London's statues from 'bygone' imperial past to be reviewed, mayor says
Tuesday, 9 June 2020 London mayor Sadiq Khan has ordered a review of the capital's statues and street names after the toppling of the statue of an English slave trader by anti-racism protesters triggered a debate about the demons of Britain's imperial past.
Workers remove a statue of 18th-century slave trader Robert Milligan in London's Canary Wharf outside the Museum of London Docklands.
The statue of Robert Milligan was removed by the Canal and River Trust on Tuesday (June 9) to "recognise the wishes of the community."
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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has joined the Metropolitan Police for a walkabout today, ahead of further easing of lockdown measures this weekend. Mr Khan warned Londoners that the opening of pubs tomorrow was a "new normal" and should not be treated like New Year's Eve or a "return to business as usual". Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
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