Far-right party in village poll bid

SUFFOLK villagers vented their fury today after it emerged a British National Party representative will contest an election in the county for the first time. The move is intended to "test the water" for possible future election bids in the county.

SUFFOLK villagers vented their fury today after it emerged a British National Party representative will contest an election in the county for the first time.

Paul Goodchild will stand for the far-right party in a by-election in Yoxford on February 5.

And the move is designed to "test the water" for future forays into the county's political scene.

Jenny Kirtley, of Sibton, said: "It's absolutely disgraceful. It would be horrific to have anybody like that in these little villages."


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