Five hard-core anti-European Tory MPs have joined together with BNP member Giuseppe De Santis as supporters of the Freedom Association’s anti-European campaign Better off out.
The MPs are Douglas Carswell, Bill Cash, Philip Hollobone, John Whittingdale and Ann Winterton, and they are joined by Labour’s Austin Mitchell MP as well as Tory MEPs Daniel Hannan and Roger Helmer, and UKIP’s Nigel Farage and Independent Ashley Mote. They are listed together with the BNP member, who is clearly identified as a member of the British National Party.
De Santis has been a vocal supporter of the BNP, recently appealing to supporters about Nick Griffin and Mark Collett’s trial for incitement to racial hatred, saying: “if you can,try to support us by writing and talking about this trial in any werbsite [sic] ,blog,publication avaialble, [sic] try to mobilize people to support us…”
The campaign, which was set up by the Freedom Association and launched in mid-July states that, “A whole range of MPs, Lords, MEPs, MSPs and Councillors from across the political spectrum have pledged their support.”
It would seem that for Better off out and the Freedom Association, there are no limits to how far along the political spectrum they’re happy to go.