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The first step towards restoring the National Trust

29 May 2021

9:00 AM

29 May 2021

9:00 AM

It is poetically fitting that the resignation of the chairman of the National Trust, Tim Parker, was announced on the first anniversary of the murder of George Floyd. The collective mistakes that have so damaged the Trust’s reputation were bound up in the rush of many institutions to ‘take the knee’, metaphorically and literally.

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