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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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Nick Griffin 'steps aside' as BNP chairman

Nick Griffin has "stepped aside" as chairman of the British National Party following a meeting of the BNP's National Executive on July 19th.

Mr Griffin will now become the party's president, while former teacher Adam Walker has taken on the role of Acting Chairman.

Nick Griffin has 'stepped aside' from the BNP leadership, the party has announced. Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The party suffered a series of defeats in the recent European and local elections, with none of their MEPs re-elected.

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