There’s a huge amount of racism in this country, overwhelmingly it is directed towards the indigenous British majority, which is one reason we’ve done so well in these elections.

- Nick Griffin

European Parliament

Nick Griffin and Andrew Brons were elected to the European Parliament in June 2009.

They take office for five years and, over that time, will receive £5.2m of public funding.

£5million to spout their race hatred: Taxpayers will fund BNP after EU breakthroughThe Daily Mail

Inside the European Parliament, MEPs sit in political groupings rather than with MEPs from their own country, but Griffin and Brons could not find enough like-minded people to form their own group, so they sit on their own.

MEP refuses to sit next to BNP duo at opening of European ParliamentThe Times

To find out what they have been saying in the European Parliament, click on the link below, then click again on ‘Speeches in Plenary’. You can also use the link to see their register of financial interests.

Your MEPs : Nick GriffinEuropean Parliament

Your MEPs : Andrew Brons – European Parliament

Griffin sits on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee and is a substitute on Industry, Research and Energy. While Brons sits on the Constitutional Affairs Committee and is a substitute on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs.

They also have their own websites:

nickgriffin.eu and andrewbrons.eu

For more information about the European Parliament and how it works, see: europarl.europa.eu or Euopean Parliament FAQs