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Why is the Labour left so averse to Winston Churchill?

9 June 2020

2:29 AM

9 June 2020

2:29 AM

It has become a ritual almost as traditional as the Changing of the Guard. During a weekend of mostly peaceful protests, Winston Churchill’s statue in Parliament Square was once again vandalised.

The first recorded defacement of Ivor Roberts-Jones’ imposing rendition of Churchill took place during London’s 2000 May Day anti-capitalist protests.

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