22 June 1976
Robert Relf made headlines for being a 'race rebel' in 1976 when he placed a sign to advertise the sale of his home in Leamington Spa ‘to an English family only’. After refusing to take it down, he was arrested and jailed for being in breach of the Race Relations Act.
01 September 1978
In September 1978, the Runnymede Trust Bulletin included, for the first time, a section on 'race' attacks.
21 June 1982
12 Asian men, known as the Bradford 12, were acquitted of charges of making explosive devices with the intent to cause damage to property and persons.
31 October 1981
The Home Secretary announced an inquiry into racist organisations in Britain.
12 October 1974
In the 1974 General Election, the National Front lost all 90 deposits. Their best result was in Hackney, South and Shoreditch.
30 October 1979
Martin Webster, a leader of the National Front, was found guilty of inciting racial hatred.
10 December 1980
The Runnymede Trust office in London was the object of an arson attack.
23 April 1979
Disturbances in Southall after National Front St George's Day election meeting.