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Mapping the BNP in Britain

By Tom Chatfield  

Perhaps inevitably, the leaking of the BNP membership list has bred a plethora of responses, one of the more interesting of which has been to plot the locations of members on a map of the UK. A “pin” map that appeared to show exact addresses has already been created and taken down (as the discussion on the blog I’ve just linked to notes, this was both morally and legally a dubious exercise, and also gave a false impression of accuracy given the data used). But a general “heat map” of the country, showing membership concentrations, does exist. You can view…

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