British Far-Right Leader Declared Bankrupt
British far-right leader Nick Griffin said Friday he would continue as a member of the European Parliament despite being declared bankrupt.
The British National Party leader was declared bankrupt on Thursday, according to the Insolvency Service listings.Griffin insisted he would remain an MEP and run for re-election in May and said his bankruptcy was “of no political significance whatsoever”. The BNP took 6.3 percent of the vote at the last European elections in 2009, winning two seats.”Being bankrupt does NOT prevent me being or standing as an MEP. It does free me from financial worries.