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Leeds - Statue plans gather pace.

May 7, 2017

Change is afoot in Leeds.

No longer satisfied with a Prince on a charger,

flanked by four worthy gentlemen,

surrounded by 8 naked, nameless nymphs

MP Rachel Reeves and council leader Judith Blake are calling for a civic statue to honour a real women and her achievments. Their call has been spurred on by the plans for statues of Emmeline Pankhurst in Manchester, Ellen Wilkinson in Middlesbrough and Millicent Fawcett in London's Parliament Square. The Yorkshire Evening Post wants to hear from readers about who they admire and draw their inspiration from.

Contact them at the address below.
Read more at: http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/statue-plis interested in what people havce to sat about this.an-for-leeds-women-gathering-pace-1-8487685