Baden-Powell statue gets 24-HOUR guard - as Guy's Hospital removes founder

6/12/2020 10:22:00 PM

Robert Baden-Powell statue gets 24-HOUR security guard as Guy's Hospital founder latest slave-owner to be removed

Robert Baden-Powell statue gets 24-HOUR security guard as Guy's Hospital founder latest slave-owner to be removed

THE statue of scouts founder Robert Baden-Powell will be protected by 24-hour security after a huge backlash to the council’s plan to pull it down. This comes as the statue of Thomas Guy, the…

Mr Bannister added: "It's absolutely crazy. Who's it that actually wants to do it? I'll fight them off. I'm actually very angry - and I'm not a protester. I've had a lot of enjoyment because of him in my life because of him."

And he said the memorial was particularly "vulnerable" as it was easily accessible and had parts that could be broken off."Should the statue be removed temporarily, barring unforeseen circumstances we will return it to the Quay as soon as the threat level subsides.”

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Nothing like celebrating a facist, Winston Churchill would be proud. dontbuythesun I can't believe that British heritage and history is slowly but surely being destroyd by idiots in councils voted by the British people. I hope that Britain's stand up proud, and know who to vote for when the time comes to stop this madness. They're ruining a once proud nation.

Weird thing is that this mob isn't calling for mosques to be removed, even though Mohammad owned, captured and passed on slaves Ironically Robert Baden-Powell’s views were quite moderate for middle class male late 19th/early 20th Century... Why remove the statue of a man who founded a hospital We’re so hell bound on finding intelligent life on other planets 🪐 and yet we still haven’t found any on our own planet 🌎

You have to lift an eyebrow when you see middle age men in shorts🤣 We need to boycott this rag which is a criminal enterprise. TheSun Murdoch Fox For how long people of England will tolerate the luxury lifestyle of parasite Queen , fake Prince n pornstar princess in Buckingham Palace

Robert Baden-Powell statue: Scouts founder monument given 24-hour protection as temporary removal is delayedIf you only read three stories... 🔴 Scouts founder statue given 24-hour protection 🔴 A third of COVID19 patients uncontactable by test & trace scheme 🔴 Cannons used in Pirates of the Caribbean stolen cape_eye What whole lot of old people know about how our young generation going to survive? I have a young family and they are so very concern about what is going to happen to their future!!! They are mentally ruined People must have better things to be doing rather than protecting or pulling down statue. No wonder why the country is such a state These people, many of whom do not belong in UK, should have been returned to ancestral homeland many years ago, need to understand they are minority The majority has had enough of them And that includes those Sikhs, Hindu, Black, Chinese etc who are sick of their protests!

Former Scouts stand round Lord Baden-Powell statue to stop it being removedDemonstrators have added the Robert Baden-Powell statue to its ‘topple the racists’ list, claiming he was a Nazi sympathiser who admired the Hitler Youth and Mein Kampf. No social distancing required for the elderly i see. don’t think you need “claiming” in there lads The state of gammons defending a statue because the man it honoured though Mein Kampf had good ideas. Putting a statue before societal progress, what a mess.

Robert Baden-Powell statue: Scouts founder monument given 24-hour protection as temporary removal is delayedIf you only read three stories... 🔴 Scouts founder statue given 24-hour protection 🔴 A third of COVID19 patients uncontactable by test & trace scheme 🔴 Cannons used in Pirates of the Caribbean stolen cape_eye What whole lot of old people know about how our young generation going to survive? I have a young family and they are so very concern about what is going to happen to their future!!! They are mentally ruined People must have better things to be doing rather than protecting or pulling down statue. No wonder why the country is such a state These people, many of whom do not belong in UK, should have been returned to ancestral homeland many years ago, need to understand they are minority The majority has had enough of them And that includes those Sikhs, Hindu, Black, Chinese etc who are sick of their protests!

Former Scouts stand round Lord Baden-Powell statue to stop it being removedDemonstrators have added the Robert Baden-Powell statue to its ‘topple the racists’ list, claiming he was a Nazi sympathiser who admired the Hitler Youth and Mein Kampf. No social distancing required for the elderly i see. don’t think you need “claiming” in there lads The state of gammons defending a statue because the man it honoured though Mein Kampf had good ideas. Putting a statue before societal progress, what a mess.

Guy's hospital removing statues as scaffolding erected around Winston ChurchillThe statues are the latest to be removed across the UK due to the figures' links with slavery, as officials move to protect the Winston Churchill and Cenotaph memorials this is sad The vandal’s reason for targeting Churchill is that didn’t fight fir black people. No he was fighting for all people in UK and the commonwealth

Black Lives Matter: Winston Churchill statue and Cenotaph boarded up ahead of protestsGuy's and St Thomas' hospitals in London have said they will remove two statues linked to slavery in response to anti-racism protests across the UK Professor Clementi reveals how coronavirus today is a hundred times weaker than March. Massimo Clementi is a full Professor of Microbiology and Virology, University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy. It's an absolutely macroscopic difference. This has nothing to do with slavery, it's an attack on your history. Western civilisation ENDED SLAVERY, while everyone in the World practiced it. During the Barbary slave trade MORE white people have been taken as slaves as all the blacks taken from Africa! Let that sink in! Wrong hiding our past is not the way forward! The country needs to get a sodden grip!

Winston Churchill controversially daubed with the word "racist".controversial historical figures .its ‘topple the racists’ list , claiming he was a Nazi sympathiser and admired the Hitler Youth and the Mein Kampf book.controversial historical figures .

And Scouts, dressed in their full uniforms, today saluted in front of the figure of Sir Baden-Powell in Dorset as supporters formed a human shield around the statue. Former Queen's Scout Len Bannister, 79, was among the crowd defending the statue, telling ITV News: "If they want to knock this down - they'll have to knock me down first. It is here and it is in that position for a reason." 'DON'T GIVE IN TO THUGGERY' Mr Bannister added: "It's absolutely crazy. ‘Therefore, we are removing the statue so that we can properly involve all relevant communities and groups in discussions about its future, including whether a more educational presentation of his life in a different setting might be more appropriate. Who's it that actually wants to do it? I'll fight them off. His statue is here because it overlooks Brownsea Island, where the Scouts were founded. I'm actually very angry - and I'm not a protester. "His history has nothing to do with the removal of this statue.

I've had a lot of enjoyment because of him in my life because of him." Asked if he wanted it to stay, he replied:"Absolutely. Concerns were raised over Lord Baden-Powell’s ‘Nazi sympathies’, when in 2010 declassified MI5 files revealed he was invited to meet Adolf Hitler after holding friendly talks about forming closer ties with the Hitler Youth." One person cried out "don't give in to thuggery". And Scout Matthew Trott, 27, travelled over 100 miles from his home in Cwmbran, Monmouthshire, to Poole to salute the statue. "It has had more than 5,000 signatures since last night," he said. He said: "Baden-Powell is a hero to me. A wonderful book, with good ideas on education, health, propaganda, organisation etc. Everyone has made mistakes and most of what has been written about him is not true. If the police can't protect it, we will. If the police can't protect it, we will.

" And he said the memorial was particularly "vulnerable" as it was easily accessible and had parts that could be broken off. But he said that the plan was to return the statue back to its original spot after the controversy had died down. Shame on the council for being weak and giving in to thuggery. The council said it would be ‘put into safe storage’ and that Dorset County Scouts ‘have been advised and support the position’. He added: "We will not be removing the statue today as the foundations are deeper than originally envisaged and we need further discussions with contractors on the best way to remove it safely. "Although we cannot say when any temporary removal may take place, we will be providing 24-hour security until it is either removed or the threat diminishes. "I will fight you!," said the 79-year-old, raising his arms - a walking stick in each. "Should the statue be removed temporarily, barring unforeseen circumstances we will return it to the Quay as soon as the threat level subsides. It’s absolutely crazy. Asked if the statue should be removed, he said:"No, it should not be.

” Today has seen dozens of people flock to the statue to stop it from being removed. I'm here, I will fight for him. Workmen had arrived with a crane to move the statue this morning to move it into storage but were unable to. Owen Diffey, 19, a former assistant scout leader, said he would stand guard to stop the statue being removed if it came to it. He did so much for so many. I’ve had a lot of enjoyment because of him in my life because of him. 'DISGUSTED' He said: "I'll be here until they try to remove it. "I am disgusted at what's going on." "It's history, isn't it," said a woman stood behind him." "It's history, isn't it," said a woman stood behind him.

They are making something political of a non-political organisation that stands for nothing but equality. Advertisement Advertisement ‘We look forward to discussing this matter with Poole Council to make an informed decision on what happens next." And one local MP today tried to blame the police for the decision to move the statue. The 53-year-old said:"He had a bad past but he was the founder of the Scouts which today is a great organisation and it's ridiculous to get rid of him. Local Tory MP Conor Burns wrote on Twitter this morning: "The removal of the statue of Lord Baden-Powell from Poole is a huge error of judgement. Very concerned by the idea it is on advice from @dorsetpolice. Mr Trott, 28, said:"I'd rather see the statue placed in a box in a warehouse for the moment rather than at the bottom of the harbour. ‘The Scout movement is resolute in its commitment to inclusion and diversity and members continually reflect and challenge ourselves in how we live our values." He added: "Are we going to follow the example of the Met and Bristol and let the mob rule the streets?" 15 Photo from 1932 of chief scout and founder of the scout movement, Lord Robert Baden-Powell, riding through a 'Red Indian' camp at Crystal Palace. He said Baden-Powell"started the foundation I love", adding:"Scouting is my whole life so he is my hero.

Credit: PA:Press Association Dan Davis (left) and Darren Strand set up camp to protect the statue." :: Listen to the Daily podcast on. Credit: Bournemouth News A man stands next to a statue of Robert Baden-Powell in Poole Credit: Reuters But Dorset Police spokeswoman said: "The decision on whether to remove the statue was not one for the police and no advice was given to remove it." Mr Howell, an independent councillor, said: "The contractor was due to remove it on a temporary basis for it's own protection but they didn't want to work in a media circus. "It will not happen today." The statue was put up in 2008 - 100 years after Baden-Powell launched the Boy Scout movement which now has 54million members worldwide.

On 1 August 1907 20 boys pitched their tents on Brownsea Island, in Poole harbour, effectively founding the worldwide movement. But he later became sympathetic to Hitler, writing in his diary of 1939: “Lay up all day. Read Mein Kampf. “A wonderful book, with good ideas on education, health, propaganda, organisation etc.” Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council have been advised to put the statue in storage by the police.

They fear similar protests and violence as seen in demonstrations in the past week across Britain. Most read in News Coronavirus R rate creeps above 1 in South West but stays same for UK TAKING A STAND Black Lives Matter protesters march on Trafalgar Sq as riot cops stand guard SPLASH OF COLOUR Woman makes home unsellable after 30 years decorating and you'll see why Breaking Cops evacuate 50 homes & bomb squad called after 'suspicious' items found BIG FAT GYPSY FUNERAL Traveller dad's tribute with floral KFC, Joop aftershave and SuBo pic TRUE IMPACT New interactive map reveals coronavirus deaths in your local area Council leader Vikki Slade said: “Whilst famed for the creation of the Scouts, we also recognise that there are some aspects of Robert Baden-Powell’s life that are considered less worthy of commemoration. “Therefore, we are removing the statue so that we can properly involve all relevant communities and groups in discussions about its future, including whether a more educational presentation of his life in a different setting might be more appropriate.” She briefly visited the statue this afternoon but was confronted by angry locals who accused her of acting without public consultation. The council claims that Dorset County Scouts was “supportive” of its decision.

15 A mixed group of right-wing men make an unofficial guard for the Churchill statue in parliament square Credit: Alamy Live News The men, avoiding social distancing measures, stood around the statue protecting it from further graffiti Credit: Alamy Live News Scouts founder Robert Baden-Powell statue to be pulled down today over his 'Nazi sympathies' Topics .