After quitting BNP, 2 ex-members issued statement likening Griffin to Mugabe
15th April 2011: BNP leader Nick Griffin, known for his tough stand against immigration, has been equated with Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe.
And this has been done by none other than two BNP members who have joined the English Democrats.
The two, former Colne Valley Parliamentary candidate Barry Fowler and ex-Heckmondwike councillor Roger Roberts, after quitting the party issued a statement likening Griffin to Zimbabwean dictator Mugabe.
Meanwhile, more leading members have left the British National Party in Kirklees.
In fact, another former BNP member of Kirklees Council has joined the defection.
After serving as a councillor for Heckmondwike from 2003 to 2008, David Exley Mr Exley has also joined the English Democrats. He had stood for the BNP in Batley and Spen in the previous year’s general election.
His younger brother, Stuart, who also stood for the BNP in Newsome in previous year’s council election, too has joined the defection.