Astonishingly, the Bristol Evening Post has run a story entitled “Would you vote for these three BNP candidates for Bristol?” which does not resort to the usual NUJ approved smear tactics and misrepresentation. Instead, it names the BNP candidates who will be contesting the seats of Bristol South, Filton and Bradley and Bristol East. These are respectively: Colin Chidsey, David Scott and Brian Jenkins.
This is the first time that I’ve ever seen such straight and unbiased reporting of the party. The article even outlines the main policy pledges of the candidates under consideration which include: withdrawal from Afghanistan, the safeguarding of local jobs, withdrawal from the EU and a “better deal for pensioners”. The piece finishes with a lengthy verbatim quote from the BNP website dealing with the immigration crisis and the need to abolish “positive discrimination”. If the paper should continue in this vein and offer unbiased reporting of these candidates and their positions, it’ll be very interesting to see how they fair at the General Election.