Nick de Bois has condemned a leaflet distributed by the British National Party in Enfield North

Nick de Bois

Leaflet issued by BNP

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A recent political party leaflet distributed in Enfield has been condemned as “scaremongering” by an MP.

Enfield North MP Nick de Bois has criticised the British National Party’s leaflet that has been distributed in the borough, accusing it of "attempting to create tension for political gain".

The pamphlet blasts Islam claiming that the religion is a “threat” to the British identity.

It goes on to say: “We help local communities oppose applications to build mosques and threaten our British identity by converting churches and pubs into Islamic centres.”

Mr de Bois said: “This type of 'copy and paste' literature - which doesn't even try to focus on problems in Enfield - is just scaremongering.

"If any BNP politician bothered to look, they would see both the Union flag and the Cross of St George proudly flying outside the Civic Centre. So to argue the council is banning flags in order avoid offending Muslims is 100% wrong".

In addition, the leaflet warns against “organised Muslim sex gangs” attempting to groom young girls.

The MP added: “This type of leaflet is designed to stir up racial tension for the purposes of political gain. It is reprehensible and people in Enfield will see straight through it".

However, BNP's London organiser Stephan Squire has defended the party and claims that Mr de Bois is trying to "reinforce stereotypes about the party" and win over "the muslim vote."

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12:06pm Thu 16 Jan 14

sks101 says...

What a load of rubbish from De bois trying to court the muslim vote,
Islam is a religion not a race and therefore these leaflets cannot be racist.
muslims won't vote for gay marriage or a party that drops bombs on their peoples heads.
the BNP is anti war and wants to protect British values & identity nothing wrong with that.
What a load of rubbish from De bois trying to court the muslim vote, Islam is a religion not a race and therefore these leaflets cannot be racist. muslims won't vote for gay marriage or a party that drops bombs on their peoples heads. the BNP is anti war and wants to protect British values & identity nothing wrong with that. sks101
  • Score: 227

12:22pm Thu 16 Jan 14

sks101 says...

Debois didn't mind the BNP leaflets that attacked Joan Ryan and help him get Elected. Debois situation is looking desperate so he ups his profile by re inforcing stereotypes and using the politics of fear.
The people of Enfield will see straight through it.
Debois didn't mind the BNP leaflets that attacked Joan Ryan and help him get Elected. Debois situation is looking desperate so he ups his profile by re inforcing stereotypes and using the politics of fear. The people of Enfield will see straight through it. sks101
  • Score: 209

4:16pm Thu 16 Jan 14

Karl Gerhardt Hohenstauffen says...

1) Nick De Bois MP is attacking and being disrespectful against Muslim Communities. There are Muslims of many races.
2) No good Muslim would support a political party that supports Gay Marriage.
3)No good Muslim would vote for a political party that sends armies to Muslim countries to kill Muslims.
1) Nick De Bois MP is attacking and being disrespectful against Muslim Communities. There are Muslims of many races. 2) No good Muslim would support a political party that supports Gay Marriage. 3)No good Muslim would vote for a political party that sends armies to Muslim countries to kill Muslims. Karl Gerhardt Hohenstauffen
  • Score: 121

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