Nick Griffin, the leader of the British National Party, has confirmed he will stand in Barking at the next General Election.
Speaking to the Press Association shortly before he addressed the BNP's annual conference in Hindley Green, Wigan, he said: “For the first time ever we are really serious challengers in a number of seats. We're looking at half a dozen really seriously.”
Asked if he was optimistic, he said: “I'm confident we've got a serious chance.”
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