The EDL, Tommy Robinson and the British Far Right

Posted on Tuesday 15th October 2013

Chris AllenIASS academic Dr Chris Allen, this week took part in a podcast organised by the Department of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS). Academics involved in this discussion were Dr Adam Quinn, Senior Lecturer in International Politics (POLSIS); Dr Chris Allen, Lecturer in Social Policy (IASS) and Alexander Oaten, Doctoral Researcher.

The podcast talks about the shock resignation of Tommy Robinson as leader of anti-Islam protest group the English Defence League, and whether he or the movement now have a political future. There is also discussion about the fortunes and prospects of the British far right more generally, as well as those who seek to thwart it. 

Listen to the full podcast here