Peer seeks ban on Winnie-type protests
WINNIE the pigs protest at Parliament Square in Westminster may never be repeated, if one Peer has his way.
Earlier this year, the sow became a much-loved fixture as a mascot for pig farmers protesting about the state of their industry.
Now Lord Watson of Richmond has tabled a question asking the Royal Parks Agency to ensure the square does not become “the site for permanent displays”, reports the Daily Express.
- Concrete block replaces Winnie, FWi, 09 May, 2000
- Pig farmers consider ending vigil, FWi, 04 May, 2000
- Winnie can stay – official, FWi, 05 April, 2000
- Minister hints that Winnie must go, FWi, 05 April, 2000
- Daily Express 25/05/2000 page 9