October 28, 2009
Posted by Denise
British National Party leader Nick Griffin was met with protests when he appeared at a radio station in Hamilton.
The far-right politician was pelted with eggs (video here) as he made his way to the station's studios.
Around 40 demonstrators heckled him as he arrived for a morning phone-in on the L107 station less than a week after his controversial appearance on the BBC's Question Time.
L107 programme director Derek McIntyre defended the decision to have the BNP leader on but admitted it was "commercial suicide". He said: "We have received 50 emails this morning from people withdrawing their support for the station and two or three advertisers have said they are pulling out."
Strathclyde Police said three arrests were made at the protest.
A man aged 19 was arrested for breach of the peace and a 42-year-old woman was also held for breach of the peace and resisting arrest.
Another man was arrested for a racist breach of the peace, police said.