Barely installed in her hometown, a statue of Margaret Thatcher, a victim of egg laying and throwing

Barely installed in her hometown, a statue of Margaret Thatcher, a victim of egg laying and throwing

He promised, he kept his word: Barely installed in her hometown of Grantham, the statue of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was the victim of a jet of eggs. YouIn fact the event called the “Egg Throwing Contest” was organized by Facebook, with over 12,000 people subscribed, while 2,300 pledged to participate.

They were not 2300 to throw the eggs at the end, but as soon as the idol was unveiled, the boons were innumerable, The Guardian reports.

We didn’t have to wait for the release Season 4 of “The Crown” To make Margaret Thatcher a controversial figure in Britain. Despite frequent re-elections from 1979 to 1990, his hardline policy, described as “Thatcherism”, also made him a strong enemy.

Councilor Kelham Cook, however, said the statue was a fitting tribute to a unique political figure: “Margaret Thatcher will always be an important part of Grantham’s legacy“, did he declare.”He and his family have a close connection with Grantham. Here she was born, grew up and went to school.

He added : “It is therefore appropriate that he is remembered by his hometown and that the debate surrounding his legacy takes place here in the Grantham. We should never hide our history and this monument will become a topic of discussion for generations to come.”

The Margaret Thatcher statue, created by sculptor Douglas Jennings, was previously rejected by London for fear of vandalism and disruption.

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