Posts Tagged “bnp”

Farage says Britain’s becoming “unrecognisable”. But the British public says our sense of belonging is increasing.

by Stephen Tall on March 2, 2014

Ukip leader Nigel Farage was dog-whistling for all he was worth at his party’s spring conference this week: “In scores of our cities and market towns, this country, in a short space of time, has, frankly, become unrecognisable. Whether it is the impact on local schools and hospitals, whether it is the fact that in […]

Farage says Britain’s becoming “unrecognisable”. But the British public says our sense of belonging is increasing.

by Stephen Tall on March 2, 2014

Ukip leader Nigel Farage was dog-whistling for all he was worth at his party’s spring conference this week: “In scores of our cities and market towns, this country, in a short space of time, has, frankly, become unrecognisable. Whether it is the impact on local schools and hospitals, whether it is the fact that in […]

What did you make of Chris Huhne’s Question Time performance? #bbcqt

by Stephen Tall on October 23, 2009

So that was the Question Time that was. There is copious assessment of Nick Griffin’s performance, linked to here on LDV.
My views are straightforward. First, Nick Griffin came over badly, but that is immaterial: those who are BNP-inclined will likely have seen him as the victim of a liberal, metropolitan, media stitch-up; and those […]

Nick Griffin’s verdict on Chris Huhne

by Stephen Tall on October 22, 2009

Ahead of tonight’s BBC1 Question Time – featuring the BNP leader Nick Griffin – The Guardian reports his verdicts on his fellow panellists. Here’s what he said about Chris Huhne, the L:ib Dems’ shadow home secretary:

Big hitter. Menzies Campbell would have been more daunting.”
And here’s what he said about the other panellists:
Bonnie Greer, American […]

Daily View 2×2: 7 September 2009

by Stephen Tall on September 7, 2009

2 Big Stories Government’s Libya policy: confusion reigns The mounting government confusion over its policy towards Libya continues today. First we had the Prime Minister’s refusal to make a comment on the release of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi; (…)

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Brick through window is British way, says BNP councillor

by Stephen Tall on August 27, 2009

The Guardian reports on a volient incident in Loughton, Essex: Racist attackers abducted a Muslim community leader at knifepoint, bundled him into a car and threatened his life unless he stopped running prayer sessions in a community hall that has (…)

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LDV readers say: BNP members should be able to be teachers

by Stephen Tall on July 5, 2009

Cast your minds back a couple of weeks, and there was a bout of speculation that Labour, under pressure from the NAS/UWT teaching union, is considering a possible ban on British National Party members working as teachers in schools. We (…)

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NEW POLL: should BNP members be banned from teaching?

by Stephen Tall on June 22, 2009

Today’s Guardian reports that Labour’s schools secretary Ed Balls is seriously considering a possible ban on British National Party members working as teachers in schools: A source close to the schools secretary, Ed Balls, said there had been several meetings (…)

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Official: Lib Dem voters more intelligent than Tory and Labour voters (Nationalist, BNP and UKIP voters least intelligent of all)

by Stephen Tall on November 3, 2008

At last official research has told us what most Lib Dems have known for years: our voters are more intelligent than those who vote for the Tories or Labour. Academic research published in the journal Intelligence – and given an (…)

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