The conservative politician wants to explain details of his legislative proposal in parliament on Monday.
In Bristol, a statue of the former slave driver Edward Colston was overturned by demonstrators last summer. A statue of the former Prime Minister Winston Churchill in central London’s Parliament Square had also been attacked repeatedly.
The re are also debates about renaming streets, squares or monuments associated with Britain’s colonial past.
Minister Jenrick criticized the opposition Labor Party for supporting some of these advances. “We will save Britain’s statues from the vigilant militants who want to censor our past,” wrote Jenrick.
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