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09-06-2020, 07:31 AM
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Hi

They are a big thing at the moment.

We have two here in Shrewsbury.

Charles Darwin and Clive of India, both locals.

They are part of our history.

I simply do not get what all the problem is.
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09-06-2020, 07:42 AM
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It seems that Sadiq Khan intends to review London's statues, street names and plaques..... worrying!
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09-06-2020, 08:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Westender ->
It seems that Sadiq Khan intends to review London's statues, street names and plaques..... worrying!
To what end ? Will he be reviewing statues and street names with an eye to political correctness ? An eye toward Muslim correctness ?
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09-06-2020, 08:16 AM
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Changing street names and removing statues won't change what happened, it's part of our history, bad as it is. It shouldn't be forgotten but remembered as a lesson to how we once were. Too much gets swept under the carpet.
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09-06-2020, 08:18 AM
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I think statues make people aware of those in history, bad or good that shaped our history. If someone asks who they were and what they did surely that is important.

However, I think it's time we stopped wasting public funds on them and educated people about them in school or college.
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09-06-2020, 08:22 AM
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This is what happens when" foreigners" are put into power even though born in the UK. They have no pride in the countries past because they have no history of their own. No wonder racial hatred won't go away, and then they complain about it, yet people like this are the main cause
Another Loony Lefty from the Labour partty
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09-06-2020, 09:05 AM
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Black Pudding Lane has a certain ring to it.
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09-06-2020, 09:10 AM
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09-06-2020, 09:57 AM
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It seems that Sadiq Khan intends to review London's statues, street names and plaques..... worrying!
Can he just bugger about with them without asking the locals?
In a few years time nobody will know who he was, unless he errects a statue of himself.....
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09-06-2020, 10:07 AM
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Don't they have statutory rights?
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