Margaret Thatcher statue unveiled in her home town of Grantham despite protests

A statue of Baroness Margaret Thatcher has been officially unveiled in her home town despite the presence of a small number of protesters.The £300,000 memorial had previously been guarded by fences, which did not deter university worker Jeremy Webster from throwing eggs at it shortly after it was lowered on to a 10ft-high granite plinth in Grantham, Lincolnshire, on May 15.Lincolnshire Police said officers were also investigating possible criminal damage after red paint was thrown at the statue on Saturday.

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