A white supremacist, who planned to fight a racist war against what he termed the “non-British” has been convicted in London of plotting to commit acts of terrorism.
43-year-old Neil Lewington was arrested by chance after police stopped him for being drunk – a search of his bag uncovered the parts for a home-made bomb. “There’s something that is a bit of a wake up call to the british public not only, I believe, because this person was willing to violently commit crimes against those he considered non british but also because we have evidence of the Ku Klux Klan, really the world longest running racist organisation actually setting up shop here in England.” said Matthew Feldman, an expert on extremist groups. A search of the house Lewington shared with his parents in Reading, west of London, uncovered bomb-making equipment, and a neo-Nazi style notebook. The unemployed electrician also had videos and news footage of other racist attackers. Sentencing has been adjourned until September, but the judge warned a lengthy jail term is likely.