Permission to remove unlisted statues only needed for those at least ten years old, new guidance reiterates

New rules requiring planning permission for the removal of unlisted statues, memorials or monuments only applies to structures at least ten years old, new government guidance reiterates.

by Gavin McEwan
Removal of a statue of Confederate leader Robert E Lee in New Orleans, USA in 2017 - image: Infrogmation of New Orleans / Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Removal of a statue of Confederate leader Robert E Lee in New Orleans, USA in 2017 - image: Infrogmation of New Orleans / Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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