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'No surrender!': BNP leader Nick Griffin's response to being declared bankrupt

Griffin says his bankruptcy won’t prevent him from staying on as an MEP.

Image: Lewis Whyld/PA Archive

THE LEADER OF the British National Party Nick Griffin has been declared bankrupt, but he has insisted that it is a ‘good day’.

The UK’s Insolvency Register today published details of the case which was filed yesterday and will expire one year from now.

Griffin, the chairman of the controversial right-wing nationalist party and an MEP, tweeted a number of responses to the bankruptcy, saying it will not stop his involvement in politics.

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In a statement issued this morning, the BNP say that the primary creditor to whom Griffin owed money was a former solicitor.

They say that Griffin had made an offer to pay a portion of the debt as part of an Individual Voluntary Arrangement but that this was been rejected by the creditor and as a result the bankruptcy order was made.

Read: MEP Nick Griffin says he will not apologise for ‘Fenian’ comment on Twitter >

Read: UCC society withdraws Nick Griffin invite to ‘free speech’ debate >

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