Nick Griffin ousted as BNP leader after party vote

Nick Griffin has been ousted as leader of the British National Party. Adam Walker has accepted the role of chairman, a statement on the BNP website says. Nick Griffin is to take on role of party president.

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Ex-BNP leader Griffin offers support to Adam Walker

Ex-Leader Leader of the BNP Nick Griffin. Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Former British National Party leader Nick Griffin has issued a statement explaining his ousting as party head, insisting he is staying within the right-wing political party.

On the BNP website, Griffin said:

Rest assured that I am most definitely staying with the British National Party as an active member, and I will be there to offer Adam [Walker] advice and support as and when he needs it...

– Nick Griffin

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