William Atkinson

William Atkinson is the Assistant Editor at ConservativeHome, and a former Spectator intern

Rhodes shouldn’t fall but Clive had to go

Tearing down statues and renaming places is all the rage. But acting in this way isn’t always a mistake. Take Clive House, at my old school, Merchant Taylors’, which was, until this month, named after Robert Clive, conqueror of Bengal, hero of Plassey and my school’s most famous former pupil (asides from Michael Mcintyre). Now it