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Although Fascism in the United Kingdom never reached the heights of many of its European counterparts, British politics after the First World War saw the emergence of a number of fascist movements, none of which ever came to power.



A number of fascist movements emerged before the Second World War. Amongst those that were founded were:


After the Second World War a handful of groups emerged which looked directly to fascism and Nazism for their inspiration. Those who have openly done so are:


  • R. Benewick, Political Violence and Public Order, London: Allan Lane, 1969
  • M. Cronin (ed.), The Failure of British Fascism, Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1996
  • R. Eatwell, Fascism : A History, London: Pimlico, 2003
  • R. Thurlow, Fascism in Britain, London: IB Tauris, 1998


  1. ^ "Daily Mail". British Newspapers Online.  
  2. ^ "Hurrah for the Blackshirts"
  3. ^ According to its current leader, Nick Griffin: "The BNP did come from a fascist past, but there is generally now a party-wide understanding that we no longer want a large central state, and that we are concerned about any state having too much power." [1]

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