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'Too many migrants are bad for the UK': poll sparks far-right fear

Home news | credit: Daily Star on: Monday, 28 February 2011

ALMOST two-thirds of white Brits say immigration has been bad for the UK, a shock survey has revealed. read more

Insecurity is fuel for the far right's hate

Home news | credit: The Guardian on: Monday, 28 February 2011

A century of democratic politics teaches that economics and identity are the two most compelling calls to action. Their interplay can produce a dangerous brew. As Britain contemplates a parliament of austerity, we need to understand what makes for the politics of division, and fight it.Compared to some other European countries, we in the UK can consider ourselves relatively lucky in our experience of extremist politics. There have been hard-fought battles. But serious extremist parties have not got a grip. read more

Half of Britons could vote for the far-right

Home news | credit: Daily Express on: Monday, 28 February 2011

NEARLY half of voters would back a new Right-wing party promising to tackle immigration and Islamic extremism if it shunned ­violence and "fascist imagery", a ground-breaking study shows today.The poll, one of the largest of its kind, found there was widespread unease across Britain over immigration. read more

Migration is about economics, not politics

Home news | credit: Lynsey Hanley on: Monday, 28 February 2011

The racists' complaint has always been the same: I'd have a great life if it wasn't for that person over thereI have a suggestion to make to 48% of the British population who, according to the anti-fascist organisation Searchlight's new report, would support an anti-immigration party: what if the party was also anti-emigration? Seeing as we have an ageing population, no working-age British person would be permitted to move elsewhere in search of a better life for themselves or their families, as we'll all be needed to prop up the economy and pay for pensions. read more

Poll: Half Could Vote For A Far-Right Party

Home news | credit: Sky News on: Monday, 28 February 2011

Almost half of voters could back a far-right political party that did not promote violence and nearly two-thirds of white Britons say immigration was bad for the UK, a survey has found. A significant minority want immigration to the UK halted until the economy recovers Anti-racism campaigners the Searchlight Education Trust, which commissioned the research by pollsters Populus, described the results as "disturbing". read more

Half of Britain 'would vote for far-Right parties if they gave up violence'

Home news | credit: Daily Mail on: Sunday, 27 February 2011

Almost half the country would back a far-Right party if they gave up violence, an astonishing new poll revealed today. read more

Immigration poll 'disturbing' say anti-racism campaigners

Home news | credit: The Independent on: Sunday, 27 February 2011

Almost two-thirds of white Britons think immigration has been bad for the UK, according to a survey which anti-racism campaigners called a "disturbing picture" of society's attitudes. read more

Searchlight poll finds huge support for far right 'if they gave up violence'

Home news | credit: The Guardian on: Saturday, 26 February 2011

Huge numbers of Britons would support an anti-immigration English nationalist party if it was not associated with violence and fascist imagery, according to the largest survey into identity and extremism conducted in the UK. read more