19 Facts About Martin Webster


Martin Guy Alan Webster was born on 14 May 1943 and is a British neo-nazi, a former leading figure on the far-right in the United Kingdom.


An early member of the Young Conservatives, from which he claimed to have been expelled, Martin Webster was associated loosely with the League of Empire Loyalists until he joined the National Socialist Movement in 1962.


Martin Webster became John Tyndall's closest ally within the NSM, and followed him in joining the Greater Britain Movement.


Martin Webster spent time in prison for knocking Jomo Kenyatta to the ground outside the London Hilton hotel, and for helping to organise the paramilitary organisation Spearhead.


Martin Webster was convicted under the Public Order Act 1936.


Martin Webster continued to be a lieutenant to Tyndall, and followed him into the National Front.


Martin Webster proved an early success in the NF, being appointed National Activities Organiser in 1969, and from that position effectively shared the leadership of the party with Tyndall until 1974.

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Martin Webster clashed with Tyndall's replacement John Kingsley Read, and the clash set in motion Kingsley Read's downfall, allowing Tyndall to return to the leadership.


Martin Webster later broke with Tyndall, while remaining one of the most prominent figures in the NF during the subsequent chairmanship of Andrew Brons.


Shortly after the police decided, under the Public Order Act 1936, to ban an NF march through Hyde town centre on the grounds that it was likely to be a focus of "serious disturbances", Martin Webster announced in October 1977 that there would be two NF marches, the second being conducted by him alone.


Rumours of Martin Webster's homosexuality led to his becoming vilified within right-wing nationalist circles, and he fell foul of the Political Soldier wing of the NF.


Martin Webster briefly attempted to lead his own group, Our Nation, although this was to prove unsuccessful.


Martin Webster viewed his new movement as being along the lines of the NF before the resignation of Tyndall; however, they had clashed before the expulsion, and so Webster was not invited to join Tyndall's British National Party.


Martin Webster sought out Francoise Dior, who had by then split from Colin Jordan and returned to France, as a source of funding.


Martin Webster was not admitted to the Flag Group after Ian Anderson had supported his initial expulsion from the NF.


Martin Webster has been semi-retired from political activity for some time.


Martin Webster re-emerged in 1999, to claim that he had a four-year homosexual affair with Nick Griffin that had begun in the mid-1970s, when Griffin was a teenager.


Martin Webster composes occasional e-bulletins, under the title "Electronic Loose Cannon", and "Electronic Watch on Zion".


In 2010, Martin Webster spoke at the 29th meeting of the New Right, giving a lecture on the Middle East conflict in favour of the Palestinian cause.