(born 1949) is a far-right wing political figure in Britain
, who has been involved in a number of movements throughout his career. He is of Irish, Scottish, English and Wallonian descent and has two adult daughters. He is also well known for having an alcohol problem
and has been known to use the funds of far-right parties which he has chaired on his own alcohol supply.
Morrison was involved in the British Movement
(BM) and also the National Front
(NF) during the 1970s (he published two newsletters, both called British News
, during the period; the first supported the BM and the second, for a time, the NF),Both publications are held at the British Library
as well as briefly organising a militant group called the British National Party (unrelated to the current incarnation) in his Leeds
base.S. Taylor, The National Front in English Politics
, London: Macmillan, 1982, p. 100 Soon, however, he became associated with John Tyndall
and followed him into the New National Front in 1979 and from there into the newly formed British National Party
(BNP) in 1982.
After leaving the BNP Morrison joined the notoriously violent National Democratic Freedom Movement (a minor group which ended when its founder, David Myatt
, was jailed) before setting up his own group, the National Action Party in the early 1980s with Kevin Randall.Peter Barberis, John McHugh, Mike Tyldesley, Encyclopedia of British and Irish Political......