Guido Fawkes – AKA Paul Staines – has been trying to smear Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour with fake news about anti-semitism.
But Staines has some secrets he would probably prefer to keep secret.
When he was a student, Staines was chairman of the Federation of Conservative Students at Humberside University.
And while he was in that position, he proposed a pact between the Conservatives and the neo-Nazi British National Party, saying “I share a lot of your objectives”.
Here’s a transcript of a now deleted article from the Guardian in 1986:
Tory student leader in ‘racist ‘ party link
The Guardian, 31 May 1986
Paul Delarie-Staines of Federation of Conservative Students attempts to form pact with British National Party in Hull
A leader of the Federation of Conservative Students wrote to an organiser of the British National Party proposing joint ‘direct action’ to disrupt the meetings of leftwing students.
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