9 June 2020 Slave trader statue in East London

Robert Milligan amassed a fortune importing goods from sugar, rum and coffee plantations in the Caribbean harvested by enslaved people [. . . ] His statue was erected in 1813 and was moved to its current location at the entrance of the Museum of London Docklands, West India Quay in 1997. Cllr Ehtasham Haque, who has represented Labour in the Blackwall & Cubitt Town ward since 2018, has started a petition to have the memorial removed. click here.