“The Church of England has backed draft legislation paving the way for a ban on clergy membership of the BNP – in spite of warnings about creating ‘martyrs’ to free speech.”
Daily Telegraph, 8th February 2011
from the Inner Temple Library
“BNP leader Nick Griffin will learn today whether he has been found guilty of contempt of court. The Equality and Human Rights Commission accused him at the high court of failing to comply with a county court judgment ordering the removal of potentially racist clauses from his party’s constitution.”
The Guardian, 17th December 2010
“Where the Electoral Commission brought forfeiture proceedings under the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 against a registered political party in respect of its acceptance of an impermissible donation the court had a discretionary power under s 58(2) to order partial forfeiture of the value of the donation if, in the particular circumstances, it was proportionate to do so.”
WLR Daily, 30th July 2010
Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.