I think that it's a bad idea to start blaming anyone for the rise
of the BNP. Religious people are not the issue. This is racism,
pure and simple.
Immigration is a catalyst. It has always been one because of the tribal nature of certain groups. Fear is at the basis. Fear of the "outsider", "auslander","gadja","goy""proddie",
"papist","honky"....the list of derogations go on. Getting beyond
the destructive labels is getting to know the people who are being
Econmic conditions aggravate this stuff.
It's perfectly understandable when you think of the rise of Nazism
out of the economic slump in Germany. The Depression in the US saw
the rise of the German Bund. The Revolution in Russia. Whenever you see great disparities in wealth, you find this kind of thing.