Whether it is the scandal over the ‘bogus’ candidate(s) in Kent, the almost total lack of candidates outside of the Thames-side counties or some other reason Mr Tilbrook seems to have confirmed that Membership is falling at an alarming rate.
On the 10th April he posted an article on his Blog regarding UKIP membership.
Seven days later, in reply to a comment regarding EDP membership he stated.
Robin Tilbrook17 April 2013 20:39
Not at all our accounts, just about to be published, show that we have over 3,500 paid up members – and growing!
Just 11 days later, on the 28th April in an article he had published in The Backbencher;
The English Democrats are the principal English Nationalist Party and which has grown organically from our launch in August 2002 to nearly 3,000 members.
England Watch realises that such a drastic loss of members may not actually be the case, it is more than likely that Mr Tilbrook hasn’t got a clue as to how many, or few, members his party has and just throws out a figure.
It is just embarrassing for him and the party that he seems unable to remember which figure he used just 11 days earlier!