A WHITE supremacist has been told to expect a prison sentence after he admitted producing one of the world’s most toxic substances in preparation for acts of terrorism.

Terror police investigating extreme right wing activity found ricin in a jam jar in the kitchen of Ian Davison’s home.

Yesterday, at Newcastle Crown Court, the 41-year-old trucker, of Myrtle Grove, Burnopfield, County Durham, admitted preparing for acts of terrorism and producing a chemical weapon from June 1 to 3 last year.

He also admitted three charges of possessing a record containing information likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing acts of terrorism relating to electronic copies of The Anarchist’s Cookbook, the Mujahideen Explosives Handbook and Kitchen Complete on June 2.

The “handbooks” contained information and instructions on the production and use of explosives.

Davison, who wore a pale blue, short-sleeved shirt and was flanked by four prison officers, also admitted possession of a prohibited weapon, which related to a spray canister found during the search.

He will be sentenced after the trial of his son Nicky, 19, which is due to begin on April 12, on two charges of possessing material containing information likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing acts of terrorism.

Davison snr was remanded in custody, and Judge John Milford warned him: “Doubtless you have been told only custody can follow.”

Toby Hedworth, defending Davison, said the former DJ would be assessed by a psychiatrist before the sentencing hearing.

Mr Hedworth said Davison’s role in terrorism was “propaganda”.

Davison jnr was granted bail until his trial.

Ricin is a toxin that is extracted from the castor bean and exposure to small quantities can be fatal.

The US Center for Disease Control suggests that as little as 500 micrograms – about half a grain of sand – of the substance can be lethal if injected or inhaled. It has no known antidote.