Rejected petition Do not remove statues of famous people and replace them with others to promote diversity.

Recently in the press and TV this was spoken about, and on 13/03/2023 the Daily Telegraph explained what may happen. “Statues may well offend some people, but that does not make them any less a part of Wales’ rich history. What happened to remembering the mistakes of the past and learning the lessons?

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Andrew RT Davies, the leader of the Welsh Conservatives, has raised concerns that the guidance represents an “Orwellian” attempt to have public bodies rewrite history.

He told the Telegraph: “Whether it is their erroneous misguidance for public bodies or their so-called ‘Anti-Racist Wales Action Plan’, Labour are intent on rewriting our history here in Wales.

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