Many of you will already know me. For some years I have been the BNP National Organiser leading our street protests, for example demanding the restoration of capital punishment for the killers of Lee Rigby, while others will know me for my union work as a former president of the nationalist union Solidarity.
I am honoured to have been selected to replace Nick Griffin and lead the BNP in this exciting new era.
My leadership style is likely to be very different from that of my predecessor because we are very different people. I will be pleased to listen to Nick’s views alongside all the activists and supporters of the British National Party. Having taken those views into account I will make my own mind up and my own decisions.
My primary focus is reconnecting the BNP with the ordinary person in the street. That means that any extremist language or dogma is unwelcome. Nationalism is about promoting the interests of the people. The people are always right, and I want to build a popular and genuine nationalist alternative to the rotten old political parties without compromising any of our core BNP principles.
The BNP enjoys huge support from the British public and it’s my principal aim to convert that huge support into votes and real electoral success.
My message will be very much centred on those key concerns. As a former military man, I want to instil discipline, professionalism and careful planning in to all aspects of BNP work. I will be drawing on the energy and passion of all our members and supporters to assist me in my work.
I am the leader of the BNP, but in truth, the BNP is run by a team of which I am just the captain. Like a football team, we all have different roles but we all share a common goal, and like a football team we are in competition with other teams – in our case, the other political parties. We cannot afford to miss open goals, and it’s vital that we put the ball in the back of the net every time. We’re playing to win, and we want the title!
You’re going to be seeing a lot of me because I am someone who is very hands on, and who likes to lead from the front. It is an exciting time for me personally, and I hope this fresh start will provide people with the opportunity they need join our party – or to rejoin it.
In the coming months I will be listening to and drawing on the experience and knowledge of our BNP members and officials, and together we can move on to greater things.
Once again, I’m proud of the great honour of serving the fine members of the BNP in this role.