party altered Aberdeen’s coat of arms

National Front forced to drop lookalike emblem

By Shona Gossip

Published: 11/08/2010

A far-right political party has agreed to stop using an altered version of Aberdeen’s coat of arms after learning it could be prosecuted.

The Aberdeen branch of the National Front was reported to the Court of the Lord Lyon for using the emblem, which bore a resemblance to the coat of arms owned by Aberdeen City Council.

The group’s website displayed a large image of the logo, which showed two leopards, a crown and the Union flag.

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