Britain First best-funded small party - Electoral Commission

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Britain First, which campaigns for an end to immigration, has topped the Electoral Commission's donations league table for smaller parties.
The party had a total income of £159,516 in 2014 - three times what it raised the previous year - but spent nearly all of that on campaigning.
A total of 286 parties reported having gross income and total expenditure of £250,000 or less in 2014.
Three parties reported income and spending between £100,000 and £250,000.
Britain First, an offshoot of the BNP, which contested last year's European elections in Wales and Scotland, spent its income on "protests, small scale direct action, rallies and meetings", according to its accounts.
The Communist Party of Britain's accounts show its income, from membership fees and donations, has remained steady, and its membership stood at 917 in 2014.
It raised £138,162, which was spent on organising anti-austerity marches, trade union work and supporting its daily newspaper The Morning Star.
The party was founded in 1920 as the Communist Party of Great Britain, and for many years received funds from the Soviet Union. It re-launched in 1988 as the Communist Party of Britain.
The Socialist Alliance, a tiny group of campaigners affiliated with the larger Alliance for Green Socialism, saw its income boosted from £91 in 2013 to £101,254, thanks to a bequest from a former member.
Most of the £101,166 from the legacy was spent on supporting candidates standing for the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition at the general election, according to its accounts.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-33367673

Out of curiosity, do Britain First have a problem with Muslims only or all ethnic minorities?
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who cares ?

they aren't important enough to talk about
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I can't respect an organisation such as britain first.
They've been repeatedly told by the family of Lee Rigby not to use his image in any way as he wouldn't support britain first. They continue to use his image to stoke up anti-muslim propaganda.
They've been told repeatedly not to use the British Legion's symbol of the poppy because they lose charitable donations as a result. They do it anyway. I know from personal experience that the British Legion actually help ex-forces. britain first do not.
From what i've seen they hate all muslims, not just the fundametals.
If, when the next time hate preachers such as Anjem Choudary conduct a sermon, britain first protested against that, that would be fine in my eyes. Instead they trample through other mosques to intimidate the muslims who are just trying to get on with their lives without bothering anyone.
However, you have to admire the fact that they manage to convince the more ignorant and bigotted of society to donate money.
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(Original post by Raymat)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-33367673

Out of curiosity, do Britain First have a problem with Muslims only or all ethnic minorities?
Muslims.

They established solidarity protection-patrols in Jewish London areas and and they have done the same in Polish parts of Slough and Ealing.

https://www.facebook.com/OfficialBri...2233078921956/
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It's a rebranded version of the BNP so far i'm aware. It's unlikely they'd get my support.
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Britain first has a problem with Muslims, with other races, and probably with other stuff like spelling and being able to think and breathe and the same time.
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I just read their 'policies' on their website and it reads like billydisco wrote it.
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(Original post by Rakas21)
It's a rebranded version of the BNP so far i'm aware. It's unlikely they'd get my support.
You should read their policies before dismissing them. I also didn't think i could support them but after visiting their website I'm tempted to vote for / donate to them.
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(Original post by Raymat)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-33367673

Out of curiosity, do Britain First have a problem with Muslims only or all ethnic minorities?
Literally all they do on their Facebook page 24/7 is incite hatred against Muslims, though occasionally it's against asylum seekers, refugees or immigrants as a whole.
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All ethnic minorities, although they try to appear more 'respectable' now by mainly focusing their ire on Muslims. Their founder was Jim Dowson, a former BNP member in Belfast (until he was expelled due to sexual harassment). Paul Golding himself is a former BNP councillor in Kent.
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Why do you think they are only anti-Muslim, rather than anti-Sikh or anti-Buddhist?

Clue: the latter two don't cause problems.
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(Original post by thunder_chunky)
Britain first has a problem with Muslims, with other races, and probably with other stuff like spelling and being able to think and breathe and the same time.
thats why they have a facebook video showing them supporting the Jewish community in Golders green, because they have a problem with other races?
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I just read their 'policies' on their website and it reads like billydisco wrote it.
You couldn't refute what they said?
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Britain first you mean not Israel first? Jews first?

These far-right groups are against these wars because they know they're wars for Jewish interests above all. It is OUR PEOPLE they use to die in them.

**** Cameron, **** Miliband. They're all alike.
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(Original post by Shqiptare)
All ethnic minorities, although they try to appear more 'respectable' now by mainly focusing their ire on Muslims. Their founder was Jim Dowson, a former BNP member in Belfast (until he was expelled due to sexual harassment). Paul Golding himself is a former BNP councillor in Kent.
And the Deputy Leader of the Labour party defended paedophiles when she was a lawyer.....
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(Original post by billydisco)
You couldn't refute what they said?
I like how you often decide to make peoples arguments up for them and then attack them.
I'm not getting into a debate about their policies now, i'll save that for when I have more energy but having a read of their policies, it seems like you'd be right at home there.
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I like how you often decide to make peoples arguments up for them and then attack them.
I'm not getting into a debate about their policies now, i'll save that for when I have more energy but having a read of their policies, it seems like you'd be right at home there.
I haven't read all their policies and if I remember correctly, their Facebook page was a little too pro-christian for me (I disagree with all religion).

If however, they simply want to stop the spread of Islam within the UK, then I support that.
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(Original post by billydisco)
I haven't read all their policies and if I remember correctly, their Facebook page was a little too pro-christian for me (I disagree with all religion).

If however, they simply want to stop the spread of Islam within the UK, then I support that.
Have a read for yourself:
https://www.britainfirst.org/policies-2/

Quite an entertaining read.
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And the Deputy Leader of the Labour party defended paedophiles when she was a lawyer.....
Okay.
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Have a read for yourself:
https://www.britainfirst.org/policies-2/

Quite an entertaining read.
Here's the ones I disagreed with:

– Offer generous grants to those of foreign descent resident here who wish to leave permanently; Wtf??? Thats effectively telling them to **** off.

– The reintroduction of competitive sports and Christian assemblies;

– Scrap the entire “foreign aid” budget;

– Retain and expand the “right to buy” scheme for social tenants;

– The restoration of Capital Punishment for paedophiles, terrorists and murderers;

To give them credit, I think 70% of their ideas aren't bad. However, I feel I'd agree with 95% of what UKIP would propose. Capital punishment is just a ****ing dumb idea. Lets trust the state to decide whether people live or die, erm no thanks. Just make prisons tougher places.
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