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The British National Party (BNP) is a political party in the United Kingdom.

It was founded in 1982 by [John Tyndall]?, who was previously the chairman of the [National Front]?.

The current National Chairman is [Nick Griffin]?. He joined the BNP in 1989 after spending time as an activist for the National Front while he was reading a Law degree at Cambridge University.

It is typically described as a far-right neo-fascist party, although its presentation has been altered since Nick Griffin took over as National Chairman. The BNP's ties with the [British Union of Fascists]? comes from the National Front, which is considered to be one of the direct inheritors of the BUF's role in British politics.

In the 2001 [General Election]? not a single candidate was elected as an MP in the House of Commons.

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see also nationalism, fascism


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