‘Neo-Nazi gran’ hired as aide to BNP member on London Assembly

A grandmother working for the BNP at City Hall is feared to be behind plans to unite far-Right activists in advance of the general election.

Tess Culnane, dubbed a "neo-Nazi granny" by her rivals after being a member of the BNP and National Front, has been recruited as an aide by
London Assembly member Richard Barnbrook.

She was a strong supporter of former BNP leader John Tyndall and has stood in London Assembly, European and council elections. She was the National Front candidate in the Haltemprice and Howden, Yorkshire, by-election in 2008 that was called after then shadow home secretary David Davis quit and then retained his seat.

Speaking of Mrs Culnane’s role, Labour assembly member Murad Qureshi said: "In this instance the BNP has revealed its fascist underbelly, and voters should not be fooled by the party’s attempts to present a more moderate image." read more