Sunday, April 14, 2024
HomeNewsToday’s talking point

Today’s talking point


THE Museum of Wales has taken down a portrait of Sir Thomas Picton, the one-time governor of Trinidad said to have been notorious for his cruel treatment of slaves, to be ‘stored away after being reappraised in light of the Black Lives Matter movement’.

BBC newsreader Huw Edwards commented: ‘As a journalist I feel uneasy about this element of “censoring” history. Should not Picton remain on display as a reminder to Wales of an aspect of its past – no matter how disgraceful?’

Edwards, who is Welsh, is now being ‘spoken to’ by BBC bosses ‘in relation to its guidelines around impartiality’. Huw Edwards gets a dressing down over museum portrait row by BBC bosses | Daily Mail Online

Would Edwards have been in trouble if he had agreed with the woke-driven removal of the portrait?

Feel free to discuss this or anything else on your mind.

If you appreciated this article, perhaps you might consider making a donation to The Conservative Woman. Unlike most other websites, we receive no independent funding. Our editors are unpaid and work entirely voluntarily as do the majority of our contributors but there are inevitable costs associated with running a website. We depend on our readers to help us, either with regular or one-off payments. You can donate here. Thank you.
If you have not already signed up to a daily email alert of new articles please do so. It is here and free! Thank you.

Edited by Kathy Gyngell

Sign up for TCW Daily

Each morning we send The ConWom Daily with links to our latest news. This is a free service and we will never share your details.