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Buckingham Palace was facing criticism from anti-racism campaigners after it was disclosed that Nick Griffin, the leader of the British National Party, was to attend a garden party hosted by the Queen.
Mr Griffin, who has previously attacked the Royal family, is to attend the function as a guest of Richard Barnbrook, a BNP member of the London Assembly.
All members of the assembly have been invited to the party on July 21 but Mr Griffin’s likely attendance was met with disbelief and anger by anti-racism campaigners.
The British National Party (BNP) is a far-right and whites-only political party in the United Kingdom. The party is not represented in the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
In the 2005 UK general election, the BNP received 0.7% of the popular vote, giving it the eighth largest share of the vote, although it was fifth overall among English constituencies. I
The BNP finished fifth in the 2008 London mayoral election with 5.23% of the popular vote, as well as electing Mayoral candidate Richard Barnbrook to the London Assembly.