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Activist who sprayed 'racist' on Winston Churchill statue fined more than £1,500

Prosecutor Matt Barrowcliffe told Westminster Magistrates' Court: "Police were present as part of dealing with that demonstration.

They observed this defendant spray painting the word racist in yellow paint on the concrete base." Laura O'Brien, mitigating, said the teenager admitted spraying the word "racist" in chalk paint, but denied causing all the damage to the statue done on the day.Ms O'Brien said Clark was attending the environmental protest as a demonstrator, and was given the paint during the event.She added that the case was about the criminal damage to the listed statue, rather than any social motivations.Ms O'Brien said: "This case is not about Winston Churchill and it is not about the motivation of using that word, it is about.

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