Research and analysis

Overview of the far-right

Research by Dr Benjamin Lee, Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST), Lancaster University.


Overview of the far-right

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This paper provides readers with an overview of the far-right in the UK. It covers the various ideological strains that inhabit the far-right space (broadly interpreted) as well as some of their different aims and objectives. The paper finishes by setting out some of the available indicators of the scale of far-right support in the UK.

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Published 19 July 2019
Last updated 25 September 2019 + show all updates
  1. Disclaimer added to clarify that the views in the paper do not necessarily represent the views of the UK government.

  2. First published.