July 11, 2023 6.00 pm This story is over 7 months old

Alek Yerbury – From Australian roots to leading the Lincolnshire far-right

The Hitler-lookalike who speaks in front of a white supremacist flag

By Local Democracy Reporter

Far-right poster boy Alek Yerbury is becoming a familiar face in Lincolnshire.

Previously affiliated with the fascist Patriotic Alternative group, the 27-year-old now leads his own faction – National Support Detachment – and described asylum seekers as “vermin” during his Lincoln rally on Saturday.

His group have been accused of exploiting fears over the Home Office’s plan to transform RAF Scampton into an asylum centre.

Several members of his faction gathered in a local pub ahead of his group’s Lincoln rally last Saturday (July 8), and Yerbury agreed to answer questions on how he became the leader of a far-right movement.

Read the full story on My Local Lincolnshire, the new home of The Lincolnite.