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City of London backs “retain and explain” for two slavery-linked statues

London Guildhall Lord Mayor of London William Beckford

London, UKReuters Representatives of the City of London municipal authority on Thursday voted in favour of retaining in their Guildhall headquarters two statues linked to the transatlantic slave trade. The councillors who run the Square Mile financial district agreed to add plaques to statues of former Lord Mayor William Beckford and merchant John Cass to […]