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Euro-MP Andrew Brons is ‘expelled’
9:11am Friday 19th October 2012 in News
A YORKSHIRE Euro-MP says he is no longer a member of the British National Party, according to a statement on his website.
Andrew Brons, who represents Yorkshire and the Humber in Brussels and is one of the party’s two MEPs, said he considered himself to have been “expelled in all but name”, but would continue to “promote the policies on which I was elected” in the European Parliament.
Mr Brons became the BNP’s first MEP when he won the seat in 2009, but his statement said he had been “marginalised” within the party and likened his position to a company employee who had been “constructively dismissed”.
He lost an election to become BNP leader in July 2011. The party has yet to comment on Mr Brons’s statement.