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Will Sadiq Khan have to knock down Millicent Fawcett’s statue?

Sadiq Khan unveils the statue of Millicent Fawcett (photo: Getty)

London mayor Sadiq Khan promised today that he will begin the process of pulling down ‘inappropriate’ statues around London – after Bristolians dumped the statue of slave trader Edward Colston in the river at the weekend.

To investigate London’s landmarks, Khan has created a ‘Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm’ which will review statues and street names in the capital to make sure they reflect the diversity of its people.

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