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1950 - 1958
Power shifted from Mosley to the "League of Empire Loyalists" (LEL). The political face of this party hid the violent background of some of its leaders. Among them was John Tyndall and for him the LEL was a step towards a new purified fascist ideology.

The riots of 1958, often call the Notting Hill Riots, saw the public emergence of the two active groups in the area, "The White Defence League" (WDL) and the " National Labour Party" (NLP.)

The situation was aggravated by the murder of Kelso Cochrane, a young black worker. Despite the fact that fascists openly boasted of the murder, no-one was arrested.


The National Socialist Front
John Tyndall pictured with a fellow member of the National Socialist Front in 1958

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