On April 13th the One Million United blog reported :
Whispers are circulating this morning about the alleged sacking of yet another British National Party councillor, just three weeks before the general election they had such high hopes for.
Daniel McDonald, a BNP councillor for Horsham, is thought to have been sacked for failing to declare a pending assualt charge on his application to stand.
On April 16th politics.co.uk reported:
Speaking to politics.co.uk South East regional organiser for the BNP Andy McBride said: “I can confirm Daniel McDonald is standing down for personal and private reasons.
“We have no problem with his candidature and he remains a member of the BNP. We will not standing a replacement candidate, which means unfortunately we cannot contest the seat.”
I’m not sure how reliable One Million United is.Â On the one had it described McDonald as a Horsham councillor, which as far as I know he is not.Â On the other hand it said he would not be standing and three days later that was confirmed, even if the reasons given were different.