MP's shock as Nazi party targets town

POLITICIANS have slammed a neo-Nazi party which has been canvassing in Weston. Leaflets and posters for the November 9th Society (N9S) were found on car windscreens and lamp posts in Madeira Road and along the seafront. N9S, also known as Britain's Nazi P

POLITICIANS have slammed a neo-Nazi party which has been canvassing in Weston.Leaflets and posters for the November 9th Society (N9S) were found on car windscreens and lamp posts in Madeira Road and along the seafront.N9S, also known as Britain's Nazi Party, campaigns against Jews, immigrants and homosexuality in Britain and on its website states it is fighting 'to make Britain, then Europe, a completely Aryan Society.'One poster being distributed in Weston shows a picture of the party's hero, Adolf Hitler, and reads: "We are national socialists - we will not abandon the Fuhrer. Ever!"The extremist group is named after a date in 1923 when 16 Nazis lost their lives as part of the Beer Hall Putsch.Weston MP John Penrose and prospective MP Mike Bell have condemned the party's policies as 'horrifying.' Mr Penrose said: "Thankfully local people are far too sensible and level headed to take this sort of ridiculous and dangerous material seriously, but it's up to all of us to voice our disgust at people who peddle hate."I'm extremely concerned and determined to make sure that this sort of racist rubbish doesn't gain a foothold in Weston."Cllr Bell said: "At this time of year particularly, our thoughts turn to those who fought and died for our country in two world wars and in many conflicts before and since."Hitler and Nazi fanaticism was defeated 60 years ago. The deluded few who idolise Hitler and seek to emulate his policies today through the pathetic medium of an anonymous poster campaign will find that Weston people will leave them where they belong - in the dustbin of history."The Weston & Somerset Mercury attempted to contact party members for a comment but the society is renowned for its secrecy and the only way to get in touch was via an email, which was not answered.According to the party's website, members are on a recruiting campaign delivering thousands of leaflets in various parts of the country. A police spokesman said any reported incidents will be investigated.


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