Hard-left ‘vaccine sceptic’ Toyin Agbetu resigns from Sadiq Khan’s statue commission

Sadiq Khan’s review of London’s statues and street names linked to Britain’s colonial past received a major blow today after a hard-left crusader he appointed to his ‘diversity’ taskforce quit following allegations of racism and anti-Semitism. Toyin Agbetu has admitted he jumped before being pushed, accusing critics of ‘Afriphobia’ and conspiring with Priti Patel’s Home … Read more

Hard-left ‘vaccine sceptic’ Toyin Agbetu resigns from Sadiq Khan’s statue commission

Sadiq Khan’s review of London’s statues and street names linked to Britain’s colonial past received a major blow today after a hard-left crusader he appointed to his ‘diversity’ taskforce quit following allegations of racism and anti-Semitism. Toyin Agbetu has admitted he jumped before being pushed, accusing critics of ‘Afriphobia’ and conspiring with Priti Patel’s Home … Read more

Activist hired by Sadiq Khan to review London’s statues is branded ‘racist’ over blog posts

A left-wing activist who was appointed by Sadiq Khan to review London’s statues has been accused of racism over disparaging comments about prominent black figures including Diane Abbott and David Lammy. Toyin Agbetu, who was appointed to the Mayor of London’s Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm, accused Ms Abbott of being ‘disloyal to … Read more

Activist hired by Sadiq Khan to review London’s statues is branded ‘racist’ over blog posts

A left-wing activist who was appointed by Sadiq Khan to review London’s statues has been accused of racism over disparaging comments about prominent black figures including Diane Abbott and David Lammy. Toyin Agbetu, who was appointed to the Mayor of London’s Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm, accused Ms Abbott of being ‘disloyal to … Read more

Anti-capitalist academics are ‘fuelling campaigns to remove statues across Britain’

The leading figure in a campaign to topple Britain’s statues is a hard-left antivaxxer fanatic who previously expressed scepticism around the Pfizer vaccine, his social media posts have revealed. Toyin Agbetu, 53, joined Sadiq Khan’s new diversity commission this week to campaign for the removal of statues and road names of prominent historical figures connected … Read more

Anti-capitalist academics are ‘fuelling campaigns to remove statues across Britain’

The leading figure in a campaign to topple Britain’s statues is a hard-left antivaxxer fanatic who once disrupted a service for the Queen to tell her ‘you should be ashamed’. Toyin Agbetu, 53, was recently appointed a member of Sadiq Khan’s new diversity commission and is now supporting a campaign to remove a monument to … Read more

Sadiq Khan unveils taskforce to review capital’s landmarks to ensure they ‘reflect diversity’

Sadiq Khan was today accused of ‘reducing London’s history to politics’ after unveiling his diversity taskforce to review landmarks in the capital. The 15-strong team includes an academic who implied that all international examples of white supremacy can be traced back to Britain, and a campaigner who once confronted the Queen to demand she apologise for historical injustices.  … Read more

Sadiq Khan unveils taskforce to review capital’s landmarks to ensure they ‘reflect diversity’

Sadiq Khan has unveiled his diversity taskforce that will review London’s landmarks in the wake of last year’s Black Lives Matter protests. The 15-strong team includes an academic who implied that all international examples of white supremacy can be traced back to Britain, and an activist who once marched up to the Queen to demand she … Read more