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.
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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