May 12, 2009

Investigation into Darwen BNP candidate

Officials are investigating one candidate in the Darwen Town Council elections after the Lancashire Telegraph told them he was convicted for election fraud four years ago and believed to have been banned from stand-ing in elections.

BNP member Robin Evans pleaded guilty in December 2005 to two counts of forging signatures on a nomination paper for the 2004 Earcroft, Darwen, by-election and was prosecuted under the Representation of the People Act 1983. He completed 60 hours of community service and was reported at the time as being banned from standing in elections for five years. Evans, who is nominated for the Sudell ward, insists he is eligible to stand.

Returning officer Graham Burgess said: “This matter was reported to us and we are looking into it.”

He said he did not want to comment further until the final decision had been reached next week as to whether Mr Evans was allowed to stand.

The Citizen


Anonymous said...

He was never a BNP member.

Antifascist said...

'He was never a BNP member.'

You lot are pathetic. You always claim whoever has fucked up wasn't a member. You need to come to terms with the fact that your party is riddled with thieves, liars, incompetents, fraudsters, thugs and morons.

Robin Evans (Blackburn). Left the BNP after complaining about the drug dealers and football hooligans who dominated his local BNP branch. He also criticised the Burnley BNP councillors as useless.

John P said...

Anonymous Anonymous said...

He was never a BNP member.

5:58 PM, May 12, 2009

Have a look at this you muppet

DisgustedOfTunbridgeWells said...

"He was never a BNP member."

Yeah, neither were laidlaw, cottage or lecomber.

Anonymous said...

He was a BNP member - or at least was an official representative for them, candidate and so forth.
But didn't he leave and stand as an 'Independant National Socialist for Blackburn' or something similar, along with three or four other disgruntled BNP members? And, if he is the one I'm thinking of, wjen did he come back into the BNP fold?

Anonymous said...

"And, if he is the one I'm thinking of, wjen did he come back into the BNP fold?"

More to the point, when did he stop becoming a racist?

That is assuming that as a National Socialist he was a racist, and that as a member of the squeaky clean BNP he no longer is?

Or am I being a bit naive?