British National Party

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence – in the House of Commons on 10th September 1942.

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Photo of Mr Ivor Thomas Mr Ivor Thomas , Keighley

asked the Home Secretary whether his attention has been drawn to the formation of the British National Party; and, as this party appears to be a revival of the British Union of Fascists, whether he will watch its activities closely?

Photo of Mr Herbert Morrison Mr Herbert Morrison , Hackney South

Yes, Sir. My attention has been called to this organisation and its activities are being closely watched.

Photo of Mr William Thorne Mr William Thorne , West Ham Plaistow

Will the right hon. Gentleman give the names of the leading men and women in this organisation, if he knows any of them?

Photo of Mr Herbert Morrison Mr Herbert Morrison , Hackney South

I should want notice of that Question.

Viscountess Astor:

Is it not true that Fascism is the outcome of Communism?