertson chaired the Conference and introduced each speaker on stage in turn. First to speak was former Head of Administration and Scottish Regional Organiser Kenny Smith.

Kenny opened his speech by saying he was stood before the audience not because he was a red, state asset or neo-nazi, but because he spoke out in the higher echelons of the BNP against incompetence and lies. Kenny gave an overview of the events that lead to the raids and expulsions of the 9th of December. He explained how some senior officials had begun raising concerns as early as 2002 about management failings and the defence of incompetence and negative behaviour. The main catalyst for the recent events was however the 2006 behaviour of Collett and Hannam at the Blackpool Annual Conference that lead to them receiving final warnings and then the recommendation of the Central Management Team to expel the pair following Griffin’s granting of permission to give them a verbal warning for their behaviour at this year’s Conference.

Kenny also explained how the pre-planned sacking of Sadie and himself was discovered and how it was the reason he set up the blog, which was itself only unearthed when Mr Griffin authorised the bugging of Sadie Graham’s home and then the raids, sackings and worldwide public airing of an internal BNP dispute on the BNP website. He closed by exposing the most recent lie about his home being raided by police and being released on bail for fraud. Readers only need to call Central Scotland Police to confirm that Kenny’s home was not visited by police never mind raided and that he was not charged with any offence.

Sadie Graham

Cllr Sadie Graham (former Head of Group Development and East Mids Regional Organiser) then gave a powerful Power Point presentation about the important changes that need to take
place within the BNP if it is to become a serious contender for winning big in future elections. These changes she explained are not only needed for electioneering purposes, but also for the internal stability of the Party.

She addressed issues like the setting up of knowledge and experience based working groups to utilise the skills and expertise that lie dormant within the membership, the need for Paid positions within the Party to be advertised internally so that the best people can apply and be hired. Failings in discipline, accountability, internal procedures and security, the lack of policy departments and spokesmen were all mentioned as were the proposed restructuring of the party so that the political (legislative) is separated from the management (executive) and that a proper judiciary is established. Sadie also rubbished the claims that the expelled were seeking to have the BNP run by committee.

The constitution was drawn up by the Party Chairman when the BNP had 1000 members. It is now so completely out of date and at odds with a modern political party that it needs re-writing. Sadie said the Voice of Change group propose that a working party is set up to look at bringing it up to date, because at present its construction is designed to keep the present Chairman firmly in place.

Nick Griffin has tried to silence, threaten, maliciously lie and slander BNP members both current and expelled, but he has still failed to silence his critics. Sadie said Voice of Change want the BNP to succeed and for members to make their voice heard. There is huge support for change and members must retake control of the party, by raising their voices.

Steve Blake

Before the tea break Steve Blake (Former Web Editor) gave a passionate address detailing why the expelled intended to fight Mr Griffin all the way to the High Court if necessary to retain their memberships. He told the audience - who had come from 10 of the 13 BNP regions – how the treatment of good honest workers and patriots by Mr Griffin had been a painful experience for many but was now the reason why so many had come to the belief that change at the top was now needed.

Steve explained who attempts at negotiation and mediation has so far floundered because of Mr Griffin’s determination to break the long voting membership records of those expelled to ensure none could challenge him for the leadership for the next five years. While the expelled are happy to negotiate on every other point all nine were resolute in their determination to remain as members without break in service.

Steve told how he had joined the struggle for our people as a youngster and how the cause was in his blood – as it was for all the others – and how Mr Griffin’s mocking advice to go away and enjoy non-political lives was not a possibility for any of the expelled. Voice of Change would now be the vehicle we used to get our membership back and challenge the tyrannical Griffin’s grip on the BNP.

Questions

After an excellent lunch – and the efforts of the kitchen staff that included two councillors - there was a question and answer session that lasted well over an hour. Questions were varied but focused mainly on the leadership question and the GLA elections. Cllr Robertson did an excellent job ensuring order was kept and questions were directed through the chair.

A vote on whether a leadership challenge should be launched this year received an overwhelming yes vote from the conference floor. Debate about the GLA elections however divided both the floor and the speakers table. All recognised the need for the BNP and nationalism to succeed and as time began to run out the consensus seemed to be that the choice of whether to help with the GLA campaign should rest with each individual member. Those advocating assisting the campaign believed that leadership change would still occur after a successful campaign while those sceptical about helping worried that Griffin would become entrenched as leader on the back of a victorious campaign – regardless of the fact that it would have been won by the activists and London BNP rather than Mr Griffin personally – because of the financial rewards and the support of armchair members who may attribute the success to Mr Griffin.

Financial support


As time raced on Bev Jones conducted a fantastic fundraising effort for the Voice of Change with a collection of £520 and book sales of £70. Fundraising for the legal defence fund ‘Family Defence Appeal’ was boosted by a £400 donation from North West Regional Election Officer Mike Lester, who sent the funds along despite not being able to attend himself. A further £280 was also raised for the FDA and the Saint George Society ran an excellent merchandise stall for eager shoppers.

Steve Blake closed the meeting with an short address, which reaffirmed the view of the majority of those at the Conference that no opposition party was to be launched. Voice of Change was simply a pressure group to provide a platform for a leadership challenge and a change to the structure and constitution of the BNP.

He also reaffirmed the commitment of the Voice of Change team to seek an amicable resolution to the current impasse despite the lies and smears perpetrated by Mr Griffin and his allies, because the cause of British Nationalism needed the BNP to succeed to ensure our people do not become just a footnote of history in a few decades time.

Friday, 25 January 2008

Underhand Tactics

When I resigned as the Harrogate and District organiser over the mis-treatment of party colleagues and the sacking of others, I did so with a heavy heart.I did however maintain my membership as the BNP is the only way forward and when this mess was sorted out I would have taken the reins again. However this will now not be possible as due to 'underhand tactics' by the newly appointed Yorkshire Regional Organiser A. Marsden and a Harrogate Member, I have had my organisers position filled by this Harrogate member. Without any consultation with me, the new RO has appointed a member with no experience at all of running a branch or of running an election campaign. I make the last point because it is now obvious that the Griffin is running round like a headless chicken appointing 'anyone' at all who will take on the jobs of organisers and fund-holders, just to show the public that there is a BNP presence in their area. This is bloody stupid as the best people for these jobs are the very people who love this party so much that they resigned in protest at what was being done to it and its hardest workers. Perhaps the question Griffin should answer is, why are you edging out your most successful local organisers and fund-holders and not talking to them to build bridges, why do you not value the hard work they have done to bring the party to were it is now. If this blind appointing of local organisers and fund-holders continues it will undoubtedly affect our effectiveness in the future.
Tom Linden

Thursday, 24 January 2008

Saint George Society back online

The Saint George Society website is back online after the management committee temporarily suspended business after spurious claims to its standing were made by John Walker.

Walker's attempt to seize control of the society has failed and his allegations against Bev Jones have since been confirmed to be without foundation. As such, the society is now back online and in full working order.

Check out their excellent range of merchandise on their website here.

The Saint George Society carries a delightful range of unique items, with our in-house designs and logo. The t-shirts are especially attractive, with a faint metallic gleam in the print and best of all, comes in all sizes… from toddlers to tubbies!

Our shop sells patriotic and ‘made in Britain’ merchandise. We encourage local craftspeople to market their goods through us – and we would be happy to look at any new items.

We actively encourage the promotion of patriotism by showing our true colours in public – we believe this will go a long way to silence the ‘political correctness’ that stifles St George’s Day celebrations. We would be happy to arrange a discounted rate for bulk orders, so that you can join the crusade and encourage patriotism too.

The Society has three aims:

1, Fly the Flag!

Our Mission: We would like to see the Saint George Cross flying in every high street in England on 23rd April!

The public eye: This society is all about making it easy to be patriotic – we would like to offer a flag flying service to those good folk who find it difficult to do all the DIY associated with flying the flag. Please call us for help, and we will do all we can to get someone out to help you raise the flag.

Volunteer: We are asking for volunteers to become ‘Knights of Saint George’ and help out with raising flags and installing brackets for patriotic folk! (And don’t forget to go back and take them down again.)

All you will need is a few friends, a drill, a ladder and some spare time. Take a look at our leaflets – this will help in the promotion of this project.

If you are a ‘do-er’ not a ‘say-er’, then join us now, and get started in your high street – any donations you collect will be sent to your nominated good cause / charity on your behalf.

Bracket s and flag kits are available to you at a large discount once you become a member – we have had the brackets hand made by a local metal workshop.

2, Have a Crusade!

Every now and then you see things that really make your blood boil! For example, the ridiculous ‘leaked’ report about downgrading Christmas…

Do you grumble and mutter about it? Do you hear people complaining in the pubs?

Well lets get into our crusade mode and DO something about it – with a little thought, a little organisation and lot of determination we will be able to make life less comfortable for a few overzealous ‘politically correct’ bureaucrats. We may even get a change of opinion – who knows?

If you are keen to ‘have a go’ – join us today and become a Crusader. Let’s make our voice heard.

Start today – sign our petition to ‘Save Christmas’.

3, Celebrate Saint George’s day!

We think that every council in England should arrange a parade, party or event to celebrate our patriotic day. It is not the intention of this society to organise parades and events – this should be a far bigger scale than we could manage.

What we will do is publicise as many events as possible. Shall we arrange an ‘order of the Shield of Saint George’ award?

Please send in any details of local St George celebrations for us to publicise on our site.

Also, send pictures of your costumes for our photo gallery!

Please give your support to the Saint George Society.

Monday, 21 January 2008

A Critique of January’s British Nationalist

Well obviously the first thing to mention is that it only arrived on our doorsteps today (21st January). That feels like a return to the bad old days before Kenny and Nicholla took over production in Scotland and ensured it was sent out at the start of each month.

British Nationalist now appears to be keeping slow time with that other publication. Identity, that involves Collett at the production end via his private business, Vanguard Promotions.

As with last month’s bulletin there is no ‘Regional Information Sheet’ for any region. These pages were put together by the Regional Organisers were invaluable for keeping members informed of events and activities in their own region. They also helped boost attendance at meetings and donations to regional funds when appeals were sent out. There now appears to be nobody chasing up regional organisers or co-ordinating the collating of this regional information since Kenny was sacked. Or could it be that Collett doesn’t have the ability to sort the database into regions as Kenny did, but more on this later?

They are however using the bulk of the new membership form designed and distributed to regional officials by Kenny in the weeks prior to his sacking. Items they have left out are the option to get the bulletin by e-mail instead of by post to save the party money; the YBNP option (obviously because the YBNP has collapsed to side with the dissenters); the active or not option and the new unit dividend scheme section, whereby groups and branches could claim back a proportion of the membership dues for new and renewing members signed up by them.

The previously agreed and distributed Membership Form designed by Kenny is pictured below.

The bulletin itself has again been produced outside the party as we do not have the printing machinery to produce such good quality pictures. The paper quality is higher than the norm - John Walker rejected Kenny’s request last year to move up to 100gsm paper given the savings he was making on the production front – and it is also stapled. Nice touches but all at extra cost to the members. Rumour has it that the bulletin is being printed by a registered charity in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

The front cover would have been great news for members until December the 9th, but now the possibility of Nick Griffin getting his grubby hands on £100k is a cause for concern. Such quantities of cash would only prop up his corrupt and criminal regime and leave him free to purge even those who only display mild dissent.

On the second page the lead article continues and finishes with a repeat of the now familiar Searchlight plant smear (yawn! yawn!), though I was amused to read that the dissenters have supposedly unleashed a wave of lies. Correct me if I’m wrong but have the dissenters not been consistent with their version of events from day one, while the Griffin cabal have told a variety of stories, in many instances contradictory stories and each one tailored to the particular audience present at the time.

Is it just me or does anybody else feel, after reading the bulletin, that Mark Collett’s grammatical ability is severely stunted?

In his own words, “everyone on the Internet… has been able to see the huge improvements made by the expanded new team running our website.” The boy surely is deluded if he thinks everyone on the internet has seen the new site! The new site where South African Arthur Kemp (according to last month’s bulletin the BNP website became his responsibility – as well as being the new head of Education and Training and Excalibur) and Belgian Brun d’Aubignosc (he’s sending out emails giving himself the title of ‘BNP webmaster’) pull the strings of new ‘web editor’ Simon Bennett.

There is no mention of the former head of Information Technology Simon Darby, but then as he’s the Welsh based West Mids RO, National Press Officer, Deputy Leader and the management head hunter he probably doesn’t have the time for it. Though he never actually did anything on that front anyway, so leaving him with the title wouldn’t matter a jot.

Then there’s the laughable accusations about the illegal use of data and the legal process. Not one dissenter has yet had a single legal letter from the Griffin cabal and if anybody is being penalised by the ridiculous libel laws in this country it is the dissenters who cannot afford to challenge the Griffin lies and smears.

The final point in Collett’s editorial is a dig at Kenny because he fought for month’s to have the party purchase a mailing machine and the money was there thanks to savings he had made with BN. He even had an agreement with a sales company and the authority from Walker and Griffin to do the deal but it was then cancelled after the Conference as Griffin began his moves to get rid of him and Sadie.

I wonder how long it will take Walker and Hannam to start pleading poverty again after this supposed £70k injection? I wonder also if it will show up in next years’ statement of accounts?

Page 3 should be renamed ‘The lies about those dissent truths.” Again they trot out the same rubbish about most of previously conned officials returning to the fold. What a load of rubbish. There have been less than a handful, who have returned but more have since joined the ranks of the dissenters.

Apparently the dissenters started plotting because they thought they were going to get exposed for dodgy accounting practices. That would be funny if it wasn’t so hypocritical. Walker and Hannam at the inept Treasury Department, Collett’s private business Vanguard Promotions and Hannam’s private company Great White Records (where Hannam is incidentally both the sole director and the secretary which is illegal according to the rules listed on the company’s house website) attempting to deflect attention from their own accounting procedures or lack of them.

Another hypocritical pile on nonsense if the proper businesslike management structure comment, this was after all one of the main gripes from the dissenters. Then there’s the usual tripe about being hardliners, moles and commies at the same time. All proven lies elsewhere on this blog.

A new lie is the crazy claim that the electronic version of the bulletin has not been sent out this month or last because the dissenters have refused to hand over party property like the EBNS list. No such independent list exists! It is part of the membership database as any official who receives the list can verify. There are fields for BN, BNL and EBNS. Kenny updated the system many months ago so that Nicholla (who mailed out the EBNS bulletins) no longer kept a list that needed updating. She simply notified the Membership Secretary at regular intervals of those who contacted her on the EBNS e-mail address wanting to sign up to this option. The Membership Secretary updated the database at her end with requests that went there first, but had no need to notify Nicholla. Kenny would supply Nicholla with the relevant EBNS list after he had processed the full database he received encrypted on a monthly basis from the Membership Secretary, prior to her e-mailing the bulletin he’d edited too.

The illegal entry of Sadie’s home and the removal of her property is brushed over their false claim that the items belonged to the BNP. Even if just one of the items belonged to the BNP that doesn’t excuse Griffin ordering BNP Security to enter her home while she was away and remove every bit of office equipment they could find.

The biggest paragraph focuses on the disgusting mail shot received by some from Hannam’s old buddy Simon Sheppard and the Griffin lie that the dissenters passed members’ details to him. Again this website has covered the story here so I’ll not go into it, but what BN fails to mention is that Hannam plead guilty to distributing the ‘illegal’ leaflet round houses in Hull. That is hardly the action of an innocent person. Why did Hannam plead guilty to "publishing or distributing racially inflammatory material" if he was innocent?

It is heartening to see that the BNP seem to be admitting problems have been caused by the departure of Kenny, Steve and Sadie, but we already knew that, as the above points have already pointed out.

The next piece of idiocy is the fact that they publicise the web address of a supposedly private part of the BNP website. It is hardly going to stay public if they publicise it and indeed it has already been known about in internet circles before this bulletin or Identity (where it is also advertised) came out.

The very smart looking centre pages open with an advertisement for the London weekend of action which has already passed. Again shades of the bad old days there! On the London weekend there does seem to be confusion as to numbers. The picture they show on the website shows just 63 people including all the sinister mob of Kemp, Collett, Hannam and Griffin. When was the last time anybody saw that bunch out leafleting together? Seems like a PR stunt to me. Eddy Butler claims just over 100 people attended, Simon Darby claims 200 and the BNP website claims 250. I for one am more inclined to trust Eddy Butler than Simon Darby who went on BBC Newsnight to call the dissenters Nazis and I certainly won’t believe the BNP website figure given the dodgy foreign cabal running that show.

Page six features some astonishingly bad grammar, especially in the ‘Renewal News’ article.

Excalibur gets the lie machine treatment in detail on page seven, but they put the blame down to the stock being in Leeds, the admin in Falkirk and the despatch elsewhere. What they really mean is that Arthur Kemp who was imposed upon Excalibur by Griffin when Nicholla took over lived in Deeside and rarely travelled to Leeds to process the orders he was supposed to do on a twice weekly basis. Nicholla has explained the situation already on this blog.

There is also a claim that the website address was destroyed by Steve Blake but that is nonsense. The BNP never owned the Excalibur Heritage domain name and was never billed for it or the web hosting, but this was actually a secondary shop without obvious BNP stock. BNP customers had the Excalibur shop on the BNP website, but this was removed by Kemp shortly after the 9th December sackings, because he had still not processed orders from October and November. The Excalibur Heritage site was closed by Steve because he had been sacked and not paid wages owed to him. The BNP shop advertised in BNP is still not up on the BNP website… surely not another case of incompetence from Griffin’s team?

Kemp was the man behind the Mohammed Bears promotion but failed to secure enough bears to meet demand. He then asked Bev Jones to source some more and though she bought more with her own money she refused to do give them to the BNP after Darby called her and the other dissenters Nazis on BBC Newsnight.

Collett disparagingly calls Nicholla and Bev malcontents because they were dissatisfied with the situation and stood up for themselves and the party. My favourite claim though is that all orders have now been despatched or refunds sent where orders cannot be fulfilled. How stupid was it to make that claim when Nicholla is still getting calls and emails from members complaining that Kemp has still not sent them their orders? These members will read that and know instantly that they are being lied too again.

The whole operation has now been moved to the Deeside house where Kemp lives and Walker works out of and they now claim they will be able to turn orders around in just three days. I sincerely hope they don’t get stung by that claim as it takes longer than three days for a cheque to clear! They could get left-wing opponents ordering items getting the delivery and then cancelling the cheques. Members should rest easy though because such a claim is unlikely to be matched by action regardless of the claim they will refund customers money if they don’t meet this deadline. Well how could they when the shop is not even online anymore?

So there you have it. The new editor doesn’t seem to have got off to a very promising start. Mind you if they keep expelling good members there will be less people to complain or even notice.