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Protest against Wiltshire BNP councillor

Issue No. 2055

The Corsham protest (Pic: Jason Picard)

The Corsham protest (Pic: Jason Picard)


Over 300 local people demonstrated in Corsham, Wiltshire, against a BNP member claiming a seat on the town council. BNP councillor Michael Simpkins took the ward of Rudloe uncontested in the May council elections. The protest, on last Monday, 11 June, received favourable media coverage. Local television covered it with the phrase, 'when voting apathy became anger'.

A placard on the protest (Pic: Jason Picard)

A placard on the protest (Pic: Jason Picard)



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Thu 14 Jun 2007, 13:01 BST
Issue No. 2055
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