LONDON (May. 22)
The Home Office today refused permission to land in England to 20 delegates who tried to come here from Denmark, Belgium, Sweden and Holland to attend the first international rally of the anti-Semitic, neo-fascist British National Party.
A delegation from the United States was also banned, the Home Office declared. The Americans were notified before they left the United States that they would be barred, and decided to stay home. The rally will be held all this week at Narford, in Norfolk. A. Fountaine, president and co-founder of the British National Party, said today that about 50 delegates are attending the rally at his estate, including 15 from abroad. They are all “racial nationalists, ” he said, and are engaged “in activities of a cultural nature. “
One of the British-National Party’s organizers is Colin Jordan, a school teacher who was among eight neo-fascists arrested here and fined for picketing a Warsaw Ghetto memorial meeting several weeks ago. The party’s mottoes are “Britain for the British,” and “Keep Britain White ” According to Fountaine, the party is not connected with the group led by Oswald Mosley.