Tuesday, 1 December 2009
BNP 'would abandon 30,000 Gibraltarians'
(GibChronicle) Just months after lobbying for local votes for European elections British National Party Leader Nick Griffin has sparked furious criticism after he reportedly told a rally of Spanish fascists that the BNP would hand Gibraltar to Spain against the wishes of nearly all its 30,000 inhabitants. “Griffin hoped to make a quiet sop to Spanish extremists, but was exposed by anti-BNP campaigners,” says Graham Watson who represents Gibraltar in the European Parliament. He was angered by Mr Griffin’s comments. (See more in a sneak preview of CampoPulse.)