LONDON (Aug. 2)
Scotland Yard today kept a close watch on airports and docks to prevent American Nazi George Lincoln Rockwell and other pro-Nazi delegates from entering Britain to attend an international fascist conference to open August 15. An order not to admit them was issued yesterday by the Home Office.
Rockwell, leader of the American Nazi Party, is at the top of a blacklist of “undesirables” prepared by Scotland Yard, it was learned. Rockwell had been invited to Britain as the guest of Colin Jordan, head of the British National Socialist Party, who is attempting to arrange the conference “somewhere in Britain.”
Jordan said last night that “if enough delegates come, we will go ahead. If not, we’ll have to adopt other plans.” The British Nazi said the object of the conference was “to plan the coordination of the National Socialist struggle for race and nation throughout the world.” Thirty delegates of Nazi and Neo-Nazi groups in various countries have been invited to the conference.
While Jordan claimed that his movement had applied for permission to hold a meeting in Trafalgar Square August 19, with himself and Rockwell as featured speakers, a spokesman for the Ministry of Works said “we have received no such application.”