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Residents of Leicester East have previously defended the statue, at one point forming a symbolic ring of protection around the statue. In a letter to former Leicester East MP Keith Vaz, who played a part in putting up the statue, Soulsby assured that the statue would be safe. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP I am delighted to be able to give you absolute assurance that there is no prospect whatsoever of the council agreeing at any time to the removal of the statue and certainly not while I remain mayor.
Radical groups from abroad are preying on young British citizens through social media to encourage them to travel abroad to join them, this must be a relentless battle for hearts and minds, and without a strong counter-narrative we are in danger of failing to prevent even more departures. We are at the edge of a cliff.